Loans

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A bill in the Michigan house would eliminate taxes for veterans that was generated by student loan debt that was forgiven.


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More than 2,800 Michigan residents are eligible for compensation following a multi-million dollar settlement with the nation's ninth largest mortgage lender.

New Jersey based mortgage lender and servicer, PHH Mortgage Corporation, has agreed to pay out $45-million to residents of 49 states for improper loan service practices.

Megan Hawthorne is Attorney General Bill Schuette's Press Secretary. She said roughly $2-million should go to Michigan residents.

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Nationally, housing values are increasing less than they have in the recent past. However, in central Michigan, local housing experts say home values are blooming, especially entry level homes.


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Winter will be here before we know it, and finding the funds to fix the roof or a broken furnace can be burdensome for some Michigan families. The U.S. Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is reminding low-income homeowners of loans that are still available.

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday (8-1-17)  it will approve Michigan's request to forgive nearly $21 million in loans to Flint.