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Truth in Lending

Will CFPB's New Mortgage Disclosure Forms Help Borrowers Select the Best Mortgage Type?

Jack M. Guttentag | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business
Jack M. Guttentag

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has developed two new disclosure forms designed to make the mortgage process more manageable for borrowers. But which will help borrowers select the type of mortgage that best meets their needs?

The Fed's New Foreclosure Predator Bailout

Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zach Carter

As if the last decade of abuse wasn't bad enough, banks are again mobilizing to screw borrowers in the pursuit of bonuses. And once again, it appears the Fed has become an accomplice to this nationwide mortgage scam.

My Talk With Michael Hudson, Part 3

Michael W. Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael W. Hudson

However preordained the financial crisis was, it's remarkable how long its architects kept the game going. They managed to sustain the unsustainable for five years -- roughly from 2002 into late 2006.