RELIEF - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/RELIEF News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: UTA story, ad provide comic relief http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343064-82/audit-uta-blasts-comic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343064-82/audit-uta-blasts-comic.html.csp">Letter: UTA story, ad provide comic relief</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-31T21:55:48.435-06:00">Updated Aug 31, 2014 09:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Thanks for making me laugh out loud this morning Wednesday the 27th: Page one headline read “Audit blasts UTA for sweetheart deals.” Page 7 full page add read: “The Salt Lake Chamber proudly congratulates Utah Transit Authority.” No need for Pardon My Planet cartoon this morning! Tim A. Boman Salt Lake City</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343064@www.sltrib.com Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:55:48 MDT Bank of America settlement likely to benefit few http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58323369-68/bank-settlement-america-mortgage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58323369-68/bank-settlement-america-mortgage.html.csp">Bank of America settlement likely to benefit few</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH BOAK, PETE YOST </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and MARCY GORDON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T19:50:15.95-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 07:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Bank of America’s record $16.65 billion settlement for its role in selling shoddy mortgage bonds — $7 billion of it geared for consumer relief — offers a glint of hope for desperate homeowners. The settlement requires the second-largest U.S. bank to reduce some homeowners’ loan balances, provide new loans to low-income buyers and address areas of neighborhood blight. But consumer advocates say relatively few people will be helped relative to the devastation triggered by the mortgag...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583233692014-08-21T19:50:15.95-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T19:50:15.95-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58323369@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:50:15 MDT Bank of America settlement likely to benefit few http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58322480-79/bank-america-settlement-billion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58322480-79/bank-america-settlement-billion.html.csp">Bank of America settlement likely to benefit few</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH BOAK, PETE YOST and MARCY GORDON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T13:44:02.521-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 01:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Bank of America’s record $16.65 billion settlement for its role in selling shoddy mortgage bonds — $7 billion of it geared for consumer relief — offers a glint of hope for desperate homeowners. The settlement requires the second-largest U.S. bank to reduce some homeowners’ loan balances, provide new loans to low-income buyers and address areas of neighborhood blight. But consumer advocates say relatively few people will be helped relative to the devastation triggered by the mortgage...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583224802014-08-21T13:44:02.521-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T13:44:02.521-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58322480@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:44:02 MDT Why Bank of America deal might not cost it $17B http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317816-79/bank-settlement-billion-relief.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317816-79/bank-settlement-billion-relief.html.csp">Why Bank of America deal might not cost it $17B</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JEFF HORWITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T12:42:02.381-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 12:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • How much will Bank of America’s expected $17 billion mortgage settlement cost the company? The answer is, almost certainly not that much. In mega-settlements negotiated with the government, a dollar is rarely worth an actual dollar. Inflated figures make sensational headlines for the Justice Department, and $17 billion would be the largest settlement by far arising from the economic meltdown in which millions of people in the United States lost their homes to foreclosure. But the tr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583178162014-08-20T12:42:02.381-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T12:42:02.381-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58317816@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:42:02 MDT