Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 4:04 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Fed up with a widening gap between the haves and have-nots, protestors have taken their grievances public in the form of growing street protests. Known as the Occupy Wall Street Movement, groups have been forming mostly in the Manhattan area to complain that they don’t wield the same political influence over Washington politics as the

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 10:45 am
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

The mortgage banking industry wants to win your trust back. Lenders and servicers realize their reputation is tainted but they say they are determined to reverse that. That was a common theme among lenders who spoke during the first day of the Mortgage Bankers Association, or MBA, annual meeting in Chicago. Many in the crowd of