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Home equity loans still tough to find

June 15, 2010 by  
Filed under Articles and Features┬áToday’s homeowners are finding it far more difficult to obtain a home equity loan or line of credit. Lenders scrambling to cover losses are tightening standards and taking a close look at housing values. Fewer homeowners now qualify for home equity products, and experts say uncertainty in the housing market is only exacerbating the problem. […]

Gulf businesses fight for BP payments

June 10, 2010 by  
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NEW YORK/NEW ORLEANS ( — Small businesses are skeptical — at best — of BP’s promise that it will pay for all lost income and wages as a result of the oil spill. So far, BP doesn’t seem to be able to keep up. Of the checks that have been cut, 90% have gone to […]