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  • Couple face foreclosure on home they sold in 1994

    Couple face foreclosure on home they sold in 1994
    A recent knock on the door of Sheridon and Susan Turner's suburban home delivered news that shocked the elderly couple: Wells Fargo was suing them for foreclosure on a home they sold 21 years ago. The Turners sold the house on Hidden Lake Drive in...
  • Wells Fargo cutting 1,000 home loan servicing jobs

    MILWAUKEE Wells Fargo & Co. said Wednesday it is planning to close its home loan servicing operation in Milwaukee this summer, eliminating about 1,000 jobs. Jim Hines, assistant vice president of consumer lending communications, said the company told...
  • Housing market improving, but affordability could be an issue

    Housing market improving, but affordability could be an issue
    The housing market continues to grow more stable across South Florida, though affordability bears watching this year, mortgage company Freddie Mac said Wednesday. Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties scored 75.4 in January on Freddie's Multi-...
  • Average US rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 3.69 percent

    Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for a second straight week, edging closer to historically low levels at the start of the spring home-buying season. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday the national average for a 30-year fixed-...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses
    NCHE ZAMA, MD, PhD has returned to Pocono Medical Center to lead the Cardiothoracic Surgery Program. Under his previous leadership, PMC gained national recognition as one of the highest rated cardiothoracic programs for quality in the nation. He...
  • Morgan Stanley CFO Ruth Porat to be Google's new CFO

    Morgan Stanley CFO Ruth Porat to be Google's new CFO
    The balance of power between Wall Street and Silicon Valley shifted another degree westward. Ruth Porat, chief financial officer of Morgan Stanley, is leaving to take the same job at Google Inc., a symbolically significant move by a high-profile Wall...
  • More than half of Americans struggle financially, survey finds

    More than half of Americans struggle financially, survey finds
    Four out of 10 Americans describe themselves as struggling to pay their bills, according to a new survey by the Center for Financial Services Innovation. The report, "Understanding and Improving Consumer Financial Health in America," aims to shed...
  • Cubs, Wrigley rooftops spar in 7-hour hearing to halt signs

    Cubs, Wrigley rooftops spar in 7-hour hearing to halt signs
    In their court battle Monday with the Cubs, two Wrigley rooftop businesses have said the team's 2,250-square-foot right field video board will block their views into Wrigley Field. In turn, they say, bankruptcy is possible, as is foreclosure on their...
  • Fed: No evidence of deliberate leaks from 2012 meeting

    An investigation by the Federal Reserve has found no evidence that market-sensitive information was deliberately leaked from its interest-rate policy meeting in September 2012. The Fed said in a summary of its investigation, provided to Congress on...
  • Bankruptcy is not the answer to student loan debt

    Having a bankruptcy flagged in your credit file can make obtaining a credit card, taking out a car loan or applying for a home mortgage a non-starter for years. It can also impact your ability to land a job. Yet, in a move that's certain to be closely...
  • Bill addressing foreclosure-prevention options under fire

    Housing advocates say an Indiana law that has helped thousands of residents avoid foreclosure could be gutted under a bill lawmakers are considering. An amendment to a bill introduced by Republican Sen. James Merritt deals with the 2010 mortgage...