Mortgage credit may rise and lenders may be able to protect themselves from charges of making bad loans if a deal involving Fannie and Freddie goes through, The WSJ reported.» Read More
"This uncertainty is really making business people extremely nervous," said Rusty Cloutier, President and CEO of MidSouth Bank, discussing the impact of fiscal cliff worries on bank loans.
So what will President Obama and Mitt Romney say they'll do about education if they're in the White House in the next four years? Take a look at their positions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
Newlyweds can mutually protect their credit scores by keeping their finances unentangled.
Auto loans, particularly to buyers with credit scores of 679 or lower, are becoming easier to get as credit gets cheaper.
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.
Amid a recession and credit crunch, consumers and businesses are turning to pawn shops for a quick cash infusion, USA Today reports.
As the cost of college continues to rise, many students are finding even the Bank of Mom & Dad has tightened its lending practices.
Where do U.S. banks stand against their European peers? Jeff Harte, Sandler O'Neill principal, weighs in.