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Bruce Marks, founder of the Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Underwater Homeowners Meet With Lenders At Convention Center

An event at Philadelphia’s Convention Center, this weekend, is designed to help homeowners avoid foreclosure. The event brings together the nation’s largest lenders and their borrowers, to renegotiate mortgages.

07/20/2012

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Philadelphia Police Searching For North Philadelphia Bank Robber

Investigators say they believe he is the same man seen in bank surveillance photos who robbed the United Bank of Philadelphia at N 15th and Broad, a block away, last Friday.

06/12/2012

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3 On Your Side: Government Investigating Costly Bank Fees

The government’s new consumer watchdog agency is launching an investigation into costly overdraft fees charged by big banks, and the investigation could result in new rules or even lawsuits if banks are accused of violating consumer laws.

02/22/2012

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3-On Your Side: $25 Billion Mortgage Settlement Helps Some Homeowners

A landmark $25 billion settlement with the nation’s top mortgage lenders was hailed by government officials Thursday as long-overdue relief for victims of foreclosure abuses. But consumer advocates countered that far too few people will benefit.

02/09/2012

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Protest Against Large Banks Draws Dozens To a Philadelphia Street Corner

It was part of a “National Day of Action” against big banks, organized by the online group MoveOn.org.

01/19/2012

Alleged Bank Robber Arrested With Money Falling Out Of Pockets

An attempted bank robbery was foiled when police caught the suspect red-handed, with money falling out of his pockets.

11/13/2011

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Bank Fees Prompt Customer Surge At Credit Unions

Philadelphia Federal Credit Union opened 1,400 new accounts last month, 400 more than normal.

11/10/2011

"Occupy" Protesters (Credit: Hadas Kuznits, KYW Newsradio)

“Occupy” Protesters Urge Consumers To Break Up With Their Banks

The Occupy Wall Street and Occupy Philly movement wants people to relocate their money from banks to credit unions.

11/05/2011

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BLOG: Banks To Drop Planned Debit Card Fees

By Jim Donovan: Chase and Wells Fargo are joining the list of banks that won’t be charging customers to use their debit cards, as the backlash over Bank of America’s planned $5 monthly fee continues. […]

10/31/2011

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Expert Says Switching Banks May Not Be The Solution To Avoid Debit Card Fees

“Credit unions operate their financial services through banks, so the banks will charge the credit unions the higher fees and guess what? The credit unions are going to pass them on to you.” finance professor Christopher Coyne says.

10/20/2011

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Same Suspect Strikes 2 Banks In 1 Day In Philadelphia

The FBI and Philadelphia Police are searching for the suspect involved in an attempted robbery of a Bank of America and the robbery of a PNC Monday afternoon.

07/11/2011

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BLOG: Warning For Bank of America Credit Card Customers

By Jim Donovan: If you have a Bank of America credit card, or know someone who does, please listen up. I have a very important reminder, especially for those of you that don’t read all […]

06/27/2011

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BLOG: Banks & Google To Offer Mobile Pay Options

By Jim Donovan: It will soon be a lot easier to bank using just your phone. Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo are teaming up to launch a service called Clear Exchange. […]

05/26/2011

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BLOG: Bank of America Hikes Customer Fees

By Jim Donovan: Bank of America customers are waking up to new fees this morning. Beginning today Bank of America will raise the monthly charge on its most popular checking account, called MyAccess, from $8.95 […]

05/24/2011

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Central Detectives unit is searching for this man, a person of interest in the robbery of a $44,000 disability check.

Police: Suspect Who Stole From Disabled Vet Identified

Tips from the public helped to identify the man who stole a disability check from a disabled Philadelphia marine veteran.

05/10/2011

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