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  • El interés en letras grandes. La principal asociación del sector de préstamos rápidos o de día de pago —payday lenders— anunció ayer que en adelante sus
  • Head of cable lobby condemns FCC report. The head of the cable television industry's lobbying group yesterday took aim at the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, blasting his attempts to place
  • A way to freeze out ID thieves. Just as the holiday shopping rush begins, all three of the major credit bureaus have decided to provide a powerful tool to protect against identity
  • Foreclosures hit a snag for lenders. A federal judge in Ohio has ruled against a longstanding foreclosure practice, potentially creating an obstacle for lenders trying to reclaim properties from troubled borrowers
  • eBay sued about counterfeit goods. A lawyer for Tiffany & Co. accused eBay Inc. on Tuesday of allowing the sale of tens of thousands of pieces of counterfeit Tiffany jewelry on
  • Protecting your nest egg in a recession. Anyone nearing retirement is old enough to remember the recession of 2001. While the experts were debating whether the country really was in a recession --
  • Prisoners of debt. In a financial version of Night of the Living Dead, debts forgiven by bankruptcy courts are springing back to life to haunt consumers. Fueling these
  • FCC might lower cable program costs. The Federal Communications Commission is likely to impose a new regulation on the largely unregulated cable television industry, the first of what may be more
  • Collecting insurance after a disaster. In the aftermath of Southern California's devastating wildfires, you might be thinking more about your insurance. If your house is damaged or destroyed, what can
  • Car shoppers value fuel over cool. Oil prices were near record levels last week, our friends at OPEC were counting their cash and La Cañada resident Alex Hartunian was shopping
  • Debt management plans can help consumers. Consumers struggling to keep up with higher gas prices and other rising household expenses have been pulling out their credit cards more often — sometimes too
  • Homeowners feel pinch of lost equity. As his wedding day approached last spring, Marshall Whittey [of Reno, NV] found that his money could not keep pace with the grandiosity of his
  • Visa to pay up to $2.25 billion to Amex. Visa will pay American Express (AXP) up to $2.25 billion to settle a lawsuit alleging Visa illegally stifled competition to protect its position as the largest
  • 'Revolution' in online payments?. SAN FRANCISCO — Ted Leonsis wants you to pay bills and transfer money online in a new way, with no fees. The entrepreneur and vice chairman

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