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Nov. 20, 2009
The Ohio Attorney General has filed lawsuits against three credit rating agencies, alleging that reckless business practices resulted in five Ohio pension funds losing hundreds of millions of dollars. (Read More)

Nov. 17, 2009
With the news that the tax credit for first time home buyers and the new tax credit for existing home owners, has been extended, realtors around the country are reporting the phones are ringing again, and home buyers are out in big numbers.

With increasing numbers of buyers, home values are also on the rise in many areas of the country.  Home buyers, in general seem to continue to be in bargain hunt mode, looking predominantly for short sales and foreclosed homes. (Read More)

Nov. 17, 2009
Fitch Ratings, an agency that provides the world’s credit markets with independent credit opinions, research and data, has released its latest Credit Card Index showing mixed results for the credit card industry for the month of September. (Read More)

Apr. 23 2009
WASHINGTON ( -- Are the stars finally aligned for a Washington crackdown on credit cards? President Obama on Thursday will attend a meeting of administration officials and card company executives. He is expected to press CEOs to adopt practices designed to protect consumers. (Read More)