Feb 17, 2012 When the news hit the other day of the blockbuster settlement for abuses in the foreclosure process, there may have been one brand you didn’t immediately recognize. Ally has really only been around since 2009, but there are already rumors swirling about its status.
Feb 13, 2012 President Obama has published his multi-trillion-dollar budget. Despite it being an election year, Karen Shaw Petrou thinks we should take it seriously.
Feb 10, 2012 The details of the settlement between the states and the banks are still being hashed out. But, if you want to know if you might qualify, we’ve got some information to get you started.
Feb 13, 2012 Yesterday's $25 billion agreement between five big U.S. banks and state attorneys general could help some three million homeowners who owe more than their homes are currently worth.
Feb 10, 2012 Reviewing the week's headlines on Wall Street. This week: The $25 billion foreclosure settlement agreement the government and five major banks agreed to yesterday.
Feb 9, 2012 Americans' feelings on the foreclosure deal, banks and whether they should worry about the European debt crisis. Gallup's Frank Newport offers up the latest data.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Feb 13, 2012 State and federal authorities unveil a $25 billion deal with big banks to address foreclosure abuses and to aid underwater homeowners.
Heidi N. Moore
Feb 13, 2012 Today's $26 billion settlement between the government and five of the nation's biggest banks could free up the billions in mortgage securities they possess. But the settlement will also change many of the ways banks deal with foreclosures.
Feb 13, 2012 The Obama administration and nearly every U.S. state are reportedly ready to settle for $26 billion with five of the country's largest banks over allegations of abusive foreclosure practices.