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  • Liberal activists hoping for liberal female president, but it's not who you think

    Liberal activists hoping for liberal female president, but it's not who you think
    South Florida Democrats are ready for – and say the country needs – a strong, liberal, female president. But it's not the woman you think. While Hillary Clinton is the overwhelming favorite of Florida Democrats for their party's 2016...
  • All 3 owners must sign off on property sale

    All 3 owners must sign off on property sale
    Q: My wife and I own 51 percent of a house in Arizona, and my estranged brother-in-law owns 49 percent. The loan is 100 percent in my name. We bought the house in 2005 and lived there for two years before moving back to Illinois. The house had fallen in...
  • Corinthian Colleges students lured by job prospects get loan break

    Corinthian Colleges students lured by job prospects get loan break
    A federal regulator says Corinthian College students will be forgiven a total of $480 million in loans because the for-profit school used "bogus" job prospects to persuade them to pay tuition with expensive private loans. The Consumer Financial...
  • Corinthian students to get 40% cut in private loan debt

    Corinthian students to get 40% cut in private loan debt
    For years, government investigators have zeroed in on Corinthian Colleges Inc., a Santa Ana for-profit college operator accused of roping students into unmanageable debt by promising bright careers after graduation. As part of a deal Tuesday that...
  • Corinthian students to get $480 million relief from 'predatory' loans

    Corinthian students to get $480 million relief from 'predatory' loans
    Students who took out private loans while attending schools owned by the for-profit Corinthian Colleges Inc. will be eligible for 40% reductions in their loan balances. The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced the private student loan...
  • Rules are coming on payday loans to shield borrowers

    Rules are coming on payday loans to shield borrowers
    Troubled by consumer complaints and loopholes in state laws, federal regulators are putting together the first rules on payday loans aimed at helping cash-strapped borrowers avoid falling into a cycle of high-rate debt. The Consumer Financial Protection...
  • Consumer bureau's mortgage rate checker doesn't disclose full costs

    WASHINGTON — When the federal government's consumer protection agency for financial matters tells you how to shop for a good deal on a home mortgage, you should follow the advice, right? Maybe some of it. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau,...
  • Consumer agency's 'Rate Checker' gets an incomplete grade

    When the federal government's consumer protection agency for financial matters tells you how to shop for a good deal on a home mortgage, you should follow the advice, right? Maybe some of it. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which was created in...
  • O'Malley can satisfy the progressives in 2016

    O'Malley can satisfy the progressives in 2016
    Progressives give former Gov. Martin O'Malley of Maryland a chance at the presidency ("O'Malley's legacy marked by social gains, higher taxes," Jan. 20). There's been a rallying cry in the progressive wing for Sen. Elizabeth Warren to run in 2016. Her...
  • National Penn reports rising earnings

    National Penn reports rising earnings
    Adjusted to reflect its October acquisition of Newtown, Bucks County-based TF Financial, National Penn Bancshares on Thursday reported increased fourth quarter and annual earnings in 2014. The Allentown-based regional bank is quickly approaching $10...
  • Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase ordered to pay $35.7 million in Md. mortgage kickback scheme

    Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase ordered to pay $35.7 million in Md. mortgage kickback scheme
    Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase would pay $35.7 million for participating in a mortgage kickback scheme with a now-defunct Owings Mills-based title company under a federal consent order filed Thursday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and...