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Bank profits remain resilient despite lingering pandemic

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – Unemployment remains high, many small businesses are struggling, and there are few signs that Congress and the White House can soon agree on another stimulus pack...

Government questions unfair student loan practices

NEW YORK – One of the nation’s largest student loan servicing companies may have driven tens of thousands of borrowers struggling with their debts into higher-cost repayment plans. ...

Getting up to speed on the Equifax data breach scandal

NEW YORK – Equifax has been scrambling to explain itself since disclosing last week that it exposed vital data about 143 million Americans – effectively most of the U.S. adult population. It...

Lawmakers criticize Equifax over breach

What people can do to protect themselves

Company accused of scamming 9/11, NFL concussion victims

NEW YORK – New York and federal authorities sued a company Tuesday that they say scammed sick 9/11 responders and NFL players who are receiving payouts for concussion-related injuries. ...

Wells Fargo CEO abruptly steps down

Resignation is effective immediately

Stocks plunge after bleak Chinese manufacturing report

ConocoPhillips announces 1,800 layoffs

What’s up with those new credit cards?

New technology will help cut losses to fraud

Are we peering into the future of lending?

A peer-to-peer loan may be the best way to go for some

The Nasdaq is back but different

NEW YORK – Fifteen years, one month and 13 days. That’s how long it took the Nasdaq composite index to close above the record it set at the apex of the dot-com bubble. ...

Scoring system aims to give credit where credit is due

NEW YORK – People struggling with a bad credit score, or lack of one, could benefit from a program rolling out in the next few months aimed at making it easier to get a Visa or MasterCard. ...

American Express loses antitrust case

NEW YORK – A judge has ruled that American Express violated U.S. antitrust laws by barring merchants from asking customers to prefer one credit card over another. U.S. District Ju...