| Jan 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Delinquencies on consumer loans have hit another all-time low, according to the American Bankers Assn., which says that is good news for the economy as well as for the balance sheets of the banks that are owed money.
Bank credit-card delinquencies...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Galaxy officials said Tuesday the team has acquired Brazilian forward Samuel Rosa Goncalves, known simply as Samuel, on loan from the Fluminense FC team of Brazil's Serie A.
Samuel, 22, had 15 goals in 72 appearances over the last two seasons with...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 10:37 AM
Those of us who write about the housing market and the virtues of the 30-year fixed home loan -- as we did Wednesday -- can calibrate our watches by how long it takes a reader to respond as follows:
"Hey, Canada doesn't have 30-year fixed mortgages, and...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:35 PM
People's United Financial Inc.'s net income slipped in the fourth quarter, as expenses rose and loan profit margins remained tight.
Fourth-quarter profits at the Bridgeport-based parent were $59.3 million, or 20 cents a share, compared with $61.2...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:17 PM
It looks as if Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's fiscal luck is finally turning after starting his term several billion dollars in the hole with somebody else's deficit.
A record tax hike pushed by Mr. Malloy three years ago, a booming stock market that has...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Central Florida's financial institutions are jockeying for position in what could be the banking industry's most competitive year yet since the end of the Great Recession.
With many businesses investing in expansion, consumer confidence strengthening...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Dear Liz: Lately I have been reading a lot about how people aren't saving enough for retirement. Every article I read talks about the need to put enough into employers' 401(k) programs to get the maximum possible company match. What do you do when your...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 10:56 AM
Despite a sharp downturn in its market-leading mortgage business, Wells Fargo & Co. reported a 10% improvement in fourth-quarter earnings as loan losses declined and the San Francisco bank collected higher fees in other businesses.
Wells, which wrote...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 3:44 PM
When Pauline Honey, then 95, moved back to Virginia so her grandson could help care for her, the bill was more than her family expected. So to tide her over, she took out what she thought was a payday loan.
Honey and her grandson, Randy Morse, thought a...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:44 PM
NEW YORK — Massive legal payouts didn't just cost JPMorgan Chase & Co. billions last year. They also cost the Wall Street giant its title as America's most profitable bank.
After weathering a barrage of legal and regulatory assaults in 2013, the...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Wary investors have fallen in love with floating-rate bond funds. And no wonder: The funds pay a decent yield and are designed to protect against rising interest rates, which just about everyone expects once the Federal...