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Great again: At $1.7 trillion, U.S. household wealth sets new record

(National SentinelPersonal Finances: Slowly but surely, the U.S. economy is emerging from its Obama-induced slumber, with personal household wealth rising again this month to another new record. 312 more words

Economy

Get Rid of Equifax

The government can take over. Why should private companies make money on our credit reports?

Published: September 21, 2017 at 05:30AM

Opinion By BRYCE COVERT… 66 more words

NYT

Buying a home? Misc. fees could cost you thousands. Here's what to expect.

CHOOSE A TRUSTED and RECOMMENDED MORTGAGE PROFESSIONAL! I read this article this past Sunday.  I was astounded that this even happened.  As a mortgage professional, it is my job to prepare an accurate Lending Estimate (formerly known as the Good Faith Estimate) for a borrower.  354 more words

Personal Finances

Equifax’s Maddening Unaccountability

I don’t doubt the company regrets what happened. But I don’t think it cares that much either.

Published: September 11, 2017 at 05:30AM

Opinion By ZEYNEP TUFEKCI… 66 more words

NYT

Tempted to Worry? Try Making Concrete Plans Instead.

Taking action — not fretting — is an excellent career and business strategy. It took our Sketch Guy a while to figure that out, though. 76 more words

NYT

Are You Struggling With Your Personal Finances? Use These Tips!

Many people have problems getting their personal finances in order. Read the tips in this article to learn how to make the most of your money. 336 more words

Finance

The Equifax Data Breach: What to Do

by Seena Gressin Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC

If you have a credit report, there’s a good chance that you’re one of the 143 million American consumers whose sensitive personal information was exposed in a data breach at Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies. 231 more words

Personal Finances