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1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

Citi signs $7-billion settlement with U.S.

The $7-billion includes $4-billion in cash to the U.S. Department of Justice, $2.5-billion in consumer relief, more than $200-million to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and just less than $300-million to settle probes by five states, said sources familiar with the negotiations.

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4 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

LeBron James Just Showed How To Solve The US Housing Crisis

My colleague Andy Kiersz recently published the following map, based on data from Zillow, showing where middle class homebuyers are totally screwed.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

8 hrs ago | EKathimerini

Greece battles to defuse ticking debt bomb

Dimitris Pikrodimitris took out a mortgage four years ago when he was drawing an annual income of A 27,000 .

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Related Topix: Home, Personal Finance, Mortgage

12 hrs ago | Belper News

Town's house prices surge

House prices in Belper have increased by eight per cent in the space of a year, according to latest figures.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Derbyshire County, England, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

17 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Jumbo mortgage rates come down to earth

When Melissa and Sam Rubenstein were shopping for a home loan, they figured that because they would likely use a jumbo mortgage - those classified as higher than $625,500 in North Jersey - they'd pay more in interest than if they secured a conventional loan.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home, Housing

Sat Jul 12, 2014

KYTX-TV News

Habitat for Humanity Helps Woman Overcome Mortgage

We know that sitting all day long, whether at a desk or on the couch, can be bad for your health.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Detroit News

Detroit residents fight to stay in homes they say they own, but developer is trying to sell

Saving their homes: Families in the Gratiot McDougall Homes project claim the developer Peter Barclae deceived them when he had them sign rent-to-own contracts for their homes and is now trying to sell their properties to a Singapore company.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Capital-Journal

At Home Living: Accelerating your home mortgage

Paying off your mortgage sooner than the initial life of your loan may sound attractive and there are tools in the marketplace to help you do that.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Topeka, KS

Lowell Sun

Average U.S. mortgage rate edges up to 4.15 percent

Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the nationwide average rate for a 30-year loan rose to 4.15 percent from 4.12 percent last week.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

SFBG Politics Blog

SF to consider joining Richmond in fighting banks over underwater mortgages

Plans to ease San Francisco's often overlooked home foreclosure crisis will have to wait a bit longer.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Foreclosures, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Tri-cityherald.com

Wells Fargo profit edges up 3 percent in quarter

In this Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, file photo, a man walks past a Wells Fargo location in Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: Wells Fargo , Banking, Financial Services, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Click2Houston

Stocks close out bad week

Stocks ended a volatile week with modest gains Friday, but the S&P 500 had its worst week in three months.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance

ABC News

Business Highlights

Would-be home sellers across the country are grappling with a once-in-a-lifetime problem: They have mortgage rates so absurdly low it would hurt them financially to sell.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Housing, Smoking, Medicine, Health, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

National Public Radio

US Records $71 Billion Budget Surplus In June

The U.S. government ran a monthly budget surplus in June, putting it on course to record the lowest annual deficit since 2008.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Fannie Mae, Personal Finance, US News

The Globe and Mail

At midday: Weak energy sector pulls TSX lower

The Toronto stock market fell Friday amid a disappointing jobs report that showed the Canadian economy lost an unexpected 9,400 jobs in June.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Lexington Herald-Leader

Downside of low US mortgage rates? Less selling

In this July 2, 2014 photo, Ryan Carson, right, poses for a photo with his wife, Jenny Roraback-Carson, and their daughter Clara, 3, in the entry to their home in Seattle.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home Listing, Housing, Real Estate

KMIZ

Should you raid your retirement savings to slash debt?

If dipping into your retirement savings to finally pay off that pesky credit card bill sounds like a good idea, you should probably think twice.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Home, Mortgage, Credit Card Debt

Brandon Sun

Worried about getting a mortgage? Rules may be tighter but options remain

If you are self-employed, live in a rural area or don't have the best credit, you may find it increasingly difficult to get a mortgage.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Bellingham Herald

A new challenge to HUD's reverse-mortgage program

The United States faces a retirement funds crisis: a rapidly growing number of people who retire without the financial capacity to support themselves during ever-increasing life spans.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Retirement, Health, AARP

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Examiner.com

Freddie Mac: Not much movement when it comes to mortgage rates

After initially moving higher from the previous week, mortgage rates hit a bit of a lull this week.

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Related Topix: Home, Freddie Mac, Financial Services, Mortgage, Personal Finance

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