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California Home Price Gains Slow In April

The median sales price of $383,000 was up 2 percent from March and 18 percent from April of 2013.


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Advice For Successfully Getting A Small Business Loan

Even during challenging times, a small business with a sound strategy can obtain a loan.


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Gov’t Shutdown Could Bring OC Real Estate Market To Standstill

The government shutdown could bring the Orange County real estate market to a standstill.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/04/2013


Tips For Boosting Your FICO Score

Experts say organizing finances each month is one resolution that could help your pocketbook as you start the new year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/02/2012

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Silver Lake Woman Spearheads ‘Bank Transfer Day’

Activists behind “Bank Transfer Day” are hoping tens of thousands of people on Saturday will voluntarily switch their money to not-for-profit credit unions.


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Owe Debt To The Feds? Obama Wants Collectors To Call Your Cell Phone

If you owe money to the federal government, the White House wants lawmakers to make sure you’re reachable wherever you are.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/04/2011

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Boxer: ‘Wave Of Defaults’ Coming If Effort To Ease Refinancing Fails

Sen. Barbara Boxer is calling on lawmakers to give millions the chance to refinance their home loans or face another potential meltdown in the housing market.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/13/2011

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Report: Dept. Of Education Raids Calif. Home Over Student Loan Debt

A man with no criminal record says he was dragged by SWAT officers onto his front lawn in his boxer shorts and detained for six hours over his estranged wife’s defaulted student loans.


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1 In 4 Students Default On For-Profit Loans, But Do They Even Care?

A new survey shows most college students may not be too concerned that they could be in for decades of debt servitude, despite the high risk of defaulting on their loan.


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Calif. Supreme Court Ruling May Kill ‘Bell 8’ Corruption Charges

A judge has delayed trial proceedings for the so-called “Bell 8” until later this summer.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/03/2011

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Fed To Name Banks That Received Emergency Loans

The Federal Reserve plans to release documents on Thursday identifying financial companies that received Fed loans to survive the financial crisis.


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Fannie Mae Opens LA Mortgage Help Center

Are you struggling to make your mortgage payments and have a loan with Fannie Mae? A new help center is opening in Culver City that may help you avoid foreclosure.


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Calif. Borrows $40M A Day To Pay Unemployment

With one in every eight workers unemployed and empty state coffers, California is borrowing billions of dollars from the federal government to pay unemployment insurance.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/07/2010

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Feds: LA County ‘Epicenter’ For Mortgage Fraud

Officials say up to 400,000 homeowners are “underwater” — having negative equity — in their mortgages in Los Angeles County.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/01/2010


Los Angeles Health Clinics Struggle With Budget Impasse

California’s budget impasse has Los Angeles County health clinics taking out loans in a struggle to make ends meets.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/13/2010