March

Blog Posts in March, 2014

  • A number of individuals in the financial industry convinced a staggering number of elderly homeowners to enter into reverse mortgages before the public came to understand that reverse mortgages should almost always be avoided. As a result of this ...
  • When the subprime mortgage crisis exploded in 2007 and helped to spark the nation's most recent recession, lawmakers, experts and the general public appeared to be similarly outraged at many of the unethical and abusive lending practices that had ...
  • CFPB tries to secure free credit scores for consumers

    The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) serves as a consumer-friendly watchdog with its eyes on the financial industry. According to the organization’s website, “(The agency’s) mission is to make markets for consumer ...
  • Thinking about business-related debt loads

    The entrepreneurial spirit has long been praised throughout American history. Ours is a society which prides itself on invention, innovation and expansion. As a result, many people of all ages find themselves itching to start their own businesses. ...