Archive for October, 2011

Foreclosure Prevention Counseling Programs For Homeowners–How Information On Available Aid Has Helped

10/31/2011
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Foreclosure prevention counseling programs may bring assistance to homeowners who are currently struggling as we have seen aid available to these men and women in the past that has helped them to better explore options that may make their mortgage payment more affordable, may help them find long-term stability, and explore the variety of...
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GMAC Trial Modifications Offered For Homeowners See Increases In Program Totals Recently Reported

10/31/2011
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Here at the end of October homeowners with GMAC Mortgage who are pursuing a trial modification may benefit from this particular course of action but there are still issues that many homeowners have had with a variety of servicers in the area of acquiring a trial modification plan. Yet, when we look at the...
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Federal Grants And Scholarships For Teachers In High Need Fields May Offer Tuition Payment Without The Need For Loans

10/31/2011
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Throughout 2011 we have seen some areas of education suffer setbacks as funding in some states has led to trouble when it comes to education, as there are programs being cut, layoffs, and other issues which have arisen as a result of budgetary constraints but there are arguments that teachers are still in high...
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Consumer Spending Increases Despite Continued High Levels Of Unemployment But Areas Of Spending Lead To Concerns

10/31/2011
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We have seen reports that indicate consumer spending rose in September, despite the fact that we have seen continued levels of high unemployment and some rumblings that there are consumers having trouble repaying certain types of loan and credit card debts, which has led to a question over whether consumers are spending wisely or...
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Small Business Investors And Venture Capitalists–Can Businesses Market To Investors To Receive Financing And Aid?

10/31/2011
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Companies who are currently looking for financing opportunities may be in a position where they could benefit from a small business loan, but there are those institutions that either are not looking to take on debt at the present time or simply feel that alternative forms of investments like venture capitalists or angel investors...
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Private Student Loans For College And Tuition–Why Alternative Borrowing Options Are Used By Some

10/31/2011
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Students who are using private loans for college often turn to these alternative borrowing options for a variety of reasons but there are some concerns that have arisen as of late not only surrounding student loans but how federal and private loans may be both beneficial and detrimental to certain students and their college...
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High Interest Savings Accounts And Alternatives Have Consumers Weighing Costs Of Earnings And Fees

10/31/2011
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Earning high interest on savings and investments is obviously the primary goal of any consumer or investor, but for those who turn to options like high interest savings accounts or alternatives like CDs and money market accounts, questions over the earnings a consumer has the potential to see, the use of a particular savings...
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Bank Of America Offers For Short Sales After Homeowners Are Denied A Modification–Mixed Results Seen In Latest Information

10/31/2011
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Homeowners with Bank of America who were unsuccessful in acquiring a modification may have pursued a short sale or even a deed in lieu of foreclosure plan, and there are reports that these plans for homeowners who specifically either had there trial modification canceled or were not offered at trial modification upon applying, have...
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HARP May Offer Lower Rates On Refinancing But Homeowners May Need To Consider Their Financial Position

10/31/2011
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Last week one of the major topics for underwater homeowners surrounded changes to the federal Home Affordable Refinance Program, but as this is an in-depth subject, many consumers are still looking at what may available to them, and how this particular program could potentially help if they qualify for refinancing options. Yet, what consumers...
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Continued Balance Transfer Cards Offering Consolidation Options But How Do Cardholders Benefit?

10/31/2011
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Continual offers for balance transfer credit card options are helping consumers when it comes to consolidating debts and, at times, at a low interest rate but as we have seen here in the month of October, and likely will see into November in the coming weeks, there are some cardholders who may benefit from...
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