2017
03/28

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Finance committee rejects stewardship purchase proposal

MADISON, Wis. – Legislators have blocked a $346,000 grant to a conservancy group to help buy 100 acres in Dane County. The Department of Natural Resources wanted to give the money to the Natural Heritage Land Trust to help it purchase the land for …

2017
03/26

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Liz Weston: Tax refund predators are waiting

Collectors step up calls and mailings during tax season because they know more people "will have some extra cash to address past problems," says Michael Bovee, president of debt settlement company Consumer Recovery Network in Spokane, Washington.

2017
03/26

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Video: Fast food worker leaps out of drive-thru to rescue cop

Video footage shows Pedro Viloria immediately jumping inside the car as the woman's foot slipped off the brake and preventing the vehicle from crashing into another automobile. (Credit: YouTube). A McDonald's drive-thru worker was able to save the life

2017
03/25

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This Single Fee Helped Credit Card Companies Haul in $12.5 …

Credit card users voluntarily paid $12.5 billion in annual fees in 2016, according to Bloomberg. That's a little more than $39 for every man, woman, and child in …

2017
03/24

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Big Data versus money laundering: Machine learning, applications and regulation in finance

It's no wonder then that financial institutions appear in their turn to be taking anti-MLA compliance seriously: 51.5 percent of respondents in a recent survey drawn from banks and insurers who work in risk, fraud, compliance and finance said that anti

2017
03/22

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Jury returns guilty verdict in La Crosse armed robbery trial

A La Crosse Co. jury returned a guilty verdict Wednesday in the trial of an Illinois man charged with armed robbery. 24-year-old Damario Graham of Rockford robbed the Auto Title Loans store on La Crosse's northside in September. Police say Graham …

2017
03/22

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Hampshre sales company which made 22 million nuisance calls fined £270K

The phone numbers were sourced from a range of websites including discount and prize draw websites, pay day loans and insurance brokers and an electronic cigarette seller.

2017
03/21

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Second Day, Second Wind On Innovation Debates

Payday loans, title loans, installment loans – nonbank short-term lending products have many names and provoke a wide range of emotions.

2017
03/20

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A Look at Top Performing MLPs in February 2017

Southcross Energy Partners (SXE), which is involved in natural gas gathering and processing, was the top MLP gainer in February 2017.

2017
03/19

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The Moneyologist: My 76-year-old sister put a $9000 medical debt on her credit cards

Before you go any further, I advise you to look into the difference between a debt management organization and a debt settlement company that offers legal and financial services. The former category includes nonprofit organizations that belong to