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  • 'Scottish aristocrat' pleads guilty in welfare fraud case

    A self-described "Scottish aristocrat" accused of collecting government benefits while living on a million-dollar yacht in South Florida has been sentenced to a year behind bars and ordered to pay the money back after pleading guilty in a welfare fraud...
  • Should big banks be broken up?

    The idea that some banks are "too big to fail" became common in 1984 when Continental Illinois was on the brink of failure. The then-seventh-largest bank in the U.S., Continental Illinois had $40 billion in assets, but many of those assets were bad loans,...
  • No: Make management accountable

    In 1985, some 3,500 savings-and-loan associations held nearly half of bank deposits in Florida. Today, more than 80 percent are held by 20 "big" banks. Is Florida better off? The answer is at the heart of the debate on whether big banks are too risky and...
  • Ruling good for community associations: My Word

    With a recent ruling by Florida's Fifth District Court of Appeal, community associations scored a victory that will provide them with financial relief during the fragile real-estate recovery. It marks a turning point in community associations' ongoing...
  • Player, not pawn, Rothstein associate gets five years

    Player, not pawn, Rothstein associate gets five years
    She may have held an impressive title — chief financial officer at Scott Rothstein's law firm — but Irene Shannon's attorney described her as nothing but a pawn to South Florida's king of fraud. Friday, a federal judge disagreed. U.S....
  • Consumer Reports: Mobile check deposit: pros and cons

    If you thought depositing checks into your bank account would never be anything other than a mundane but mandatory chore, perhaps you haven't heard of the bank-check selfie, more formally known among bankers as "remote deposit capture." Consumer...
  • Multa a Bank of America no le afectó y suben sus acciones

    Multa a Bank of America no le afectó y suben sus acciones
    WASHINGTON - La multa "histórica" a Bank of America por sus negocios con hipotecas basura antes de la crisis supera a las impuestas a Citigroup o JP Morgan, pero no parece haber impresionado a Wall Street, donde sus acciones subieron, ni a los grupos...
  • Investing: Juice up your cash returns

    Cash has its virtues. It lets you sleep better. And everyone eventually needs some liquid currency, whether it's to pay for a minor aggravation (say, to fix a fender bender) or a major one (the car was totaled). By design, I keep 10 percent of my IRA in...
  • See which banks are the most, least affordable

    See which banks are the most, least affordable
    When it comes to managing your money, every little thing adds up. Between ATM withdraw fees, transfer fees and more your checking account can easily dwindle before your eyes. Some banks limit their fees to only the necessary, while others will...
  • Hillsboro Beach mansion listed for sale at $139 million

    If $139 million is burning a hole in your pocket, you might consider a castle that hit the market Thursday in Hillsboro Beach. Le Palais Royal, a more than 60,000-square-foot estate under construction at 935 Hillsboro Mile, is one of the nation's...
  • Exclusive: ECB debating ABS, covered bond purchase plan

    (Reuters) - Plans to launch an asset-backed securities (ABS) and covered bond purchase programme worth up to 500 billion euros are on the table at Thursday's European Central Bank policy meeting, people familiar with the discussions say. ECB President...