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  • GOP lawmakers oppose Obama proposal to boost education tax credit, cut college savings plans

    President Barack Obama's proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings accounts is running into opposition from Republicans in Congress who say they have no intention of raising taxes on families trying to save money for their children's...
  • Police search for tips in armed robbery on New Years

    Orlando police are looking for a pair of men who robbed two people in downtown Orlando early New Year's Day, according to police. The victims were walking to a parking garage around 12:06 a.m. in the 400 block of West Robinson when two men coming from...
  • Standard& Poor's settles with US government, 2 states over ratings on mortgage bonds

    Standard & Poor's agreed on Wednesday to pay the U.S. government and two states more than $77 million to settle charges tied to its ratings of mortgage-backed securities. In its first enforcement action against a major rating agency, the Securities and...
  • ECB unveils aggressive plan to stimulate European economy. Is it enough?

    ECB unveils aggressive plan to stimulate European economy. Is it enough?
    The European Central Bank announced a huge monetary stimulus plan designed to boost the region's sagging economy and fend off the specter of deflation. At a packed news conference streamed online from the ECB's headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, the...
  • Robert Allenby continues to face doubts about alleged attack

    Police are now skeptical of golfer Robert Allenby's story about being robbed and kidnapped outside a Honolulu wine bar, according to a Hawaiian news report. In the days since the incident, several witnesses have come forward to question Allenby's...
  • Hogan's budget: The debate begins

    Hogan's budget: The debate begins
    For all his talk of strong medicine and ending a spree of overspending in Annapolis, Gov. Larry Hogan's first budget, at least as he presented it, did not sound so drastic. At his first news conference since his inauguration, he said he increased...
  • SEC: Credit card cops tracked customer purchases to make market killing

    PHILADELPHIA By tracking their customers' purchases of burritos, purses and camping equipment, two former Capital One employees made a stock market killing nearly $1 million dollars a year. The only problem, U.S. securities regulators say, is the unusual...
  • Credit insurance can be hard to find for older home buyers

    Q: My neighbor told me about a clause to be added at the time of signing to buy a house. It would pay off the remaining mortgage in case of death of a spouse. We are buying a house through a Veteran's Administration (VA) loan for $350,000 and we are...
  • Sophia Bera: Gen Y tax-saving tips

    Many young taxpayers miss out on tax-saving opportunities because they just aren't aware of them. Here are some tax credits and deductions these folks shouldn't overlook. STUDENT LOAN INTEREST DEDUCTION Education borrowing is a big concern for many...
  • Woman charged with using counterfeit credit cards at South Whitehall Target

    Woman charged with using counterfeit credit cards at South Whitehall Target
      A New York City woman used counterfeit credit cards to buy gift cards at a Target in South Whitehall Township on Sunday, according to court records. Tania...
  • S&P settles with SEC, 2 states over misconduct charges

    The credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's agreed to pay the U.S. government and two states $77 million to settle investigations into mortgage-backed securities. In its first enforcement action against a major rating agency, the Securities and...