Batten down the hatches! A CoreLogic report estimates that 6.5 million homes on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts could be damaged by future hurricanes – representing $1.5 trillion in reconstruction… Read More »

You won’t find this in any description of “best practices” for protecting consumer information.   A resident of Plymouth, MA found piles of old documents dumped in a field near his… Read More »

Why didn’t the Obama administration push harder and earlier for broad-based reductions in mortgage debt levels during the financial crisis? Lawrence Summers, former director of the National Economic Council, and… Read More »

Has the 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage outlived its usefulness, or is it still the bedrock of the U.S. housing finance system? Fortune Magazine cites three reasons for keeping it, among them,… Read More »