Mortgage and Finance lacked leadership principles

My friend and I have 45 years of military service between her career and mine. By 2005 it was clear to us that executives and many employees in the mortgage and finance sector lacked basic leadership traits and principals known to everyone in the American armed forces. “Know your Marines and look out for their …

Crazy Speculators takes initiative to help Americans

Should the government investigate current conditions? Will a free economy poison itself, and the rest of the world, as it did with subprime mortgages? Are banks and institutional investors trying to recap $385 Billion dollars (USD) in collaterized debt obligation losses? These questions and many more are being discussed at Crazy Speculators (www.crazyspeculators.com) and we …

Paulson wants state help as court blocks state enforcement? Really?

While Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson was speaking, a federal appeals court shut the door to state enforcement of federally charted banks. Now Paulson wants help from the states. What in the world is going on? Didn’t the court render the states powerless to seek documents and enforce predatory lending laws, while Paulson is asking stes …

Credit Report Clean Up and The Statute of Limitations

If you are concerned about your adjustable rate mortgage or just cleaning up your credit report an issue that you should be aware of is the statute of limitations on old debt. Many people believe they must pay everybody regardless. At the same time some creditors try to get people to renew their debt, primarily …

Banks, Predatory Lenders, and Ambassadors

Boston Federal Reserve Bank president Eric S. Rosengren urged banks to take a second look at subprime borrowers, saying many have improved their credit scores since buying a home. If that is the case banks could step in and help those homeowners. Meanwhile arguments and debates continue as issues are labeled as “bailouts” or “rescues.” …