Category: Finance

Disorganization at Banks Causing Mistaken Foreclosures

by Paul Kiel, ProPublica – May 4, 2010 Allow us to make an introduction: Homeowners, local journalists. Local journalists, homeowners. We’d like to set you up. Since last May, nearly 800 struggling homeowners from all over the country have shared their stories with ProPublica about their efforts to get a...

Game Sold Not Told: Madoff’s $65 Billion Ponzi Scheme

BY JAMES “BIRD” GUESS Wall Street investor conman, Bernie Madoff, made off with billions of investor’s money and on December 10, 2008, he confessed to orchestrating an estimated $65 billion “ponzi scheme,” that is considered the largest act of investor fraud ever by a single person. On March 12, 2009,...

Filing Bankruptcy In Texas: What Can You Keep?

Guest Post by Community Supporter Higgins and Associates Keeping your stuff is probably important to you. Faced with financial obligations that you are unable to pay, understanding the exemptions available in bankruptcy can help you take steps to preserve as many of your belongings as possible in a chapter 7...

GOD’s Financial Favorites

  BY JAMES “BIRD” GUESS “Remember the Lord your God, for it is He who gives you the ability to produce wealth” — Deuteronomy 8:18 What does the Bible have to say about money? Many people may consider the Bible to be only a book detailing Jesus’ teachings and the...