Hundreds rally at the White House for an end to the government shutdown. Protest of United States federal government shutdown of 2018–2019. Hundreds rally at the White House for an end to the government shutdown. (Photo by: AFGE | Wiki Commons)
Government

OP-ED: This Government Shutdown is Destroying America

HOUSTON FORWARD TIMES — As a result of this catastrophic and life-altering shutdown, so many people who have relied on the government for their livelihood have been severely impacted in a major way. […read more]

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Op-Ed

Mortgage Complaints Grow

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   In mid-March, the monitor for the National Mortgage Settlement announced that participating banks had completed terms of the agreement affecting 49 states. Bank of America, Citigroup, JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo collectively provided more than $20 billion in Read More

Op-Ed

Check in the Mail for Wronged Mortgage Borrowers

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   The old saying, “The check is in the mail,”  is often a ruse not worth heeding. But beginning April 12, checks will begin going into the mail for 4.2 million mortgage borrowers who were in the foreclosure process in Read More

Op-Ed

$8.5 Billion Agreement with Mortgage Servicers

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   The recent joint announcement by two key federal regulators believed a negotiated agreement with 10 mortgage servicing firms would help more than 3.8 million consumers who were wrongfully foreclosed during 2009 and 2010. Brokered by the Federal Reserve and Read More