Q&A: How can the self-employed get a mortgage?

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Dec. 16, 2013 – Question: I am self-employed and make a good living. I want to buy a house, but it’s hard to document my income. So I’ve been getting turned down for a mortgage, even though I’m willing to make a large downpayment. Any hope for me? – Trevor Answer: With banks and the federal government tightening lending …

Weak 2013 Atlantic hurricane season draws to a close

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MIAMI (AP) – Nov. 26, 2013 – The 2013 Atlantic season has delivered the fewest hurricanes since 1982, U.S. forecasters said Monday, despite their predictions in May that it would be a busier than normal year. Forecasters had predicted 13 to 20 named Atlantic storms, seven to 11 that strengthen into hurricanes and three to six that become major hurricanes. …