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Financial services industry and IDFPR issue prevention and regulation - Podcast

Today’s interview with Illinois licensing and regulation attorney, Jordan Matyas, focuses on the financial services industry and regulation by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) and its Division of Financial Institutions.   287 more words

Professional Licensing

I. O. U.

27 August 2017

Money, money, money

The relationship between parents and children around money can greatly impact your child’s financial independence in later life. If done properly, your child can develop habits that will help navigate them through life. 626 more words



27 August 2017

The Bank of Mum and Dad

It’s an unforgettable feeling when you realise you have found your perfect first home. However, it’s an even… 715 more words


Online Lending reveals the hard truth about marriages

Big data doesn’t just reveal truth about lies, as Seth Stephens-Davidowitz has brought to light. Rather than a dose of adolescent comedy on how bad and ugly we all are,  I thought I would just let big data speak for itself.  1,028 more words

Consumer Finance

Pre-Approval Should Always Be Your First Step

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the amount of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. 315 more words

Home Smart

Affirm now has 1,000 retail partners

Consumer lending startup Affirm has tried to make it easier for people to make big-ticket purchases at checkout by providing financing options that it believes are better than using a credit card. 706 more words


7 Key Things That Help You Qualify For A Mortgage


In an environment where lenders are highly regulated and risk-averse, borrowers are rightfully a little nervous when they… 951 more words

Market Conditions