Financing Fine Points

- Payments on some loans may not cover interest due so the loan balance could increase rather than decrease.
- Under certain conditions, a creditor may terminate the plan and require payment of the outstanding balance in full in a single payment and impose fees upon termination; prohibit additional extensions of credit or reduce the credit limit; and, as specified in the initial agreement, implement certain changes in the plan.
- For variable-rate products, the APR, annual percentage rate, does not include costs other than interest.
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Will Your Bank Make The Grade?

Will Your Bank Make the Grade?

There are few things that get people moving quicker than a public shaming. As we reported previously, the administration was growing increasingly frustrated with the slow bank response to near-foreclosure homeowners who wanted to restructure their mortgage. Now the Obama…

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