Nov 19, 2013 The Justice Department is expected to announce a record-setting settlement with J.P. Morgan Chase over mortgages and mortgage-backed bonds.
Nov 6, 2013 Under current law, JPMorgan can deduct its $5.1 billion settlement with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from its taxes. Some Democrats are trying to change that.
Oct 11, 2013 Americans used to believe that when you retired, your house should be paid off. That was, of course, before the refinancing boom.
May 6, 2015 Reuters reports the Federal Housing Administration may need a bailout from the federal government.
Sep 17, 2013 Mortgage lenders fueled the financial collapse by marketing subprime loans to people who couldn't afford them. They disappeared as the housing market crashed, but subprime mortgages could return.
Sep 11, 2013 Douglas Duncan says the economy today is “improving but it's not robust."
Sep 6, 2013 Traditional wisdom says you should pay off your mortgage before you retire, but sometimes that's not the best choice.
Aug 23, 2013 The government is trying to wind down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which could really change the mortgage picture out there. What can we expect to see if the government-backed companies go private or have a diminished role?
Aug 9, 2013 Congress's proposed plans to phase out government-backed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will almost certainly mean higher mortgage rates for consumers.