- California urged to return $331 million meant for homeowners Updated: Jul-06-15 8:18 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Several California lawmakers and community assistance groups are calling on Gov. Jerry Brown to repay more than $331 million in funds intended to help homeowners struggling with foreclosures that the state siphoned off to help deal with its budget crisis.
- Consider the financial implications of lengthy auto loans Updated: Jul-01-15 5:49 pm
Kevin Flores has more than six years to pay off the loan on his new Nissan Frontier pickup.
- Government names special monitor for Corinthian student debt Updated: Jun-25-15 3:31 pm
WASHINGTON - The Education Department is appointing a special monitor to help develop a debt relief program for students who attended the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges.
- Average US rate on 30-year mortgage edges up to 4.02 pct. Updated: Jun-25-15 11:09 am
WASHINGTON - Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates were mixed this week, marking slight increases or declines but remaining close to high levels for the year.
- Here's why home sales are finally surging Updated: Jun-22-15 5:02 pm
WASHINGTON - Real estate has gotten hot again.
- Judge rules lawyer owes $236,000 in old law school loan Updated: Jun-15-15 5:33 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - A Connecticut lawyer who hasn't paid his law school loans since 2001, saying the federal government broke his loan agreement, has been ordered by a judge to pay the outstanding balance of more than $236,000.
- Amid Brazil's economic crisis, consumers struggle with debt Updated: Jun-15-15 12:07 am
RIO DE JANEIRO - Francisco Xavier emerges from a payday loan shop, his brow more furrowed with worry than when he entered. His loan request was denied, and he has no idea how he is going to pay out-of-control bills, including credit card payments that gobble up nearly half his monthly income.
- US household wealth reaches new high of nearly $85 trillion Updated: Jun-11-15 2:03 pm
WASHINGTON - A rising stock market and climbing home prices boosted Americans' net worth to a new high in the first three months of the year.
- Gov't plan to help more students erase debt raises questions Updated: Jun-09-15 3:25 am
WASHINGTON - A government plan to wipe out loans for many of the students who attended the now-disgraced for-profit Corinthian Colleges raises serious questions about whether the White House or Congress should have done more to prevent the debacle.