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[8 Aug 2019 | No Comment | 2,136 views]
Wells Fargo Lowering Credit Standards and Credit Scores for Home Mortgages

U.S. banks are easing credit standards in search of a safe and profitable middle ground after an era of reckless home lending gave way to the stiffest rules in decades, putting a damper on the housing recovery. Wells Fargo (WFC) & Co., the biggest U.S. home lender, two weeks ago cut its minimum credit score for borrowers of Fannie Mae-and Freddie Mac-backed loans to 620 from 660.

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[5 Aug 2019 | One Comment | 3,769 views]
What to do if You are a Victim of Identity Theft

If you find yourself a victim of identity theft, you can take some steps to minimize the damage and protect yourself against future theft in the process. It’s important to react as soon as you discover that a theft has taken place, so that thieves don’t have more time than necessary to completely destroy your finances or cause you a lot of problems.

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[4 Aug 2019 | No Comment | 4,753 views]
Credit Card Minimum Credit Scores Needed for Store Credit Cards Requirements

Minimum FICO credit score requirements for store credit cards are different for approval from store to store. While credit card companies do not disclose their credit requirements, we can estimate credit requirements for a particular card based upon surveys of previous applicants’ experiences applying for the particular credit card.

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[30 Jul 2019 | No Comment | 2,355 views]
Credit Score Needed for a Limited Brand Store Credit Card

The Limited Brand Credit Card comes in two versions, The Limited Brand Classic credit card, and The Couture Card. Both cards are administered by Financial Network National Bank (WFNNB) for customers of the apparel store, the first of which opened in Ohio in 1963. The store has grown to include well known names such as Victoria’s Secret, Abercrombie & Fitch, Bath & Body Works, Lane Bryant, and New York & Co under their corporate umbrella.

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[27 Jul 2019 | No Comment | 3,604 views]
Subprime Credit Card Issuer First Premier Bank APR is 79.9%

It’s no mistake, this credit card’s interest rate is 79.9 percent. The bloated annual percentage rate is how First Premier Bank, a subprime credit card issuer, is skirting new regulations intended to curb abusive practices in the industry. It’s a strategy other sub-prime card issuers could start adopting to get around the new rules.