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How to Save $66,000 on Your Mortgage

Bi-monthly loan payments save money and time

What if you could pay off your 30-year mortgage in 22 years?
Would you do it?
Consider…

By Renita Burns

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Fair Access to Mortgages Still Illusive for Minority Women

Report finds disparities by race widened as income levels increased

African American and Hispanic women continue to receive disparate treatment in the mortgage lending process,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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You Can Still Get a Mortgage

Tips on financing in a tight credit market

Bankers, brokers, and swindlers aren’t the only ones to blame for the subprime mortgage mess.…

By Chana Garcia

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Foreclosure Lifelines

In danger of losing your home? Help is available

Nearly one in three Americans, or 31%, say they know someone who has already lost…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Foreclosure Prevention Gone Awry?

'Justice League' clamps down on home mortgage scams

The ink on President Barack Obama’s massive stimulus plan hadn’t dried before spurious Websites sprouted…

By Renita Burns

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HUD Outlines Homeowners’ Rescue Plan

If you’re one of the seven to nine million homeowners whose monthly mortgage payments are…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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5. I Will Use Homeownership as a Foundation for Building Wealth

While these are uncertain economic times, financial experts agree that owning a home is still…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Opportunity Knocks

Wealth For Life Principle No. 5: I will use homeownership as a foundation for…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Banks, Regulators, Consumer Advocates Address Foreclosure

FDIC Chairwoman Sheila C. Bair addresses the 12th Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit (Source:…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Did They Cause the Credit Crisis?

The loud, angry chorus of blame began almost immediately. As big banks and brokerage…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Your Home Maintenance Checklist

Make your abode one that will stand the test of time

Routine home maintenance is essential to keeping your house running and preventing minor problems from…

By Renita Burns

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Your Home Insurance Checklist

Protect one of your most valuable assets

Your home is your castle, and probably your biggest investment. So, it’s essential that whatever…

By Renita Burns

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Don’t Get Caught in a Foreclosure Scam

Watch out for con artists looking to steal your equity

Thanks to today’s economic turmoil, sparked by an ongoing mortgage crisis, a record number of…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Buying a Foreclosed Home: Good or Bad?

Though a difficult task, be informed before making a purchase

You’ve heard that the silver lining to all of the change and turmoil of the…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Government Takes Control of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

Bail-out will redistribute management to FHFA, Treasury, and Federal Reserve

The federal government yesterday took control of mortgage giants Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae in…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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How to Avoid Foreclosure

Resources are available to help homeowners prevent repossession

With home foreclosures reaching record highs and circulating news reports about heavyweight boxing champion Evander…

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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Home Costly Home

Take inventory and look for ways to cut the fixed costs of homeownership

As a homeowner, hopefully you haven’t been swept up in the subprime tide that’s hit…

By Chris Taylor

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Looking for Bargains on Rental Property

Ten surefire ways to lock in profits

Real estate prices are tumbling across the U.S. That may spell trouble for homeowners, but…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Outside the Bubble

Alternative financing options fuel real estate investor's success

Alternative financing options fuel real estate investor’s success

By Tamara E. Holmes

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African American Communities Walloped by Subprime Mortgage Disaster

Countless Families Face Impending Foreclosure

Lured by the idea of an easy transition from renter to homeowner, Natasha Layne purchased…

By Denise A. Campbell Laidler

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Quality Connections: How to Use Social Media to Advance Your Professional Brand

Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit panelist LC Johnson teaches women how to brand themselves…

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Legacy Award Honoree: How Charlayne Hunter-Gault Helped Desegregate Schools

Legacy Award recipient and journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault was one of the first blacks to desegregate…

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