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In the aftermath of the financial crisis, American taxpayers poured $187.5 billion into two huge but poorly understood companies: Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae...
The Education Department issued new rules earlier this month that make it easier for disabled borrowers to get their federal student loans forgiven.
Over the past several years, we've reported extensively on the big banks' foreclosure failings. As a result of banks' disorganization and understaffing --- particularly at the peak of the crisis in 2009 and 2010 --- homeowners were often forced to run a gauntlet of confusion, delays, and errors when seeking a mortgage modification.
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