Bill to kill $3M raises for Fannie, Freddie CEOs gains momentum

Bill to kill $3M raises for Fannie, Freddie CEOs gains momentum

Rep. Ed Royce-sponsored bill now has bipartisan support

First look: Architect Magazine showcases Fannnie Mae’s new corporate digs

It’s big and beautiful and it saves the GSE money

Fannie Mae: Mortgage lenders unnecessarily restrict credit

Higher credit scores, additional documentation most common
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Could the post office get into the mortgage business?

It’s not as crazy as you might think

For consumers, having a little more choice in banking wouldn’t be the worst thing in the world. We’ve certainly seen what banks can do when left to their own devices. But on the other hand, it’s not like the post office is a bastion of economic excellence either.


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MBA, NAFCU embrace new FHFA direction

Stevens: Shift in focus, new clarity will boost industry
The director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency outlined a broad new shift in housing policy in his first major policy speech at the Brookings Institution in Washington on Tuesday, and initial reaction from leaders in the finance industry is positive.
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NAFCU’s Dirty Dozen

Credit Union association outlines 12 goals for 2014
The National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) published a list of what it calls the “Dirty Dozen” — a series of goals that the organization has for 2014. One of them might surprise you.
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The clock is ticking: New points and fees on mortgages coming soon

Dodd-Frank’s ability-to-repay rule strikes the market in January, bringing new standards for calculating points and fees on newly originated mortgages with it. But as with all things coming out of Dodd-Frank, a massive lobbying effort is already underway to change the points and fees standard before it leads to tighter credit and dwindling consumer options.
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