The Small Business Administration gives more time to a loan program for veterans and military families.
Facing a mountain of student loan debt is scary, but some financial services can help you get on top of it.
News that the Fed could initiate another round of interest rates cuts merits some attention.
Financing a new or used car through the dealer can hike up interest costs substantially, particularly when the borrower has weak credit or takes out a longer, but smaller loan.
Despite seeing a huge growth in profits, more than 400 banks could be in serious trouble by 2012, making them vulnerable to buyouts and takeovers and consolidating Americans' money into fewer hands.
The percentage of their homes that Americans own is near its lowest point since World War II, the Federal Reserve said Thursday. The average homeowner now has 38% equity, down from 61% a decade ago.
Americans borrowed more money in April for the seventh straight month, but they cut back on using their credit cards.
Big banks eased their lending standards in the first quarter of 2011 as demand for home loans continued to decrease, but buyers with poor credit still have their work cut out for them.
New rules from the Department of Education could threaten the funding of for-profit colleges deemed to be ineffective at preparing their students for “gainful employment.”
MainStreet talked to experts to find out the five essential questions people new to the credit game need to ask their lenders before signing on the dotted line.