Not enough money for the average American family

The percentage of prime borrowers seriously delinquent on their mortgage rose 20.3 percent during the first quarter compared with the previous quarter. It was up 163.7 percent compared with the same quarter a year ago. In comparison, the percentage of subprime borrowers seriously delinquent rose only 1.5 percent during the first quarter. It was up …

Families worried about credit reports

A startling report of the U.S. Foreclosure Index says that once Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae and a few other mortgage lenders lifted the politically forced moratoria on housing foreclosures, the number of foreclosures in March rose 44 per cent from February’s record high. Reasons cited were rising unemployment, a backlog of foreclosures during the …