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2014-04-23 23:15:51

Verifyd technology uses smartphones and iPads to ensure legal foreclosure sales Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Atlanta-based software company, Verifyd, officially released its self-titled technology platform, which is designed to bring transparency, accountability and improved compliance to the nation’s antiquated foreclosure sale processes. The foreclosure auction process remains highly manual, requiring teams of individuals representing the foreclosing banks to read hundreds of...

2014-04-23 23:13:20

Debt Consolidation USA shares how teenagers can start learning about financial responsibility at a young age. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Debt Consolidation USA recently shared in an article last April 21, 2014 how important it is for teenagers to start learning about financial responsibility. In an article titled “6 Lessons Teens Need For Grown Up Financial Responsibility”, the site shares some key points on how to get teens started early on the correct path to handling their...

2014-04-23 23:10:15

Now, auto financing with trusted buy here pay here car lots is available through America’s favorite auto lending network, Complete Auto Loans. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Auto financing shoppers with poor credit history can now get easily approved with a local dealer for up to $35,000 on a new or used car. The auto lending resource has now opened up their door to allow more dealers across America to join their network. People who’ve been turned down in the past now get...

2014-04-23 16:34:34

Mortgage lenders loosen standards as rates rise and the housing market improves CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a report released today by LendingTree, down payment percentages for 30-year fixed rate purchase mortgages declined in the first quarter to an average of 15.78%, down from 16.01% in Q4 2013. Additionally, average credit scores for borrowers matched with lenders on the LendingTree network have dropped 6% year over year, suggesting that lenders...

2014-04-23 16:26:36

AUSTIN, Texas, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Average rates on new credit card offers stayed put this week, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090210/CCLOGO The average is comprised 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. Rates for card...

2014-04-22 23:14:29

The program offers free and confidential financial counseling and education to retirement plan participants Peoria, IL (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Alliance Benefit Group – Illinois (ABG-IL), a leading retirement plan service provider, is pleased to announce it has partnered with BALANCE, a financial counseling and education company, to provide free and confidential financial counseling and education to retirement plan participants. Through this innovative program, participants can get help...

2014-04-22 23:11:06

Car shoppers across America are getting approved for a used or new car up to $35,000 with the trusted lending network provided by Complete Auto Loans. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Complete Auto Loans is making the car shopping experiences easy for consumers. Everyone who makes at least $350 per week is now able to get approved for a car loan through the easy to use online lending application. In the past, getting approved for a car loan was extremely difficult (if you had bad credit...

2014-04-22 08:41:34

- Delinquency and foreclosure rates decline to levels not seen since October 2007 and 2008, respectively JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Data and Analytics division of Black Knight Financial Services (formerly the LPS Data & Analytics division) reports the following "first look" at March 2014 month-end mortgage performance statistics derived from its loan-level database representing approximately 70 percent of the overall market. Total U.S. loan delinquency rate...

2014-04-22 08:38:41

New study from Experian's ProtectMyID® reveals the habits that make people vulnerable COSTA MESA, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- A new online survey conducted for Experian's ProtectMyID(®) reveals Utahns still are potentially at risk from the continuing threat of identity theft. The survey shows that more than half (52 percent) of Utah residents either have been a victim of identity theft or know someone who has been affected by the crime. Despite this, people fail to take even...

2014-04-22 08:22:36

The number of electric vehicles in operation grew by 245 percent in 2013, while hybrid vehicles still made up 98 percent of all alternative-powered vehicles on the road SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Earth Day, Experian Automotive released findings from an analysis comparing electric and hybrid* vehicles. Findings from the analysis showed that in 2013, more than 45 percent of hybrid car buyers were 56 years old or older, while roughly 26 percent of electric car...