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August 4, 2017

Most Americans Die With Debt

You’re probably going to die with some debt to your name. In fact, 73% of consumers had outstanding debt when they were reported as dead, according […]
July 27, 2017

Mortgage Delinquencies Continue to Decline

Mortgage delinquencies dropped in April and the economy continued to show improvement, according to the latest Loan Performance Insights Report from CoreLogic.  Nationally, mortgages in some stage […]
July 26, 2017

Foreclosure Filings Down 20% from Year Ago

According to ATTOM Data Solutions’ Midyear 2017 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report the total number of U.S. properties with foreclosure filings during the first half of the […]
June 14, 2017

Is the New Household Debt Record Cause for Concern?

Last month, the New York Federal Reserve reported that household debt across the nation has hit a dubious milestone in the first quarter: It surpassed the […]
June 1, 2017

Electronic Communications: A Growing Compliance Risk

The 7th annual Electronic Communications Compliance Survey from Smarsh reveals that finaical firms are struggling to keep up with the multitude of electronic communications channels.  More than half of […]
May 16, 2017

Millions of Homes Still ‘Seriously Underwater’

Since the housing recovery began a few years ago, millions of homeowners have gotten their heads back above water due to rising home prices.  That said, […]
May 10, 2017

Foreclosure Process Can Take 5 Years in Some States

A decade ago, a home in Connecticut could be sold to another party about 12 months after a borrower stopped paying a mortgage.  These days, it’s […]
May 3, 2017

Foreclosures Continue Descent but Some Cities Still Struggle

ATTOM Data Solutions recently released its Q1 and March 2017 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, which shows first quarter foreclosure activity was below pre-recession levels nationwide and […]
April 26, 2017

Over 40% Students Don’t Make School Loan Payments

More than 40% of Americans who borrowed from the government’s main student-loan program aren’t making payments or are behind on more than $200 billion owed, raising […]