Business Writer, Hartford Courant
Hartford Courant business writer covering financial services, residential and commercial real estate. Really like using social media.
propublica.org — Six former Bank of America employees and one former contractor gave sworn statements that the bank lied to homeowners, denied loan modifications for bogus reasons and rewarded employees for sending homeowners to foreclosure. Bank of America employees regularly lied to homeowners seeking loan modifications, denied their applications for made-up reasons, and were rewarded for sending homeowners to foreclosure, according to sworn statements by former bank employees.
courant.com — Monroe officer Todd Keeping discusses "The Ducks Of Sandy Hook Elementary" and how they have become a coping mechanism for the students. On those nights when Amy DeLoughy's children can't sleep, haunted by memories of the massacre at their elementary school, or on those mornings when they can't face the daily routine, she calls in the ducks.
bucks.blogs.nytimes.com — Overdraft penalties represent well over half of banks' fees from consumer checking accounts, a new report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finds. The report, based in part on confidential data provided by some of the nation's larger banks, estimated that 61 percent of bank fees from consumer accounts were for overdrafts and insufficient funds, penalties charged when customers spent more than their accounts had available.
courant.com — About 30 American School for the Deaf alumni lined the sidewalk in front of the school on Monday morning, holding purple signs with slogans like "Preserve ASD" and "ASD Not For Sale" and eliciting honks from passing cars.
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