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  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to help boost your credit score
    Yahoo Finance3 days ago

    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to help boost your credit score

    For many young adults, choosing to avoid a credit card means choosing to avoid the potentially damaging consequences of high interest rates and overdue balances. On Thursday the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the government agency tasked with the sole mission of protecting consumers, announced it would be looking into alternate ways of determining consumers’ creditworthiness by asking the public for feedback about having alternative data for producing a credit score—instead of typical consumer credit-building, which relies on things like student loan repayment and credit cards. “We want to learn more about whether this kind of alternative data could open up greater access to credit for many Americans who are currently stranded outside the mainstream credit system,” CFPB Deputy Director Richard Cordray said in Charlestown, W. Va.

  • Business Wire3 days ago

    U.S. Small and Medium Enterprises Optimistic about Business Prospects in 2017 and Beyond, According to New Global Research from American Express

    Small and medium-sized enterprises in the U.S. and worldwide are optimistic about the economy and confident about their future business performance, according to the inaugural American Express Global SME Pulse.

  • Benzinga4 days ago

    The Mind Of Munger: Berkshire's Vice Chairman Speaks On Wells Fargo, Trump And More

    Charlie Munger -- investor, philanthropist and vice chairman of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A ) -- is noted for not only his business acumen, but his penchant for candor. Speaking today ...