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2011-09-21 16:10:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Interest rates on new credit card offers remained unchanged this week, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report, as rates' upward climb paused following several volatile weeks. The average is composed of 100 of the most popular credit cards in the country, including cards from dozens of leading U.S. issuers and representing every card category. Introductory (teaser) rates are not included in the calculation. (Logo:...

2011-09-20 16:48:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial author Robert Stowe England will host a book discussion and signing event for his soon-to-be released tome "Black Box Casino" (ISBN: 978-0313392894) at the Mortgage Bankers Association's 98th Annual Convention and Expo in Chicago. The signing will take place on Oct. 10 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the East Tower at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Attendance at this exclusive event is by invitation only for registered MBA Annual attendees. Inquire...

2011-09-14 15:01:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Average mortgage rates have increased slightly, while lowest rates remained stable week-over-week according to the LendingTree Weekly Mortgage Rate Pulse, which tracks the lowest and average mortgage rates offered by lenders on the LendingTree network. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110518/MM04455LOGO) On September 13, average home loan rates offered by LendingTree network lenders were 4.37% (4.53% APR) for 30-year fixed...

2011-09-01 12:00:00

VIENNA, Va., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Navy Federal Credit Union announced today that it has lowered its 36-month new auto loan rate to an APR as low as 1.79%. "We believe this is the lowest rate being offered by any bank or credit union in the nation today," said Tony Gallardy, vice president, Consumer and Credit Card Lending. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080117/DC11807LOGO-b ) Navy Federal reported strong auto lending growth in the past several months,...

2011-07-20 16:20:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Interest rates on new credit card offers fell from their record highs this week, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090210/CCLOGO) The average is composed of 100 of the most popular credit cards in the country, including cards from dozens of leading U.S. issuers and representing every card category. Introductory (teaser) rates are not included in the calculation. Of the...

2011-07-06 16:34:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Interest rates on new credit card offers soared to record heights this week according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090210/CCLOGO) The average is composed of 100 of the most popular credit cards in the country, including cards from dozens of leading U.S. issuers and representing every card category. Introductory (teaser) rates are not included in the calculation. Of the nine...

2011-06-30 07:00:00

ATLANTA, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite steady gains in key industry sectors, the nation's housing market continues to exert pressure on the overall rate of economic recovery. While financial conditions across multiple financial sectors suggest economic stabilization and growth, delinquencies still exceed pre-recession levels due to continued turbulence in the mortgage marketplace, according to Equifax (NYSE: EFX) national credit trend research for May 2011. (Logo:...

2011-05-18 15:15:00

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released two draft mortgage disclosure forms today that aim to make it easier for consumers to understand the real cost of borrowing. The CFPB is collecting input on the forms on its web site and intends to conduct focus groups to gather additional feedback. Simplifying financial disclosure forms should be a top priority for the new consumer watchdog according to a recent Consumer Reports National Research...

2011-02-24 05:00:00

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- February is likely to be the last standout month of 2011 for consumers seeking balance transfers, says SmartBalanceTransfers.com in its new balance transfer credit card rate and fee report for February. For the first time in more than six months the average length of 0% balance transfer offers, as well as the average balance of transfer fees, was unchanged from the previous month. However, Smart Balance Transfers foresees that average balance...

2010-12-22 11:55:00

MIAMI, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Record numbers of foreclosures hit the market in 2010, as well as record numbers of people looking to buy them, reports Foreclosure Deals, a leading online provider of foreclosure news and information, in a year-end Foreclosure Filings 2010 review. The record-breaking trend of 2009 continued throughout the year, as foreclosures have remained high and many experts are expecting them to climb even higher in 2011. As a result, says James Foxx, a...