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New Yorkers warned about child-identity theft

Washington, Aug 15 New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo Wednesday alerted parents, guardians and young adults about a growing trend of child identity theft.

1.3bn payout for mis-sold policies

Around seven million people are set to share up to £1.3 billion in compensation after 13 high street banks and credit card companies agreed to offer redress for mis-sold credit card and identity theft protection.

Personal Finance Tips For New York's Young Adults

ALBANY, N.Y., Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ –¬†Heading off to high school, college or the military is an exciting time and an important gateway for New York young adults to become more financially independent. In addition to hitting the books, learning essential personal finance skills can help along the road to success.(Logo:

New Yorkers warned about child-identity theft

Washington, Aug 15 New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo Wednesday alerted parents, guardians and young adults about a growing trend of child identity theft.

Woman facing 14 fraud, identity theft charges

A woman is facing more than a dozen fraud related charges after allegedly using fake IDs to access bank accounts that did not belong to her.

Education Department making changes to PLUS loan program that may help thousands of families

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is making changes to the PLUS loan program that may help thousands of families qualify for the college financial aid.

Reserve Bank gives soem insight into loans

The Reserve Bank's given some insight this afternoon into the moves it's going to make against high-loan-to-value home mortgages.

The Best Summer Money Books for Adults

Children's books can help parents talk to their kids about money, but reading can also help inspire smarter financial decisions for grown-ups. American Public Media's Marketplace Money recently asked personal finance writers about their favorite money books, and not all of them fall into the "how-to" category.

Barclays plans share issue to fill capital hole

LONDON Barclays, Britain's second largest bank, plans to issue new shares worth 5.8 billion pounds to shore up its capital and satisfy new regulatory requirements meant to prevent a repeat of the 2008 crisis. Its stock price plunged as investors worried dividends would be cut and share value diluted.

Id Theft Insurer Cpp Nears Financial Lifeline

The struggling identity theft insurer CPP is closing in on a deal with its lenders that should secure its future beyond a £1bn-plus mis-selling payout to customers.