Improve credit score before refinance

Dear Dr. Don, What type of mortgage refinancing is available for people like me? I own a home which has a first and second mortgage against it. I can’t qualify to refinance because my credit score is 500. I earn a very good salary, but I had some

Chrysler creditors urged to make concessions

DETROIT (Reuters) – With just days to go for Chrysler LLC to reach agreements to cut labor and debt costs or face bankruptcy, members of Michigan’s Democratic congressional delegation said on Saturday the onus was now on the U.S. automaker’s creditors to make concessions.

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Amielle Lake is the CEO of Tagga, a Vancouver-based company that helps agencies add a strategic mobile component to their campaigns. (Think broad SMS efforts, mobile websites, etc). The service — currently live in Canada and the US — includes reporting

Lions name quarterback Stafford top draft pick

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Detroit Lions named University of Georgia quarterback Matt Stafford as number one pick on Saturday, finalizing the biggest draft deal of all time.

Mexico arrests drug hitman behind U.S kidnap case

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican police have arrested a top drug gang hitman suspected of being involved in the still unsolved December 2008 abduction of U.S. anti-kidnap expert Felix Batista, the government said on Saturday.

Economic storm clouds breaking, finance leaders say

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – World finance leaders on Saturday agreed there was a “break in the clouds” of the economic storm but said more measures were needed to ensure an end to the global recession.