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  • Loan gives low-income borrowers a chance to build equity fast

    Two major banks have agreed to originate a new 15-year mortgage under pilot programs aimed at low- and moderate-income borrowers.
  • Honking garbage trucks in L.A.: That's no way to deal with Wall Street

    Honking garbage trucks in L.A.: That's no way to deal with Wall Street
    A coalition of city labor unions and community activists say big banks preyed on Los Angeles and other municipalities, locking them into interest rate swap deals that ended up costing taxpayers millions of dollars after the economic crash. So, how do...

    Back to school for your money: bonds

    Now that the kids are back to school, it's time to hit the books for you and your money. For the next few weeks, I am going to cover basic financial and investment concepts that seem to flummox people. When I wrote about bonds a couple of years ago, I...

    Young homeowner ponders becoming real estate investor

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I am 26, live in Nashville, and just bought my first place. I am doing great, but I'm not sure of what to do next. I am in a 30-year mortgage, which allows me to save a nice portion of my paycheck after my...

    L.A. weighs plan to press banks to renegotiate rate swaps

    Los Angeles could become the nation's biggest city seeking to jettison financial deals crafted on the eve of the Great Recession that union and community activists contend are draining funds from city services. The City Council will vote Wednesday on...