My ex-wife passed away. I’m the beneficiary on her life insurance. Her family wants me to pay her funeral expenses and won’t leave me alone

Dear Quentin, I am 32, and just a month ago I found out that my ex-wife, whom I haven’t spoken to since we divorced, passed away tragically in a moped accident. My ex-wife had life insurance through her job. My ex-mother-in-law informed my father that my ex-wife had kept me as her beneficiary on her…

Senators urge CFPB to “reconsider” QM delay

Compliance attorneys and mortgage industry lobbyists aren’t the only ones wishing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) would proceed with the General Qualified Mortgage Final Rule as it had initially planned. The same day the CFPB announced plans to delay the compliance date, Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA) and Tim Scott (R-SC) fired off a letter…

Quilt Sets only $19.99 + shipping!

Home » Deals » Quilt Sets only $19.99 + shipping! Published: by Gretchen on May 12, 2021  |  This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here. These Quilt Sets are so pretty! Today only, Zulily has Quilt Sets in multiple sizes for just $19.99! There are so many adorable designs in this sale. Shipping…

Is it ethical for cruise lines, venues, schools or Broadway to restrict entry to people not vaccinated against COVID-19?

It has begun. Travel and entertainment could be limited for those who choose not to get vaccinated. Venues are left with a moral quandary: Should they refuse patrons? Some colleges have already introduced a mandatory vaccine policy for in-person classes, and public schools are closely watching their states’ lawmakers to see if similar policies will…

Guild breaks into Northeast with acquisition of RMS

Publicly traded retail mortgage lender Guild Holdings is on the hunt for acquisitions, and it’s found a juicy target in Maine-headquartered retail lender Residential Mortgage Services Holdings. The acquisition of RMS for $196.7 million (3.25x earnings) gives Guild a substantial foothold in the Northeast and a bevy of purchase business. RMS, founded in 1991, has…

Volume-hungry mortgage lenders loosen credit standards

Mortgage credit availability increased by 2.2% in April as mortgage lenders fight for borrowers in an increasingly competitive market. The Mortgage Bankers Association said Tuesday that the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI) — which uses 100 as a benchmark — increased to 128.1 last month. A decline in the MCAI suggests that lending standards are tightening…

*HOT* Kid’s Bentgo Bento Boxes as low as $17.27!

Home » Deals » *HOT* Kid’s Bentgo Bento Boxes as low as $17.27! Published: by Gretchen on May 11, 2021  |  This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here.These Bentgo Bento Boxes are perfect for school lunches! Zulily has Kids Bento Boxes for as low as $17.97 right now! Choose from several colors. These…