| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Americans are worried about retirement...very worried. According to a recent survey from Wells Fargo and Gallup, despite recent gains in the economy and the financial markets, 46 percent of investors continue to be nervous that they will outlive their...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:41 PM
A scam that's been plaguing the area since this time last year just won't go away and it's snagging more victims.
Con men posing as IRS agents have scared people nationwide out of $5 million under the guise they owe taxes or penalties. I've heard from...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Despite an uptick in the growth of community banks, Central Florida's biggest banks have regained their stride in leading the race for customer deposits, new regulatory figures show.
The big three of Central Florida banking — SunTrust, Bank of...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:28 PM
Three Coral Springs police officers — including a detective assigned to embezzlement cases — were charged Thursday with stealing thousands of dollars from their own police union.
One, Officer Doug Williams, turned himself in at the Broward...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 1:08 PM
The merger of Stonegate Bank and Community Bank of Broward will produce a stronger bank to compete in Florida's hottest banking market, bank officials say.
But some analysts wonder whether the consumer will benefit.
The banks announced their merger...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:53 PM
Paul Girello doesn't have to buy flood insurance anymore.
The Pembroke Pines resident recently received a letter from his mortgage lender confirming his home is no longer in a high-risk flood zone and, as a result, flood insurance coverage is no...
| Sep 17, 2014
Instead of being evicted, 89-year-old Royal Manor Estates resident Calvin Dever will have a newly refurbished and painted home, courtesy of Habitat for Humanity's Neighborhood Revitalization Program.
The revitalization program rehabilitates existing...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 7:59 PM
They've won the first two battles to make gay marriage legal in Florida. Now the state's largest LGBT civil rights organization has its next target in sight — a bill banning workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation.
"Being able to get...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Homeowners, and particularly at-risk borrowers, are growing more satisfied with the companies that service their mortgages, according to J.D. Power’s annual look at the mortgage servicing industry.
The study found that overall satisfaction with the...
| Aug 2, 2014
The nonprofit Milagro Center in Delray Beach is adding a van to transport teens, thanks to a $12,000 challenge grant from Hands On Tzedakah of Boca Raton. The van will serve middle school and high school students in after-school and summer-...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:12 PM
Banks are paying enormous amounts to settle cases stemming from bad mortgages, but investors in Wall Street's heavy hitters are looking at different numbers — and they like what they see.
An index of bank stocks climbed 1.3% on Tuesday after...