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[7 May 2011 | 4 Comments | 3,312 views]
Stevens intriguing choice to head up Mortgage Bankers Association

The national Mortgage Bankers Association last month named former Federal Housing Administration (FHA) head David H. Stevens as its chief executive officer – an intriguing choice on at least a few levels.
As the head of the FHA, one of Stevens’ duties was to deal with an issue that has been tossed around a lot over the past few years – risk. In short, is a lender making a good bet a home buyer will pay off a mortgage if that loan is written?
Stevens ought to know a thing or two …

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[15 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 1,229 views]
Week in review (1/9-1/15)

It was quite a busy week here at First Arkansas News.
There was so much going on, in fact, that it wouldn’t be a surprise if some of our regular readers missed a thing or two. It’s a true shame to miss an article or two, so we’ve made it easy for people to keep up with the latest posts on this site. You can follow First Arkansas News through our RSS feed, on Facebook, through Twitter or through daily email updates (click the appropriate link to keep up through any …

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[12 Jan 2011 | 2 Comments | 1,692 views]
Take over the world or universe with that iPhone

Ever since French filmmaker Albert Lamorisse invented the board game Risk in 1957, people have relaxed by swiping territory, building up armies and whipping the tar out of their opponents.
Risk has proven so popular, in fact, that it’s spawned a host of imitators. A couple of very good ones are available for the iPhone and you can get them for free. Both of the games featured here offer the option to upgrade and grab a few extra features, but the full versions of the Apple iPod apps aren’t crippled. Grab …