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  • U.S. is requiring companies to defend against identity theft

    U.S. is requiring companies to defend against identity theft
    With identity fraud on the increase, the federal government is stepping up efforts to make sure businesses are on the alert — especially financial institutions and other companies that issue credit cards. The government says that businesses have...
  • Unleash the financial furies against North Korea

    Unleash the financial furies against North Korea
    On Monday, the U.N. Security Council voted to condemn North Korea's recent missile launch and ordered the Sanctions Committee to enforce financial sanctions and an arms embargo against Pyongyang. It remains to be seen how far countries such as China and...
  • Pitfalls of trying mortgage restructuring

    Ray Rodriguez's mortgage bank told him in March he's eligible for a government-supported mortgage loan restructuring that would make his monthly mortgage payments affordable, clear his loan's delinquent status and let him keep his family in their home....
  • Obama sends consumer-protection bill to Congress

    Obama sends consumer-protection bill to Congress
    President Obama, pushing a key part of his overhaul of financial regulations, sent to Congress a draft bill that would create the Consumer Financial Protection Agency, which he said would better protect Americans from unscrupulous practices and make...
  • IRA resource guide

    Wondering if it's time to start a retirement savings plan? The answer, no matter how old you are, is yes! Take Stock 1. Asked yourself, "where am I, financially?" It is a good idea to really figure out where you are with your finances. Pull out your...
  • Banking clarity

    Banking clarity
    The federal government has taken over 17 failing banks and thrifts this year, seizing them at a rate three times faster than last year. At that pace, it will "nationalize" 85 banks by year's end, compared with three -- yes, three three -- in 2007. Yet...
  • Can D.C. fix what ails the system?

    Lost amid last week's bad economic news, an unexpectedly partisan vote on the stimulus and President Obama's saber-rattling over Wall Street bonuses were the opening shots of a battle over how far Washington should go to reshape the financial system. But...
  • Global Meltdown Rule No. 1: Do the math

    As a Peruvian educated by British and American teachers, I learned never to embark on a major task without first "doing the math." No more of that Latino "happy go lucky, trust your gut and say three Hail Marys" approach to life. Without measurement, my...
  • Lehigh Valley banks find parochial principles pay off

    The nation's banking crisis has troubled such financial institutions like Wachovia and Sovereign, two large banks heavily tied to the Lehigh Valley. Others, like some community banks, are seeing the times as an opportunity to gain customers. Founded...
  • NMLS Consumer Access website may help protect mortgage shoppers from unscrupulous loan originators

    Mortgage shoppers will have a new tool that will go a long way toward protecting them from being ripped off by unscrupulous loan originators when they gain admission this month to a growing nationwide database of companies and individuals who offer home...
  • U.S. says Blagojevich, crew ran state as racket

    Federal prosecutors expanded their case against former Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Thursday in an indictment that drew more of his closest aides into the scandal and adds new schemes to the list of charges against him: Pocketing money funneled through his...