Earlier this month, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) enacted new rules aimed at protecting homeowners from lender abuse, unanticipated fees and inadequate service by mortgage servicing companies. Under the newly finalized rules, these companies will aid...

When homeowners are placed in a position where they must give up their residence, the loss can be profound. However, receiving final foreclosure papers can also be a relief for many individuals who have become exhausted by the process of fighting for their homes. In...

Tens of thousands of Americans file for bankruptcy each month in an effort to regain solid financial footing in the long-run. January, with its fresh start symbolism, may be an excellent time for some individuals to file. However, many people are hesitant to file...