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Bloomberg

Trump's Pick to Run Mortgage Agency Has Helped Lenders Fight It
Bloomberg
Montgomery, who is seeking a second stint as head of the FHA, would play a key role in mortgage-insurance decisions that could mean billions of dollars for clients of The Collingwood Group, the Washington consulting firm that he co-founded and ...

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Washington Post

Crackpots and political dunces ruin the GOP's economic agenda
Washington Post
He also warns that doubling the standard deduction will lead to less itemizing and therefore the irrelevance of the mortgage deduction. “The result: Upper-middle-income families will see their taxes go up. Most people making less than $50,000 a year ...


Chicago Tribune

Undisclosed deal guaranteed former Alabama judge Roy Moore $180K a year for part-time work at charity
Chicago Tribune
When the charity couldn't afford the full amount, Moore in 2012 was given a promissory note for backpay eventually worth $540,000 or an equal stake of the charity's most valuable asset, a historic building in Montgomery, Ala., mortgage records show. He ...
Undisclosed deal guaranteed Roy Moore $180000 a year for part-time work at charityWashington Post

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National Review

On Amazon and the Tech Monopolies
National Review
Whole Foods shoppers, who tend to be as crunchy in their political preferences as in their produce preferences, have lamented Amazon's acquisition of the high-end grocery chain, perhaps unaware that Bezos's politics are well to the left of those of ...

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The Sydney Morning Herald

An inconvenient truth: you're spending less on your Melbourne mortgage now than a decade ago
The Sydney Morning Herald
Melbourne homeowners are spending a smaller portion of their income on mortgages than 10 years ago, due to lower interest rates, challenging perceptions and the prevailing levels of mortgage stress. The average mortgaged household in Victoria spent ...

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Chicago Tribune

Morning Spin: Emanuel presents budget this week; Democratic governor candidates debate
Chicago Tribune
A busy week in Illinois politics lies ahead, as the Democratic candidates for governor will square off twice and Mayor Rahm Emanuel will release his 2018 budget proposal. The mayor's administration last ... In contrast, he said, “as your property value ...


New York Times

Lobbyists Rally to Save Tax Breaks Under Threat in Trump Plan
New York Times
While the plan specifically calls for preserving the mortgage interest deduction, real estate agents are warning that a proposal to double the standard deduction will make taxpayers less likely to itemize their tax returns and claim the mortgage deduction.
Here's how the Trump tax plan would raise taxes on many middle-income familiesBusiness Insider

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Washington Post

This new poll shows that populism doesn't stem from people's economic distress
Washington Post
As the story goes, people who are frustrated with modern economies that require high levels of education — the “losers of globalization”– revolt from politics as usual. Populism is the cry of the financially forgotten. There's just one problem. It's ...


Newsweek

Hey, Russian Trolls, Skip 'House of Cards': Here are 3 Shows That Better Reflect American Culture
Newsweek
According to a TV interview with a self-identified political troll from Russia, trolls infiltrating the U.S. presidential election last year were forced to watch Netflix's House of Cards to learn about American political culture. Yahoo reports that ...

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Independent.ie

Taoiseach issues blunt warning to banks to resolve 'scandalous' tracker mortgage scandal
Independent.ie
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned banks guilty of wrongly depriving customers of tracker mortgages to resolve the bulk of outstanding cases before the end of this year. Speaking in the Dáil Mr Varadkar described the banks' behaviour as “scandalous” and ...
Donohoe to 'admonish' banks next week on tracker mortgage rowIrish Times

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