Barclaycard US, the payments business of Barclays in the United States, today announced that it has partnered with FICO (NYSE: FICO), a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, to offer complimentary FICO® Scores to its cardmembers. Barclaycard is the first top 10 issuer to provide FICO® Scores to its cardmembers, giving them unprecedented access to the same credit score used by banks and lenders at no additional cost.
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As spring home buying season picks up, Bank of the West has released a series of educational videos to help consumers understand and navigate the home purchase process.
Mortgages In Brief are short videos available on Bank of the West’s YouTube channel that give consumers some of the essential information on down payments, credit scores, loan costs and documentation. The mortgage videos feature Karen Mayfield, who heads the Bank’s team of mortgage bankers. Mortgages In Brief are the latest videos in the Bank’s popular In Brief Series designed to educate consumers on financial matters.
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As homeowners continue struggling with foreclosures and mortgage defaults, Money Management International (MMI), the nation’s largest nonprofit, full-service credit counseling agency, is reminding consumers of the many tools and financial education resources available to help fight back against foreclosure and keep their piece of the American Dream.
As more American families struggle with mortgage delinquency, there are calls for more scrutiny of banks and lenders, and for the government to do something about it. Some predict improvement; others say it could get worse. Whatever the case, more and more homeowners are struggling to make ends meet and find a way to hold on to their most valuable asset – their home.
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