Headline News Archive

2007

November

12
  • Prisoners of debt. In a financial version of Night of the Living Dead, debts forgiven by bankruptcy courts are springing back to life to haunt consumers. Fueling these…
  • Reclame su seguro de incendio. Si tu hogar fue dañado por los recientes incendios en California, exígele a tu compañía de seguros que cumpla. Tú pagaste puntualmente tus cuotas mensuales;…
11
  • Collecting insurance after a disaster. In the aftermath of Southern California's devastating wildfires, you might be thinking more about your insurance. If your house is damaged or destroyed, what can…
10
  • F.C.C. planning rules to open cable market. The Federal Communications Commission is preparing to impose significant new regulations to open the cable television market to independent programmers and rival video services after…
  • Ojo con los ‘salvadores’ del embargo. Los propietarios que afrontan la posible pérdida de su vivienda por impago de la hipoteca pueden convertirse en víctimas de quienes prometen rescatar la propiedad…
09
08
  • Debt management plans can help consumers. Consumers struggling to keep up with higher gas prices and other rising household expenses have been pulling out their credit cards more often — sometimes…
  • Homeowners feel pinch of lost equity. As his wedding day approached last spring, Marshall Whittey [of Reno, NV] found that his money could not keep pace with the grandiosity of his…
06
05
  • Subprime bailouts: Chump check. Not everyone is happy about mortgage lenders' latest efforts to help troubled borrowers. Take Teresa Nelson. Instead of going for an adjustable rate mortgage with…
04
  • Struggling with less. Layoffs and subsequent lower-paying jobs have taken a toll on Terri and Kevin Beirne of Orlando, Fla. Four years ago, they both were laid off…
02

October

31
  • Fed cuts key rate another quarter-point. The Federal Reserve cut a key short-term interest rate by a quarter-point to 4.5% on Wednesday, seeking to support troubled financial markets and shore up…
30
  • Viviendas: Horizonte pesimista. Ante la caída en los precios de la vivienda en Estados Unidos, que ha afectado en particular a California, las perspectivas no son optimistas. Al…
29
  • Lead threat to kids can be at home. The house is not the biggest on the block, but Blanca de la Cruz's brick bungalow, on a quiet street south of downtown Milwaukee, is…
27
  • FHA reform: Stuck in neutral?. Distress in the mortgage market is generating a wave of relief bills on Capitol Hill, including one that would allow homeowners to tap into their…
26
24
  • Insurance claims could haunt houses. If past history is any measure, many homeowners affected by the wildfires burning throughout Southern California will find that claims they submit to insurers will…
  • Countrywide anuncia ayuda a sus clientes. Countrywide Financial, la empresa de préstamos hipotecarios más grande de Estados Unidos, dijo este martes que ofreció a unos 82 mil de sus clientes —cuyas…
 

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