| Feb 11, 2015
| 4:08 PM
Corinthian Colleges Inc., the troubled Santa Ana for-profit college operator, is likely to be delisted from the Nasdaq stock exchange by next week, according to company disclosures.
Corinthian, which has been on a downward spiral since the federal...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 4:30 PM
Never underestimate the tenacity of debt collectors to get their man -- even if it's the wrong one.
I know firsthand what that experience feels like.
Several times in this column I've written about my case of mistaken identity. Years ago, my home...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 3:54 AM
South Florida Democrats are ready for – and say the country needs – a strong, liberal, female president. But it's not the woman you think.
While Hillary Clinton is the overwhelming favorite of Florida Democrats for their party's 2016...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:45 AM
Q: My wife and I own 51 percent of a house in Arizona, and my estranged brother-in-law owns 49 percent. The loan is 100 percent in my name. We bought the house in 2005 and lived there for two years before moving back to Illinois. The house had fallen in...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 9:03 AM
A federal regulator says Corinthian College students will be forgiven a total of $480 million in loans because the for-profit school used "bogus" job prospects to persuade them to pay tuition with expensive private loans.
The Consumer Financial...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 7:48 PM
For years, government investigators have zeroed in on Corinthian Colleges Inc., a Santa Ana for-profit college operator accused of roping students into unmanageable debt by promising bright careers after graduation.
As part of a deal Tuesday that...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 10:36 AM
Students who took out private loans while attending schools owned by the for-profit Corinthian Colleges Inc. will be eligible for 40% reductions in their loan balances.
The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced the private student loan...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 6:56 AM
Reverse mortgages are in the headlines again — and again, sometimes for the wrong reasons.
The attention being paid to the loan product, which lets seniors 62 and older borrow against the equity in their homes, points to its anticipated...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 2:29 PM
A schedule of seminar and networking events Broward and Palm Beach counties.
Manage your credit score, 5:30-7 p.m., BrightStar Credit Union, 2400 Davie Road Davie. Free Credit Matters workshop. 954-486-2728 ext. 5017.
Business Casual: In the...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 8:19 AM
An online, interactive mortgage tool for consumers sounds pretty simple and straightforward, but the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's recent development of one hasn't been particularly well-received by the lending community.
In fact, David...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 11:00 AM
Progressives give former Gov. Martin O'Malley of Maryland a chance at the presidency ("O'Malley's legacy marked by social gains, higher taxes," Jan. 20). There's been a rallying cry in the progressive wing for Sen. Elizabeth Warren to run in 2016. Her...