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Where to start

by Chris Farrell Mar 7, 2012
My son, who is in his mid 30s and is married with two children, has almost no reportable income. He manages an apartment complex in Los Angeles, for which he receives something like $500/month and the use of a three-bedroom…
Greek Debt Crisis

Explainer: Greece's 'selective default'

by Stephen Beard Feb 28, 2012
Yesterday, Standard & Poor's downgraded Greece's credit rating to "selective default." It's a move that everyone expected, but what's the difference between that and the messy default it was trying to avoid?

Do you qualify for help from the foreclosure settlement?

by Adriene Hill 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.
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Rehabilitating student loans

by Chris Farrell Dec 21, 2011
My fiancée has a student loan that defaulted but is now paying on it every month. She has been told that it can't be rehabbed because of the default (even though others that have defaulted can rehab a second time).…
Whiteboard

The root of Italy's problems

by Paddy Hirsch Nov 14, 2011
Berlusconi may be gone, but Italia's problems persists. Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch explains how Italy got into the mess it's in today.
News In Brief

MID-DAY UPDATE -- Geithner: Fannie & Freddie can never be the same...

by Bill Radke Aug 17, 2010
... So what SHOULD the government's role in housing be? Less defaulting, late pay on credit cards Americans cut back on routine medical care Cot...

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