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I Trolled My IRS Scammers For Weeks. I Learned Something Really Dark.By: Ken Tumin2 commentsNavy Federal To Pay Back $23M To Members, $5.5M In FinesBy: pearlbrown13 commentsHere's How To Calculate Your Required Minimum Distribution From A Traditional IRA Or 401(K)By: pearlbrown3 commentsWells Fargo Skit From Saturday Night LiveBy: Ken Tumin2 comments

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Posted by: cumulus  |   4 votes  |  1 Comment

Scott Burns touches on a different measure of risk: living standard risk.

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   1 vote  |  Comment

From the Daily Mail: A couple renovating their home got quite the surprise recently, when they found a stash of cash in a suitcase hidden in the ceiling of their read more

Posted by: cumulus  |   2 votes  |  1 Comment

SAN FRANCISCO - Major websites were inaccessible to some East Coast users in the United States Friday morning and to people across the country in the early read more

Posted by: Shorebreak  |   2 votes  |  Comment

The inflation adjusted weekly income of the typical full-time American worker hit an all-time high in the third quarter of 2016, according to data released read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   2 votes  |  Comment

Updated data shows 55,800 taxpayers have come into the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) to resolve their tax obligations, paying more than $9.9 billion read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   3 votes  |  Comment

The NCUA board on Oct. 27 will consider a final rule revising the agency’s Field of Membership regulations—a move that could set up a contentious fight with the read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   3 votes  |  Comment

 It’s true that 1,614 branches in America were closed last year, but surprisingly, almost 38% of banking is still occurring within the walls of the remaining read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   2 votes  |  Comment

Big banks will have to toughen up their cybersecurity practices to protect customers against attacks, according to proposed new regulations. Under the new rules, read more

Posted by: pearlbrown  |   5 votes  |  Comment

Among the changes:  a modest (0.3%) increase in payments starting in January 2017, a higher tax cap subject to Social Security taxation, increased earnings read more

Posted by: Shorebreak  |   3 votes  |  1 Comment

The California Department of Justice is investigating Wells Fargo & Co. on allegations of criminal identity theft over its creation of millions of unauthorized read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   5 votes  |  2 Comments

These scammers had called me so many times that I knew their script. They always introduced themselves as IRS officers with inconspicuous American names, like "Paul read more

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This is according to a CNNmoney article about a newly uncovered letter allegedly sent to Stumpf in Sept. 2007, only three months after the executive had read more

Posted by: pearlbrown  |   4 votes  |  Comment

A data breach costs an organization on average $4 million, although the estimate varies by country and size of the breach. 

Posted by: pearlbrown  |   6 votes  |  Comment

A new generation of skimmers that wirelessly transmit stolen data is stymying authorities and causing anxiety among credit unions and other card issuers read more

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New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo put state-chartered banks and credit unions on official notice to ensure employee incentive arrangements do not spawn another Wells read more

Posted by: Shorebreak  |   4 votes  |  Comment

The U.S. economy may face longer and deeper recessions in the future if interest rates remain stuck at current low levels, Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer said on read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   3 votes  |  Comment

Should I finally remove multibillion-dollar, profit-making corporations from my day-to-day financial life once and for all?

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   4 votes  |  Comment

Social Security benefits are modest - recipients got an average of $1,341 a month in 2016 - and inflation can take a painful bite out of recipients' purchasing read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   3 votes  |  Comment

The ATM is the newest front in the war against cyberthieves. A year after millions of U.S. merchants began installing equipment at the check-out line to accept read more

Posted by: pearlbrown  |   2 votes  |  1 Comment

Although the impact of this week’s appeals court ruling that found the CFPB’s structure to be unconstitutional are still being assessed, attorneys said agency read more

Posted by: pearlbrown  |   4 votes  |  3 Comments

It's a familiar calculation for some DA readers, may be new but important info for others.  .    Failure to correctly calculate and withdraw read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   2 votes  |  Comment

Former Birmingham Health Care CEO Jonathan Dunning was sentenced to 18 years in prison Friday for his role in a $13.5 million fraud scheme that siphoned federal read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   2 votes  |  Comment

When the Federal Reserve meets next month, the question of will they or won't they hike interest rates will be clouded by the fog of presidential politics.

Posted by: Shorebreak  |   2 votes  |  Comment

The Federal Reserve may need to run a "high-pressure" economy in order to reverse damage from the crisis that depressed output, sidelined workers and risks becoming read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   2 votes  |  Comment

Waiting for inflation to accelerate has been like watching grass grow -- it just seems even more interminable. Consumer prices, though, have edged up the past year read more

Posted by: Shorebreak  |   3 votes  |  Comment

Calculating based on the amount of coins that it pulls from the trash in its own facilities, Covanta Holding Corp. incinerator outside Philadelphia estimates that read more

Posted by: Shorebreak  |   5 votes  |  Comment

Rewards credit cards have grown in popularity as consumers have realized they can get a little money back every time they make a purchase. Some cards pay 3% on some read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   4 votes  |  3 Comments

John Stumpf, the embattled CEO of Wells Fargo (WFC), retired from the company effective Wednesday. Stumpf's move comes just weeks after he was grilled by read more

Posted by: pearlbrown  |   6 votes  |  13 Comments

The CFPB said Tuesday the $77 billion Navy Federal Credit Union will pay $23 million to members and a $5.5 million civil penalty for making false threats about read more

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A California federal judge preliminarily approved a $2.75 million Telephone Consumer Protection Act settlement with Navy Federal Credit Union, after previously read more

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