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  • Yes on Proposition 41

     Yes on Proposition 41
    In 2008, California voters authorized a $900-million bond issue to shore up a state program that financed low-interest mortgages for veterans. The bonds have never been sold, however, because demand for the loans has all but evaporated. Now, a new...
  • Co-signing has risks for young borrower, too

    It doesn't always pay for young borrowers to add parents, grandparents or other relatives as co-signers to get a lower interest rate on a student loan from a bank. In some cases, when the co-signer dies or falls into bankruptcy, the action may trigger an...
  • State announces $2 million lending settlement

    State announces $2 million lending settlement
    A South Dakota-based payday lender and its California partner are to pay about $2 million under the terms of a settlement designed to address "abusive" lending and collection activities, the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation said Monday....
  • So is student debt an economic problem or not?

    So is student debt an economic problem or not?
    Have a bunch of student loans? Well, don’t worry, say a couple of Brookings Institution researchers. You aren’t any worse off than a generation ago. But that may depend on how you count — and whether you graduated. According to a...
  • Single-family home and condo inventory rises in the Glendale area

    The number of single-family homes and condominiums for sale grew last month, continuing a see-saw effect in the number of residences on the market over the past several months in the Glendale area, though these hikes were larger than in the past....
  • Rule change extends student loan relief to older borrowers

    President Obama recently announced that he will use his executive power to make student loans a little more affordable to repay for more people. And unlike some past rule changes, these are especially designed to make it easier for older borrowers to...
  • MGM Closes on $300 Million Loan, Touts Wall Street Support

    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has closed on a six-year $300 million second lien term loan agreement with a consortium of lenders. Chairman-CEO Gary Barber touted the loan as a sign of Wall Street's confidence in MGM, which emerged from a pre-packaged bankruptcy in...
  • $5.7 million: Debt service

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. GLOUCESTER – Over $38 million of school debt and $12 million of county debt make...
  • Trouble for the Ex-Im Bank

    Here's an American success story. Quality Float Works Inc. of Schaumburg, which has been in business for 99 years, is poised to double its sales and create four jobs. The company has been working for months to pull off one of the biggest deals in its...
  • District 303's proposed budget shows $400,000 deficit

    District 303's proposed budget shows $400,000 deficit
    St. Charles School District 303 is projecting a budget deficit of about $400,000 in an overall budget of nearly $210 million next fiscal year, according to district documents. On Thursday, the Board of Education's Business Services Committee reviewed...
  • Obama moves to ease student-loan burdens, but is it enough?

    If President Barack Obama is calling 2014 his year of action, then this must be student loan summer. And the president has just checked one college-debt initiative off his to-do list. In an effort to relieve some of the financial burden on borrowers...