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Credit Card Horror Stories: 5 Ways Scary Plastic Murders Your Finances

Filed under: Visa, Consumer Ally, Credit CardsNeed a good fright for Halloween? Banks and credit card issuers are happy to oblige.

Despite record-low interest rates for most loans, and consumer-friendly reforms made real through the CARD Act, the mark…

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California’s SolarCity Sees a Bright Market on the East Coast

The big solar panel installer has announced its second East Coast deal in a month: It’s buying the residential solar business of Vermont-based groSolar, after picking up Maryland’s Clean Currents. And SolarCity isn’t the only We…

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California Court Gives Hope to Homeowners Lied to by Banks

A California appeals court has ruled that U.S. Bank conned Claudia Aceves out of her home by tricking her into giving up her bankruptcy protections. Now she can sue the bank for damages and fraud, and conceivably, so could other…

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U.S. Bancorp to Buy Bank of America’s Trust Division

U.S. Bancorp agreed to pay as much as $35 million in cash for Bank of America’s securitization trust administration units in the U.S. and Europe. The deal is part of the U.S. Bank parent company’s efforts to expands its corporat…

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Robo-Signing Scandal: California Democrats Call for Federal Probe

The state’s House Democratic delegation has asked the Justice Department, the Fed and Controller of the Currency to investigate the widespread — and growing — problem of faulty bank documents in foreclosure cases. One agency i…

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