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Five years after the government takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the agencies are now making money hand over fist, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Banks are making more of their car loans to subprime borrowers as delinquencies fall and as auto manufacturers' finance subsidiaries draw more-reliable customers.
Here are a few of the things creditors are doing to get you to spend money you don’t have.
Wondering if you missed the boat when it comes to getting a deal on a home loan? Ask yourself these questions to figure out if getting a new mortgage makes good sense for you.
President Obama would like to speed the process of the Dodd-Frank bill. Elliot Weissbluth, CEO & founder of HighTower, breaks down what this may mean for banks.
Richmond, California Mayor Gayle McLaughlin threatens to use eminent domain to rewrite mortgages if banks don't agree to a sale. She urges banks to not stand in the way.
Renaud Laplanche, Founder & CEO of LendingClub.com, discusses his online "matchmaking" business for borrowers and investors.
Renaud Laplanche, CEO of Lending Club, discusses the growing trend among some consumers to bypass banks and borrow money directly from individuals.
Ezra Becker, TransUnion, provides an overview of the U. S. consumer credit landscape, including a look at credit card use, mortgage lending, student loan volumes and auto lending.
The average for a 30-year fixed rate is now 4.4 percent. William Emerson, Quicken Loans CEO, offers insight on the increase since May.
One of the hottest areas now is the market for personal loans, which is attracting money from venture capital investors, spurred by the fast growth of Lending Club.
Stocks fell today on comments by Chicago Fed head Evans and Atlanta Fed chief Lockhart that tapering should start in September. John Rutledge, SAFANAD; Jack Bouroudjian, Bull and Bear Partners; and CNBC's Josh Lipton, discuss. "This QE is like watching a boa constrictor swallow an egg," says Rutledge.
It's no coincidence that credit availability appears to be easing now that mortgage rates are rising, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Teresa Giudice and her husband, Joe Giudice of Bravo's "Real Housewives of New Jersey" have been charged with 39 counts for alleged fraud. CNBC's Andrea Day has the details.
Squawk Box Europe's Steve Sedgwick and Geoff Cutmore debate whether payday lenders need to be more harshly regulated.
If you're buying an energy efficient home, you could qualify for a larger loan, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Kelly King, BB&T chairman & CEO, discusses how the yield curve is impacting the mortgage business and weighs in on the commercial and retail banking space.
Joe Zhang, Chairman of China Mezzanine Capital, defends the asset quality of China's shadow banking system, saying the real risk lies in loans from the formal banking sector.
An effort to restore lower interest rates on student loans has failed in the Senate.
What impact might rising student loan debt have on the demand for student housing? Ted Rollins, Campus Crest Communities CEO, offers insight.