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3 hrs ago | SFGate
A real estate investing program for retirement account holders is now in effect through the JWB company online at http://jwbrealestatecapital.com . Men and women who have set up retirement accounts in hopes of building future wealth can now use these accounts to purchase real estate.
7 hrs ago | The Age
According to the BIS's latest quarterly review of global housing, Australia was the second most expensive market. Photo: Erin Jonasson Australian house prices are among the world's most expensive when measured against incomes and rents, according to the Bank for International Settlements, but it also finds real price growth in the country has been flat once adjusted for long-term trends.
11 hrs ago | SFGate
The personal identifying information of thousands of New Mexico veterans may have been compromised because of a misplaced folder, New Mexico Veterans Affairs officials said Saturday. Agency officials said they are notifying more than 2,600 veterans that a folder with their names and Social Security numbers was found in a women's restroom July 30 at the Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center in Albuquerque.
15 hrs ago | News Herald
Check out this story on portclintonnewsherald.com: http://usat.ly/1tQXJnI Buying a home is exciting, especially when you're buying for the first time. In the midst of all of the excitement, it's easy to become blinded by beautiful back-splashes, granite and quartz counter tops, hardwood floors, and fenced-in backyards.
19 hrs ago | KMIZ
America's central bank wraps up its two-day meeting on Wednesday and will subsequently outline its latest monetary policy. The Fed has been holding down the federal funds rate near zero since the financial crisis, but a strengthening economy has lead to speculation that it will raise rates sooner than later.
22 hrs ago | KOB-TV New Mexico
The names and social security numbers of more than 2,600 local veterans were left in a folder in a public restroom in the lobby of the VA Medical Center in Albuquerque. The VA said that folder was misplaced back in July, but patients are just now getting letters from the VA that their information was compromised.
SubscriberWise, the leading provider of analytics driven subscriber decision management technology and the nation's first and largest issuing consumer reporting agency for the communications industry, announced today that the company president has counseled a woman about an identity theft where she and her 7-year-old daughter are the crime victims. "The timing is remarkable," stated David Howe, president of SubscriberWise.
A swindler who sold over $2 million in illegal promissory notes and other securities to school teachers , administrators and other school district employees was arrested this week. According to the Texas State Securities Board yesterday, McKinny resident Christopher Anthony Zaal was arrested Sept.
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H-4 visas are given to spouses of those on an H-1B visa . The State Department said 96,753 people received the H-4 visa in 2013, 76 percent of whom were from South Asia.
Greater Louisville Inc. announced the winners of its 2014 Inc.credible Awards during a luncheon today at the Galt House hotel. This year's competition drew more than 750 nominees and 117 candidates, according to a news release from GLI, the metro chamber of commerce.
If you're geeky about Wall Street and investing, it may not matter whether you're placing trades with your broker or standing in line at the grocery store - the world of finance is never far from your thoughts. Here are some top spots! If you're geeky about Wall Street and investing, it may not matter whether you're placing trades with your broker or standing in line at the grocery store - the world of finance is never far from your thoughts.
Big British bank HSBC has agreed to pay $550 million to resolve U.S. claims that it misled U.S. mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac about risky mortgage securities it sold them before the housing market collapsed in 2007. HSBC pays $550M over risky mortgage securities Big British bank HSBC has agreed to pay $550 million to resolve U.S. claims that it misled U.S. mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac about risky mortgage securities it sold them before the housing market collapsed in 2007.
A judge handed a victory Friday to a gay man who lost his spouse to cancer last month and was denied death benefits because Arizona does not recognize same-sex marriage. Fred McQuire and George Martinez were partners of 45 years who got married in California this summer, fulfilling one of their final wishes as they both dealt with serious health issues.
Hundreds of striking workers at the Bombardier light rail plant in Thunder Bay, Ont., are expected to be back on the job soon after ratifing a new three-year collective agreement. The Thunder Bay plant builds subway cars and streetcars for the Toronto Transit Commission, as well as cars for the GO train regional commuter train service.
Former Northern Ireland First Minister Ian Paisley and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness share a joke after being sworn in in 2007. The picture earned the two former enemies the nickname 'The Chuckle Brothers'.
Lynsey Mitchell has been charged with one count of theft to the tune of A 108,519.40, and a further 18 counts of fraud, totalling more than A 200,000. Mitchell, 30, of Salvation Army hostel Booth House, is said to have carried out the offences between October 2010 and August 2013.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 11:37 pm
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