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  • Does corporate Asia face reckoning as rates rise? Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 6:29 PM ET

    Corporate Asia has taken advantage of ultra-low interest rates, loading up on debt, but with rates set to rise, there may be risks ahead.

  • US subpoenas GM Financial over subprime loans Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 12:40 PM ET
    General Motors GM

    GM received a subpoena from the US Department of Justice requesting information about the company's use of subprime automobile loan contracts.

  • LendingTree: An original dot-com darling grows up Sunday, 3 Aug 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    LendingTree has seen it all. Dot-com boom and bust. A housing bubble that was great until it wasn't. But it's still going—and maybe growing.

  • Paypal founder Levchin banks on Affirm Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    Paypal founder Levchin banks on Affirm

    CNBC's Josh Lipton speaks to PayPal co-founder and serial entrepreneur Max Levchin, about his new lending service start-up Affirm, an alternative to banks for lending.

  • Is this the new gauge of bank performance? Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 3:18 PM ET
    A Bank of America branch is shown in New York's Times Square.

    For the first time in recent memory, financials investors are judging bank earnings by Main Street borrowing versus Wall Street trading.

  • Don't be afraid of bank loan play: Expert Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 7:53 AM ET
    Don't be afraid of bank loan play: Expert

    Mark Okada, Highland Capital, reveals where he is finding opportunity in bank loans.

  • Bank of America to lower threshold for rewards Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 5:31 AM ET
    Bank of America

    Bank of America will announce it will lower the threshold for consumers who qualify for discounts on loans and other benefits.

  • Loans with few strings attached reach record level Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 2:40 PM ET

    Bank lending to companies with few restrictions has surged back, but does the record issuance of cov-lite loans mean defaults are near?

  • Santelli Exchange: Real cost of federal loans Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 10:33 AM ET
    Santelli Exchange: Real cost of federal loans

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Rep. Scott Garrett (R-N.J.), discuss fair-value accounting in government loan programs. Garrett also comments on the future of the GOP.

  • The cost of being a parent Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 9:55 AM ET
    The cost of being a parent

    The high cost of putting your child's wants before your own needs.

  • Is it too expensive to be poor in America? Saturday, 31 May 2014 | 2:00 PM ET
    Katrina Gilbert of Tennessee has been caught in the vicious cycle of payday loans.

    Many working poor Americans fall into the cycle of payday loans, which can trigger deeper debt. A search for financial solutions.

  • Credit default rates at post-recession low Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 1:13 PM ET

    Americans defaulted at the lowest rates last month since before the recession rocked the U.S. economy, according to a new report.

  • 'Best way' to create systemic poverty Friday, 16 May 2014 | 2:53 PM ET
    'Best way' to create systemic poverty

    Jeff Snider, Alhambra Investment Partners, says the growth in auto and student loan debt are the best ways to create systemic poverty in the U.S.

  • April housing starts up 13.2% Friday, 16 May 2014 | 8:30 AM ET
    April housing starts up 13.2%

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on housing. And CNBC's Steve Liesman and Steve Wieting, Citi Private Bank, provide perspective

  • Still great opportunity to buy: Quicken Loans CEO Friday, 16 May 2014 | 8:20 AM ET
    Still great opportunity to buy: Quicken Loans CEO

    William Emerson, Quicken Loans CEO, provides an update on the housing market. Inventories are tight and home prices have gone up, says Emerson.

  • Pass financial literacy test to get a mortgage? Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 2:07 PM ET
    Pass a literacy test to get a mortgage?

    John Aziz, TheWeek.com business reporter, discusses how the financial illiteracy in the U.S. impacts mortgages and the housing sector.

  • 'Unbanked' poor: Opening an account the hard part Monday, 12 May 2014 | 10:30 AM ET
    When she went off to college, then 18-year-old Luann Algoso applied for several credit cards and ran up considerable debt, resulting in her bank account being closed when she was 21.

    Clawing back and becoming "rebanked" is a daunting task for poor Americans, since the alternative is an expensive burden on already-strained finances.

  • Lending Club helps payoff personal debt Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 11:26 AM ET
    Lending Club helps payoff personal debt

    Renaud Laplanche, Lending Club founder & CEO, discusses the company's newly formed strategic alliance formed with Union Bank. Laplanche also explains how they help pay off student loans and credit card debt.

  • Pioneering peer-to-peer lending Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 10:41 AM ET
    Pioneering peer-to-peer lending

    Aaron Vermut, Prosper Marketplace CEO, discusses the company's alternative online lending platform and strong growth in the sector.

  • NYC merchants still waiting on Sandy aid Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 12:34 PM ET

    Hundreds of New York City business owners whose storefronts were damaged by Hurricane Sandy more than a year ago are still waiting for federal aid.