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  • Orlando city commissioner says mix-up led to foreclosure ruling

    Orlando city commissioner says mix-up led to foreclosure ruling
    A circuit judge in Orange County last month put a home owned by Orlando City Commissioner Regina Hill on the auction block, finding that she owed more than $160,000 in unpaid mortgage, taxes and interest, records show. But Hill on Tuesday said that...
  • Clinton defends financial regs for big banks, dodges trade

    Hillary Rodham Clinton sharply criticized Republican efforts to revamp a 2010 financial regulation law as "cynical attempt to game the system for those at the top." But she continued to avoid taking a position on an Asia-Pacific trade pact that has...
  • New York state regulator proposes foreclosure law change

    New York's top bank regulator on Tuesday proposed amending state law to shorten the foreclosure process for homes with delinquent mortgages. Department of Financial Services Superintendent Ben Lawsky, addressing mortgage bankers, said New York's...
  • Employers must monitor 401(k) fees, Supreme Court rules

    Employers must monitor 401(k) fees, Supreme Court rules
    In a move that could brighten retirement prospects for millions of Americans, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that employers have a duty to keep watch over 401(k) plans to guard against high management fees that can erode retirement savings. A unanimous...
  • NY regulators say 11 lenders to monitor vacant properties

    New York regulators said Monday that 11 lenders have agreed to monitor and maintain vacant properties in an effort to protect them and combat neighborhood blight. The banks, mortgage companies and credit unions represent nearly 70 percent of the New York...
  • Biz News: Irvine game developer hits 250 million downloads

    MobilityWare Inc., an Irvine-based developer and publisher of mobile games, said its titles have achieved 250 million downloads and that Apple recently named MobilityWare's Solitaire game one of the top 25 free iPad apps of all time. MobilityWare's...
  • Ratings agency turns attention to Hampton Roads flooding

    Ratings agency turns attention to Hampton Roads flooding
    A major credit-rating agency has reached out to a number of Hampton Roads cities, asking about the effect that sea rise, flooding and increased storm activity may have on infrastructure, budgets and tax bases. The questionnaires, from Moody's...
  • Super Liens A Risk For Buyers Of Home With HOA

    Could some of the nearly 67 million Americans who live in communities governed by homeowner associations — condominiums, master-planned developments, cooperatives and others — face much tougher underwriting and higher interest rates when...
  • Bank On Lauderhill reaches out to the 'unbanked'

    Bank On Lauderhill reaches out to the 'unbanked'
    Daphne Tanellus is still in eighth grade in Lauderhill 6-12 magnet school — but she signed up this week for a free checking account. She thinks it will help her save as she looks for a summer job before she enters high school. "Anytime I get...
  • People on the Move: Lawyers accepted into Distinguished Counsel group

    People on the Move: Lawyers accepted into Distinguished Counsel group
      Leadership Peter L. Gladstone and Jeffrey A. Weissman, Gladstone & Weissman P.A. principals, and Christopher W. Rumbold, formerly a partner with the firm, have been selected as members of the Nation's Top One Percent by the National Association of...
  • County commissioner's foreclosed condo goes on auction block

    County commissioner's foreclosed condo goes on auction block
    The peak of the foreclosure crisis has passed in Central Florida, but its effects are still being felt by plenty of homeowners. Among those still ensnared is Orange County Commissioner Victoria Siplin, whose Holden Heights condominium will go on the...