MI Money Health News Archive

February, 2014

  • Can the Home Heating Credit help me?

    February 27, 2014 | Jinnifer P. Ortquist | See if you are eligible for assistance with winter heating bills.

  • Reading your Property Assessment notice

    February 25, 2014 | Julie Pioch | 2014 Assessment Notices have arrived! Be sure to look them over to make sure your local unit has the correct information and that you understand the taxable value of your property.

  • Repairing credit after a foreclosure: Part 2

    February 24, 2014 | Julie Moberg | Have you faced a foreclosure of your home? Small personal financial steps can make a big impact on your credit score.

  • Repairing credit after a foreclosure: Part 1

    February 24, 2014 | Julie Moberg | Have you faced a foreclosure of your home? Read about what financial step to take next to repair your credit.

  • What the Ocwen Settlement means for you

    February 17, 2014 | Brenda Long | Ocwen required to provide $2 billion in loan modification relief and $125 million in refunds to consumers whose homes were foreclosed.

  • Changes in Michigan’s foreclosure law

    February 3, 2014 | Brenda Long | Significant changes to Michigan’s “90-day law” and purchaser rights to inspect property to determine if there is damage during redemption period.

  • New foreclosure avoidance procedures: Part 2

    February 3, 2014 | Brenda Long | New procedures from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau designed to provide consistent and meaningful protections to borrowers.

  • New foreclosure avoidance procedures: Part 1

    February 3, 2014 | Brenda Long | New procedures from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau require servicers to contact delinquent borrowers early with information on options.