Category Archives: Financial News

New Mortgage Rules Scheduled to Take Effect in January

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has issued new mortgage rules that are scheduled to take effect on January 10, 2014. Background In 2008, the rise in home foreclosures was viewed by many as the result of substandard mortgage lending Read More »

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U.S. Government Shutdown Explained

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Congress failed to agree on a spending bill for the fiscal year starting October 1, 2013, resulting in the first government shutdown since 1995. According to the Congressional Research Service, this is the 18th time the federal government has shut Read More »

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When Should You Begin Receiving Retirement Benefits?

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New Interest Rates on Federal Student Loans–Again

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The federal government pays the interest on subsidized Stafford Loans while the student is in school, during the six-month grace period after graduation, and during any loan deferment periods. With unsubsidized Stafford Loans, the student pays the interest during these Read More »

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Trust & Wealth Management News – September 2013

Famous People Who Failed to Properly Plan |  It’s Time to Review Your Life Insurance Needs |  Is College Debt the Next Bubble? |  What rate of return should I expect from stocks?

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Trust & Wealth Managemetn News – July 2013

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The Market | The Month in Review | Eye on the Month Ahead

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