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As of late, the mortgage interest deduction (MID), a tax break many Americans have become accustomed to, has become the focus of much debate and controversy. It first became the subject of heated discussion when President Obama’s debt commission...

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Ask most people about the causes of the current financial meltdown and the proposed massive Federal bailout and it comes down to two factors.  First, sub-prime mortgages were made to households unable to pay for them when rates readjusted upward.  Second...

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There are many obvious reasons for the takeover of Fannie and Freddie yesterday by the Federal government.  They include shoring up under-capitalized lenders crucial to the economy and the housing market, restoring confidence in the US financial system,...

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