Consumers putting their money in different places now

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

Sales of vacation homes rise in 2012

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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.

Credit scores increasing across the nation

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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.

Northern California cities top the chart with highest credit scores

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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.

Mobile banking popularity surges

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

Javelin: Consumers expecting more from online banking

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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.

Almost 4 of 10 Americans not happy with financial situation

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

Activity in rental market brightens housing outlook

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

Bankers forecast moderate growth for U.S. economy

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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.

Banks find ways to increase customer satisfaction

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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.