Governor Signs Bill To Help Homeowners Facing ForeclosureMassachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has given final approval to legislation that seeks to prevent home foreclosures by forcing mortgage lenders to offer modifications on certain "risky" loans.
Top Consumer Complaints Of 2011Complaints about home improvement contractors, along with used cars, insurance policies and foreclosure scams were among the top consumer gripes in Massachusetts.
Tax Season: Getting StartedFor most people the tax information has begun piling up on the kitchen counter.
GMAC Responds To Attorney General's Lawsuit One day after it was among five major banks sued by Massachusetts over deceptive foreclosure practices, GMAC Mortgage said Friday that it will stop purchasing new mortgage loans written by third parties in the state.
Soundbytes Of The Week: 10/28Boston students getting off the bus, for good. Leaving big banks and fees behind. St. Peter-Marian football player with Down Syndrome scores a TD. Baseball's epic Game Six.
More Banks Cancelling Customers' Credit CardsThe intent of the credit card reform law is pretty clear. It is supposed to protect consumers from getting taken advantage of by big banks.
Survey: Many Banks Not Telling Whole Story On FeesA survey by MASSPIRG, the Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group, of 350 banks finds that almost a quarter of them refused to disclose their full list of charges and fees.
Interest Rates, The Lending Industry And Appraisals As They Relate To The Real Estate Market In Massachusettsin Part 4 the panel discusses interest rates, the lending industry and appraisals as they relate to the real estate market in Massachusetts.