Finance

How to save enough to buy your first home

For many people, the first step in buying a home is saving for their down payment. It can seem like a tough goal when you start saving, even if you don’t plan to buy for years. But there are a few things you can do to help speed up the …

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Biden offers big investments in water: it’s time

Today, President Biden offered a welcome proposal that includes a $ 111 billion investment in water infrastructure. It would fund strong action to protect millions of Americans from water contaminated with lead, other toxic chemicals and pathogens. The package would create a multitude of new paid jobs while protecting our …

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Avant acquires Zero Financial, Inc. and its neobank, Level

CHICAGO, April 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Before, a leading financial technology company that gives underserved consumers the access to credit they deserve, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Zero Financial, Inc. and Level, the company’s neobank and advanced design banking application assets. After passing the …

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US warns of increasing auto credit risk

The explosion in auto loans may be starting to hit the skates. A leading banking regulator has warned that the $ 1 trillion auto loan industry has become more dangerous. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency cited “unprecedented” growth in auto loans, an increase in defaults and a …

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