Google Compare Gets Mortgage Tool In U.S.

A couple years ago, Google launched a tool for comparing car insurance in Europe, and finally launched it in the U.S. earlier this year. At an AdWords event in May, the company announced the expansion of this feature to mortgages…

Occupy Wall Street Buys Debt at 50-1, Abolishes It

Reuters and the Guardian both report one of Occupy Wall Street’s spinoff groups, the Rolling Jubilee Project, announcing this week that they have successfully bought $14.7 million in healthcare debt accumulated by Americans for roughly $400,000. Rolling Jubilee was set…

30-Year Mortgage Rates Continue To Hit New Lows, According To Freddie Mac

30-year fixed-rate mortgages are averaging record-breaking lows, according to Freddie Mac. The company has released results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey showing that a streak of lows is continuing. According to the survey, the mortgages averaged 3.49%, which is…