Monthly Archives: June 2015

Blowing the Whistle on the Mortgage Crisis

In Texas, we tend to think that the mortgage crisis happened somewhere else. But one of the first warnings came from a manager in the Plano-based appraisal division of Countrywide Financial. Kyle Lagow’s concerns about Countrywide’s mortgage practices eventually cost … Continue reading

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The Eternal Driveway, Filled with Newspapers

This used to be the happiest morning of the week for him. Now, the reminder of his greatest joy only adds to my own sadness. I stare down the driveway, and it seems like a long hard road of sorrow. … Continue reading

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