7. "In the spirit of Huffington Post's trendsetting something-for-nothing business plan, I'm willing to live in the house... for free!"
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In Georgia, most of the state workers handling mortgage-related complaints have been laid off. Now, just one staffer -- working "more than full time" -- handles all of the complaints.
It does make you wonder: What would this story read like if his wife wrote it? And I'm not convinced that Andrews' airing of his dirty laundry is such an act of bravery.
With 10,000 Americans going into foreclosure everyday, the housing crisis has produced millions of heartbreaking stories across the country. Earlier t...
The Senate had an opportunity to address the foreclosure crisis yesterday by adopting the Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Amendment. They balked.
Homeless homeowners: Pull yourself off the couch, start reviewing those dastardly closing documents, get your loan audited and hire a qualified attorney.
We will make them care. You will stay in your home. There is light at the end of the tunnel and you will prevail. Judges all over the country are on your side.
Foreclosure firms are so used to actions just going through unopposed. Now people are paying attention and pointing out the gaps.
One every 13 seconds.
That's how many families are losing their homes to foreclosure. More than 8 million families are at risk.
And, this is no...
TO stanch the hemorrhage of foreclosures, we don't need another bailout. What we need is a fix -- and the wisdom to see what is in our own self-intere...
By offering short-term loans, the government would be using taxpayer money wisely to stimulate banks to reform their lending practices.
For all the brave talk about transparency and accountability Geithner gave the swindlers who got us into this mess yet another blank check to buy up the "toxic assets" they gleefully created.
No, I don't want to move in with my daughters. I want to ask you to re-finance my mortgage at the current value of my house at a 4.2% rate, like everyone in Congress is suggesting.
One of the left's major problems with the stimulus package: the corporate "net operating loss carryback" giveaway.
I wish I could say I had reservations about Madoff before The Call, but I did not. Besides, everything about which I "knew better"--stocks, advisors, real estate--was also disastrous.
The global economic recession of 2008 did not begin with events that occurred in 2008 but it was triggered by some of them. The most easy to identify...
Comptroller of the Currency John C. Dugan spoke before the 3rd Annual National Housing Forum of the Treasury's Office of Thrift Supervision today. He ...
WASHINGTON — A record one in 10 American homeowners with a mortgage were either at least a month behind on their payments or in foreclosure at t...
My circle of friends used to be all about playdates and family barbecues. Now our conversations inevitably turn survival: Chapter 13, employment, foreclosures, how to make your lender listen.
This is not change we can believe in -- not if Robert Rubin or his protégé, Lawrence Summers, get to call the shots on the economy in Obama's incoming administration.
In light of all the six-step, eight-step and ten-step proposals floating around Washington, I thought I'd offer the following twelve-step program for recovery from the financial crisis.
WASHINGTON — The number of homeowners ensnared in the foreclosure crisis grew by more than 70 percent in the third quarter of this year compared...
Over the next year or so, almost one trillion dollars could be injected into the banking and financial system. It almost seems like play money. Millio...
Can't Sell That House!
If someone tells you a "seller carryback" is a good idea--and I heard it on the radio the other day--run screaming from t...
McCain and his campaign spent Wednesday boasting about his latest big, bold, erratic econonomic plan. Then something happened - everybody looked at it and realized it was awful.
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