SunTrust BB&T Merger

The wave of bank mergers has started. Brian Moynihan, CEO of BofA, called it “simply a matter of time,” earlier this year at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Today, BB&T and SunTrust announced a $66 billion merger. If the deal goes through, they will become the sixth largest bank in the United States based on assets and […]

Payday Lending Rules

The payday lending industry heaved a collective sigh of relief yesterday. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed the weakening of Obama-era payday lending rules that required lenders to assess borrowers’ ability to repay. They also limited the number of times a lender could try to withdraw money from a lender’s account to two. Major victory […]

Find-Best-Auto-Loan-Rates

As of January 2019, the average APR for a 48-month auto loan was 5.30%. Average auto loan rates January 2019 48-month new car loans 5.30% APR 60-month new car loans 5.37% APR 36-month used car loans 5.54% APR The average APR for 60-month auto loans was a little higher at 5.37% APR. However, dealerships can […]

government shutdown loans shutdown loans loans for federal employees/workers emergency loan programs federal worker/employee loans furlough loans

Government shutdowns affect millions of people but they are particularly hard on poor families and low-income workers. While Congress and White House staff members continue to get paid 800,000 federal employees have seen their paychecks stop. About 420,000 “essential” employees are working without pay. This includes IRS, NASA, and TSA agents. Approximately 380,000 workers have […]

uber minimum wage

The New York City’s Taxi and Limousine Commission approved new rules yesterday that are designed to set a minimum wage of $17.22 an hour for Uber and Lyft drivers. Last August, New York’s City Council also set a cap on new vehicle licenses for ride-hail services. The purpose of these measures is to regulate the […]

HSBC parnters with Avant to offer personal loans

Beginning next year, HSBC Bank will connect with Chicago based Avant Inc. to offer personal loans of up to $30,000 to it’s U.S. customers. Loans with terms of up to five years will be available. Our platform provides HSBC with a tried and true technology solution that is customizable and provides the tools to help […]

ULTRAFICO SCORE launched

In partnership with Experian and fintech company Finicity, FICO recently announced a new credit scoring model called the UltraFICO Score. This new score will give customers the choice to include data from their bank accounts as well. This marks the first time the credit scoring pioneer has included consumer-contributed data in its credit scoring calculations. This makes it possible for people who can’t […]

Student Loan Refinancing offer engine

Building on the technology that powers SuperMoney’s leading marketplaces for personal loans, auto loans, auto loan refinancing, and business loans, we are proud to announce that SuperMoney has launched a modern marketplace that will help students make smarter decisions when shopping for student loan refinancing. The SuperMoney Student Loan Refinance Marketplace allows you to: Submit […]