Headline News Archive

2008

April

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  • Momentum builds for foreclosure relief. Congress isn't done debating how best to stem the foreclosure crisis, but one near-certainty has emerged: Lawmakers will pull together a housing bill that expands…
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  • Poll: Housing woes won't end soon. A growing majority say they won't buy a home anytime soon, the latest sign of increasing pessimism about the nation's housing crisis, a poll showed…
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  • Aprueban nueva ayuda con las hipotecas. El Senado aprobó ayer con amplio respaldo bipartidista un proyecto de ley que incluye exenciones tributarias y otros pasos diseñados para ayudar a empresas y…
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  • Senate passes bill to ease housing crisis. The Senate today passed a bipartisan package of tax breaks and other steps designed to help businesses and homeowners weather the housing crisis. The measure…
  • White House plan to aid subprime borrowers. The Bush administration yesterday unveiled a plan to rescue 100,000 homeowners at risk of foreclosure by relaxing eligibility standards for government-backed loans and encouraging lenders…
09
  • Bush to offer more mortgage aid. The Bush administration is expanding a government program to help homeowners head off foreclosure as it scrambles to counter Democratic calls for a broader federal…
  • Engatusados por agentes hipotecarios. Una investigación del Centro de Préstamos Responsables (CRL) dada a conocer ayer indica que los prestatarios que obtuvieron sus préstamos a través de agentes hipotecarios,…
08
  • U.S. House to offer housing plan. House Democrats are crafting a response to the nation's housing crisis that would offer tax breaks to homeowners, first-time home buyers and developers of low-income…
07
  • Embargos golpean las zonas rurales. El final llegó en un abrir y cerrar de ojos, afuera del tribunal del condado de Merced. Sólo seis personas se presentaron al remate de…
03
  • Housing accord puts builders first. Senate Democratic and Republican leaders rushing to address the nation's housing crisis reached agreement yesterday on a package that would provide billions of dollars in…
  • Plan bipartidista de rescate hipotecario. Los líderes del Senado acordaron el miércoles una iniciativa de ley bipartidista diseñada para dar alivio al mercado de la vivienda y ayudar a millones…
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  • Senators agree to make deal on housing. Under pressure from voters to address the nation's housing crisis, Senate Republicans agreed yesterday to work with Democrats on a compromise plan to stimulate sagging…

March

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  • Repo man? More like repo Big Brother. When the light starts to flash, you had better have the cash. That's the reality for millions of subprime borrowers whose used car purchase is…
  • State cutbacks felt by most needy. In Illinois' Cook County, women in poor neighborhoods no longer have access to free mammograms from two mobile vans testing for breast cancer. In Michigan,…
  • Vuelta a lo natural. Regrese a lo práctico. Limpiar su casa con bicarbonato y vinagre, por ejemplo, podrían parecerle austero, poco práctico y quizá ridículo, pero son funcionales. Sobre…
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  • The year of budgeting magically. Financial counselors often tell their clients to prepare monthly budgets rather than yearly ones, on the theory that it is easier to predict expenses over…
  • No sure bets in personal data security. When a Maryland dental HMO acknowledged this week that it had accidentally posted the names, addresses and Social Security numbers of 75,000 members on its…
  • Long fight ahead for Treasury blueprint. Lawmakers and regulators said yesterday that an ambitious plan by the Treasury Department to revamp the nation's decades-old financial regulatory structure could require congressional action…
  • Reforma a regulación financiera. El gobierno federal está preparando el terreno para un intenso debate luego de adelantarse que el lunes anunciará un plan para reformar a fondo sus…
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  • Bush readies mortgage aid plan. The Bush administration is finalizing details of a plan to rescue thousands of homeowners at risk of foreclosure by helping them refinance into more affordable…
  • Jumbo loans back with stiffer terms. Your tax rebate check won't arrive until May, but the economic stimulus plan's new super-size loans for buyers in high-cost housing areas have hit the…
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