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The American Bankers Association will fund TV ads for Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and Rep. Ted Budd, R-N.C., the first of several candidates the group expects to actively promote during the midterms.

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22 min 55 sec ago

Banks using Zelle share the good, the bad and the indifferent of the person-to-person payment network.

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22 min 55 sec ago

The New York senator offers legislation to empower U.S. post offices to take deposits and make loans.

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22 min 55 sec ago

Buyers are scooping up many of the market's biggest banks, making it harder for others to gain scale.

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22 min 55 sec ago

Nymbus is offering its bank clients a service to create a digital brand under their existing charter in as little as 90 days.

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22 min 55 sec ago

First Keystone, which gave no reason for Matthew Prosseda's abrupt departure, has formed a search committee to find a permanent replacement.

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22 min 55 sec ago

Established banks and financial startups bring different perspectives to the negotiating table. Better understanding those differences can make the sale of a fintech go more smoothly.

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22 min 55 sec ago

The Federal Trade Commission alleges in a lawsuit that the company's "no-hidden-fee" pledge is deceptive. LendingClub says the claims are unwarranted.

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22 min 55 sec ago

Spending on Visa Inc. debit cards — the favored plastic of the younger set — continues to grow at a faster clip than on credit.

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22 min 55 sec ago

Critics of the acting CFPB director have a new line of attack as he takes fire for remarks made at an industry conference earlier this week.

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22 min 55 sec ago

Grayson Hall has served as CEO since 2010. He will leave the post in July but remain executive chairman through the end of the year.

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22 min 55 sec ago

Putting aside the spin of both credit unions and banks, we offer some informed predictions about how the financial industry would be reconfigured if the century-old tax break were to disappear.

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22 min 55 sec ago

Suzanne ShinnIt’s tax season and millions of Americans dream all year of how they are going to spend their refunds. With tax refunds becoming more substantial over the years due to certain exemptions that can be claimed, many people plan on using their refunds from year to year to catch up on delinquent debts, pay medical expenses, make repairs to homes or cars, or even use the funds to take a vacation. The mindset for most Americans receiving a tax refund is to spend it rather than save it, because many people have been planning for months to receive the refund within a few weeks of filing the return.

Read More from: Bonds & Botes, P.C.

10 hours 18 min ago

super_hero_flyingCalifornia’s homestead exemption is the Super Hero of the exemption world.

While other exemptions protect things worth a thousand dollars here and a couple of thousand there, the homestead protects $75,000 for a single person and $100,000 for a couple.

For the elderly or disabled, the homestead balloons to $175,000.

The homestead may be powerful and famous but often not well understood.

Here are six things you probably didn’t know about the homestead.

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10 hours 36 min ago

The Supreme Court’s recent decision in Merit Management Group, LP v. FTI Consulting, Inc. has appropriately drawn significant attention.  The Court, by narrowing the “safe harbor” provision of Section 546(e) of the Bankruptcy Code, has opened the door for representatives of bankruptcy estates to use the avoidance powers of the Bankruptcy Code to seek to unwind a wider range of pre-bankruptcy transactions and recover value for the benefit of creditors.  Most of the focus on the ruling has been on its anticipated impact on the administration of business bankruptcy cases.  However, it is worth noting that the Court in Merit Management has taken a more pragmatic approach to statutory interpretation in its reading of the Bankruptcy Code than in two of its other recent business bankruptcy decisions, Baker Botts v. Asarco and Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corp., and the result in Merit Management appears to be more consistent with the intent of Congress than in those earlier cases

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11 hours 34 min ago

The Seattle company has faced criticism from an investor over its commitment to the business, which lost money in the first quarter.

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12 hours 23 min ago

Citigroup chairman Michael O'Neill said he's "agnostic" about keeping chairman and chief executive officer as separate roles and directors will consider Mike Corbat to be his successor.

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12 hours 23 min ago

CIT took a $22 million hit on a business loan, and overall loan growth was tepid.

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12 hours 23 min ago

Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer said Tuesday that he's interested in the panel's top spot when Chairman Jeb Hensarling retires at the end of the year.

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12 hours 23 min ago

Live Oak Bancshares wants its next bank president to “step on the gas” as it accelerates growth into new industries.

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12 hours 23 min ago

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