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Rebekah Coleman Phone: 909-784-2465

Rebekah Coleman has been a writer for several years. She was the features editor for The Duquesne Duke, a student-written publication for Pittsburgh-based Duquesne University. There she covered topics ranging from political change to weekend entertainment. While writing weekly for the publication, she also received a Bachelor’s degree in Print Journalism and Public Relations.

After graduation, she was hired to maintain the marketing department at a custom manufacturing facility.

She now hopes to show that learning about lending can be resourceful and engaging for every age group.

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Bible and cash
Religion and money rarely mix well. When financial controversy arises in organized religion, it usually deals with corruption, greed or ill-informed spending. In recent years, the controversy has centered around several major denomination’s decisions to fight financial organizations and even compete with them. One recent battle dealt with the Church of England and their decision to drive payday lender Wonga out of business not through legislative means but through competition. Statewide, many...
Foreclosed home
Both fixed and adjustable mortgage loan interest rates dropped at least 15 basis points this week, according to rate reports supplied by loans.org. During the week ending on Oct. 24, 2013, the 30-year fixed rate mortgage averaged 3.96 percent. This was a decrease from 4.11 percent reported last week. The 30-year rate has not dipped below four percent since the week ending on June 13, 2013. The second mortgage loan interest rate, the 15-year FRM, decreased from 3.14 percent to 2.98 percent....
Crystal ball globe and market
The housing industry is built on calculated estimates, but as time passes, it is clear that this highly-researched information is merely a guess. Loans.org researched how well economists and housing professionals predicted what would change in 2013. In the next two months, this same group of economists will make housing and economic predictions for the upcoming year of 2014. Comparing the past predictions with the current statistics prove that despite heavy research, the housing industry is a...
Businessman in suit open wallet
Business owners can get approved for a business loan after bankruptcy but it depends heavily on several factors such as the level of risk, the type of business and the current lending conditions. A personal bankruptcy filing will remain on a consumer’s credit report for seven years. This mark will create more tension for future borrowing opportunities, but it does not prevent a consumer from participating in the financing world. A bankruptcy eliminates a consumer’s unsecured debt, meaning that...
House sunny day
Home loan interest rates remained calm amid news that the government would re-open and avert a debt ceiling crisis. Rate reports provided by loans.org show that all three interest rates changed minimally for the week ending Oct. 17, 2013. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.13 percent, a miniscule increase from 4.11 percent seen last week. The 15-year FRM did not change and remained at 3.15 percent. The final interest rate reported, the 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgage, declined this week....
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Representative Steve Pearce (R-N.M.) recently learned just how quickly disgruntled workers can backfire. He wrote a Facebook post stating that furloughed federal workers affected by the shutdown can turn to personal loans when faced with bill deadlines. The past 16 days of the government shutdown have brought a wave of inappropriate and untimely comments from both sides of the aisle, and Pearce, a House Republican who represents the second district of New Mexico, is now among them. The...

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