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  • U.S. subprime auto lender fined over flawed credit reporting: agency

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. consumer financial watchdog on Wednesday said it fined a subprime auto lender $2.75 million for providing inaccurate information about its customers to credit reporting agencies. Texas-based First Investors Financial...
  • These are nationally available credit cards offering the lowest interest rates on purchases as of Aug. 20. If you typically

    pay off the entire balance monthly, look for a zero-annual fee card that allows the most interest-free or grace days. Some cards listed below feature special introductory or "teaser" rates for a specified time before regular rates apply. Additional...
  • Digital Savant: Two years later, the wait seems longer for mobile wallets

    "The future of buying stuff seems like it's going to be cashless, credit card-less and tied to whatever mobile device you happen to be carrying around. But how far into the future are we talking? Or are we already there?" Funny thing about that quote:...
  • Ghana not so golden: Government salaries threaten economic growth

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Tuesday, Aug. 19: Ghana, a country of 27 million on the west coast of Africa, called the Gold Coast when it was a British colony, has been in recent years one of the few stars of...
  • Still inflating the student loan bubble

    The following editorial appeared in the Orange County Register on Monday, Aug. 18: Perhaps we should not be surprised that the Obama administration's solution to a problem of high debts is to incur even more debt. This was the thinking with the economy...
  • California business tax breaks would have to prove effectiveness

    SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - Tax credits aimed at persuading businesses to locate in California would be subject to detailed performance reviews to make sure they are boosting the state's economy under a bill passed on Tuesday by the Legislature. The...
  • Two charged with stealing backpack at Dorney Park, spending $2,500 on victim's credit card

    Two men were charged with stealing a backpack from Dorney Park on Monday and using a credit card inside to run up more than $2,500 in charges at the amusement park, according to court records. Ruben Ramirez, 20, of Allentown, and Jeremy Espinosa, 27,...
  • Council authorizes $16.4 million bond for new senior center facility

    After months of study sessions and planning, the Huntington Beach City Council took two major steps Monday toward making a long-awaited senior center a reality. Council members voted unanimously to authorize taking out a $16.4 million bond to help pay...
  • California Congressional Delegation Presses Jerry Brown To Sign TV & Movie Incentives Bill

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.) and 34 other members of California's congressional delegation are urging Gov. Jerry Brown to sign legislation that would expand the state's film and TV incentive program to $400 million in tax credits...
  • Rocky Hill Officials Consider Moratorium On Multi-Family Developments

    ROCKY HILL – The town council has asked the planning and zoning commission to consider a moratorium on new multi-family housing proposals pending revision of the town's plan of the development and zoning regulations. The resolution, adopted by 6-3,...
  • New chip credit cards confuse travelers even more

    New chip credit cards confuse travelers even more
    Your next credit card likely will have a secure microchip in it. But it still might not work when you travel abroad. Huh? What? I turned to Matt Schulz, senior industry analyst for Creditcards.com, to explain. Question: If I have an American credit...