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  • Security breach

    The recent security breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus, which compromised millions of credit and debit cards, raise the issue of a retailer’s responsibility in securing sensitive information for card transactions at their stores. When a security...
  • Kids and Money: Credit card law succeeds in protecting students

    Put this solidly in the victory column for college students. Nearly five years after Congress passed legislation known as the CARD Act that was broadly aimed at preventing aggressive marketing of credit cards on college campuses, there's fresh evidence...
  • 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...
  • Consumers beware: Practice safe smartphone banking

    Consumers beware: Practice safe smartphone banking
    Matt Certo jumped at the chance to use his smartphone for banking as soon as his bank offered the service a few years back. The Orlando high-tech entrepreneur understood the technology and knew the benefits. But he also was aware of the risks. "If I'm...
  • New housing program in Balto. Co. aims to shorten shelter stays

    New housing program in Balto. Co. aims to shorten shelter stays
    Tana Poff ran out of cash soon after arriving in Baltimore County from York, Pa., hoping to start a new life. The pregnant 23-year-old was working at the checkout lane at Food Lion, but her part-time wages weren't enough. "It didn't work out the way I...
  • Bank of America is found liable for Countrywide mortgage fraud

    NEW YORK — Bank of America has been found liable for fraud in the sale of faulty loans by its Countrywide mortgage unit, a major victory for the federal government as it continues to pursue cases stemming from the financial crisis. A federal...
  • 5 months confinement for former Fed supervisor accused of theft

    5 months confinement for former Fed supervisor accused of theft
    A former supervisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago was sentenced Thursday to five months of confinement at a work-release facility for stealing computer files containing confidential bank information on his last day of work two years ago. U.S....
  • 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...
  • 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...