The banking industry can be a tricky market to navigate. Be an informed consumer and know which predatory practices to steer clear from. This section discusses banking "red flags" and gives you tips on how to obtain a fair loan.
Bank Failures - We've all studied the Great Depression in grade school, but bank failures aren't just a "thing of the past".
Choosing a Lender - Shopping for a personal, home or car loan? Know what to look for when in a lender.
Your Consumer Rights - Know your rights and don't be afraid to exercise them.
Predatory Lending - This is the financial buzzword of the decade. Learn how to recognize predatory lending warning signs.
Payday Loans - These loans have a bad reputation for a reason. Uncover the truth behind payday loans.
In the News: - Payday Loans to the Military Outlawed
Peer-to-Peer Lending - This phenomenon has caught on big. Discover the benefits and know the pitfalls to peer lending.
Abusive Overdraft Loans - The name should scare you. These loans could get you into a heap of trouble you never saw coming.
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