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  • 2015 Lincoln Navigator downsizes engine but maintains full-size luxury

    2015 Lincoln Navigator downsizes engine but maintains full-size luxury
    Downsizing the engine of the 2015 Lincoln Navigator full-size SUV is a good move, regardless of gas prices. In addition to replacing the V-8 with a V-6, Lincoln gives its full-size luxury SUV a cosmetic freshening plus an upgrade in creature comforts...
  • Scammers beware: Seniors to get tips to avoid theft

    During this time of year, it's especially important to be vigilant about protecting credit cards and personal data from theft. Seniors are often a target of financial crimes, scams, fraud, distraction and solicitation crimes. The two most typical...
  • Home equity lines back in vogue

    If you're thinking about taking out a new home equity line, you're hardly alone. Credit lines tied to home equity — popularly known as HELOCs — are one of the fastest-growing segments in the mortgage market. Volume during the first half of...
  • How Redding Resident Lost $110,000 In Scam

    How Redding Resident Lost $110,000 In Scam
    It's a Bottom Line four-pack today. How to lose nothing, or $110,000, to scammers. That letter from Santa: Is that really you, St. Nick? And the realties of gift cards. The Grandparents Scam News item: Three Redding residents lost about $190,000...
  • Rule changes to make prepaid cards more kid-friendly

    A popular alternative to checking accounts that doubles as a useful financial education tool for young consumers is about to face more regulatory oversight. The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureauin November proposed sweeping and long-overdue...
  • Two Charged In Wallingford After Counterfeit Gift Cards Found

    Two Charged In Wallingford After Counterfeit Gift Cards Found
    WALLINGFORD — A man and woman were charged last week after police say they tried to use counterfeit American Express gift cards. Michael Smith Jr., 26, of Queens Village, N.Y. and Cheyenne Sharpe, 24, of Rosedale, N.Y., were found to be in...
  • Florida has a million fewer mortgages

    Florida has a million fewer mortgages
    Florida now has more than a million fewer mortgages than seven years ago, as foreclosures have forced property owners out of the market, according to a study released Wednesday. The 25 percent loss was the largest drop in the country, said Steve...
  • Cash on arrival: New game plan for airport ATMs

    Cash on arrival: New game plan for airport ATMs
    "You don't need to buy foreign currency in advance. The big banks all have ATMs at important gateway airports, so just use your ATM card when you arrive. You won't lose more than about 3 percent in the exchange, and cards from some U.S. issuers impose...
  • Obamacare advisor apologizes to lawmakers for controversial comments

    Obamacare advisor apologizes to lawmakers for controversial comments
    Jonathan Gruber, an MIT professor who worked on the Affordable Care Act, apologized to members of Congress on Tuesday for a series of controversial comments he made about the law, which Republicans have seized on to attack the healthcare legislation....
  • Pearl Joyce TurpinOctober 26, 1937 - November 27, 2014

    Pearl Joyce Turpin<br/>October 26, 1937 - November 27, 2014
    Pearl Joyce Turpin, wife, sister, daughter, mother and “grammy,” hat aficionada, purveyor of books, collector of unique objects, and loving friend to all that knew her, passed from this life at home, surrounded by her loving family, on...
  • Father charged with letting kid's teeth rot sent to county prison

    Father charged with letting kid's teeth rot sent to county prison
    Charged with allowing his 6-year-old daughter's teeth to rot and under investigation in the deaths of three of his other children, a Lehigh Township man was able to avoid jail in November by promising a judge that he'd check himself into drug rehab. But...