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How the Federal Housing Finance Agency Blocked Planned Savings of Hundreds of Millions of Dollars

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics
Jeryl Brunner

The FHFA's decision preserves unfair practices in the mortgage servicing and insurance industries. It means the new approach and lower rates will not be implemented and therefore the status quo will continue.

Ben Hallman

Home Insurance Abuse Will Survive New Fannie Mae Rules, Critics Say | Ben Hallman | Posted 04.03.2012 | Business

New Fannie Mae rules meant to lessen the cost of expensive bank-imposed home insurance would fail to curb some of the most abusive industry practices,...

Banks Probed For Allegedly Steering Homeowners Into More Expensive Insurance

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 01.11.2012 | Business

Let's say you're a homeowner facing tough times. You're starting to fall behind on your home insurance payments, but then, your bank steps in and buys...

Ryan McCarthy

Hackers Release Bank Of America Emails, Allege 'Fraud' | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The WikiLeaks-allied hacker group Anonymous has posted a series of emails purported to be from a former Bank of America employee, which the organizati...