Open Mortgage Pulls Ads from Facebook, Instagram in Massive Hate Speech Protest

Austin, Tex.-based multi-channel mortgage lender Open Mortgage announced on Wednesday that it is suspending its ad buying on social media platforms owned by Menlo Park, Calif.-based Facebook in protest of those platforms’ policies related to the proliferation of misinformation and hate speech, the company said. The lender is joining prominent corporations including beverage maker The […]

Consumer Groups Urge HUD to Help Reverse Mortgage Borrowers During Pandemic

More than 40 consumer advocacy organizations are urging the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to do more for reverse mortgage borrowers impacted by the national coronavirus crisis, following measures spelled out by the department last week. Borrowers need more protections than currently available, say The National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) and fellow consumer […]