Lenders trying to collect billions of dollars in home equity loans face major obstacles. The battle rages: Is it right or wrong for borrowers to bail?
Consumers stay on the sidelines, expecting rates to remain low and housing prices to fall further.
Should you refinance? With rates this low, it's something to consider, but it's not for everyone.
Rent is just one of the new expenses you'll face when you move out on your own.
The home debt crisis is changing the landscape, causing millions of vacant homes, rising for-sale inventories and downward pressure on prices.
Wealthy people are probably no more likely to strategically default, or default for any reason, than anyone else.
For these struggling towns, the object is to put vacant lots back on the tax rolls.
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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.
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The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.