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In almost every state, your credit score affects how much you pay for car insurance. But according to a new insurancequotes.com report, that matters more in Michigan than anywhere else. According to the study, a hypothetical driver – with the same background and demographics other than credit score – with fair credit pays 89.6% more …

In a difficult year for the automotive industry, Hyundai Motor Group gained momentum in 2020, helped by a slate of new sport utility vehicles that resonated with American buyers. The South Korean car manufacturing giant, which sells vehicles under two separate companies, Hyundai Motor Co. and its subsidiary KIA 000270 -0.95% Motor Corp. — grew …

vaxart (NASDAQ: VXRT), a biotech company focused on developing oral vaccines, had a disappointing stock market performance in 2019, with its shares falling more than 80%. But largely thanks to the company’s efforts to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, the stock has soared more than 2,000% this year. And the company now sports a market …

The credit card market in India has grown rapidly in recent years, with banks continuing to offer attractive offers to a growing base of young customers. The country had over 50 million credit card holders in 2019 and that number is likely to have increased this year. Considering the risk associated with owning a credit …

House Democrats passed a $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan on July 1 that would provide funds to upgrade hospitals, according to The hill. The House passed the invoice, known as the Moving Forward Act, in a vote of 233 to 188, almost entirely in favor of the parties. The bill includes funds for roads, bridges and …

“It was a huge blow to my ego,” John says, “that something you’ve built is completely falling apart.” John had to declare bankruptcy. John’s wife, Liz, was pregnant with twins at the time, and the family had to rely on loans to make ends meet. “We actually took out a loan that would never end,” …

Credit card provider Petal raised a $13 million Series A round led by Valar Ventures, a Peter Thiel-backed venture capital firm with a history of fintech investments. The two-year-old company raised a $3.6 million seed round and unveiled its card with a limited US launch last September before opening a waitlist, which now counts tens …

Massengill said of the financial book, “There are many companies like mine that offer credit repair services as a convenience. It’s an awesome part of what we do at AM/PM Credit Repair. But I want to also teach people how to do it themselves. Consumers can just as easily dispute inaccurate, duplicate, or unverifiable items …

COVID-19[female[feminine not only sickened hundreds of thousands of Americans; it also weighed heavily on the US economy. With countless businesses shuttered and millions of Americans scrambling to apply for unemployment benefits (a task made more difficult by archaic systems prone to breakdowns at a time like this), large numbers of Americans are waiting looking forward …

If you have strong credit and earn qualifying income, you may not be required to make a down payment when buying a car. With bad credit, however, you can expect the lender to ask for a down payment. But how much money do you need for deposit on a vehicle when you have bad credit? …

Could the rising tide of debt slow to a trickle? If so, the American consumer will likely face tougher times ahead, if the credit tap tightens. Like reported by the Wall Street Journal Thursday, January 23, Fair Isaac Corp., which creates and maintains FICO scores, is changing the way it calculates scores for some people. …

What happened Chinese online used car dealership Uxin (NASDAQ: UXIN) jumped 25%, rebounding from its all-time low from the previous session. The company, once valued at more than $2.5 billion, still trades at a market cap of less than $300 million after the jump. Image source: Getty Images. So what Shares of Uxin are down …

There are plenty of places to shop when you need a car in Los Angeles. However, your choices may be limited if you have bad credit. Indeed, the process of obtaining a car loan with bad credit works differently from a traditional car loan. The car loan process The process of getting a car loan …

While most federal student loans do not have credit requirements, private student loans do. So, if you are looking for a private student loan, it is important to know what a good credit score is for a student loan. Note that if you don’t have a good credit score yourself, you can apply with a …

Cashback credit cards reward you in ways you can easily figure out – in dollars and cents. Unlike other cards that offer discounts on certain purchases or redeemable points, redemption cards reward you with real money that you can use for, well, anything. Many credit cards offer cash back, so finding the right card can …

A bad credit history can make it difficult to borrow. Defects on your credit report – late or missed payments, or overdue accounts – can hurt your credit score, a factor lenders use to determine whether to extend credit to you. The lower your credit score, the more you are considered a risk. And the …

Editorial Note: We earn a commission on partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. Consumers have inferior understanding of the credit score in 2019 than in 2012, when the economy was recovering from the Great Recession, reports the Consumer Federation of America (CFA). The culprits: a …

Walmart Inc. has reduced the number of supercenters offering layaways this Christmas shopping season, picking up service in stores where demand is lower. “The stores that continue to set aside were selected based on the use of the program over the past few years,” Walmart spokesman Casey Staheli said Thursday. He did not say how …