Mortgage applications see biggest gain in 3 months: MBA

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Mortgage applications see biggest gain in 3 months: MBA

Applications for home mortgages saw their biggest jump in three months last week, fueled by demand for refinancing as interest rates continued to fall, an industry group said on Wednesday. (16 hours ago)

Briefly: June 15

Read about what’s happening in and around Plymouth. (17 hours ago)

American Express unveils prepaid debit card

American Express announced Monday that it is introducing a prepaid debit card, marking what could be the start of a shift away from conventional charge cards for many consumers. (7 hours ago)

Chinese Go on Global Homebuying Spree as Local Markets Tighten

On a sunny Saturday in early June, Larry Zhou strolled the floor of a property exhibition in Hong Kong, wondering whether it was time to buy another home — not in the city, where residential prices have soared 50 percent in the past two years, but may…

New Policy Framework to Strengthen Cybersecurity Protections for Businesses Online

RISMedia, June 13, 2011?The U.S. Department of Commerce recently released a report that proposes voluntary codes of conduct to strengthen the cybersecurity of companies that increasingly rely on the Internet to do business, but are not part of the crit…

Provident Bank launches personal finance program for young people with St. Stephen-St. Edward and Calvary Christian

WARWICK – Provident Bank’s school banking program is expanding in Orange County with the addition of St. Stephen St. Edward School and Calvary Christian Academy in Warwick. (29 mins ago)

The Necessity of Resisting Financial Tyranny

It’s time we defended liberty and democracy against financial tyranny: take your money out of Wall Street and the "too big to fail" banks, and stop funding their fraud, churn and subversion of democracy. (13 hours ago)

Fuel thief gets probation, told to repay $20,000

A Pueblo man accused of purchasing more than $20,000 worth of fuel on a stolen credit card was sentenced to four years of probation Thursday. (40 mins ago)

Wachovia’s conversion to Wells Fargo winds up Saturday

Wachovia branches will be sporting new colors starting Saturday as logos, signs and floor plans change to the name of new owner Wells Fargo. (1 day ago)

Tea party behind E-Verify push

Ronnie Baker / Staff Photo: The North Texas Tea Party is asking the Plano City Council to ensure that businesses in the city use the E-Verify program when hiring new workers. The program is free and is administered by the Department of Homeland Securit…