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The retirement nest eggs of most Australians are not going to be nearly as big after the Abbott government struck a deal with the Palmer United Party for the repeal of the mining tax.
7 hrs ago | The Age
Of the total $3.9 billion of home loans processed by mortgage company AFG, $324 million were for first home buyers.
10 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald
Local shares appear set for a flat open as concerns about the situation in eastern Ukraine offset bets that the European Central Bank would agree on new measures this week to bolster growth.
14 hrs ago | Nashoba Publishing Online
The film from writer-director Ami Canaan Mann is a homespun romance starring Katherine Heigl and Ben Barnes as two uprooted musicians blown together by circumstance.
18 hrs ago | KGNS-TV Laredo
Russia's biggest bank, Sberbank, is offering to deliver cats to the doorsteps of new mortgage clients as part of a quirky promotional campaign.
21 hrs ago | USA Today
Senator targets small business loan gender gap Women still have a hard time getting small business loans.
Warren Buffett built a fortune of nearly US$60 billion from astute stock picking, but when the 83-year-old dies, the vast majority of the money he leaves his wife will be parked in a fund that simply moves in step with an index.
Payday lenders in Kentucky are coming under increasing restrictions because of a pair of laws passed by the state and federal governments in recent years.
It took decades of mismanagement, malfeasance and meltdowns in its bread-and-butter manufacturing sector for Detroit to hit fiscal rock bottom.
To take the measure of this uncommonly interesting public man, begin with two related facts about him.
Two members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee urged a hike in the rate from 0.5% to 0.75% in August but were outvoted Interest rates are expected to remain on hold next week when policy makers meet for the first time since divisions appeared in their views about when to raise them.
Despite the economy's recovery since the 2008 financial crisis, small businesses still have difficulty securing credit, according to a survey released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
As the housing crisis pummeled struggling homeowners, scammers pounced. They offered "easy" loan modifications and "foreclosure counseling" that were often nothing more than attempts to wrest money from distressed consumers.
"It's ironic because these are trained fighters and they can find themselves in a battle they are not prepared for," said attorney Cynthia Hawkins Clark.
President Barack Obama is asking Americans this Labor Day to think about the rights and benefits that people often take for granted.
Montreal authorities struck back Friday with a barrage of suspensions and criminal charges against municipal employees accused of storming city hall during a pension protest.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:52 pm
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