Financial experts urge consumers to control credit card debt

The current financial crisis has left many wondering about their chances for getting a loan.   Mortgages, for instance, are more difficult to get. But financial experts say you’re much more likely to qualify if you rein in credit card debt and get smarter when it comes to using your plastic.    VPR’s Nina Keck has more.

Mortgage lenders tightening requirements for loans

Turmoil on Wall Street and in Washington has many Vermonters wondering how the banking crisis will affect their ability to get a mortgage or business loan. VPR’s Nina Keck talked with several Vermont bankers and mortgage experts to find out.