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  • Free, financial 'GPS' aims to make planning � fun?

    Using the online money management platform FlexScore is like driving a car, said Jason Gordo, chief executive and co-founder. "We're like the GPS for your financial life," Gordo said. "You've told us where you want to go, the goals you that you want to...
  • SunTrust to pay up to $320 million to settle mortgage case

    SunTrust Banks Inc. will pay as much as $320 million to resolve a criminal probe into its mortgage unit's mismanagement of a federal program designed to help struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure during the recession. The U.S. Department of Justice...
  • Benny Hinn's former church heads to foreclosure auction

    Benny Hinn's former church heads to foreclosure auction
    One of Central Florida's best-known religious properties, the former forum for televangelist Benny Hinn's sermons, will hit the auction block Tuesday. It's the result of a multimillion-dollar foreclosure that displaced the property's most recent...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    Ian Carey, Salisbury High School; Amanda Hillegas, Saucon Valley High School; Andrew Nosti, Palmerton High School; Helen O'Connor, Carbon Career & Technical Institute; Nicole Overby, Bethlehem Catholic High School; Cayce Pope, Jim Thorpe High School;...
  • In Taiwan, tourist influx points up improving ties with China

    The fog hung dense over Sun Moon Lake, obscuring the hilly shoreline that the tourists from mainland China had come to see. Still, the Chinese crowded the main pier as a light drizzle came down, waiting for boats to ferry them around the scenic lake....
  • Fort Lauderdale woman and ex-husband on trial in $50M fraud case

    Fort Lauderdale woman and ex-husband on trial in $50M fraud case
    A Fort Lauderdale grandmother and her ex-husband, who once turned government informant on Genovese organized crime associates, are hoping a jury will clear them of federal charges that they operated a $50 million mortgage fraud conspiracy. Domenico...
  • Inspector general criticizes consumer bureau headquarters renovation

    Inspector general criticizes consumer bureau headquarters renovation
    A government watchdog criticized the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's controversial headquarters renovation, whose price tag has risen to an estimated $216 million, saying there was not a "sound business case" for the project because the agency...
  • 'Prize-linked' accounts offer cash prizes as incentive to save

    WASHINGTON A new type of savings account taps into the Powerball fantasies of Americans by giving customers the opportunity to win cash prizes every time they make a deposit. Proponents of so-called "prize-linked" accounts hope that the prospect of a no-...
  • 5 years after the Great Recession: Where are we now?

    5 years after the Great Recession: Where are we now?
    It was the worst U.S. economic calamity since the 1930s. Over 18 months, the Great Recession erased trillions of dollars in wealth, destroyed 8 million jobs and robbed tens of thousands of their homes. More than half of adults lost a job or saw a cut in...
  • Help for homeowners? That ain't nothing

    The current do-nothing Congress appears to be headed for its August recess safely in reach of winning the title for most do-nothingest assembly in U.S. history, which, let's face it, is not necessarily a bad thing. The nation breathes a sigh of relief...
  • Breaking New Ground: Women At The Helm

    Breaking New Ground: Women At The Helm
    At the helm of a ship early in her career with the U.S. Coast Guard, Sandra Stosz was given an ultimatum: "You stand on the bridge like John Wayne with a six-gun in each hand barking orders and then I'll qualify you." Stosz, a 1978 graduate of the U....