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  • Blemished credit? Congress weighs changes that could boost scores

    — Do you think you'd have a better chance to qualify for a home mortgage if negative items in your credit files were erased in four years rather than the current seven? How about if your credit reports included information on your utility bills,...
  • EU's Barnier defends bank rescue fund plans

    LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union must shift more of the cost of a new rescue fund for banks onto the region's biggest lenders, lawmakers told the bloc's financial services chief on Monday. EU leaders have decided to complete a banking union by...
  • Langley Federal Credit Union adds more staff

    Langley Federal Credit Union adds more staff
    Langley Federal Credit Union added several staff members, including a new real estate loan officer. John Burford was named as a loan officer after working as a senior mortgage loan officer at Fulton Mortgage Co. in Williamsburg, according to a news...
  • Roll Call's 50 richest members of Congress for 2014

    WASHINGTON They invested in an aquaculture business, a bank and good old blue chip stocks and bonds. The richest members of Congress found myriad ways to get wealthier in 2013, CQ Roll Call's annual survey of congressional wealth shows. Many lawmakers'...
  • Refinance HELOC well before expiration, or expect trouble

    Refinance HELOC well before expiration, or expect trouble
    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: My husband and I took out a home equity line of credit in 2004 at the height of the economic boom with a major bank. This bank also holds our first mortgage. Of course we expected to pay it back before the 10-...
  • Nathan Benefield: How to immunize Pa. taxpayers from chronic overspending

    Nathan Benefield: How to immunize Pa. taxpayers from chronic overspending
    Last week, two major bond-rating agencies (Fitch and Standards & Poor's) downgraded Pennsylvania's debt rating, citing poor fiscal health. While this should worry voters — taxpayers will be forced to pay more for state borrowing — it isn't too...
  • Drayman's payments lowered

    Former Councilman John Drayman's monthly $1,000 restitution payments to the victims he embezzled from were reduced by more than half after financial evaluators showed he wasn't earning much income, though a Los Angeles Superior Court Judge told him this...
  • A new beginning: Navigating the challenges of moving on

    A new beginning: Navigating the challenges of moving on
    -------------------- Read the entire series: In Sickness and in Health: A Couple's Final Journey. -------------------- Chris MacLellan was on a boat, heading into the Atlantic Ocean. In the six months — to the day — since his partner,...
  • CitiMortgage, Wells lose bid to end lawsuit over credit reports

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wells Fargo Bank and Citigroup's mortgage unit must face claims that they violated federal law by falsely notifying credit reporting agencies that thousands of homeowners went through bankruptcies or foreclosures, a federal judge...
  • Small businesses in SoCal increasingly optimistic, survey finds

    Small businesses in SoCal increasingly optimistic, survey finds
    Businesses in Southern California are increasingly optimistic, with most expecting better revenue this year and even higher sales in 2015, according to a new report. The vast majority expect to maintain or boost their investments in leases, contracts...
  • Exclusive: Silver Lake explores sale of IPC Systems

    Private equity firm Silver Lake Partners LP is looking to sell IPC Systems Inc, a provider of communication systems for Wall Street traders, to exit one of its longest-held investments, according to people familiar with the matter. Silver Lake, which...