Banks Ask Congress to Stomp on Homeowners, States, Counties

By: Friday November 19, 2010 3:56 pm

MERS is a screw-up. Congress should let them run the entire property registration system. How do these fit together? Money is such a lubricant.


Mortgage Modifications and You: Part 1

By: Sunday February 28, 2010 8:30 am

It’s most encouraging to find that judges appear to be disinclined to let lenders run roughshod over homeowners, and are finding new and creative solutions to allow homeowners to bargain with creditors to modify their loans.

Economic Dictatorship

By: Thursday June 19, 2008 10:58 am

This is really frightening. First, America’s workers lose their homes. Or the equity in their homes, or their ability to take out second mortgages to pay for unexpected expenses like health care crisis. So they turn to credit cards. Now, those cards increasingly are maxed out.
What’s left?
Retirement funds.
Remember back when 401(k) plans were introduced as the promised land of personal control over our retirement destiny?

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