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1 hr ago | The Press-Enterprise

RIVERSIDE: Takano seeks reverse mortgage reform

U.S. Rep. Mark Takano claims the lending device for seniors is held together by "glue and tax dollars" and needs reform.


Related Topix: Riverside (Riverside, CA), US Politics, Representative Mark Takano, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Wed Apr 23, 2014


Gym Fees 'Could Stop Mortgage Approvals'

Homebuyers could find themselves turned down for a mortgage because of their gym memberships, phone bills and pension payments, under new rules introduced this weekend, experts have warned.


Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

The New Zealand Herald

Interest rates hiked to 3pc

Every percentage point increase in mortgage rates will cost homeowners an extra $20 a week for every $100,000 owed to the bank.


Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

The Globe and Mail

Video: Carrick Talks Money: Why variable mortgages are the way to go this spring

Rob Carrick talks to David Larock, a mortgage broker with Integrated Mortgage Planners, about why homeowners may want to consider variate-rate mortgages as we head into the spring buying season Rob Carrick talks to David Larock, a mortgage broker with Integrated Mortgage Planners, about why homeowners may want to consider variate-rate mortgages as ... (more)


Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

West Australian

U.S. new home sales dive to eight-month low in March

Sales of new U.S. single-family homes tumbled to their lowest level in eight months in March, dealing a setback to the housing market recovery.


Related Topix: Housing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Darien Daily Voice

New Canaan Woman Returns To Her Roots In Mortgages

STAMFORD, Conn. After a lengthy career with escalating responsibility that took Darlene Lee into board rooms and away from mortgage origination, the New Canaan woman has returned to her roots of helping people get mortgages in her new role as a senior mortgage loan officer with the Washington Trust Co.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Stamford, CT, New Canaan, CT

WUSA-TV Washington

2 Md. residents plead guilty in mortgage fraud scheme

Two Md. residents pleaded guilty Monday and Tuesday to conspiring to commit wire fraud in connection with a mortgage scheme involving the purchase of two properties located on North Patterson Park Avenue in Baltimore, Md.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Baltimore, MD, Real Estate, Bowie, MD, Home Listing

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Business Journal

Two Memphians indicted on mortgage fraud charges

Two Memphis men have been indicted on several mortgage fraud-related charges which prosecutors say netted them more than $500,000.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Journal and Courier

Why even $1M may not be enough for retirementWhy even $1M may not be...

Retirement costs a lot more money than we realize. Columnist Rodney Brooks speaks with video host Hadley Malcolm about why $2 million in savings is the new $1 million.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Paramus, NJ, Home, Mortgage

Pensioners ask PM for answers on budget

RUMOURS the age pension will be targeted in the federal budget are causing worry amongst older Australians and a seniors advocacy group has appealed to Tony Abbott for answers.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Mortgage, Home

Maldonandburnham Standard

Business lending drops by 500m

A new Bank of England report has found that business lending contracted by 500 million in the three months to February Business lending continued to shrink in the three months to February despite the improving economy, according to a Bank of England report.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage

National Public Radio

Sales Of US Existing Homes Slip To A 20-Month Low

Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in March to their lowest level since July 2012 as rising prices and a tight supply of available homes discouraged many would-be buyers.


Related Topix: Real Estate, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Housing

Consumer protection agency warns about automatic defaults on private student loans

The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Monday released a report about the problem of "automatic defaults" on private student loans.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Sydney Morning Herald

Banks feeling mortgage pressure

National Australia Bank's head of personal banking says fierce competition in the $1.2 trillion mortgage market is pressuring profit margins from home lending, as lenders scramble to win customers.


Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home, Financial Services, National Australia Bank

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Guilty pleas in mortgage fraud case

The News Tribune reports that Emiel Kandi of University Place has agreed to pay more than $830,000 in restitution to the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development.


Related Topix: University Place, WA, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Gig Harbor, WA

Blackpool Citizen

Average pension income 8,774: Poll

The average annual income drops by two-thirds upon retirement and the average person retires with an annual income almost a quarter less than the minimum wage, according to a major financial provider.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Pension, Home, Mortgage

Canada NewsWire

Return On Innovation Advisors Ltd. Announces April 2014 Distributions ...

The investment objective of ROI Canadian Mortgage Income Fund is to provide unitholders with attractive risk adjusted, monthly, tax advantaged cash distributions, a nominal after-tax current yield, long-term capital appreciation and preservation of capital by investing primarily, directly or indirectly in, or by obtaining economic exposure through ... (more)


Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home



Personal finances are top of mind for many people this month, thanks to last week's federal income tax filing deadline and the fact that April is National Financial Literacy Month.


Related Topix: Tax, Personal Finance, Retirement, Foreclosures, Home, Mortgage

Bill Edwards Takes Over for Quick as Head of IberiaBank Mortgage

Bill Edwards, who joined IberiaBank Mortgage Co. last year, will become its president and CEO when Chuck Quick retires in July.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

The Age

National credit card debt up by 8%

Australians spent a record $70.1 billion on credit cards between December and February - almost 8 per cent more than during the previous summer.


Related Topix: Credit Card Debt, Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage