Freddie Mac is hinting that government-sponsored home mortgages may soon offer for a big “out” for troubled homeowners – reduced principal on their mortgages.
The HARP 2.0 refinance program became widely available to underwater homeowners on Monday. Here's how to find out if you're eligble.
After several months of legislative battles, the CFPB’s director says the consumer agency is finally in a position to prove itself to critics.
On Super Tuesday, the White House took the opportunity to show what President Barack Obama wants to do to help responsible homeowners and support the housing market recovery by introducing two new measures. Here's what to make of it.
A slideshow presentation from the Treasury Department includes one slide highlighting all the challenges that remain for the economy. It’s a frightening image, to say the least.
The Obama administration has proposed a “bill of rights” to protect consumers’ data, but privacy experts say it’s unclear what legislation will come out of it.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau hosted a town hall in New York on Wednesday to elicit feedback on banks’ overdraft policies, but discussions on prepaid debit cards, check-cashing services and retail giant Wal-Mart dominated the conversation.
Collecting Social Security's disability insurance can be a long and frustrating process, with no guarantees.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed a rule today to add debt collectors and consumer credit reporting agencies to its jurisdiction.
With just two weeks to go until the payroll tax cut is set to expire, the White House tries its luck with the same Twitter campaign that helped pressure Congress to approve the previous extension.