Tag: Paul Kiel
Paul Kiel: To Dodge Law, High-Cost Lender Offers Cash for FreeSeptember 2013
Unethical, unconscionable, legal: predatory lenders keep people in debt indefinitely.
Paul Kiel: Whack-a-MoleAugust 2013
When states crack down, predatory lenders bounce right back.
Paul Kiel: The 182 Percent LoanMay 2013
How installment lenders put borrowers in a world of hurt.
Paul Kiel & Mitchell Hartman: Soldiers Defeated by DebtMay 2013
Federal law is supposed to protect service members from predatory lending, but many military personnel are trapped in high-interest debt.
Paul Kiel: Feds Replace Flawed Foreclosure Review With Vague $8.5 Billion SettlementJanuary 2013
Banking regulators admitted the Independent Foreclosure Review was a big expensive mess and shut it down. But many details about the $8.5 billion settlement that replaces it remain murky.
Paul Kiel: As Foreclosure Crisis Drags On, So Does Flawed Government ResponseJanuary 2013
A look at the government’s response as the foreclosure crisis enters its seventh year.
Paul Kiel: Study Pins Foreclosure Fail Blame on Big BanksSeptember 2012
Because of big banks’ poor performance, approximately 800,000 homeowners missed out on mortgage modifications.