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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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In an in-depth analysis of personal loan applications, loans.org found that more than half of applicants have poor credit scores ranging below 640. Cesar Diaz, founder and CEO of loans.org, said that it is important to provide several borrowing options for borrowers of all credit scores, income levels, and ages. “Being able to provide personal loans for all types of borrowers is a vital element of the lending industry,” he said. Loans.org analyzed online applications from over 1,900 potential...
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What makes personal loan borrowers unique? Small consumer loans are taken out daily across the country, but the identity of those borrowers is often stereotyped, assumed, and generally unknown. In a unique study from loans.org, demographics of personal loan applicants were analyzed. Loans.org conducted research from over 1,900 personal loan applicants and reviewed their age, loan purpose, loan amount, credit quality, employment status, and yearly income. In the following infographic, this...
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All three mortgage loan interest rates moderately increased this week according to rate reports provided by loans.org. Although the weekly rates have stayed relatively stable over the past month, this week economists predicted that the Fed’s bond purchase reduction will begin in a month’s time. For the week ending August 15, 2013, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.37 percent, a decent increase from 4.25 reported last week. The 15-year FRM averaged 3.34 percent. This rate grew from 3....
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Subprime lending is growing according to two industry reports. Studies by Experian Automotive and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York found that auto loans are being repaid more, despite being given to an increasing number of subprime borrowers. The Experian report found that nonprime, subprime and deep-subprime loans account for 35.2 percent of all auto loans opened during the recent Q2 2013 financial quarter. This is an increase from the 34.9 percent seen in Q2 2012. In addition, quarterly...
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Carryback financing occurs when a real estate seller provides financing for the property buyer. Put simply, a seller agrees to carryback a note and deed of trust, usually in the form of a second mortgage. Instead of using financing from a traditional bank lender, the buyer uses financing from the seller. This financing option is used when the homebuyer lacks sufficient credit or a deposit for the entire mortgage loan. If the buyer wants a $100,000 home and can only provide a $10,000 down...
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If the future of our nation lies in our children, then Christine Quinn is making sure they are as educated as possible. But it will not be cheap or without a long-term contract. Quinn, a New York City mayoral candidate, recently proposed a subsidized student loan program for city residents to pay for preschool. The plan, the Middle Class Child Care Loan Initiative, will help middle class families with annual incomes between $80,000 and $200,000 afford high quality childcare. Subsidized...

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