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Wells Fargo ups goal for loans to women-owned biz

NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo & Co. is reaching out to women small business owners in hopes of achieving a new goal: a total of $55 billion in lending to women-owned companies by 2020.

01/23/2013

Distressed homeowner help

As discussed on Money 101 with Bob McCormick today, the program that aids distressed homeowners ends this Friday, January 18. Here are some of the highlights discussed on the show: Where to get help for […]

01/16/2013

CNN’s Ali Velshi sheds light on bank foreclosure payback

U.S. banks have taken another step to clear away the wreckage of the 2008 financial crisis. JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo and seven other banks have agreed to pay $8.5 billion to homeowners who were wrongfully thrown out of their homes.

01/08/2013

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10 banks agree to pay $8.5B for foreclosure abuse

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten major banks and mortgage companies agreed Monday to pay $8.5 billion to settle federal complaints that they wrongfully foreclosed on homeowners who should have been allowed to stay in their homes.

01/07/2013

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Political brinksmanship still threatens US economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers managed to avoid driving the U.S. over the so-called fiscal cliff with a late-night vote Tuesday. But higher taxes and brinksmanship in Washington are likely to sap strength from the fragile economy well into 2013.

01/01/2013

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Predictions from market experts for 2013

(AP) – What lies ahead for the stock market? The AP asked leading market analysts and investment managers where they see the Standard & Poor’s 500 index winding up by the end of 2013 and why.

12/31/2012

Banks extend fee waivers for storm-hit customers

(AP) — Some of the nation’s biggest banks have extended temporary waivers on a variety of fees and late charges for residents of states hit hard by Superstorm Sandy. It’s an effort to ease pressure […]

11/04/2012

Fired bank worker declines offer to return to work

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – A 68-year-old Des Moines man fired from Wells Fargo Home Mortgage over a minor crime 50 years ago has stirred national interest. Richard Eggers was fired in July when a […]

10/26/2012

US banks hit by more than a week of cyberattacks

LONDON (AP) – U.S. banks have been buffeted by more than week of powerful cyberattacks whose perpetrators remain unknown. A series of American financial institutions have experienced disruptions after their sites were overwhelmed by unusually […]

09/28/2012

Report: Americans feel more confident in economy

WASHINGTON (AP) – Americans are more confident in the economy than they have been in seven months, an encouraging sign for President Barack Obama with six weeks left in the presidential race. A new survey […]

09/25/2012

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