Posted In: Housing, foreclosure
According to one study, the average hit to a home near a foreclosed home is over $7,000 in property value. What you and your neighbors could do if an abandoned property is in the neighborhood.
Posted In: identity theft, debt, mortgage solicitation, underwater mortgage
L.A. Times consumer columnist David Lazarus joins Tess to answer questions about debt mediation services and how to cope with the bank when your home is underwater.
Posted In: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard Cordray
Republicans are trying to block the appointment of Richard Cordray as director of the CFPB in preference of a commission; Democrats say it's a fight against consumer protection.
Posted In: Wall Street, Retirement, Credit card, Jobs
Marketplace Money host Tess Vigeland and David Lazarus, consumer columnist for The Los Angeles Times answer listener questions.