Tag Archives: buying

Buying a puppy? Finance company illegally overcharging up to 189% interest, consumer groups claim.

If you’re ever offered a loan to buy a puppy, beware. A coalition of consumer advocate groups claims a finance company, working through pet sellers and other retailers, is offering “predatory loans” that are in violation of New Jersey law and the laws of 31 other states. “It is illegal in New Jersey for companies… Read More »

Building a home instead of buying? What to know about construction loans

Our goal here at Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS Number 1681276, referred to as “Credible” below, is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we do promote products from our partner lenders who compensate us for our services, all opinions are our own. Construction loans finance the building of… Read More »

Buying Property in the Metaverse

In the six months since Facebook, Inc. rebranded to Meta Platforms, Inc., the idea of the “metaverse” has catapulted from a little-known science fiction fantasy to the forefront of popular culture. Despite this surge of interest, there is still limited consensus on what the term means and what its implications will be for consumers, various… Read More »