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  • Facing foreclosure?

    Facing foreclosure?
    Attention owners who are in danger of losing your homes: Your fate is in your own hands. Sadly, there may be no way out for the worst off of you. If you have lost your job and have no prospects for another one, for example, there may be no getting around...
  • Man gets 20 years and must pay $56M for fraud

    A Country Club Hills man was sentenced today to 20 years in federal prison and was ordered to pay more than $56 million today in a mortgage fraud scheme in what is being called among the largest federal prosecutions in Chicago, officials said. Bobbie L....
  • FICO's radar picking up potential walkaways

    Your mortgage payments are up to date, and you pay your bills on time. Your credit score is above average. Uh-oh. Could be trouble. How could this be a problem? Alas, we live in a surreal age, creditwise. If you have those good credit characteristics...
  • Text of President Obama's State of the Union address

    Text of President Obama's State of the Union address
    Text of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, as provided by the White House: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests and fellow Americans: Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed...
  • Obama gets economic tour underway

     
    by John McCormick RALEIGH, N.C. - The general election presidential campaign debate over pocketbook issues got underway in earnest today, as Sen. Barack Obama's economic policy team teed-up a speech he is about to give here. (The speech, as prepared......
  • Nationalizing banks gains GOP steam?

     
    by Frank James Nouriel Roubini, the economist who warned of the financial collapse long before it happened, is making waves again, this time with an opinion piece he co-authored in the Washington Post in which he and fellow New York......
  • Burris lobbying disclosures don't match

     
    by Frank James CQ Politics is reporting it has found discrepancies in Sen. Roland Burris's lobbying disclosure forms. An excerpt from the story by Bart Jansen: For example, records with the secretary of state show Burris representing the Council of......
  • Obama's Northern Trust Mortgage

     
    Chicago's Northern Trust Corp. now under fire for excessive merrymaking after collecting federal TARP money, earlier was under scrutiny for the favorable mortgage terms it granted to now-President Barack Obama when he bought his Hyde Park personal...
  • Rahm Emanuel's Freddie Mac profits

     
    by Bob Secter and Andrew Zajac Before its portfolio of bad loans helped trigger the current housing crisis, mortgage giant Freddie Mac was the focus of a major accounting scandal that led to a management shake-up, huge fines and scalding......
  • Should the Obamas refinance?

     
    by John McCormick As President Barack Obama on Thursday talked up the economic benefits from the wave of home refinancing sweeping the nation, a mortgage broker said he and First Lady Michelle Obama would likely do well to stand pat......
  • Mortgage-relief fraud crackdown: Feds

     
    by Michael Oneal The Obama administration warned today that scams targeting distressed homeowners struggling to modify their mortgages or avoid foreclosure are on the rise across the United States. In a news conference led by Treasury Secretary Timothy...