Aldermen Seek To Require Banks Holding City's Accounts To Disclose More Information On Lending PracticesAldermen said the new disclosure requirements are aimed at helping address racial disparities in home lending practices in Chicago.
How Can Your Home Fulfill Your Dreams?Your new home can help you many different ways over the course of your life. Here are a few things to consider now that you are a home owner.
5 Ways To Put Your Home Equity To Work For YouDon't let your equity just sit there. Take advantage of your hard work and use your equity to make improvements to your home and your life.
Leveraging Your Mortgage As An AssetIf you've got a mortgage, then you've got an asset. Put it to work for you and learn how to spread that loan out to best help your financial situation.
Survive This Economy: Refinancing Your Home LoanA recent survey reveals that nearly a third of Chicago area homeowners are still underwater – meaning they owe more money on their mortgage than their home is worth. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports, even if you don't have equity in your home, there is help available if you want to refinance your home loan.
Illinois Homeowners To Get $1B From Mortgage SettlementAs part of a $25 billion nationwide settlement with the country's five largest banks, struggling Illinois homeowners are expected to get about $1 billion to settle allegations of fraudulent and improper foreclosure practices.