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Article ID: 533521

Foreclosure Is Not Inevitable, Advises Consumer Finance Expert

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

A consumer and family finance expert offers advice to homeowners that could greatly increase their chances of keeping their homes if they are facing mortgage trouble. He suggests first talking to the mortgage holder to work out a deal and then if needed turning to a consumer credit counseling agency.

20-Sep-2007 12:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 533117

Complex, Conflicting Rules of Origin Undercut Pacific Rim Trade Pact

University of Southern California (USC)

USC Marshall team presents findings at APEC summit.

6-Sep-2007 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 532891

Accounting Expert Simplifies Key Element in Sub-prime Mortgage Crisis

Moravian College

John D. Rossi, III, CPA, associate professor of accounting at Moravian College can explain the complex situation including special accounting standards in relative non-technical terms and point out a key element missing in the media coverage of the crisis.

29-Aug-2007 11:35 AM EDT

Article ID: 532854

Housing Market Woes Spread, Dampening Florida's Consumer Confidence

University of Florida

The latest round of bad news in the housing market dealt a blow to consumer confidence in August, causing a three-point drop to 78, its lowest level in a year, a new University of Florida study finds.

28-Aug-2007 12:15 PM EDT

Article ID: 532627

Researcher Develops System That Allows Banks to Predict the Effect of Significant Losses in Specific Lending Categories

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

In response to federal banking regulators' concern about community banks' increased participation in commercial real-estate lending, a University of Arkansas researcher has developed a system that allows banks to perform stress tests on their commercial real-estate portfolios.

21-Aug-2007 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 532515

Subprime Mess Isn't All Bad; It Also Presents Opportunities

Washington University in St. Louis

The stock market might be nervous now due to the subprime loan mess, but Stuart Greenbaum, former dean of the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis, is bullish on the situation.

16-Aug-2007 1:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 530911

Florida's Housing Market Suffers Setback

University of Florida

Florida's housing market, thought to be stabilizing earlier this year, deteriorated in the latest quarterly survey conducted by the University of Florida, a situation likely brought on by uneasiness about lending practices, insurance rates and the state's property tax structure.

18-Jun-2007 1:35 PM EDT

Article ID: 527966

Florida's Single-family Housing Market Hits Bottom; Market Stabilizes

University of Florida

Hopeful homebuyers in Florida should act now: The price is right as the state's single-family residential housing market bottoms out, according to a University of Florida study released today.

8-Mar-2007 3:00 PM EST

Article ID: 527739

Expert: Stock Market Drop Underscores Increasing Influence Of China In Global Economy

University of New Hampshire

Chinese foreign economic policy expert Chris Reardon, associate professor of political science at the University of New Hampshire, is available to discuss China's recent stock market drop and the larger implications of the increasing influence of China's impact on the global economy.

1-Mar-2007 10:40 AM EST

Article ID: 31478

Consumers Clueless about How Credit-Card Payments Are Calculated

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

A movement to force credit-card companies to inform consumers of the high costs of using plastic is growing, according to a law professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

4-Sep-2002 12:00 AM EDT

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