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Several banks are seeing significant changes in leadership as the year comes to a close.

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The administration’s reported interest in having the White House aide run Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's regulator signals a focus on constraining the mortgage giants’ role in the housing market.

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Wells Fargo charges students nearly four times as much in fees as banks without college marketing agreements, according to an internal report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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The Federal Reserve Board chairman told Sen. Elizabeth Warren in a letter that the central bank is actively reviewing the bank's progress in following a February consent order.

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Republicans on the House Oversight Committee concluded that last year’s massive data breach at Equifax was fully preventable, but stopped short of recommending new laws aimed at averting future hacks. Democrats called the final report a “missed opportunity.”

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Nearly 60% of people thinking about switching banks would be open to banking with a big tech company if they ever get that option. Cash incentives or existing savings accounts are big factors in consumer decisions — and things that banks could keep in mind in their efforts to recruit or retain customers.

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What is it like to be desperately insolvent with no access to a relief system like the bankruptcy discharge? Many, many people are likely to find out in the coming months in China and India in light of recent developments in these mammoth markets. Neither country currently offers individuals effective relief from financial distress, though both have been actively but languidly considering the adoption of such relief for a long time. That relief can't come soon enough, though I'm not optimistic about its arrival anytime in the near future.

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Loans to house flippers dropped 11% in the third quarter, indicating "possible turbulence;" the German bank may have allowed some clients to claim tax credits on stock they didn't own.

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Uniti Financial focuses on the Korean-American community through three offices around Los Angeles.

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On Sep. 30, 2018. Dollars in thousands.

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On Sep. 30, 2018. Dollars in thousands.

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JPMorgan Chase is beefing up its technology presence in Israel, joining other global financial firms seeking to benefit from the country's large pool of fintech experts.

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The former head of Heritage Oaks Bancorp says she relishes a chance to reinvent Luther Burbank, a thrift that wants to make more commercial loans — a shift she has deftly orchestrated before.

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Several challenger banks are trying to relieve consumers’ financial stress by offering tools that guide better habits.

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interTouch Holdings LLC and its affiliate, interTouch TopCo LLC, have both filed petitions for relief under chapter 11 in the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (Lead Case No. 18-12772).  Holdings’ Petition reports $0 – $50,000 in estimated assets and $500 million – $1 billion in estimated liabilities.  First Day motions have not yet been filed.  The cases have been assigned to the Honorable Brendan Linehan Shannon.

Contact Norman L. Pernick, G. David Dean or Myles R. MacDonald for more information regarding this matter.

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interTouch Holdings LLC and its affiliate, interTouch TopCo LLC, have both filed petitions for relief under chapter 11 in the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (Lead Case No. 18-12772).  Holdings’ Petition reports $0 – $50,000 in estimated assets and $500 million – $1 billion in estimated liabilities.  First Day motions have not yet been filed.  The cases have been assigned to the Honorable Brendan Linehan Shannon.

Contact Norman L. Pernick, G. David Dean or Myles R. MacDonald for more information regarding this matter.

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It’s time for a summary and refresher on dealing with car loans in bankruptcy. Somehow, my staff hit a wall this week on what information we needed about cars and car loans. Then, we stumbled on what to do with that information. So, here’s my roadmap to cars in bankruptcy. Fasten your seat belt: here we […]

The post Cars & Bankruptcy: What You Must Know To Get It Right appeared first on Bankruptcy Mastery.

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It seems like every time I watch the news; every single story is negative or sad in some way.  I don’t know about you but when I wake up in the morning the last I want to hear is a ton of negative news to start my day.  Fortunately, in the past week, there have been a few stories highlighting some random acts of kindness.

Paid-Off Walmart Layaway Balances

Some of those random acts of kindness include Tyler Perry and Kid Rock paying off layaway balances for three Walmart stores.  Tyler Perry paid off balances for two Walmart stores in Georgia and Kid Rock paid off $81,000 worth of layaways at his local Walmart in Nashville.  Not only stars are catching on to this type of random act of kindness.

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5 days 17 hours ago

It seems like every time I watch the news; every single story is negative or sad in some way.  I don’t know about you but when I wake up in the morning the last I want to hear is a ton of negative news to start my day.  Fortunately, in the past week, there have been a few stories highlighting some random acts of kindness.

Paid-Off Walmart Layaway Balances

Some of those random acts of kindness include Tyler Perry and Kid Rock paying off layaway balances for three Walmart stores.  Tyler Perry paid off balances for two Walmart stores in Georgia and Kid Rock paid off $81,000 worth of layaways at his local Walmart in Nashville.  Not only stars are catching on to this type of random act of kindness.

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

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