| Nov 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Thanksgiving is a time when we can give thanks for all of the blessings in our lives, like health, loving spouse, a wonderful family and amazing friends. But this is a money column, so this week, I would also like to give thanks to all of the amazing...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:20 AM
With holiday shopping gearing up, a plethora of stressful decisions includes not only what you buy and how much you spend but how you pay.
Cash, credit card, debit card, prepaid card, electronic and mobile payment, personal check, layaway, deferred-...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Q: I recently got my license as a real estate agent and have a question about the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act. I just completed a transaction and settlement is scheduled before the end of the year. I was thinking of giving my client (the buyer)...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:33 PM
In the latest sign of trouble for Orange County-based Corinthian Colleges Inc., the for-profit college operator said Wednesday it is not in compliance with Nasdaq rules after failing to file financial reports for the last two quarters.
| Nov 19, 2014
| 10:04 AM
Santa Ana-based Corinthian Colleges Inc. said Wednesday it received a warning that it is not in compliance with Nasdaq rules, after the company failed to file its last two quarterly financial reports.
If Corinthian does not come up with a plan to...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said Tuesday that he will join a Washington law firm when he leaves office next month after eight years as Maryland's top lawyer.
Gansler, whose term ends Jan. 12, will become a partner in BuckleySandler LLP, where...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 7:18 PM
The nation's top consumer financial watchdog is taking aim at the booming but lightly regulated prepaid card industry with new rules to protect customers from the vagaries of bank-like operations.
The proposal to be released Thursday by the Consumer...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:10 AM
In the early 3rd century B.C., after King Pyrrhus of Epirus again took brutal casualties in defeating the Romans, he told one person who offered congratulations, "If we are victorious in one more battle with the Romans, we shall be utterly ruined."
| Nov 10, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Americans must immediately turn their attention to the 2016 presidential election, because time is meaningless, two years is a mere 730 days and it's not like we have much else going on anyway.
So focus in, people. This is important stuff.
| Nov 5, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Unlike the dog that chased the car until, to his consternation, he caught it, Republicans know what to do with what they have caught. Having completed their capture of control of the legislative branch, they should start with the following six measures...
| Oct 31, 2014
The Obama administration is stepping up regulation of for-profit career colleges, announcing rules that could cut off federal funding to institutions that leave students with massive debts they can't repay.
The U.S. Department of Education's effort,...