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Mis-selling Investments: FCA Bans and Fines Paul Reynolds for 'Reckless and Deliberate' Recommendations

The Financial Conduct Authority has banned former financier Paul Reynolds from the industry and has fined him £290,344 for recklessly recommending high-risk investment products to eight retail clients, when he knew that he could not justify their suitability.

Why You Should Move Your Savings to an Online Bank

The Internet bestowed many gifts upon humanity: instant communication, the ability to stay in touch with friends and family, access to details when news breaks, cat videos. But one of the best gifts in recent years has been the online-only bank.

4 Hobbies That Could Wreck Your Credit Score

In our busy and hectic world, finding a way to relax is essential. Picking a hobby you enjoy and engaging in it regularly is a great way to wind down from a tough week.

Obama unveils new measures to stem identity theft

Washington – US President Barack Obama on Friday ordered "pin and chip" security measures for government payment systems, aiming to stem the proliferation of credit card fraud and identity theft.

How to Save Future Generations From Financial Illiteracy

The events of the past few years — from the housing market collapse and resulting Great Recession, to the painstaking economic recovery — have made it clear that we know far too little about how to responsibly manage our money.

Identity theft? President's under-used credit card declined in a New York restaurant

WASHINGTON – The Secret Service is charged with protecting the president, but who's watching his wallet?

Same-sex couples weigh pros, cons of wedding vows

With same-sex marriage now legal in five new states, longtime gay couples must decide whether getting married will benefit or hurt them financially.

RBNZ releases 2013-14 Annual Report

The Reserve Bank’s 2013 – 2014 Annual Report describes the Bank’s role and efforts in sustaining economic recovery, Governor Graeme Wheeler said today.

Benefits Of Stafford Loans

Stafford loans are the most popular federal student loans. This list of benefits will explain why.

Prosecutor: ID theft ring bought designer goods

NEW YORK An identity theft and fraud ring used shoppers' stolen information to buy more than $400,000 worth of designer shoes, handbags and accessories from Saks Fifth Avenue's flagship store, with some employees aiding the scam, authorities said Monday.