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Phyllis Romero

Phyllis Romero

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Phyllis Romero is a journalist who specializes in business, insurance and consumer articles. She's written stories around business financing, personal lending and credit cards to help Americans better balance their budgets. Phyllis enjoys antiquing, vintage jewelry, gardening and bed and breakfasts. She dreams of opening her own B&B, where she can write best-sellers in the midst of her cottage garden while her husband handles all the boring details.

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26 articles written by this author

Auto loan delinquencies on the rise in the US

Why are auto loan payments more delinquent, even as unemployment remains low? We'll find out.

Phyllis Romero 1 June 2018
Auto loan delinquencies on the rise in the US

TransUnion: Payday loan borrowers may qualify for bank loans

A new study shows that many payday loan borrowers actually might qualify for a bank loan. Learn more here.

Phyllis Romero 31 May 2018
TransUnion: Payday loan borrowers may qualify for bank loans

Main Street small business lending is booming

Whether you already own a business or have thought of starting one, there may never be a better time to fund your dream. Small business lending is booming.

Phyllis Romero 17 May 2018
Main Street small business lending is booming

Are passengers on board with mid-flight credit card pitches?

Mid-flight credit card pitches have become the new norm in the cabin of commercial airline flights. How do consumers feel about the sales pitches? We have the answers.

Phyllis Romero 14 May 2018
Are passengers on board with mid-flight credit card pitches?

Credit card scammers’ new scheme is shimming

Think your credit card is safe from scammers? We'll show you why it's not and what you can do to protect yourself.

Phyllis Romero 10 May 2018
Credit card scammers’ new scheme is shimming

Nationwide transitioning away from retail banking to focus on its insurance division

Nationwide will end its banking operations and expand its insurance operations. Learn why the company is making the transition.

Phyllis Romero 8 May 2018
Nationwide transitioning away from retail banking to focus on its insurance division

Feds say SBA funding off-limits for marijuana business loans

The SBA will no longer consider marijuana business loans. Find out what this means for cannabis-related businesses.

Phyllis Romero 7 May 2018
Feds say SBA funding off-limits for marijuana business loans

Western Union offers Chinese students money transfers via WeChat Pay

Western Union's alliance with WeChat Pay is now making it easier than ever for international Chinese students to pay their tuition.

Phyllis Romero 4 May 2018
Western Union offers Chinese students money transfers via WeChat Pay

Rising interest rates mean purchase or refinance now

If you planned to purchase a new car or home in the coming months, you may want to do it now. Rising interest rates could mean more money out of your pocket.

Phyllis Romero 1 May 2018
Rising interest rates mean purchase or refinance now

National Small Business Week recognizes small business contributions

Small businesses are being recognized for their contributions to the local and national economies during National Small Business Week. Learn more about it.

Phyllis Romero 1 May 2018
National Small Business Week recognizes small business contributions
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