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Consumers putting their money in different places now

Consumers putting their money in different places now

A recent report from credit giant TransUnion took a look at where people are now putting their money and had some interesting findings.

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Sales of vacation homes rise in 2012

Sales of vacation homes rise in 2012

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Sales of vacation homes rose sharply in 2012 on a year-over-year basis, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed in a recent report. Read more

Posted in: Banking, Home Equity, Mortgage


Credit scores increasing across the nation

Credit scores increasing across the nation

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

The number of consumers with credit scores in the subprime category dropped year-over-year, with improvement seen in many metropolitan areas, Equifax revealed in a recent report. Read more

Posted in: Banking, Credit Cards, Insurance, Loans


Northern California cities top the chart with highest credit scores

Northern California cities top the chart with highest credit scores

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Two metropolitan areas in northern California ranked highest in a recent study conducted by TransUnion that revealed metropolitan areas with the highest and lowest credit scores. Read more

Posted in: Banking, Credit Cards, Insurance, Loans


Mobile banking popularity surges

Mobile banking popularity surges

Friday, October 26th, 2012

The popularity of mobile banking has increased significantly since 2010, the American Bankers Association (ABA) said in a recent report. Read more

Posted in: Certificate of Deposit, Checking Accounts, Money Market, Savings Accounts


Javelin: Consumers expecting more from online banking

Javelin: Consumers expecting more from online banking

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Despite high consumer expectations about how helpful online banking can be, current solutions are not currently up to par, Javelin Strategy & Research revealed in a recent report. Read more

Posted in: Certificate of Deposit, Checking Accounts, Money Market, Savings Accounts


Almost 4 of 10 Americans not happy with financial situation

Almost 4 of 10 Americans not happy with financial situation

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Nearly four out of ten Americans say they are currently unhappy with their personal finance situation, according to a recent survey commissioned by TransUnion. Read more

Posted in: Banking, Credit Cards, Loans


Activity in rental market brightens housing outlook

Activity in rental market brightens housing outlook

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

Activity in the rental market has brightened the housing market and will continue to do so, Freddie Mac said in a recent report. Read more

Posted in: Banking, Loans, Mortgage


Bankers forecast moderate growth for U.S. economy

Bankers forecast moderate growth for U.S. economy

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

The U.S. economy should continue growth, but it will come at a moderate pace, the American Bankers Association (ABA) said in a recent report. Read more

Posted in: Banking, Credit Cards, Loans


Banks find ways to increase customer satisfaction

Banks find ways to increase customer satisfaction

Friday, May 4th, 2012

Banks made progress with overall customer satisfaction in the past year despite declining satisfaction with fees, J.D. Power and Associates said in a recent report. Read more

Posted in: Banking


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