April 28, 2017

The Unrepentant and Unreformed Bankers

The Unrepentant and Unreformed Bankers Money laundering. Price fixing. Bid rigging. Securities … [Read more...]

WWJD? | What Would Jesus Do with Bankers?

Anthony Freda/Daniel Zollinger What Would Jesus – Or the Rabbis of Old – Do? Preface: If you are an a … [Read more...]

GAO Study Finds OCC Foreclosure Review too Hard for Us to Understand

Apparently, the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) has been studying the possible reasons why s … [Read more...]

How’s the View from Where You’re Sitting?

So, I was wondering… how’s the view from where you’re sitting these days.  Is it … [Read more...]

Understanding Elite Fraud and the Mortgage Meltdown with William K. Black – A MM Podcast

If you know anything about the Savings & Loan crisis, then you know William K. Black.  If you … [Read more...]

Republican Filibuster Discloses that GOP Opposes DISCLOSURE

  On Monday evening, Senate Republicans filibustered to kill S.3369, the DISCLOSE Act… “A bill t … [Read more...]

LBO AMERICA with Catherine Austin Fitts, A Mandelman Matters Podcast

Catherine Austin Fitts has perspective on the housing and mortgage meltdown like no other.  Under … [Read more...]

Chase? Hello? Mr. Dimon? Are You Really Going to Do This to a Single Mom in this Situation?

    Life on this planet can be absolutely wonderful.  And right across the street it can seem to be … [Read more...]

Loan Modifications Stop Foreclosures, Study Shows. DOER ALERT!

  The Center for Responsible Lending (“CRL”), a nonprofit, non-partisan organization that works … [Read more...]

Two Weeks in the Life of Mandelman Matters

Lately it has occurred to me that no one really has any idea what I do with my days… and way … [Read more...]

California State Bar Court Lacks Fundamental Knowledge of Loan Modifications

    When it comes to the subject of getting one’s mortgage modified, very few actual … [Read more...]

How Do You Take Your Catastrophe? Um, just a little at a time, please… with two Splendas.

  We really are, in large part anyway, a nation of petty, self-absorbed, badly behaved … [Read more...]

FTC Shuts Down Forensic Audit Scam that claims: 95% of mortgages may be legally unenforceable. (Where have I heard that before?)

      Just a few days ago, the FTC sent out the press release shown in its entirety … [Read more...]

Elizabeth Warren Asks Netroots Nation a Question. Problem is, I think the answer is NO.

So, I guess a couple of weeks ago, Elizabeth Warren was a speaker at Netroots Nation, which I … [Read more...]

We’re Being Fed a Steady Diet of Econocrap

  Where to begin, where to begin?   This past week started off with a thud when the … [Read more...]

Just Another Wells Fargo Tale. Mr. Stumpf, With All Due Respect…

  Today, I heard from a woman who lives in Carmichael, California, and wouldn’t you … [Read more...]

Mandelman made $454,000 in 1 year as student loan debt collector?

  No, it’s not me.  And shame on you for thinking that even for a moment.  I’m Martin Andel … [Read more...]

In the Words of Goldman Sachs CEO, Lord Blankcheck…

The lyrics just below are to be sung to “On the Street Where You Live,” from the … [Read more...]

My Financial Recovery Plan for the Middle Class: Whistle While You Work

So, we all should know the deal by now, right?  It’s over… and we lost. That’s … [Read more...]

OBLABLA or MITTENS for President in 2012? Here’s how I’m going to choose…

    I’ve been giving a great deal of thought to how I’m going to decide … [Read more...]

What the Fed Chief is Thinking…

Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke communicates more than any of his predecessors, but have you … [Read more...]

What the Fed Chief is Thinking…

Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke communicates more than any of his predecessors, but have you … [Read more...]

“Tim, could you get the door?” “Sure, honey… are we expecting company?” “Not that I know of…”

  As many as 1,000 surprise guests visited the Bethesda home of Treasury Secretary Timothy … [Read more...]

How to Strategic Default? Ask the MBA.

If you want to know how to strategic default, ask the MBA… Mortgage Banking Association. The … [Read more...]

What is Strategic Default? A Moral Dilemma?

Lately, the question is: what is a strategic defaults, or as the mortgage banking industry would … [Read more...]

California Foreclosure Laws Need Homeowner Bill of Rights

  My regular readers will likely remember past articles in which I stated that we would not win this … [Read more...]

What’s wrong with your loan? Jay Patterson on a Mandelman Matters Podcast

  Certified Fraud Examiner and forensic accounting epert, Jay Patterson, a member of the … [Read more...]

What’s wrong with your loan? Jay Patterson on a Mandelman Matters Podcast

  Certified Fraud Examiner and forensic accounting epert, Jay Patterson, a member of the … [Read more...]

Foreclosure crisis now includes “Irresponsible Churches”

According real estate information company CoStar Group, as of March of this year, 270 churches have … [Read more...]

The Better Business Bureau, the State Bar, Loan Mods & Lawyers in California

  For going on three years now I’ve watched the State of California more so than any other engage in … [Read more...]

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