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55 min ago | West Australian

Genworth flags up to $250m FY profit

SYDNEY, July 30 AAP - Mortgage insurer Genworth has flagged a full year profit of up to $250 million amid higher premiums as a strong property market leads to fewer claims.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Home

4 hrs ago | Times Herald

YouTube celeb thanks parents by paying off their mortgage

Timothy DeLaGhetto posted a YouTube video Monday as he presented his parents with a check of $210,000 to pay off their mortgage.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Long Beach, CA

9 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Appeals court rejects tax challenge to Obamacare

The Pacific Legal Foundation and a small-business owner, Matt Sissel, argued that the Affordable Care Act is a bill for raising revenue and that it violated the Origination Clause of the Constitution because it began in the Senate, not the House.

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Related Topix: Small Business, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

11 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

Fed is weighing key issues but may reveal little

This much is clear: The Federal Reserve will make another cut this week in its monthly bond purchases, which have been aimed at keeping long-term loan rates low.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Ben Bernanke

13 hrs ago | KMIZ

Home price increases continue at slower pace

The S&P/Case-Shiller home price index, a closely watched measure of home values.

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Related Topix: Housing, Home, Mortgage, Foreclosures

13 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

US home price gains slow for 6th straight month

The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, released Tuesday, increased 9.3 percent in May from 12 months earlier.

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Related Topix: Housing, Tampa, FL, Home, Mortgage, Business News

15 hrs ago | West Australian

UBS says books 254 million euros against second quarter to settle one German tax probe

The Zurich-based lender's offices in Germany were searched last year as part of an investigation of 750 cases involving foundations, a probe sparked by a CD with details of UBS clients that was purchased by the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia .

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage

19 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta

Despite good news, benefit programs face problems

Acting Social Security Commissioner Carolyn Colvin, right, speaks at a news conference at the Treasury Department in Washington, Monday, July 28, 2014, to discuss the release of the annual Trustees Reports.

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Related Topix: Social Security, US News, US Treasury, Medicare, Health, Retirement, US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

These consumers fall behind on credit cards or hospital bills. Their mortgages, auto loans or student debt pile up, unpaid.

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Related Topix: Urban Institute, Technical Services, Home, Mortgage, Texas, San Jose (Jacksonville, FL)

This Is Lancashire

Cancer cash fraud woman faces jail

An NHS worker is facing jail over a fraud that saw hundreds of thousands of pounds meant for vital cancer drugs fleeced from a world renowned hospital and used on shopping sprees and mortgage payments.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Greater London County, England

News Observer

Business Highlights

Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Real Estate, Vladimir Putin, Mortgage, Housing

Bellingham Herald

Lloyds bank settles with US, UK over market fixing

Lloyds, one of the world's largest banks, on Monday became the sixth financial firm sanctioned in the international rate-rigging scandal.

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Related Topix: Lloyds TSB Group, Financial Services, Home, Mortgage

Northern Michigan News

Zillow buying Trulia to build real estate titan

Real estate website operator Zillow Inc. is buying its rival in a $3.5 billion deal that will make the biggest player in the online real estate information market.

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Related Topix: Zillow, Trulia, Startups, Real Estate, Home Listing, Home, Mortgage

Myrtle Beach Online

Zillow buying Trulia to build real estate titan

Real estate website operator Zillow Inc. is buying its rival in a $3.5 billion deal that will make the biggest player in the online real estate information market.

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Related Topix: Zillow, Trulia, Startups, Real Estate, Home Listing, Home, Mortgage

The News Tribune

Medicare hospital fund to last 4 years longer

The program's giant hospital trust fund won't be exhausted until 2030 - four years later than last year's estimate.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Social Security, Retirement

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Contracts to buy US homes slip in June

The National Association of Realtors says its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index slipped 1.1 percent to 102.7 last month.

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Related Topix: Real Estate, Housing, Home, Mortgage

The Fresno Bee

How to escape the medical care debt trap

The single biggest cause of personal bankruptcy in the United States isn't job loss or irresponsible use of credit.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Health Insurance, Health, Credit Card Debt

Sunherald.com

Hutchinson improperly took tax credit on 2 homes

Joe Thompson, the office's chief assessment administrator, said Hutchinson claimed the $350 per year credit for homes in Benton and Pulaski counties in the tax years 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pulaski County, AR, Benton County, AR, Mortgage

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Markets Live: Soft start to profits season

The market is slightly lower after a couple of underwhelming early earnings results, while Healthscope enjoys a modest lift on debut.

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Related Topix: Texas, Financial Markets, 9, Home, Mortgage, Australia, Oceania, World News

Sunherald.com

Advice for a happy retirement

In 2012, there were 43.1 million Americans age 65 and older. By 2050, that number is expected to reach 83.7 million, according to two recent reports from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Related Topix: Retirement, Social Security, Pension

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