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  • Air time check: Who got the most words in edgewise during Monday night's GOP debate?

     
    Running a word-count program on the transcript of last night's GOP presidential primary debate I get: Mitt Romney -- 4,649 (34%) Newt Gingrich -- 4,118 (30%) Rick Santorum --2,898 ( 21%) Ron Paul -- 2,095 (15%) This does not include......
  • DuPage women get 10 years each in mortgage scam

    Two DuPage businesswomen who illegally used money from customers at their Wheaton title company for their personal use each were sentenced today to 10 years in prison and ordered jointly to pay $1.8 million in restitution. Pamela Williams, 58, of Darien,...
  • Man gets 20 years and must pay $56M for fraud

    A Country Club Hills man was sentenced today to 20 years in federal prison and was ordered to pay more than $56 million today in a mortgage fraud scheme in what is being called among the largest federal prosecutions in Chicago, officials said. Bobbie L....
  • FICO's radar picking up potential walkaways

    Your mortgage payments are up to date, and you pay your bills on time. Your credit score is above average. Uh-oh. Could be trouble. How could this be a problem? Alas, we live in a surreal age, creditwise. If you have those good credit characteristics...
  • Settlement announced over Countrywide loans

    Settlement announced over Countrywide loans
    WASHINGTON—Illinois Atty. Gen. Lisa Madigan and federal officials today announced a $335 million national settlement with Bank of America stemming from former mortgage giant Countrywide allegedly steering minority borrowers into subprime loans and...
  • Mortgage lenders offer states new terms for draft settlement over foreclosures

    Mortgage lenders offer states new terms for draft settlement over foreclosures
    The nation's five largest mortgage lenders have offered a draft settlement to pay out as much as $25 billion to cover new terms for homeowners driven out by foreclosure, but government officials said Monday the states won't be able to close the deal...
  • Read President Obama's State of the Union Address

    Read President Obama's State of the Union Address
    Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans: Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed home some of our last troops to serve in Iraq. Together, we offered a final, proud salute to the...
  • FULL TEXT: President Obama's State of the Union Address

    The following are the remarks of President Barack Obama, as prepared for delivery. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans: Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed home some of...
  • $25B for US in multi-state mortgage settlement

    $25B for US in multi-state mortgage settlement
    At long last, help has arrived from the federal and state governments for victims of the mortgage crisis. Billed as the largest joint federal-state settlement the country’s ever seen, -- $25 billion in total -- there’s $1 billion dollars in...
  • Mortgage holders now more accountable for abandoned buildings

    The Chicago City Council passed legislation today that makes banks and other financial companies more accountable for problems inside thousands of abandoned buildings. The ordinance, which passed unanimously, faced adamant opposition from the financial...
  • Chicago's Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd

    Chicago's Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd
    Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd (Butler Rubin) isn’t your average law firm. For one, it’s fairly uncommon to find a firm of its size dedicated solely to complex commercial litigation. But then again, the 36-attorney boutique doesn’t...
  • Fannie, Freddie ease short-sale rules in hardship cases

    WASHINGTON — If you're underwater and facing financial distress, what might Fannie Mae's and Freddie Mac's new short-sale-reform policies mean for you? Potentially a lot — even if you are current on your mortgage payments and never imagined...