MB-02.08.2016

February 8, 2016

How Does the Federal Reserve Interest Rate Increase Affect You?

On December 16, the Federal Reserve (the Fed) announced it would raise interest rates one quarter of a percentage point […]

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MB-09.03.14

September 3, 2014

The Role of the FDIC for Today’s Consumers

The FDIC signs displayed at banking locations carry the messages: “Each depositor insured to at least $250,000”1 and “Backed by […]

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Fair Credit Reporting Act

June 24, 2014

The Fair Credit Reporting Act — What It Means To You

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is a federal law created to promote accuracy, fairness and privacy of personal information […]

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Your credit score and housing

January 7, 2014

Planning to Rent a House or Apartment? Check Your Credit Report First

Your credit score can affect your life in ways you may not have considered. Beyond its impact on your ability […]

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September 17, 2013

Today’s Credit – A Whole New Ball Game

The CARD Act signed by President Obama in 2009, was designed to protect consumers from unexpected increases in interest rates, […]

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