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Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

These consumers fall behind on credit cards or hospital bills. Their mortgages, auto loans or student debt pile up, unpaid.


Related Topix: Urban Institute, Technical Services, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Texas, San Jose (Jacksonville, FL)

3 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Is the Private Mortgage-Bond Market Dead or Dormant?

It's been nearly seven years since the market for so-called private-label mortgage bonds, or those that aren't backed by government-related entities, dried up.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Financial Markets

8 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Business Highlights

Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Real Estate, Vladimir Putin, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Housing

12 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Lloyds bank settles with US, UK over market fixing

Lloyds, one of the world's largest banks, on Monday became the sixth financial firm sanctioned in the international rate-rigging scandal.


Related Topix: Lloyds TSB Group, Financial Services, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

13 hrs ago | The Olympian

Zillow buying Trulia to build real estate titan

Real estate website operator Zillow Inc. is buying its rival in a $3.5 billion deal that will make the biggest player in the online real estate information market.


Related Topix: Zillow, Trulia, Startups, Real Estate, Home Listing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

15 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Contracts to buy US homes slip in June

Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in June, as the real estate market appears to have cooled off this summer.


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

15 hrs ago | This Is Lancashire

Cancer cash fraud woman faces jail

An NHS worker is facing jail over a fraud that saw hundreds of thousands of pounds meant for vital cancer drugs fleeced from a world renowned hospital and used on shopping sprees and mortgage payments.


Related Topix: Home, Personal Finance, Mortgage, Greater London County, England

17 hrs ago | Denver Post

Millenials and mortgages: The trend isn't really what you think

Legislative aide Sara Stevens, 27, knows interest rates are low, rents are high and owning a home can build wealth, but after witnessing the worst real-estate slump since the Great Depression, she is resisting buying a home of her own.


Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home, Home Buying

21 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

ME undercuts as mortgage fight continues

ME Bank will undercut the big banks' record-low five-year fixed mortgage rates, amid predictions competition in the $1.3 trillion market will remain intense as smaller lenders benefit from lower funding costs.


Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home, Financial Markets

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Markets Live: Soft start to profits season

The market is slightly lower after a couple of underwhelming early earnings results, while Healthscope enjoys a modest lift on debut.


Related Topix: Texas, Financial Markets, 9, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Australia, Oceania, World News

The Motley Fool

The Mortgage Market's Next Opportunity

The U.S. mortgage market has enjoyed historically low mortgage rates for so long that the pool of potential refinance customers has shrunk dramatically, forcing mortgage professionals to not only layoff employees, but to also seek a new audience in which to concentrate their business.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Monmouth University, Housing

Christian Science Monitor

Retirement with mortgage loans? Why some keep debt for tax deductions.

A home is seen for sale July 30, 2013 in Gilbert, Ariz. Adults carrying mortgage loans may plan to keep the mortgage loans to use it for tax deductions.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Retirement, Gilbert, AZ

Sydney Morning Herald

Banking NAB says mortgages well under control

Households are paying off their home loans faster as banks slash interest rates to record lows, with National Australia Bank saying 85 per cent of its mortgage customers are ahead of their minimum repayments.


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

Covington Reporter

Attorney General Bob Ferguson sues deceptive mortgage rescue firms

Ferguson alleges Delay My Sale Date and US Recovery Program have taken advantage of homeowners by falsely promising they can delay or prevent foreclosure.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Foreclosures

News Observer

Democratic House bios for Michigan's 14th District

TOP ISSUE AND PLAN TO ADDRESS IT: My top priority will continue to be promoting economic growth and providing families and businesses a fair opportunity to be financially secure.


Related Topix: Home Buying, Home, Foreclosures, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Sat Jul 26, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Canadians working toward being mortgage-free by 58

Power Trip: A lineman reaches for a lift from a helicopter Wednesday as work continues on twinning power lines that run from Calgary to Edmonton near Carstairs, Alberta.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance,

Sunday Mail

Dirty undies spoiled bomb plot

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance


Goldman mortgage deal with federal agency could reach $1.25 billion: source

A deal to resolve a U.S. regulator's claims against Goldman Sachs Group Inc over mortgage-backed securities sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac leading up to the financial crisis could cost the bank between $800 million and $1.25 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter.


Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Cohen Group, Consulting, Stanley, Morgan Stanley

Should I now fix my mortgage?

THERE are several things to consider before you join the big bank's mortgage war and fix your interest rate, writes Jessica Irvine.


Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Business News

A surprise boost for RBS, but let's not bet the (mortgaged) ranch

It's a miracle! Royal Bank of Scotland lives again as a semi-functional bank capable of delivering pleasant profit surprises to its owners .


Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home