Service members, veterans and military families across the country are starting to worry about how these changes and how this new classification of mortgages might impact their ability to use their VA home loan benefits. Here's the good news: You have nothing to worry about.
Yes, it might be true that industry's prognosticators have had a rough patch over the last 40 years or so. But in light of how scary their current forecasts are, shouldn't we just trust them this time around?
In an increasingly diverse nation, both business and government have started to learn that embracing diversity -- not just with feel-good language but in real, concrete terms -- can make everything they do better.
Five years on, there is still plenty of public resentment for the lack of visible enforcement actions dating back to the crisis. But lately, U.S. regulators have been flexing their muscles with a more pointed and aggressive approach to finding and punishing miscreants.