• Loan Market Tough, But Not For Campaigns  Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 11:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Gary Kaminsky looks into campaign loans that look a little too good to be true, particularly when compared to terms small businesses or entrepreneurs in need of working capital could get.

  • Lending Tree CEO on Loan Buyback Fears  Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 10:41 AM ET

    Douglas Lebda, Lending Tree founder & CEO, weighs in on why some homeowners are finding it hard to take advantage of all-time low mortgage rates and gain access to cheap home loans.

  • Getting a Loan Without the Bank  Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 11:50 AM ET

    Dawn Lepore, Prosper.com CEO, explains how investors can generate annual returns of 10 percent or more by making small loans directly to consumers.

  • Federal and state regulators are documenting new instances of abuse in reverse mortgages as smaller mortgage brokers, including former subprime lenders, flood the market.

  • Banks At End of Reserves?  Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 1:20 PM ET

    According to the ABA, while bank credit card delinquencies are falling at rapid rates, defaults on other credit categories, like home equity loans, are increasing, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • CitiMortgage CEO on JPMorgan Suit  Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 10:47 AM ET

    CNBC's Diane Olick talks with Sanjiv Das, CitiMortgage CEO about the NY Attorney General's suit against JPMorgan Chase and whether CitiMortgage to be hit with the same type of suit.

  • Is Lending Still Too Tight?  Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 10:47 AM ET

    Are consumers getting their fair share of QE3? CNBC's Diane Olick talks with Sanjiv Das, CitiMortgage CEO about whether lending standards are still too strict.

  • 700% Interest Rate Loophole  Monday, 17 Sep 2012 | 2:24 PM ET

    Some payday lenders are "partnering" with Native American tribes to avoid interest rate caps, and one tribe, the Oglala Sioux tribe, didn't even know their name was being used by a lender, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • How Some Payday Lenders Charge Over 700% on Loans Monday, 17 Sep 2012 | 1:38 PM ET

    A little known loophole is letting some payday loan companies dodge state laws and charge interest rates much higher than the states would otherwise allow, a CNBC investigation has found.

  • Small Businesses Still Struggling To Get Loans: Fed Study Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 1:51 PM ET
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    Years into the so-called economic recovery, it remains difficult for small businesses to get bank loans. "I had great credit," says Allison O'Neill, founder of Bundle. "They were just like, we're not taking any risks on startups."

  • India, Mumbai, Gateway of India, view across harbor

    Indian corporates already under stress from a slowing economy cannot afford a credit ratings cut, which would raise their borrowing costs, further hurting profitability, Chanda Kochhar, CEO of the country’s second-largest lender ICICI Bank told CNBC.

  • Say Yes to Marriage, but Never to Joint Checking Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 4:41 PM ET

    Newlyweds can mutually protect their credit scores by keeping their finances unentangled.

  • Good News for Those with Low Credit Scores Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 2:41 PM ET

    Auto loans, particularly to buyers with credit scores of 679 or lower, are becoming easier to get as credit gets cheaper.

  • Keep an Eye on This 204% Lender Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 12:26 PM ET
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    When fast-growing World Acceptance reports earnings on July 26, keep an eye on anything the company says about the government's newly formed Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

  • The thousands of community banks have often said their much larger counterparts have trampled on them. Now some hope the latest Wall Street scandal could give them ammunition to strike back.

  • Pawn Shops Go Upscale for Affluent Clients Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 12:25 PM ET

    Amid a recession and credit crunch, consumers and businesses are turning to pawn shops for a quick cash infusion, USA Today reports.

  • How High Earners Afford College: Let the Kids Pay Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 12:06 AM ET

    As the cost of college continues to rise, many students are finding even the Bank of Mom & Dad has tightened its lending practices.

  • European Banks Whipsaw  Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Where do U.S. banks stand against their European peers? Jeff Harte, Sandler O'Neill principal, weighs in.

  • Tightrope Daredevil Beats Niagara Falls  Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 2:41 PM ET

    Nik Wallenda became the first man ever to walk directly across the Niagara Falls on a tightrope. The mayor of Niagara Falls, Paul Dyster, weighs in.

  • Cramer: Fed's Impact Has Nothing on Spain & China  Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer discusses China's unexpected interest rate cut and explains why he "would rather be in Beijing listening to their Fed Chief than in Washington listen to ours."