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Feb 18, 2011 11:52AM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

When his mortgage lender didn't respond to his letters, a homeowner got a judgment against it in court. A sheriff's sale has been scheduled for contents of the loan office.

Feb 3, 2011 2:04PM on Smart SpendingBy Teresa Mears

More retailers join Wal-Mart in providing check cashing and other financial services for people without bank accounts.

Jan 31, 2011 3:58PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Free use of debit cards is likely to join free checking as relics of 2010.

Jan 21, 2011 1:51PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Banks are taking longer to foreclose and they're slow to sell reclaimed properties. Result: A housing market stuck in low gear.

Jan 12, 2011 11:57AM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Has the Massachusetts high court ruling opened the door for mortgage chaos?

Jan 11, 2011 9:28AM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

With new limits on the fees banks used to collect, they're raising others and inventing new ones.

Dec 29, 2010 7:48PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Words like 'bankster,' '99er,' 'microtarget' and 'gate rape' captured the state of affairs this year.

Dec 17, 2010 10:05AM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

The Federal Reserve has suggested that the fees merchants have been paying for debit card transactions are way too high.



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