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Brian Honea's writing and editing career spans nearly two decades across many forms of media. He served as sports editor for two suburban newspaper chains in the DFW area and has freelanced for such publications as the Yahoo! Contributor Network, Dallas Home Improvement magazine, and the Dallas Morning News. He has written four non-fiction sports books, the latest of which, The Life of Coach Chuck Curtis, was published by the TCU Press in December 2014. A lifelong Texan, Brian received his master's degree from Amberton University in Garland.

How Low Can Credit Default Rates Go?

The composite consumer credit default rate fell to a new post-recession low in April. How are consumers' attitudes changing toward their debt, particularly long-term debt such as mortgages?

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HUD: Changes are Coming to Delinquent Loan Sales

HUD Secretary Julián Castro is expected to soon unveil changes to HUD's Distressed Asset Stabilization Program, which has drawn criticism over the last year for its sales of deeply delinquent mortgage loans to Wall Street investors and private firms.

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Are Stress Tests Still Important? To the OCC, They Are

Stress tests have come under some scrutiny lately as to whether or not they are providing any new, relevant information seven years after the Federal Reserve disclosed the results of the first stress tests. To the OCC, however, stress tests are still relevant.

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