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So Fannie and Freddie Weren't the Problem...

Harlan Green | Posted 03.21.2014 | Business
Harlan Green

We are learning just how much mortgage fraud was committed by 18 national and international banks and other financial entities that the Federal Housin...

Catherine New

Why There's A Waiting List To Get This Checking Account

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 05.24.2013 | Small Business

At many big banks, customers say they want out. But with Simple, a new kind of free online checking account, there is a two-week waiting list to get i...

Greening Your Financial Life: Tips from Ally Bank

Diane Morais | Posted 06.22.2013 | Green
Diane Morais

Just as driving a hybrid vehicle means less time spent filling up and using less water means shorter showers, greening your finances doesn't just help save the environment -- it saves you time.

Ben Hallman

Ally Bank's Aggressive Campaign To Avoid Paying For Housing Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 04.11.2013 | Business

In most respects, Sandy Christine's is the story of the foreclosure crisis in full. The Wasilla, Alaska, resident and her husband both lost their j...

Ben Hallman

Mortgage Settlement Monitor Wants To Hear Your Gripes

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 05.10.2012 | Business

Have a complaint about the bank managing your home loan? Joseph Smith, the former North Carolina banking commissioner charged with enforcing the natio...

Catherine New

Who Does And Does Not Qualify For A Piece Of The $25 Billion Mortgage Settlement

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 02.09.2012 | Business

The government's $25 billion settlement with five of the nation's largest banks could help up to one million homeowners. About $21.5 billion is earmar...

Ten Free Checking Accounts For People Who Don't Bank

Reuters | Posted 03.13.2012 | Business

By Lou Carlozo (Reuters) - The unbanked make up 7.7 percent of U.S. households, according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., and...

Bonnie Kavoussi

Bank Moves To Track Customer Locations, Raising Privacy Concerns

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 12.02.2011 | Business

A major U.S. bank is now tracking customer locations, raising concerns about online privacy. Ally Financial now requests to track the locations of ...

GMAC Halts Some Evictions

AP | JANNA HERRON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — GMAC Mortgage LLC said Monday it halted certain evictions and sales of foreclosed homes as it corrects "a potential issue" in its for...

Big Banks Will Clean Up This Mess -- When We Demand It

George Goehl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
George Goehl

In the years since the nation's largest banks were bailed out by taxpayers they have shown very little in the way of thanks. They can begin demonstrating some gratitude by rebuilding what they broke.

GMAC's Latest Bailout: $3.5 Billion More In Aid, According To Report

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA and STEPHEN MANNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The government gave GMAC Financial Services another $3.8 billion in cash and took a majority stake in the auto lender, aiming to st...

Ally Bank: Is GMAC's Rebranded Bank Using Bailout To Offer High-Interest CDs?

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Its TV and print ads poke fun at the bait-and-switch tactics of other banks. Its interest rates on CDs have been the most generous in the...