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  • Take steps to limit damage if hackers snare your data

     Take steps to limit damage if hackers snare your data
    You might have gone to a supermarket, mailed a package at UPS or gone to a restaurant or hospital and thought nothing about holding your wallet tightly. Yet, a thief might have preyed on you anyway. And if you are like millions of Americans, you are...
  • Top L.A. Unified officials worked with Apple/Pearson before iPad deal

    Top L.A. Unified officials worked with Apple/Pearson before iPad deal
    Senior Los Angeles school district officials, including Supt. John Deasy, had a close working relationship with Apple and Pearson executives before these companies won the key contract for a $1-billion effort to provide computers to every student in the...
  • Vacant Bethlehem home concerns neighbors

    While the economy seems to be picking up, there still are plenty of reminders about just how bad things were. One of them is next door to Roger and Pam Smith in Bethlehem. The other half of their twin home on High Street has been empty since 2009....
  • FICO score change unlikely to help home buyers in near future

    You may have noticed the big media splash recently when Fair Isaac Corp., developer of the FICO credit score, announced the debut of a new score version that no longer would penalize consumers who have medical debt-collection issues in their credit files....
  • Pressure builds within Fed to signal new policy course

    JACKSON HOLE Wyo. (Reuters) - Pressure is building within the Federal Reserve for officials to move as early as next month to more clearly acknowledge improvements in the U.S. economy and lay the groundwork for the central bank's first interest rate...
  • Mum's the word on soaring Swedish household debt as poll nears

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Johan and Alejandra are the kind of Swedes the IMF has been warning about - piling up debt to keep up with an ever-rising property market and fund a lifestyle of travel, maids and nights out. The couple plan to buy a flat in...
  • Japan suffers biggest economic slump since 2011 quake as tax hike bites

    TOKYO (Reuters) - A sales tax hike last quarter drove Japan's economy into its biggest contraction since the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami, Cabinet Office data showed on Wednesday, keeping policymakers under pressure to expand fiscal and monetary...
  • BofA's Montag becomes sole COO as co-COO relocates: Bloomberg

    (Reuters) - Thomas Montag will become Bank of America Corp's sole chief operating officer as co-COO David Darnell takes a new title after asking to relocate to Florida, Bloomberg reported. Darnell will serve as vice chairman and continue to oversee...
  • Sign up now available for Girls on the Run

    An in-person registration for Girls on the Run will take place for the first time and the location is in West Boca. Girls in third to eighth grade can sign up from 4 to 6 p.m. today, and the same time Aug. 21 at Florida Community Bank West Boca Branch in...
  • Flippers, landlords find new home-loan money

    Flippers, landlords find new home-loan money
    Orlando landlord Brian Lunsford needed $40,000 to renovate a house that a college student almost burned down, so he turned to an online crowdfunding site. Within two days, more than a dozen investors had each agreed to loan him an average of $2,800...
  • BofA in $16.5 billion deal with U.S. over mortgage bonds: source

    BofA in $16.5 billion deal with U.S. over mortgage bonds: source
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp is expected to pay more than $16.5 billion to end investigations into mortgage securities that the bank and its units sold in the run-up to the financial crisis, in a deal that could be announced as early as...