Now That You Own A Home, Put It To Work For YouYou've owned your home for a while and you've built up some equity, thanks to years of good payment history. Now you can use that payment history to help reduce or even eliminate your debt.
What To Do With Your Tax RefundMost tax filers are getting a refund after they file their 2012 return. With the average refund running about $3,000, a lot of people will be thinking about what to do with the extra cash.
Madigan Joins Suit Over S&P Mortgage Bond RatingsIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has joined the federal government and 13 other attorneys general in suing for changes in the way Standard & Poor's rates mortgage bonds.
Event To Help Homeowners Facing ForeclosureHomeowners facing foreclosure on their properties could find help tomorrow at a Keep Your Home, Illinois event sponsored by the state.
NAACP To Teach Homeowners About Foreclosure RightsA local branch of the NAACP wants to make sure homeowners know their rights when it comes to foreclosure.
State Using Federal Money To Help Delinquent HomeownersThe State of Illinois is using federal money to help delinquent homeowners.
Illinois Officials Work To Fight Mortgage 'Robo-Signing'Prosecutors across the country allege that so-called “robo-signing” is largely responsible for the housing market crash, and -Illinois county officeholders say they’re willing to help stop it.
Outlook: Fewer Of Us To Fall Behind On PaymentsA new study by a Chicago-based credit reporting agency projects that fewer Americans will fall behind on their mortgage and credit card payments next year.