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  • U.S. Attorney General: 'No bank 'too big to indict'

    U.S. Attorney General: 'No bank 'too big to indict'
    WASHINGTON -- Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said Friday that no bank is "too big to indict" and that the Justice Department has more cases coming involving "significant financial institutions" as it continues to investigate Wall Street misconduct. "I...
  • Pay attention to your electronic payments

    Paying bills electronically sounds so foolproof. You have no checks to write, no need for envelopes and stamps, and no late-night drives to an out-of-the-way post office to drop a bill in the mail to avoid late fees. But that doesn't mean the service...
  • Kids and Money: Advice for youngsters

    Bruce Palmer loves to share stories from his days in small-town radio and television in the 1960s, his experiences as a college basketball announcer in the old Big 8 Conference and his role running a video production company. Now he has a new venture...
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is keeping banks in check

    Michael Barr served as the U.S. Treasury Department's assistant secretary for financial institutions in 2009 and 2010. He oversaw the Obama administration's dealings with Congress in creating the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. And he's still...
  • Beware: Debt cancellation can have income tax consequences

    Many people have lost their jobs during the current recession, and that, coupled with the large decreases in home values, has caused a great number of borrowers to default on their debts. When a person fails to pay their mortgage, car loan, credit card...
  • FBI agent Austin Berglas fights cyberattacks on corporate America

    NEW YORK — Corporate America has increasingly found itself under siege by hackers backed by organized criminals and foreign governments alike. A group called the Syrian Electronic Army claimed responsibility for knocking the New York Times'...
  • Giving the gift of education

    With the holiday season in full swing, many grandparents and other relatives are wondering how to make gifts earmarked for education. There are a myriad of options, and selecting the best one for your family depends on your circumstances. Section 529...
  • Retirement reconsidered

    When it comes to retirement, most Americans aged 45 and older say that peace of mind is seven times more important than accumulating wealth. According to a new survey from Merrill Lynch, people are reconsidering what retirement means and how they are...
  • Long road to a deal for 1st Mariner purchasers

    Long road to a deal for 1st Mariner purchasers
    The deal to buy 1st Mariner Bank started with an irresistible offer — to two men who had nothing to do with the company. Howard Feinglass, a Baltimore native running a New York investment firm, saw potential in the struggling bank headquartered...
  • Banks get a primer on pot money

     Banks get a primer on pot money
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration, taking the first regulatory step to accommodate the country's growing state-approved marijuana businesses, issued guidelines Friday designed to bring dispensaries into the banking system and end their risky...
  • EU is troubled by new Fed rules for foreign banks operating in U.S.

    A top European Union regulator raised concerns Wednesday that new Federal Reserve rules for foreign banks operating in the U.S. could place an unfair burden on EU financial firms. The Fed's Board of Governors now requires Barclays, Deutsche Bank and...