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Lending Circles helping Borrowers Meet Financial Goals

A traditional form of peer-to-peer lending that’s been practiced in other countries for centuries is helping Californians meet their financial goals – and build credit at the same time.

10/15/2014

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Tips On Auto Financing If You Have Poor Credit

Easy credit and longer-term loans currently being offered at auto dealerships can make buying an expensive car alluring, but don’t get reeled in.

09/04/2014

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Survey Shows Shift Towards Cashless Society Driven By Millennials

When it comes to making small purchases, Americans prefer cash over plastic, but according to a new survey that’s likely to change.

09/01/2014

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How To Buy A Car With Bad Credit

It’s not easy, but when you need transportation, there are ways to find a car despite a low credit score.

06/16/2014

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ConsumerWatch: Credit Cards An Unexpected Way To Find Cheap Travel

Travelers who want to see the world this summer, or at least visit Mickey Mouse at his house, might want to consider their credit card as a free ticket to ride, so to speak.

04/30/2014

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Report: State Improved Covered California Enrollment As Process Moved Along

A new report on Covered California’s first enrollment period points out some of the much publicized problems, but also gave the state’s healthcare exchange some positive grades.

04/16/2014

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California DMV Launches Investigation Into Online Credit Card Security Breach,

The California Department of Motor Vehicles said Saturday there’s no evidence of a computer breach, but it’s launching an investigation “out of an abundance of caution.”

03/22/2014

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Realtors Launch Campaign Opposing Richmond’s Eminent Domain Plan On Mortgages

An association of Contra Costa realtors have started running radio ads in opposition to the City of Richmond’s plan to use eminent domain as a way of helping financially struggling homeowners.

03/17/2014

Lisa McIntire says this credit card offer was sent to her parents' Menlo Park home (Lisa McIntire)

Bay Area Woman Labeled ‘Slut’ On Bank Of America Credit Card Offer

Lisa McIntire, a freelance writer who has previously worked for Gavin Newsom and several progressive organizations, first posted a photo of the mailer on Twitter Thursday.

02/07/2014

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San Jose State Halts Online Courses Months After Introduction

California State University, San Jose is suspending online courses for credit that were announced with great fanfare and backing from the governor in January, saying it wants to improve student performance.

07/18/2013

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