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  • Corinthian Colleges again runs afoul of Nasdaq listing rules

    Corinthian Colleges again runs afoul of Nasdaq listing rules
    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. Corinthian said...
  • Choose your payment methods wisely for holiday shopping

    Choose your payment methods wisely for holiday shopping
    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-...
  • Agent's closing gift to buyer won't violate real estate law

    Agent's closing gift to buyer won't violate real estate law
    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)...
  • Financial Thanksgiving

    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...
  • U.S. accuses Toyota credit unit of discriminatory loan pricing

    Toyota Motor Credit Corp. said federal authorities have raised concerns about the pricing of its auto loans, saying that the loans could be discriminatory, and warning that Toyota's lending arm could face financial penalties. Toyota Motor Credit said...
  • Federal rules are deterring banks from approving more home loans

    By most measures, the housing market should be roaring. Prices are leveling off. Borrowing is cheap. Even the job market is recovering. And yet home sales are on pace to fall this year for the first time since 2010. The torturous experience of home...
  • Obama's credit card was recently declined at dinner with first lady

    The commander-in-chief says he was at a New York restaurant recently eating out with First Lady Michelle Obama during the United Nations General Assembly. But when it came time to pay the bill, some poor waitress had to tell the president the bad news:...
  • Complaints about private student loans soar, agency says

    Complaints about private student loans soar, agency says
    Complaints about student loans are up almost 40 percent nationwide over the past year, a federal agency said this week. But gripes about local servicer Discover Financial Services are down slightly despite education lending being a bigger part of the...
  • Obama signs order to tighten security for federal credit cards

    Obama signs order to tighten security for federal credit cards
    U.S. President Barack Obama signed an executive order on Friday to beef up security measures for federal credit cards, and urged banks and retailers to follow suit in an effort to combat the growing threat of identity fraud. The order, which Obama signed...
  • Credit card interest rate offers can cost you

    Credit card interest rate offers can cost you
    Does this sound familiar? You just couldn't pass up the sale you stumbled on. You were sure your spouse wouldn't mind because your credit card was offering a zero percent promotional interest rate on purchases. So you'd still have a balance when that...
  • Obama: messiah or mess?

    Obama: messiah or mess?
    What ever happened to the messiah? He for whom Americans danced in the streets on that unforgettable election night just six years ago. He who promised that humankind would remember this moment "when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet...