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  • Nearly 20% of home equity loans face higher default risk, report says

    Nearly 20% of home equity loans face higher default risk, report says
    As much as $79 billion in home equity lines of credit are at heightened risk for default in coming years as Americans face a day of reckoning on their boom-era second mortgages, a new study found. Many home owners who took out so-called HELOCs during...
  • Mortgage rates mixed, Freddie Mac says; 30-year fixed averages 4.14%

    Mortgage rates mixed, Freddie Mac says; 30-year fixed averages 4.14%
    Mortgage trends were mixed this week, Freddie Mac's survey of lenders showed, with the average rate for a 30-year fixed loan edging up to 4.14%, from 4.12% a week ago. The average rate for a 15-year fixed mortgage rose from 3.23% to 3.27%, according...
  • Republicans Challenge New Malloy Ad

    Republicans Challenge New Malloy Ad
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's opponents jumped on the governor's newest campaign commercial on Monday for featuring the Newtown tragedy and using a disputed number to describe the state's debt situation. Released on Monday morning, the 30-...
  • Take a retirement annuity or a lump sum?

    Dear Liz: I am 54 and considering retiring in three or four years. I have been fortunate to work at a Fortune 100 company for 30-plus years and have both a defined benefit pension plan and a 401(k). When I retire, we have the option of taking a lump sum...
  • Problem Solver: Mortgage payment goes missing

    Problem Solver: Mortgage payment goes missing
    The first indication there was a problem was when Chris Taggart received an email alert from Bank of America saying his checking account was overdrawn. A day earlier, June 24, the Chicago resident visited a Bank of America branch in Matteson to pay...
  • Build on rising consumer confidence [Letter]

    Does the recent uptick in consumer confidence indicate that the agendas of the White House and Congress are misaligned with middle class aspirations? The U.S. consumer confidence index jumped to 90.9 in July, marking the highest level in seven years...
  • Lender CIT to buy OneWest Bank, formerly IndyMac, for $3.4 billion

    Lender CIT to buy OneWest Bank, formerly IndyMac, for $3.4 billion
    OneWest Bank in Pasadena, born from the ashes of failed high-risk home lender IndyMac Bank, has agreed to be acquired by commercial lender CIT Group for $3.4 billion, a hugely profitable deal for the hedge-fund and private-equity investors that have owned...
  • Cellmate: Ex-prison doc talked about shooting judge

    PHILADELPHIA — The long, strange story of Dr. Erik von Kiel took a sinister turn Tuesday as his cellmate testified about the former Lehigh County Jail doctor's jailhouse talk of intimidating witnesses and assassinating a federal judge. Von Kiel,...
  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates level off, 30-year loans average 4.12%

    The cost of getting a mortgage has leveled off, with Freddie Mac saying lenders were offering 30-year fixed-rate home loans this week at an average interest rate of 4.12%. That rate is little changed from the average of 4.15% over the last 10 weeks. The...
  • CIT Group to buy Pasadena lender OneWest Bank

    CIT Group to buy Pasadena lender OneWest Bank
    Pasadena's OneWest Bank, which rose from the ashes of failed high-risk home lender IndyMac Bank, agreed to be bought by commercial lender CIT Group Inc. in a $3.4-billion deal that would create the biggest bank based in Southern California. The...
  • Abstract Frank Stella sculpture 'Adjoeman' joins Cedars-Sinai artworks

     Abstract Frank Stella sculpture 'Adjoeman' joins Cedars-Sinai artworks
    An enormous abstract sculpture, a sailboat of sorts, rests on a pedestal at the intersection of Beverly and San Vicente boulevards in West Hollywood. Its dark, carbon-fiber sails seem to billow in the wind, and corkscrew spirals of stainless steel, like...