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Making Home Affordable? More like Making Me Crazy

A few weeks ago I read about a new addition to Obama’s Making Home Affordable Plan that included a $1,500 incentive to homeowners successfully selling their homes in a short sale to assist with relocation. We could obviously really use this money. So far we’ve spent $380 shipping clothes and shoes to the Midwest. We […]

Welcome, Planet Money readers!

If you didn’t see the tweets or hear the news, “Love in the Time of Foreclosure” was recommended on NPR’s Planet Money Blog. Here. We’re delighted to have more readers and welcome your comments and questions! We’ve actually been getting a lot of really interesting questions over the last few days and plan answering them […]

All We Have to Do to Modify Our Loan is Get a Major Media Outlet to Do a Story About Us

Do you guys every listen to the Planet Money podcast? Well, it’s great. You should! Monday’s podcast (“Your Future Mortgage”) featured a story about a homeowner who had been attempting to modify his loan through Obama’s plan and had no success. Wells Fargo is his loan servicer and hadn’t been able to give him any […]