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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Tougher capital rules proposed for 8 largest U.S. banks

    WASHINGTON — The nation's eight largest banks would have to meet tougher financial ratios than required under international standards as part of proposed rules designed to protect taxpayers from another financial crisis. Under the plan, Bank of...
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren starts campaign to force banks to be boring

    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren has launched a campaign to make banks boring again as she pushes legislation to enact stricter regulations forcing deposit-taking financial institutions out of the investment business. The Massachusetts Democrat wants...
  • Carl Washington, a former assemblyman, to plead guilty to fraud

     
    A top L.A. County Probation Department executive who once was a state assemblyman has agreed to plead guilty to federal bank fraud charges, admitting he bilked financial institutions out of nearly $200,000 by falsely claiming to be an identity theft......
  • Fewer schools will mean larger classes and more controversy for CPS

     
    Friday's print column Becky Carroll, a (Chicago Public Schools) spokeswoman, argued that big classes don't necessarily hamper learning. "It's the quality of teaching in that classroom," Carroll said. "You could have a teacher that is high-quality that...
  • Banks and credit unions to offer cash prizes under new law

    Banks and credit unions to offer cash prizes under new law
    The thrill of potentially winning big bucks gets people to spend millions of dollars regularly on lottery tickets. Can this same concept excite Marylanders to become better savers? We'll find out. A new law that kicks in next month will allow banks...
  • New Md. law aims to halt financial abuse of the elderly

    Maryland banks and credit unions are likely to be among the first to notice that an elderly customer is being financially exploited by a con artist or an unscrupulous relative. So it makes sense that these institutions take part in an effort to protect...