Consumer Alert: Got A College Loan? Don't Fall Prey To ScammersThe average student leaves college with more than $30,000 in loans and the desire to get them paid off has many people falling for scams.
Mortgage Rates Hit 7-Year HighNeed more evidence that the economy is booming? Mortgage rates just topped 5%.
Not-So-Bright Future For Popular Scholarship ProgramThe future could possibly be a little dimmer for some of Florida’s upcoming high school seniors who plan to apply for the Bright Futures scholarship.
Advice For Successfully Getting A Small Business LoanEven during challenging times, a small business with a sound strategy can obtain a loan.
Baby Boomers' Common Financial MistakesWorkers in their 40s and 50s don’t have a lot of time left to secure their financial future, and there are several common mistakes that often threaten their dreams.
Social Media Could Help Secure Your LoanMany people whose credit took a dive during the recession, or others who haven't had time to build a solid financial history, have found it difficult to secure a loan. Now, however, their luck may have changed thanks to sites like Facebook and Twitter.
Miami Faces Another Damaging Credit Rating DowngradeThe SEC has launched an investigation into whether the City of Miami misled bond investors. This puts the city inches from financial disaster, a downgraded credit rating for the second year in a row.
Is Credit Reporting Going Too Far?Consumers looking to apply for more credit may find lenders now have a lot more information at their disposal to help with that decision. That's thanks to a new kind of credit report now available that's packed with information about you and how you handle everything from electric payments to rent.
Millennials Enter The WorkforceThe Millennials are here! What's a Millennial you ask? CBS4's Cynthia Demos explains the generation of people between adolescence and thirty... who are inching into the workforce as the baby boomers are starting to leave it.
Lawmakers Look To Speed Up Foreclosure Handlings, AgainWith Florida atop or near atop the list of foreclosure-ridden states, lawmakers on Thursday began looking again at ways to speed up the handling of foreclosure cases that now can take two years or more to wind their way through the courts.
Thousands Of Fla. Mortgage Brokers Flee IndustryDuring the Florida real estate boom of the mid-2000s, one of the most lucrative ways to make a living -- or commit fraud -- was to be a mortgage broker.
Report: NFL Players Taking Risky LoansBoth sides in the NFL lockout are finally set to begin court-ordered mediated talks to reach a collective-bargaining agreement. But, the NFLPA may be starting to crack as players run into problem of having no cash during the lockout.