N.Y. to Sue BofA, Wells Fargo Over Mortgage Settlement
Attorney General Schneiderman says his office has close to 340 cases of homeowners who were “put at risk” by the banks violations of settlement terms
Banks Cheated Veterans on Mortgages: Lawsuit
As the nation honors military personnel on Veterans Day, apparently 13 banks face a lawsuit alleging they cheated veterans by charging illegal fees on mortgages.
Profiting from Morality
Brian Payne, vice president of investments at Wells Fargo Advisors in Dallas, has had a close association with the Muslim community in the Dallas/Forth Worth area for about five years.
Surprising, and Scary, Surge in Foreclosure Notices
Mortgage default notices shot up 33% in August from July, a dramatic turnaround from the downtrend reported just last month and the sharpest monthly increase since the start of the housing crisis in August 2007.
The Affluentialist: The Next Case of Madoff Disease
Even shrewd clients and professionals are susceptible to Madoff disease--that seemingly inexplicable investment flu that stuns its victims into becoming non-questioning believers despite the warning...
A quick perusal of the consumer press tells you all you need to know about how clients feel: They ain't happy. The Wall Street Journal weekend...
Climbing the Ladder
La Salle offers an online tool to build bond ladde
A New Take On Fixed Income
As bonds burgeon in popularity, Tom Ricketts aims