Action Alert: Vote YES – CALIFORNIA AB354 to be Heard JUNE 20th!

Vote Yes! Friends concerned about Corporate Landlords – please share this far and wide and encourage everyone to contact the Committee Members to vote YES AB 354 will be heard on June 20th in the SENATE BANKING AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS COMMITTEE Majority Leader Ian Calderon is proposing AB 354, which would require Institutional Landlords to … Read more

Deutsche Bank Crashes To Record Low After Fed “Secretly” Put US Operations On “Troubled” Watchlist

Deutsche Bank Crashes To Record Low After Fed “Secretly” Put US Operations On “Troubled” Watchlist It was already a terrible week for Germany’s largest bank, when the Italian turmoil sent its stock price below €10 for the first time since the bank’s existential crisis in the fall of 2016, and it just got worse this … Read more

THIRD FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN v KOULOUVARIS: Non-Negotiable HELOC is Not a Self-Authenticating Instrument

“Third Federal advances a variety of alleged trial court errors. We are not persuaded and, accordingly, affirm” ~ THIRD FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN v KOULOUVARIS: Nonnegotiable HELOC is Not a Self-Authenticating Instrument Third Federal Savings & Loan Association of Cleveland appeals the trial court’s order involuntarily dismissing its foreclosure case. We have jurisdiction. See Fla. … Read more

And Again – Wells Fargo Employees Improperly (aka illegally) Altered Documents

Wells Fargo Employees Improperly Altered Documents Wells Fargo& Co. found that employees in its wholesale unit added information to internal customer records without the clients’ knowledge, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter it didn’t name. The bank discovered the improper activity and reported it to the Office of the Comptroller … Read more

Why Big Banks LOVE Paying Fines to the U.S. Government

“Deutsche Bank said they were happy to settle with the Federal Reserve. Why is Deutsche Bank happy to settle? Because their assets are pushing $2 trillion according to Forbes. The bank brings in tens of billions of dollars each year. Under the circumstances, $156 million is a small price to pay to get the Fed … Read more

Eviction Cases Piling Up High Amid Housing Crisis

Eviction Cases Piling Up High Amid Colorado’s Housing Crisis DENVER — The Denver metro area’s ever-growing cost of living, stagnant wages and lack of affordable housing is filling up the dockets at eviction courts across the region and state. Colorado Center on Law and Policy, which advocates for tenant rights, says the Denver metro area … Read more