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Hit By the Epsilon Security Breach? Here’s How to Protect Your Personal Information

After a major weekend security breach, big banks and credit-card issuers are warning customers that hackers may have gotten access to some of their personal data. If you think yours may have been compromised, here are a few step…

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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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Massachusetts Ruling Slams Bank Foreclosure Practices

The state’s highest court affirmed the fundamental and long-established idea that a bank must own the mortgage it’s foreclosing on before it forecloses. The ruling pertained to Wells Fargo and US Bancorp, but investors are hamme…

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