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Finance: Avoid Foreclosure

Daria, my husband, who works in the airline industry, and I are having trouble making our home mortgage payments because he was just laid off. I’m afraid that a foreclosure may be in our future. Is there any help anywhere to get us through this family crisis?
Fortunately, YES! In fact, Ken and I recently spoke with the President of the Homeowners Preservation Foundation, Colleen Hernandez, on our national radio show.
The organization’s prime mission is to assist homeowners like you in preventing foreclosure. HPF counseling partners are each certified by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and maintain stringent professional development requirements for their counselors and quality controls to monitor their work with individual homeowners.
You can contact HPF today at 888-995-HOPE (any time of day or night) or online at You can also get additional tips on how to keep your home out of foreclosure at

Together with community-based face-to-face counselors from across the country, HPF counselors actively talk with American homeowners and help evaluate options for how best to manage challenging financial obligations and develop solutions to preserve the American dream of homeownership.
Eight of 10 foreclosure prevention counseling agencies that have partnered with HPF are members of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, which is an agency we highly recommend.

-Daria Dolan, guest blogger

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  2. ValancesVisitor

    Even though we are told of instances of foreclosure in terms of statistics, to so many, it’s a story of a family member or friend that they know.

    I’m not sure who to blame – the owner who could’ve taken different actions to avoid foreclosure or the banks and government who do such a poor job of keeping homeowners informed with all their small-print info.

    It’s a spiral where everyone is chasing and blaming someone else. But one thing that we all can agree on in difficult times like this is that it’s a downward spiral that is collectively drowning us as a whole nation that once was prosperous and less wounded.


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