Posts Tagged ‘Ed Sivak’

Report urges action for state’s un-banked

by Ted Carter Published: May 15,2011

Tags: Ed Sivak, Hope Credit Union, Mac Deaver, Mississippi Economic Policy Center

Mississippi households without checking accounts are double the national average, says a Mississippi Economic Policy Center report that urges the financial sector and communities to initiate more financial education among youngsters and adults and create more access to banking services. The report calls for several actions its authors think can transform more Mississippians into consumers […] [...]

Mississippi mismatch: Delinquent mortgages high, foreclosures low

by Ted Carter Published: March 13,2011

Tags: Ed Sivak, Hope Credit Union, MBJ FEATURE, Mortgage Bankers Association

Mississippi has long had the distinction as a state with one of the highest delinquent mortgage rates in the country. January was no exception. The state’s 5.93 percent 30-day delinquent rate topped all over states, including the troubled mortgage market states of Florida, Nevada and California, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported last week. Yet Mississippi […] [...]

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