| Apr 15, 2015
| 11:41 AM
A woman is facing 77 charges following accusations she stole money from at least two of the people she was hired to help in Coral Springs.
Nicole Whittaker, 33, of Pompano Beach, is accused of stealing $57,148 by writing 75 checks on her clients' bank...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 5:06 PM
Wells Fargo & Co. said Tuesday that its first-quarter earnings fell slightly from the same period a year earlier. The bank got a boost from increased mortgage lending, but a key measure of its profitability declined in the quarter.
Net income after...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 8:30 AM
If you're heading outside of the United States this summer, get your plastic ready. And if you haven't been out of the country recently, you'll find some changes -- some to your benefit, some not so good.
Basic rule. The longstanding basic "rule" remains...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 6:02 AM
Fairfield-based General Electric is leaving the lending business, a major source of both profit and risk, as it continues to whittle its focus down to an industrial core.
The company said Friday that it will sell most of its GE Capital assets over the...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 1:19 PM
After eight probationers were accused of not making their restitution payments to the state, an investigation found their former probation officer had deposited their funds into his checking account, the Broward Sheriff's Office said.
Ricky Bell, 62, was...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 4:46 PM
A key component in building a new Will County courthouse in downtown Joliet would be getting a $50 million financial commitment from the city, county officials said Tuesday as they discussed how to fund the estimated $200 million project.
| Apr 3, 2015
| 4:56 PM
In September 2008, as the financial crisis emerged, a retirement account of Al and Karin Betz slumped in value to $130,000 from about $160,000.
"I got a cold call saying, 'Would you have some money to invest?'" Al Betz, 66, recalled. "I said, 'If you...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 9:00 PM
A business economics group has boosted its outlook for U.S. economic improvement this year and next, particularly for job growth.
The March report from the National Assn. for Business Economics forecasts more hiring, a lower unemployment rate, a lower...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 9:37 AM
A recent knock on the door of Sheridon and Susan Turner's suburban home delivered news that shocked the elderly couple: Wells Fargo was suing them for foreclosure on a home they sold 21 years ago.
The Turners sold the house on Hidden Lake Drive in...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 6:01 PM
In documents filed this week with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the corporate owner of National Penn Bank disclosed that Scott Fainor, CEO and president of the Allentown-based bank, earned slightly more than $2.3 million last year in...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 3:53 PM
Consumers might want to brace themselves for another bank fee in the future.
About 1 in 4, or 24 percent, of smartphone bank-app users surveyed by SNL Financial said they'd be willing to pay $3 a month to continue using their institution's mobile app....