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Has Trump Made Enrolling In Health Insurance Plans Too Difficult?

By InsuranceBusinessMag.com

It’s sign-up season for the Affordable Care Act, but the Trump administration isn’t making it easy

Many Harvey Victims Were Uninsured; Must Pay Devastating Losses Out Of Pocket

By Chron

NEW YORK (AP) — Homeowners suffering flood damage from Harvey are more likely to be on the hook for losses


How Government Policy Created Ghettos, According to One Historian

By Urban Intellectuals

In light of Dr. Ben Carson’s nomination as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and the commencement of the Trump Administration,


Hasidic Neighborhood in Brooklyn Hold A Bulk of Section 8 Vouchers

By NY Daily News

Little boys in yarmulkes peer from apartment balconies, watching the men below toss bread into a bonfire.


The Big Reason Blacks Are Poorer Than Whites In America

By Bloomberg Businessweek

The gap between blacks and whites in income is big, but nowhere near as big as the gap in wealth.


What You Can Do When Your Property Taxes Are Too High

By The Network Journal

Q: Forty years ago I paid $700 for my home. I never upgraded


Donald Trump’s Treasury Pick Foreclosed On Elderly Woman For 27-Cents

By Daily Kos

If the fact that Donald Trump’s pick for Treasury secretary is a former Goldman Sachs


Don’t Let Money Ruin Your Relationship- Steps You Can Take To Prevent This From Happening

By Yolanda Spivey

Money has the power to cause a relationship to fail.


This Millionaire Collects Food Stamps and Brags About Having Lunch With Donald Trump


If he wanted Donald Trump’s help, all he’d have to do is pick up the phone and this food stamp fraud case would go away.


Good news for homeowners facing foreclosure! New program can help you

By EurWeb

On April 14 and in an effort to help troubled homeowners keep their homes, the


3 ways to lower your medication costs

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Prescription drug prices are rising as consumer patience and salaries are wearing thin.


Mortgage lenders try to turn more renters into homeowners

So you say you want to buy a home but you’re locked out of the market because you don’t have enough money for a down payment.


90 Year old veteran forcefully evicted from his home after living there for 60 years

By The Root

The story of Johnnie H. Hodges, a 90-year-old Navy veteran of World War II


New York Landlord explains why he rents to whites only

By NYMag

Ephraim turns the car on. I stammer through a request to hear what it’s like to be a landlord in so many evolving Brooklyn neighborhoods. Ephraim nods and stares out the window, as if he lacks the will or energy to answer such a broad question.


Does your insurance policy have your back?

By Your West Valley

Just because you have insurance doesn’t mean you’re covered, caution AAA Insurance experts. The new year is a good time to check over your policies and make necessary tweaks to make sure you’re properly protected.


Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac join forces to combat homelessness

By The Huffington Post

Two organizations synonymous with the 2008 financial crisis could play vital roles in helping America’s most vulnerable residents get off the streets.


Foundation slated to pay off slain NYPD officers home mortgages

By USA Today

ALBANY, N.Y. — The Tunnel to Towers Foundation said Tuesday it will pay the mortgages on the homes of the two New York City police officers who were shot and killed in Brooklyn on Saturday.


Arachnophobia 2.0- Family driven out of St. Louis home by Venomous Spiders

By KTVB.com

WELDON SPRING, Mo. (AP) — A family was driven from their suburban St. Louis home by thousands of venomous spiders that fell from the ceiling and oozed from the walls.


How much life insurance do you really need?

By Sharon Epperson

Life insurance is rarely a topic that consumers like to think about, talk about—or even do anything about for that matter. Recent statistics show ownership of life insurance policies is at the lowest level in decades: One in four consumers have no life insurance at all. One of the biggest problems is many consumers simply have no idea how much life insurance they need or the best place to get it.

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Bank of America Reaches a Record $16.65 Billion Settlement Over Toxic Mortgage Bonds

By The Charlotte Observer

Bank of America’s record $16.65 billion settlement with the U.S. government over toxic mortgage bonds requires the Charlotte bank to help struggling homeowners by modifying mortgages, forgiving principal and making loans to lower-income borrowers.