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TransUnion: Personal Loan Popularity Will Increase in 2016

Jan 27th, 2016 @ 8:32 PM by Amber Nelson

The number of personal loans has risen dramatically in the past two years and is expected to grow through 2016, according to new data from TransUnion, a sign of both an improving economy and limited available home equity. “During and immediately following the Great Recession, consumer demand for both secured and unsecured personal loans grew,” […]

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Controversial Car-Title Lending Bill Moves Forward in VA

Feb 23rd, 2011 @ 1:59 PM by Amber Nelson

The Virginia House passed a bill Monday that has tweaked many noses, including those of neighboring states. The bill, which now must go back to the state Senate for a vote, would allow car-title lenders to make loans to out-of-state drivers. The problem is that many of the surrounding states have banned this type of […]

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