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Oct 14, 2013 12:02PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Although poorer homebuyers have been hit hardest by foreclosures and mortgage abuses, a larger number of complaints are coming from richer folks.

Oct 10, 2013 11:28AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Many banks have stopped preapproving homebuyers for a loan.

Oct 9, 2013 11:09AM on Smart SpendingBy Credit.com

The government shutdown means agencies that ordinarily confirm information or send documents required for your mortgage application aren't doing those jobs.

Oct 8, 2013 10:52AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

A reader is wondering if a credit union is a good place to look for a car loan. The answer? When it comes to both saving and borrowing, credit unions are better than banks.

Sep 26, 2013 1:18PM on Smart SpendingBy Marilyn Lewis

Feeling hoodwinked because you panicked and got a mortgage at 4.5%? Rates jumped this summer, but the mini-bubble wasn't sustainable and rates fell.

Sep 22, 2013 12:42PM on Smart SpendingBy Marilyn Lewis

Mortgage servicers still have plenty of incentive to foreclose, and cities and states are looking to protect consumers -- with some results they didn't anticipate.

Sep 3, 2013 12:18PM on Smart SpendingBy Credit.com

Would-be borrowers with thin credit histories can sometimes get a boost from nontraditional creditors -- like cellphone carriers, utilities and, yes, video streaming services.

Aug 29, 2013 1:14PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Smart Spending editor

Rates on loans and savings accounts are expected to go up, as are yields on Treasury bonds. Where does that leave you as a saver, investor of homeowner?

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