NEW PLATEAUS Investor vs. Liberal: a Poignant Daily Show Interview
Last time, I showed you a fella who thought income inequality was a threat to the country. This time, I bring you a guy--Edward Conard--who says the opposite.
The part that got ... Posted on 6/13/12 at 8:11 AM
PRAIRIE BUSINESS MAGAZINE SBA names Minnesota small business person of year
Darrin Swanson, owner of Kit Masters, Inc. and Swan Machine, Inc. based in Perham, Minn., has been named the Minnesota Small Business Persons of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
To... Posted on 3/20/12 at 9:37 AM
IN THE BLACK Daily experiences as teaching moments
Just by taking a little extra time throughout your day, you can make many of your daily experiences into learning moments for your kids. Some examples are:
- At the bank, explain what you are doing... Posted on 8/1/11 at 7:27 PM
SUNDOG Online application process scaring off bank customers
When it comes to pressing the proverbial easy button to complete a banks online account application, a majority of customers are saying see ya later to the sometimes 15 or more screens required to com... Posted on 6/28/11 at 8:32 AM
WFPS CAREER CENTER: CONNECTING LEARNING TO LIFE Well Paying Jobs that only Require a 2-Year Degree
Full-time workers in the U.S. earn an average of about $20.90 an hour. To increase your pay by $10 an hour, consider one of these jobs that require only a two-year degree.
Loan officer, Average hourl... Posted on 9/23/10 at 8:25 PM
NEW YORK — A worldwide gang of criminals stole a total of $45 million in a matter of hours by hacking their way into a database of prepaid debit cards and then draining cash machines around the globe, federal prosecutors said Thursday — and outmoded U.S. card technology may be partly to blame.
FARGO — The lawyer for a former North Dakota bank executive convicted of bilking nearly $1 million from her clients was sparring with prosecutors about financial penalties ahead of her sentencing Friday.
Dave Kolpack, Associated Press
, April 11, 2013
Community banks and credit unions are reporting lower debit-card processing revenue as a result of financial reform laws, sparking concerns that they may be forced to impose new fees on customers to offset their losses.
J.D. Harrison, The Washington Post
, December 31, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS — The bankruptcy trustee recovering money for victims of the Ponzi scheme operated by imprisoned Minnesota businessman Tom Petters is suing BMO Harris Bank, accusing it as the owner of M&I Bank of aiding and abetting the fraud.
NEW YORK — The latest federal lawsuit over alleged mortgage fraud paints an unflattering picture of a doomed lender: Executives at Countrywide Financial urged workers to churn out loans, accepted fudged applications and tried to hide ballooning defaults.
WASHINGTON — If certain lawmakers have their way, soon there will be fewer dollar bills in your wallet and more coins in your pocket. After years of talk, dollar-coin supporters and some economists say the time has come to replace the $1 bill with a copper coin.
Kaz Komolafe, McClatchy Newspapers
, August 15, 2012
LOS ANGELES — No 1. home lender Wells Fargo & Co. has agreed to pay at least $175 million to settle federal allegations that it systematically overcharged minorities during the frenzied housing boom, including steering African-Americans and Latinos into more expensive subprime mortgages.
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve acted Wednesday to lift an economy that's being held back by a weakened job market. It's extending a program designed to spur borrowing and spending through lower long-term U.S. interest rates.
WASHINGTON — JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon told Congress on Wednesday that senior bank executives responsible for a $2 billion trading loss will probably have some of their pay taken back by the company.
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