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  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates little changed this week

     
    Mortgage rates held steady this week, with lenders offering 30-year fixed-rate loans at 4.88% on average and 15-year fixed loans at 4.15%, Freddie Mac reported in its latest weekly survey. The borrowers would have paid 0.7% of the loan balance......
  • Three years after Obama's race speech, he can joke about another man's skin color

     
    Is this progress? Funny? Could John Boehner make the same joke about Obama with no public comment?...
  • Budget? What budget? Obama talks energy in Philadelphia before an Al Sharpton gala in New York

     
    Obama calls a last-minute budget session at the White House for Wednesday night....
  • Little change in mortgage rates, Freddie Mac says

     
    The average mortgage rates available to borrowers with good credit and 20% down payments or home equity rose a scant notch in Freddie Mac's latest survey of what lenders are offering. Freddie Mac, one of the government-controlled firms that guarantee........
  • Federal budget deadlock threatens Obama family's weekend vacation; more urgent talks today

     
    John Boehner and Harry Reid talk some more budget in the White House. Progress reported. But no final agreement yet....
  • Government shutdown: We can survive!

     
    Just got this partial list in of what would be affected. I think we can hold out a few days, maybe a week or more, without the gubberment.         Examples of Services That Would Be Affected The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) would not endorse any...
  • Government accuses Deutsche Bank of mortgage fraud

     
    U.S. prosecutors are suing Deutsche Bank and accusing it of fraudulently approving mortgages over a number of years in ways that have ended up costing the government hundreds of millions of dollars. The lawsuit filed Tuesday morning in Manhattan federal.....
  • Aid for unemployed homeowners boosted by Obama administration

     
    The Obama administration Thursday increased the aid available to many unemployed homeowners, allowing them to miss up to a year of payments to stave off foreclosure. Mortgage servicers for loans backed by the Federal Housing Administration will be...
  • Economic turmoil sparks surge in mortgage refinancing

     
    The economic turmoil and crashing stock market are sparking a case of mortgage refi madness. The Mortgage Bankers Assn. said that its market composite index, which is a measure of mortgage loan applications, spiked 21.7% last week over the prior......
  • Consumer Confidential: Pay TV, check cashing, federal rentals

     
    Here's your wink-wink Wednesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --One way that people are adjusting to these tough economic times is by cutting the pay-TV cord. Viewers are canceling or forgoing cable and satellite TV subscriptions in......
  • Feds sue Goldman Sachs over credit union losses

     
    Goldman Sachs & Co. is the latest target of federal regulators filing a series of lawsuits against banks that sold questionable mortgage-related securities to big credit unions that subsequently failed. A $401-million lawsuit accuses the giant Wall Street...