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Have You Called Your Nana Lately? Debt Collectors Have

Gripes about debt collectors are the most common complaint filed by older Americans, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Wednesday. Collection gripes are roughly one out of every three complaints the bureau gets from seniors, it said. Confusion over medical bills, attempts to collect debts of deceased family members, and illegal threats of garnishing federal benefits like […]

Lansing woman sentenced in $300K embezzlement

MASON – The former office manager for a Lansing business will pay nearly $300,000 in restitution as part of her sentence for embezzling money over many years. Holly Ann Sisco was sentenced Wednesday in Ingham County Circuit Court to nine months in jail and ordered to pay restitution to four business entities — all owned […]

Hamilton Mortgage

If you would like more information about the mortgage opportunities available to you, we can cut through the confusion and make it all very simple! In todays market, obtaining a mortgage has become very complex. Hamilton Mortgage Company aims to ensure that obtaining a mortgage is made as simple as possible. Whether purchasing a home, […]

Banks Can Still Play a Key Role in Payment Disruption

Banks and other traditional payment companies need to keep an open mind when assessing the market today as new entrants build systems to disrupt the old models, said Christine Cumming, first vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. The important question is: What makes banks so special in todays world? she asked […]

Where the Next Financial Crisis Will Come From

The next financial crisis wont come from the banking sector. Thats the message implicit in the latest report on the global financial sector from the Financial Stability Board, the group that monitors whats happening with the worlds money flow. Instead, its very likely to come from the massive and growing shadow banking sectoran area mostly […]

Dave Ramsey: Mother-in-law needs a push toward financial independence

Dear Dave, My mother-in-law is in poor health and doesn#x2019;t have a lot of money. She has been giving us a lot of her earnings over the last couple of years as a kind of early inheritance, because she#x2019;s afraid she#x2019;ll spend it all. We#x2019;re setting it aside in a savings account in case she […]

White Way Sign Files For Bankruptcy

White Way Sign, the 98-year-old company responsible for some of Chicagos most iconic marquees, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last week. The company lists $10 million in assets against $50 million in liabilities. Irish Immigrant Thomas Flannery founded White Way in 1916, taking its name from the Great White Way nickname of New York […]

5 Things You Might Not Know About Uber

The ride-sharing service Uber is available in more than 150 US cities (not to mention many more across 43 countries), so theres a good chance youve used Uber, or heard of it, at the very least. There are plenty of opinions out there about Uber. Some people swear by it. Others have had experiences so […]

JP Morgan faces US currency trading probe

JP Morgan Chase, the largest bank in the US, has revealed it is under investigation over currency trading. The firm said the US Department of Justice (DoJ) had launched a criminal investigation, while other regulators are running civil investigations. It added that possible losses from all its the legal proceedings could total $5.9bn (£3.7bn). A […]

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