Monthly Archives: November 2015

Surrender Not an Option for Homeowners in Bankruptcy

By Stephanie Cumings Nov. 24 — A debtor who misses mortgage payments in bankruptcy cant surrender his home to make up for it, even if the creditor goes three years without bringing the missed payments to the courts attention. Courts … Continue reading

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Have a holiday shopping plan and stick to it

I don’t know about you, but I have started to receive all sorts of emails about the upcoming holiday shopping season. It seems every year, retailers are starting their holiday push sooner. In fact, many stores — such as Meijer … Continue reading

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Company Responsible For Illegal Dump Files Bankruptcy

The company allegedly responsible for an illegal dump behind its Triport Road facility in Scott County has filed for bankruptcy, court documents show. Global Environmental Services LLC., located at 109 Triport Road, filed Nov. 2 under Chapter 7 of the … Continue reading

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Main Line Banter: Nobody asked me, but …

Nobody asked me, but am I the only one that thinks rushing every holiday season seems to be the order of the day in our frenetic society? We cant seem to help but accelerate the process each year in our … Continue reading

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Tesco Bank puts us in a catch-22 situation over our mortgage application

My partner and I are in the process of buying a house, and we applied to Tesco Bank for a mortgage. All has been going well until the valuation report came back. This requested that around pound;6,000 of work be … Continue reading

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Thieves go on spending spree in Greenwich

Thieves ran up more than $10,000 in charges at Sak’s Fifth Avenue and the Apple Store in Greenwich within hours of stealing a Norwalk woman’s credit and debit cards, according to Darien police. The woman was at a restaurant between … Continue reading

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Interest rates push mortgage applications down 0.8%

Mortgage interest rates rose to the highest level in a month, pouring cold water on applications. Total volume fell 0.8 percent last week from the previous week on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. Volume is … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Rise Despite Little Bond Market Movement

Enlarge Graph Quantitative easing was a key part of that effort, and the Fed is reluctant to sell its MBS (mortgage-backed securities) holdings for fear of raising mortgage rates too much. Mortgage rates increase despite little movement in the bond market … Continue reading

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Children can be identity theft targets

But what about kids? Putting children first, KOTA Territory News took a look at child identity theft and what you need to know to keep your kids digital house in order. Child identity theft can occur when someone illegally obtains … Continue reading

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9 Nasty Pitfalls of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy That You Should Know

For millions of debt-ridden individuals and owners of small businesses, filing for personal bankruptcy protection is the only way out of their financial quagmires. If youre an individual or small-business owner struggling with debt, seeking shelter under Chapter 7 of … Continue reading

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