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Naz Malik fraud trial: Charity boss tells court all staff could have been offered pension plan

A former charity boss accused of fraud has insisted a pension scheme would have been offered to employees had the organisation not folded.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Financial testimony continues in McDonnell trial

That was one of the questions explored this morning as testimony in the federal corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, delved deeply into the couple's personal finances during the period when they received $120,000 in off-the-books loans from businessman Jonnie Williams.


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Personal Finance

7 Ways Debt Is Bad for Your Health

Debt: Everybody's got it, so how bad can it really be for you? It's true, we are a nation in the red-student-loan debt has doubled since 2007, credit-card debt is on the rise, and more than a third of Americans haven't paid their bills in so long they've got collection agencies after them.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Northwestern University, UMass Boston

Tue Aug 19, 2014



The New Year signals the universal practice of resolving to break bad habits. Many people focus on health when making resolutions.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve, Home, Mortgage


Why Student Credit Cards Offer Life-Long Value

The price of college tuition - along with the cost of student life in college communities - continue their relentless climb upward.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

5 of the Best Credit Cards of 2014

To keep your credit score in a good place, it's generally a good idea to have some revolving credit.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Mon Aug 18, 2014

How One Man Learned to Fight Back Against Debt Collectors

When his mother, already distraught from her father's recent death, received a phone call from a debt collector early this year, "Roger" was angry.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Blog News

National Center for Policy Analysis

Auto Loans Up, Home Loans Down

New home loans dropped to their lowest level this spring since 2000, reports Alan Zibel for the Wall Street Journal.


Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Illawarra Mercury

Simple saving solutions

We're well into a new financial year and having got your taxes out of the way it's time to think about making your money work harder for you.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Timaru Herald

Editorial: Youth need debt lesson

No one, surely, should be surprised to hear that young South Canterbury men are falling into the trap of easy credit.


Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Opinion

Hampton Roads Daily Press

McDonnell trial: When a budget deficit hawk gets into debt | With Video & Photo Gallery

Prosecutors in the federal corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, rested their case on Thursday after showing jurors gifts they said were bribes from a businessman.


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Personal Finance, Virginia Beach, VA

Lexington Herald-Leader

Gail MarksJarvis: Considering taking a loan out of your 401(k)? Read this first.

Q: My wife stopped working and started staying home when we had our little ones.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, 401K

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Motley Fool

Credit Card Debt Relief: Only a Few Steps Away

If you're feeling crushed by credit card debt, it may seem as if you're alone in your struggle and it will be nearly impossible to get on solid ground again.


Daily Mail

Mother of policeman that shot dead Michael Brown was 'a serial con...

Police named Darren Wilson as the officer that shot dead Michael Brown, 18, on August 9 in Ferguson, Missouri She would allegedly befriend people in the community and steal their identifies to take out loans and rack up credit card debt Neighbors claim the policeman accused of shooting dead an unarmed teenager in St Louis had a serial con woman for ... (more)


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Violent Crime

Hispanic Business

Turkish economy and spending trends

The number of cards in consumers' wallets just keeps increasing. The majority of credit card holders pay for goods over long installment periods.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Room 8

Loans For Bad Credit

The applicant should not bankrupt in recently. There are so many loan lenders who to offer small short term financial help to take you out from financial problems.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Personal Finance

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Tormented by debt collectors? Fight back

Despite the upturn in the economy, more than one-third of Americans last year defaulted on debts and bills that later went into collections, which means many of those people were probably hassled by a debt collector.


Related Topix: Collecting, Life, Hobbies, Personal Finance

Zillow Blog

Can Paying Off Your Mortgage Early Damage Your Net Worth?

Just about every homeowner has experienced the same sensation at one time or another: The excitement of a home purchase is deflated at the closing table when the closing agent slides over the Truth in Lending Statement that shows just how much money the loan will cost over the term of the loan.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Retirement

Short Sellers Beware: Unless Congress Passes Extension, Underwater...

The Hendersons owe $456,000 on the mortgage for their principal residence on Long Island.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Tax, Economics News, Bankruptcy

BBC News

Boss 'put rugby tickets on expenses'

A man accused of defrauding a charity claimed expenses for four Wales rugby tickets, cat litter and pet food, Swansea Crown Court heard.


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