Editor: David Reiss
Brooklyn Law School

June 26, 2019

In Spite of It All

By David Reiss quoted me in 3 Most Mind-Boggling Housing Turf Wars Ever—and What They Can Teach Us All. It opens, Welcome to turf wars! No, it’s not the latest reality TV show—it’s just a way to describe two (or more) parties insisting … Continue reading

December 14, 2018

Last Chance to Vote for REFinBlog!

By David Reiss

REFinBlog has been nominated for The Expert Institute’s Best Legal Blog Contest in the Education and Law School category. Click on the badge below to vote.

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May 1, 2018

Light Blogging This Summer

By David Reiss

I am trying to do a final push on my forthcoming book, Paying For The American Dream: How To Reform The Market For Mortgages (Oxford University Press), this summer, so I will not be keeping to my regular blogging schedule.

May 16, 2017

Manafort’s Mystery Mortgage

By David Reiss

NBC News quoted me in Manafort Got $3.5M Mystery Mortgage, Paid No Tax. It opens, Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort took out a $3.5 million mortgage through a shell company just after leaving the campaign, but the mortgage document … Continue reading

April 10, 2017

What Is Compound Interest?

By David Reiss

US News & World Report quoted in What Is Compound Interest? It opens, When it comes to investing, compound interest really is the most powerful force in the universe. Remarkable in both its simplicity and its power, compound interest is the … Continue reading

April 4, 2017

Payday v. Installment Loans

By David Reiss quoted me in What’s the Difference Between a Payday Loan and an Installment Loan? It opens, If you’re looking to borrow, you may already know about payday loans—they’re fast, dangerous, and designed to take advantage of those in need. (Think of … Continue reading

March 28, 2017

Manafort’s Real Estate Deals

By David Reiss

WNYC quoted me in Paul Manafort’s Puzzling New York Real Estate Purchases. The story opens, Paul J. Manafort, the former Trump campaign manager facing multiple investigations for his political and financial ties to Russia, has engaged in a series of … Continue reading