Struggling homeowners won't be slammed with taxes when lenders forgive a portion of their debt.
Concentrations of risky FHA-backed mortgages in poorer neighborhoods are damaging to borrowers and the nation, a researcher says.
Homeowners over 50 are the fastest-growing group facing foreclosure. Widows are vulnerable when their names aren't on the mortgage.
Public outrage erupts in a country where even when you lose your home to foreclosure, you still must pay the mortgage.
'Boomerang buyers' are re-emerging to qualify for mortgages. Ever wonder what it takes?
A new survey also says 32% of Americans think homeowners should be able to strategically default on their mortgages without facing consequences.
New research identifies the number of homeowners the federal HAMP program could have helped if banks had moved more efficiently.
VIDEO ON MSN MONEY
Copyright © 2014 Microsoft. All rights reserved.
'We're not exactly in a uniformly strong market,' says the notably pessimistic newsletter publisher.
The Market Dispatches column has been discontinued. Here's where to find the latest stock and business news on MSN Money, and the latest from market writer Charley Blaine.
MONEY & POLITICS
Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
MUST-SEE ON MSN
A charcuterie master shares his process for cold-smoking meat at home.
- Jetpacks about to go mainstream
- Weird things covered by home insurance
- Bing: 70 percent of adults report 'digital eye strain'