The suburban ranch-style home in Ohio where humor writer Erma Bombeck launched her nationally syndicated column has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
The state is warning seniors about risky life insurance pitches. The department of insurance alerted older Ohioans to be cautions about arrangements–called STOLI, where an investor group is likely to become the beneficiary of a life insurance policy.
Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann says he wants to pressure loan companies and mortgage brokers who prey on home buyers with bad credit or low incomes.
Governor Taft today signed into law a measure designed to prevent predatory lending.