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Free Origin SC Workshops focusing on Homeownership, Credit, and Budgeting in May

CHARLESTON CHRONICLE — Begin believing in achieving your goals today! Origin SC offers workshops around the Tri-county area of Charleston, SC. They also offer one-on-one appointments with certified credit advisors. Take a look at their May 2019 offerings below to find the next workshop nearest you. You can meet with them by phone or online as well. […read more]

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Op-Ed

As Loan Debts Rise, Foreclosures Dip

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist     A new economic analysis by the New York Federal Reserve Bank found fewer foreclosures, bankruptcies and credit card delinquencies. However the rates of delinquent auto and student loans are worse than before. For most consumers, debt may seem Read More

Op-Ed

A Boost for the American Dream

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   About 800,000 homeowners whose mortgages were backed by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) could save $900 annually on mortgage costs, due to a small reduction in mortgage insurance (MI) premiums. President Barack Obama made the announcement in a recent Read More

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Wells Fargo, NAACP, National Urban League to Host Housing Forums for Aspiring Homeowners during National Homeownership Month

Media Veronica Clemons Wells Fargo 704-715-5145 Veronica.c.clemons@wellsfargo.com Nicole Kenney NAACP 202-478-6409 nkenney@naacpnet.org Latraviette D. Smith-Wilson National Urban League 212-558-5433 lsmithadv@nul.org DES MOINES, Iowa – May 29, 2014 – Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC), the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and National Urban Read More

Business

Blacks Locked Out of Housing Market

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As the housing market recovers a new report by the Urban Institute shows that Black borrowers “have been disproportionately shut out of the market.” According to the report titled, “Where Have All the Loans Gone? The Read More

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Wells Fargo Celebrates Military Saves Week; Offers Free Financial Education Webinars

Media: Lisa Westermann 415-222-6236 Lisa.b.westermann@wellsfargo.com Wells Fargo Celebrates Military Saves Week; Offers Free Financial Education Webinars SAN FRANCISCO, February 21, 2014 – In an ongoing effort to support military members, veterans and their families, Wells Fargo is celebrating Military Saves Week by offering three free financial education webinars Read More

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LIFT Programs Help 5,000 People Achieve Dream of Homeownership

Media: Chris Hammond Media: Douglas Robinson 415-222-4106 202-870-3583 chris.l.hammond@wellsfargo.com drobinson@nw.org LIFT Programs Help 5,000 People Achieve Dream of Homeownership  Collaboration between Wells Fargo and NeighborWorks America provides homebuyer education and down payment assistance SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, DC — December 19, 2013 — Wells Fargo & Read More

Business

U.S. Housing Recovery Pricing Out First-Time Buyers

CHICAGO, July 23 (UPI) — The U.S. housing recovery is increasingly pricing first-time home buyers out of the market, data provided by the National Association of Realtors indicates. NAR released a home sales report indicating people in their late 20s and early 30s accounted for only Read More

Op-Ed

Homeowner Bills of Rights Emerge as Remedies to Foreclosure

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   A few days ago, HUD released data showing that more 620,000 troubled homeowners received more than $50 billion in principal reductions and savings. These actions were the direct result of the National Mortgage Settlement, negotiated by America’s largest banks, Read More

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New Wall Street Threat to Homeownership

  By Stella J. Adams NNPA Guest Columnist   Private-equity firms, hedge funds and other Wall Street investors are seeking to develop a Real Estate Owned (REO)– to- Rent Securitization Market with the blessing of the FED and FHFA.   A year ago, the Federal Reserve Board issued Read More

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Wells Fargo, NeighborWorks America Help 1,600 Successfully Buy Homes through ‘LIFT’ Programs

Media contacts: Wells Fargo Chris Hammond 415-222-4106 chris.l.hammond@wellsfargo.com NeighborWorks America Lindsay Moore 202-220-6317 lmoore@nw.org Wells Fargo, NeighborWorks America Help 1,600 Successfully Buy Homes through ‘LIFT’ Programs $170 million Effort Offers Home-buying Education, Down Payment Assistance for Moderate Income Buyers in 20 U.S. Housing Markets San Francisco and Read More