• Unsecured Loans

    New lenders join SMEG 2.0 with loans from 3.5pc

    CBA was among the key supporters of phase one of the scheme, which debuted in March. The bank was responsible for just under half of all scheme loans approved by value, accounting for $875 million of around $2 billion in loans that were issued to September 30. CBA loans under phase two will start at 3.5 per cent for secured loans and 4.25 per cent for unsecured loans. Commonwealth Bank was responsible for almost half of lending in the first phase of the scheme. Peter Braig Among the key adjustments to phase two of the scheme are an increase in  

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  • Loans With Collateral

    True or False: Can You Sell a Car with a Title Loan?

    As a result of their credit scores, approximately 53{a25bda0f8ab6dac90e68079d6f038584ef6ac53f1f4621de3ad526e35cd6c0d6} of Americans have been rejected for a loan, credit card, or car. When you have poor credit, securing a loan is difficult. If you’re in that financial situation, you might consider taking out a car title loan. Before you consider using your car title as collateral for a loan, you should know how they work inside and out. Part of that is knowing if you can sell your car with a title loan or check if there are lenders who can buy out your title loan.  Keep reading as we  

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  • Loan

    This Student Loan Forgiveness Dropped From Stimulus Bill

    Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images for Supermajority) Getty Images for Supermajority If you’re hoping for this type of student loan forgiveness in the next stimulus package, it was removed. Here’s what you need to know. Student Loans Student loan forgiveness may be top of mind for 45 million student loan borrowers. However, the latest stimulus bill that House Democrats passed excludes student loan forgiveness for your federal student loans. That’s surprising to many because most student loan forgiveness is for federal student loans — and the original Heroes Act included federal student loans,  

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  • Insurance

    5 Insurance Regulator Races Are on Nov. 3 State Ballots

    Voters in five states will get a chance Nov. 3 to show what they think about insurance regulation when they choose their states’ top insurance regulators. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission helps oversee variable annuity and variable life products, but, because the federal government leaves regulation of the business of insurance to the states, the states regulate non-variable life insurance policies, non-variable annuities, and most of the operations involved with issuing and administering variable life and annuity products. That means state’ top insurance regulators help draft and enforce suitability standards, fiduciary rule standards, best interest standards, and other financial  

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  • Home Insurance

    Lemonade: Home Insurance Review 2020

    © Money; Getty Images Lemonade-Home-Insurance-Review Lemonade Homeowners Insurance Review Lemonade was founded with the goal of making the home insurance claims process easier and more engaging for the average consumer. The company does this by heavily using artificial intelligence and machine learning to analyze and process claims, allowing them to be paid out in a matter of minutes in some cases. Lemonade also eschews physical locations in favor of an entirely digital presence, handling all transactions through their website or their mobile app. PROS Quick application and claims. Signing up for Lemonade is relatively fast, with the entire process taking  

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