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U.S. Auto Loans Soar To Highest In 8 years

U.S. auto loans jumped to the highest level in eight years this spring, fueled by a big increase in lending to risky borrowers.

08/18/2014

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Cuomo Studies Options For Use Of $4.2 Billion Budget Surplus

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo this week was studying options for how to spend a $4.2 billion state budget surplus.

08/04/2014

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Federal Programs Could Help Graduates Pay Off Staggering Student Loans

Total college loan debt nationwide is a staggering one-trillion dollars, and many students may not be aware of programs that could greatly ease that burden; loan forgiveness for graduates who take jobs in the public sector.

09/23/2013

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Did The Mob Throw The Famous ‘Battle Of The Sexes’ Tennis Match?

A new report has claimed the legendary battle of the sexes between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs was not fair play, and that Riggs threw the match to pay off a mob debt.

08/27/2013

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Seen At 11: Debt Can Do You Serious Damage In All Kinds Of Ways

If you’re weighed down by credit cards, all the debt may be hurting more than your wallet.

06/04/2013

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What To Do With Your Tax Refund

Most tax filers are getting a refund after they file their 2012 return. With the average refund running about $3,000, a lot of people will be thinking about what to do with the extra cash.

03/18/2013

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Interfaith Medical Center In Brooklyn Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

12/03/2012

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Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment Solution

Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.

11/29/2012

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Investment Management Company Ranks Connecticut Last For Credit Worthiness

When a Hartford-based investment management company surveyed the states for credit worthiness, Connecticut came in dead last.

11/15/2012

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Opinion: With Economics Intertwined With Foreign Affairs Romney Will Win The Final Presidential Debate

Romney’s ideas – if presented fresh and enthusiastically hopeful for America’s future – can be the final bump he needs to win this election.

10/22/2012

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Seen At 11: New Breed Of Online Business Will Co-Sign Loans And Leases For A Price

It is not easy for many people to ask friends and family for financial help, but a growing number of online companies are promising to help guarantee loans and leases for people who are unable to do it on their own.

10/15/2012

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Seen At 11: Using The Summer To Re-Evaluate Your Finances

During the summer months it may be easy to forget about your finances, but the summer may be the best time to get your finances in order, according to some experts.

06/04/2012

Eye On New York: Mouth Off To Montone

New York and higher education both cost too much. That’s what New Yorkers are saying this week in “Mouth off to Montone.”

05/15/2011

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Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker Sounds Debt Warning In Stamford

Volcker says the nation’s growing debt level is an urgent issue, warning the country could reach a “tipping point” if debt gets too high.

04/12/2011

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How To Rapidly Rescore Your Credit

When Deborah Davenport found the home of her dreams, she ran into a problem that many Americans face everyday: a low credit rating

11/04/2010