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It’s not you, real estate market, it’s me

Yasmin Ghahremani

Owning a home is supposed to be the American dream, but what if you want to spend your weekends somewhere besides Home Depot?

Even if you’ve got good credit and enough cash for a substantial down payment, owning isn’t always the best option.

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Congressional testimony: Student credit card issuers under investigation

Daniel Ray

Credit card issuers’ marketing practices on college campuses got a raking-over from a congressional subcommittee Thursday, and one witness said it’s about to get worse: The agreements between colleges and card companies are under investigation by the New York Attorney General, one witness revealed.
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Card issuers get an earful from House Democrats

Daniel Ray

The “Credit Cardholders Bill of Rights” bill got a first hearing in the House Thursday, and it doesn’t bode well for an industry that says it needs no additional oversight to have the overseers recount personal tales of how they got stiffed by their credit card issuer.
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