SOURCE: Countrywide Financial Corporation

June 11, 2007 14:59 ET

Countrywide Financial Talks Live With MN1 About Launch of New Online Home Finance Educational Tool

CALABASAS, CA--(Marketwire - June 11, 2007) - Countrywide Financial Corporation (NYSE: CFC), a diversified financial services provider, mortgage and home lending specialist and a member of the S&P 500, is pleased to announce that its Executive Vice President, Susan Martin, will be featured in a live half hour interview with Market News First, an online news broadcast and research group featuring the latest opportunities within the microcap market.

The interview is scheduled for Tuesday, June 12, 2007, at 2:00 PM Central Time and will be broadcast live from Market News First's website found at http://www.mn1.com/. This is an exciting opportunity for Countrywide Financial to reach out to its shareholders and interested parties, so be sure to tune in and watch Martin talk about the launch of its Home Ownership Mortgage Education program (H.O.M.E.) featured at www.HomeByCountrywide.com.

H.O.M.E. is a comprehensive online reference tool, providing consumers with information on key aspects of home ownership. Providing a no-cost, no-obligation experience, the H.O.M.E. Web site (www.HomeByCountrywide.com) offers an interactive learning center which includes comprehensive coverage of five topics: Basic Finance, How Credit Affects You, Preparing for Home Ownership, Steps for Buying a Home, and Life as a Homeowner.

About Countrywide Financial Corporation

Founded in 1969, Countrywide Financial Corporation is a member of the S&P 500 and Fortune 500. Through its family of companies, Countrywide provides mortgage banking, and diversified financial services in domestic and international markets. Mortgage banking businesses include loan production and servicing principally through Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. which originates, purchases, securitizes, sells and services primarily prime-quality loans. Also included in Countrywide's mortgage banking segment is the LandSafe group of companies that provide loan closing services. Diversified financial services encompass capital markets, banking, insurance, and global, largely through the activities of Countrywide Capital Markets, a mortgage-related investment banker; Countrywide Bank, FSB, a banking entity offering customers CDs, money market accounts, and home loan products; Balboa Life & Casualty Group, whose companies are national providers of property, liability, and life insurance; and Balboa Reinsurance, a captive mortgage reinsurance company. For more information about the Company, visit Countrywide's Web site at www.countrywide.com.

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