MERS Toxic Titles | Man Buys Foreclosure, Told He Can’t Move In

Don’t worry, it’s just a technicality… ~ “It was typical closing, flawless,” said Van Zalen. “Title company was there, bank was there, realtor was there.” BUT “Standing in line at the rental place, phone rang,” said Van Zalen. “Realtor said ‘don’t move in there, there is a problem.’” ~ Foreclosure mess puts homeowners in limbo … Read more

Legal Services for Poor Face Growing Need and Less Funding

Legal Services for Poor Face Growing Need and Less Funding by Marian Wang ProPublica Providers of civil legal services to the poor are having to furlough their staff, triage their clients, and turn away more people in need as a result of the Congressional budget compromised reached last month. Legal services may include defending low-income individuals … Read more

As US Reaches Debt Limit, Geithner Implements Additional Extraordinary Measures to Allow Continued Funding of Government Obligations

The United States is expected to reach the legal limit on its debt later on Monday and will start dipping into federal retirement funds to give the country more room to borrow, a Treasury official said. ~ As US Reaches Debt Limit, Geithner Implements Additional Extraordinary Measures to Allow Continued Funding of Government Obligations Today, … Read more

May 17th JPMorgan Chase Shareholder Meeting in Columbus, Ohio | Clergy, Homeowners, Unions to Hold Banks Accountable for Foreclosures, Recession

“Most Basic Values” JP Morgan Chase What if we came together and made the nation’s largest banks like JP Morgan Chase follow the same rules as we all do around fairness and honesty, paying their fair share of taxes and treating people fairly? Well, it might look something like this.” Clergy, Homeowners, Unions to Hold … Read more