The Senate had an opportunity to address the foreclosure crisis yesterday by adopting the Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Amendment. They balked.
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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...
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.
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...
It was the first question of the evening: how to turn the economy around and help those ensnared in the housing crisis. And in John McCain's first ans...
How dare you throw that tea into Boston Harbor! Such is the anti-democratic arrogance of telling us if we don't instantly give Wall Street $700 billion, then we are destroying America.
The marriage of highly concentrated corporate power with an authoritarian state that services the politico-economic elite at the expense of the people is more accurately referred to as "financial fascism."
For all the talk about the fundamentals of the American worker or $1000 tax rebates for middle class families, the candidates should really square up and talk about weaning America off the debt teat.
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