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41 min ago | Truthdig

Happy Tax Day, and Why the 1 Percent Pay a Much Lower Rate Than You

It's tax time again, April 15, when our minds turn toward paying the taxes we owe or possibly getting a tax refund.

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Related Topix: Tax, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Social Security, US News, Liberal Political News

4 hrs ago | WWL-TV New Orleans

Hang onto those supporting documents for your tax return

Now that the tax filing deadline is here, it's time to focus on all those documents that support your return.

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8 hrs ago | Denver Post

Yellen signals more aggressive stance toward banks

Fed Chair Janet Yellen suggested Tuesday that current regulatory rules might not be enough to prevent the kind of risk-taking that triggered the 2008 financial crisis and nearly toppled the entire banking system.

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Related Topix: Mutual Funds, Personal Finance

10 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

AC Transit CFO accused of embezzling $500,000 from Oakland church released on bail

AC Transit's chief financial officer accused of embezzling more than $500,000 from one of Oakland's largest churches appeared in court on a warrant and has been granted $100,000 bail, which he posted shortly after, court records show.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Alameda County, CA, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

15 hrs ago | ABC News

US Homebuilder Confidence Edges up in April

U.S. homebuilders' confidence in the housing market rose modestly in April but remained at low levels for the third straight month, constrained by tight credit for home buyers and a shortage of workers and available land.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Wilmington, DE

16 hrs ago | Wharfedale Observer

MP in clash over comment on house price increases

The Housing Minister raised eyebrows after suggesting rising property prices were a "good thing", telling an interviewer: "I bought a house and I expect the value to rise."

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

20 hrs ago | Mortgage News Daily

Husbands name is on the mortgage. He is not working can I refinance?

My husband is injured at this time and not working. My name is not on either mortgage, can I refinance without him working or would I need to buy the house from him to get the lower rates.

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22 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

Reasons why Flaherty was both a great and not-so-great finance minister

Economists in the private sector and in academia agree that the impish lawyer from Main Street - working-class Whitby, not tony Rosedale - should be judged as one of the most important and best finance ministers in the country's history.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Tax

Mon Apr 14, 2014

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Figures may end 'squeeze on pay'

A sixth consecutive fall in the rate of inflation is expected to herald an end to the prolonged squeeze on real wages when official figures are published today.

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CBC News

OSFI tinkers with mortgage insurance standards

Canada's financial regulator is looking to issue new guidelines governing high-risk mortgages in the country's housing market.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Banking, Financial Institutions, Financial Services, Business News

Reuters

Housing industry asks $5 trillion question: what does Watt want?

The U.S. housing industry has waited three months to find out how Mel Watt will govern taxpayer-owned mortgage companies Fannie Mae ( The former 11-term congressman from North Carolina, who took over the agency that oversees the two enterprises in January, has not delivered an annual strategic plan, which would usually be public by now.

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Hudson Hub-Times

US stocks open higher on retail sales increase

U.S. stocks opened higher on Monday following news that U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months.

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Daily Journal

Citigroup's earnings edge higher in first quarter

The bank made $4.1 billion in the first quarter, after stripping out the effects of an accounting change and a tax item.

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Forth 2

Interest Rates 'To Stay Low Until End Of 2015'

Interest rates are set to remain at low levels until the end of 2015, according to a new economic forecast.

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This is The West Country

Falmouth councillors vote to refuse car club cash

THE family of a retired Royal Marine who wants to build a new home on a prominent site, with views over the harbour in Falmouth, has won the support of town councillors despite around 30 letters of objection from neighbours.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Sun Apr 13, 2014

HeraldNet

Average 30-year mortgage rate down to 4.34 pct.

Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages declined this week, edging closer to historically low levels as the spring home-buying season begins.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home, Home Buying

Wall Street Journal

Changes Leave Jumbo-Mortgage Market Unsettled

For those in the market for jumbo mortgage, beware: New federal guidelines defining what a "safe" mortgage is could change the landscape for those seeking large home loans.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Jay, NY

Brandon Sun

A 'ghost town' created in the U.S., with a little help from Canadian oil wealth

An empty playground in Oakwood Heights, a struggling Detroit neighbourhood that has seen nearly 100 acres cleared out as neighbours took payouts from the Marathon Oil Corp. to leave, sits on March 20, 2014.

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CBS Local

Fannie Mae Cuts Ties With 2 Colorado Foreclosure Law Firms

The Denver Post reported Saturday that the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., known as Freddie Mac, is also reviewing the possible need to take similar action.

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Related Topix: Foreclosures, Freddie Mac, Financial Services, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Daily News Journal

Day of storm began as usual: First responders soon encountered chaos as tornado tore through city

When thinking about the Good Friday tornado of 2009, emergency responders said the day started out like any other.

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Related Topix: Rutherford County, TN, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Weather

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