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Photo of a demonstrator protesting home foreclosures (Photo by Spencer Platt / Getty Images)

‘Robin Hood’ Lawyer Fights Foreclosures

For 34 years, Robert Thompson Jr. had been a business and labor lawyer — as was his father before him — defending corporations and financial institutions and even serving on several banks’ boards of directors.

07/01/2012

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson (Photo by aaron tam/AFP/Getty Images)

Market Rates For The Middle Class

With a couple of simple fixes from Congress, billions of dollars could be put into the economy by allowing middle class families to refinance their mortgages and by keeping student loans at market rates. Maybe […]

06/08/2012

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Too Much Truth Recap: Half of metro Atlanta mortgages underwater

According to the AJC.com, More than half of homeowners with a mortgage in metro Atlanta owe more than the house is worth, a new report says. Their negative equity will slow a real estate recovery […]

WAOK-AM–05/24/2012

Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac Bailout Projected To Grow

President’s Plan to Save Homes Wins Praise

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WAOK)-President Obama’s announcement today of a new plan to help homeowners who are not late paying their mortagages won praise from U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) today. The president […]

WAOK-AM–10/24/2011

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The Big Housing Overhaul

Today, GOP lawmakers plan to introduce eight bills that each take a small step toward pushing the mortgage giants Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae out of business. The bite-sized approach to ease the government out […]

WAOK-AM–03/29/2011

Round The Clock Help

In Atlanta through Tuesday at the Georgia World Congress Center

06/10/2010