Kenneth R. Harney
Kenneth R. Harney
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House panel considers ways to boost credit scores

House panel considers ways to boost credit scores

Complications come to light as committee airs ideas about reporting consumers’ financial track records.

Tax breaks for underwater loans remain uncertain

Congress has not yet decided to renew law that helps people eligible for cuts in mortgage principal.

FHA will stop lenders from charging extra interest

Policy switch should let homeowners keep hundreds of millions they now must pay at closings.

Banks fuel surge in home equity lines of credit

Loans are often used to pay for home renovations, college tuition and other recurring big-ticket expenses.