| Sep 5, 2014
| 2:24 PM
During Christmas week last year, retired minister Robert Cook and his wife, Karen, rejoiced when they learned they had qualified for a government-sponsored mortgage reduction that would help them keep their home.
More than eight months later, they still...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Markets for financial services often don't work well for consumers. The trial and error technique that consumers rely on in navigating many markets, such as food and clothing markets, does not work well when transactions are large and infrequent....
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:03 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - (This corrected version of the story fixes 23rd paragraph to show Natixis has paid a nutritionist to make presentations to brokers; it doesn't have a nutritionist on call. Adds "former" to Mary Schapiro's title in additional...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:16 AM
Initial foreclosure filings during the first half of the year were at their lowest level in the Chicago area since 2007, new data shows, but getting homes through the process and out on the other side continues to slow the local housing market's...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 4:05 PM
WASHINGTON U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan has received $962,000 since 2008 from employees and political action committees of industries under the jurisdiction of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, on which she served for much of her first term....
| Sep 3, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Habitat for Humanity receives $35,000 gift
Doylestown Presbyterian Church recently contributed $35,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County's "House that Faith Built" campaign. This represents the largest contribution to the campaign thus far, and...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Q: We would like to get a lower interest rate on our mortgage, and we are hoping to get money out when we refinance. We're going to use the cash to pay off our credit card debt, which is why we would like to get...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 6:53 PM
While the economy seems to be picking up, there still are plenty of reminders about just how bad things were.
One of them is next door to Roger and Pam Smith in Bethlehem.
The other half of their twin home on High Street has been empty since 2009....
| Aug 8, 2014
| 11:36 AM
First of two parts.
Clermont is at a crossroads, the result of a big change in its demographics. Which way should it go?
Some folks want the city to turn back to its roots — provide basic services at decent prices and skip the frills. That's the...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Armstrong living positive life but problems not overLONDON, Aug 19 () -
Lance Armstrong is living an unbothered and positive life 18 months after confessing to using performance-enhancing drugs, the disgraced cyclist told CNN.
A cancer survivor and...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:06 AM
Bank of America Corp. has agreed to pay $16.65 billion to end federal and state investigations into the sale of toxic mortgage securities during the subprime housing boom, the largest settlement by a single company in U.S. history, the Justice...