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How to Ensure Your Credit Report is Clean

Credit reports play a major role in interest rates on car loans, eligibility for credit cards and even job applications, so it's important to keep them clean. If your credit report is a mess, start by reviewing your borrowing history. Get a credit report for free from AnnualCreditReport.com. “You’d be surprised ... More

Capital One Launches New Digital Home Loan Experience

Capital One Home Loans is launching a new digital experience for homeowners and home buyers which will be available in select markets. The process can be done from any device, and users can apply for a mortgage or home equity loan, upload documents and track their progress. Ravi Raghu, Senior Vice President, Capital ... More

Why You Don’t Need a College Degree for a Real Estate Career

Many real estate agents and investors have college degrees, but they are not specifically real estate-focused. The reason being that a college degree is not necessary for a real estate career. For investment, the best teacher is real life. You won't get the same experience learning in a classroom as you would on the ... More

How to Avoid Credit Card Fraud During the Holidays

Credit card fraud is more common than ever, and the holiday season is a particularly vulnerable time. To reduce your chances of becoming a credit fraud victim, you should first choose your credit card company carefully. Look for zero liability protection and sign up for alerts. One of the best ways to avoid fraud is ... More

Hilton Experiences Credit Card Security Breach

Hilton Hotels recently confirmed that they experienced a series of credit card security breaches last year and earlier this spring. These breaches occurred at several hotel restaurants, gift shops and other stores. The hotel group launched an official investigation of these security breaches in September after ... More

Chinese Buyers Get Involved in U.S. Real Estate

Chinese money is becoming a major force in real estate around the world, despite the country's current situation. China has recently experienced a currency devaluation and a stock market crash. This has left many looking to invest in places other than their own country. In the U.S., Chinese buyers began buying luxury ... More