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14 Oct, 2010, 11:20 ET Pennsylvania Banking Department Announces Quarterly Report on Enforcement Actions

The Department of Banking's Bureau of Compliance, Investigation, and Licensing has launched an initiative to identify unlicensed mortgage activity...


07 Oct, 2010, 12:02 ET Pennsylvania Office of Financial Education Named 'Not for Profit Organization of the Year'

The Pennsylvania Office of Financial Education has been awarded an Excellence in Financial Literacy Education Award as the "Not for Profit...


29 Sep, 2010, 13:56 ET Pennsylvania Office of Financial Education Earns National Recognition for Innovation

The Pennsylvania Office of Financial Education has been named a "Bright Idea" by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the...


18 Aug, 2010, 14:42 ET Banking Secretary Congratulates PA High School Student Awardees in National Financial Capability Challenge

West Philadelphia and York High School Students Received Scholarships Secretary of Banking Steve Kaplan today congratulated Pennsylvania high...


20 Jul, 2010, 17:08 ET Pennsylvania Departments of Banking, Aging Announce New Policy on Reverse Mortgages to Help Protect Older Homeowners

Secretary of Banking Steve Kaplan and Secretary of Aging John Michael Hall today announced that a new policy for the reverse mortgage industry...


20 Jul, 2010, 16:37 ET Pennsylvania Departments of Banking, Aging Announce New Policy on Reverse Mortgages to Help Protect Older Homeowners

Secretary of Banking Steve Kaplan and Secretary of Aging John Michael Hall today announced that a new policy for the reverse mortgage industry...


16 Jul, 2010, 12:01 ET Four Pennsylvania Teachers Honored with 'Ripple Effect' Awards for Efforts to Promote Financial Education

Four Pennsylvania teachers working to improve financial education in their schools and communities were honored today during the third annual...


08 Jul, 2010, 13:42 ET Pennsylvania Banking Department Announces Quarterly Report on Enforcement Actions

The Department of Banking took 26 enforcement actions and suspended three mortgage licenses during the second quarter of the year....


07 May, 2010, 10:06 ET Pennsylvania High School Students Succeed in National Financial Capability Challenge

High school students from Pennsylvania outnumbered those from all other states in the recent National Financial Capability Challenge, an annual...


30 Apr, 2010, 12:30 ET Banking Secretary Hails Nomination of State Regulator to Federal Reserve Board of Governors

The nomination of Maryland Banking Commissioner Sarah Bloom Raskin to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors is recognition of the importance of...


28 Apr, 2010, 16:22 ET Pennsylvania Department of Banking: Employers Can Improve Productivity with New Online Financial Education Resource

Executives, managers and human resources professionals can help their employees become more productive, improve attendance, increase loyalty and...


22 Apr, 2010, 12:45 ET U.S. Treasury Official to Speak at Financial Education Symposium

The head of the U.S. Treasury's Office of Financial Education, Michelle Greene, will speak at the 4th annual Common Wealth Symposium on May 12, the...


21 Apr, 2010, 15:58 ET PA Department of Banking: Office of Financial Education Offers Consumers 10 Questions to Ask When Looking for Financial Advice

As part of Financial Education Month in Pennsylvania, the Office of Financial Education in the Department of Banking today released a list of...


20 Apr, 2010, 12:51 ET Pennsylvania Department of Banking: Director of Office of Financial Education Recognized by Penn State Harrisburg

The director of the Pennsylvania Office of Financial Education, Mary Rosenkrans, has been named recipient of the 2010 Roy W. Allison Outstanding...


19 Apr, 2010, 15:38 ET Pennsylvania Banking Department Warns Consumers About Misleading Mortgage Marketing Tactics

The Pennsylvania Department of Banking is warning consumers about a new wave of misleading marketing tactics designed to entice homeowners into...


15 Apr, 2010, 11:30 ET Survey: Financial Education Expands, but Many PA High Schools Still Offer No Courses

More Pennsylvania high schools are requiring students to study personal finance in order to graduate, according to a new survey, "The Status of...


01 Apr, 2010, 16:19 ET Pennsylvania Banking Department Announces Quarterly Report on Enforcement Actions

The Department of Banking announced it took enforcement actions against 94 mortgage companies and an Internet payday lender during the first three...


25 Mar, 2010, 15:26 ET Banking Department to Share in $1.25 Million Settlement With CitiFinancial

The Department of Banking today hailed the results of an examination of CitiFinancial mortgage practices that yielded a $1.25 million settlement...


19 Feb, 2010, 11:04 ET Pennsylvania Banking Department Increases Mortgage Enforcement Actions in 2009

The Department of Banking increased enforcement activity in the mortgage industry during 2009 as a result of regulatory reforms signed into law by...


02 Feb, 2010, 14:19 ET Pennsylvania Banking Department Announces New Online Search Tool Offering Consumers Greater Access to Information About Mortgage Industry

Pennsylvania consumers can learn more about mortgage companies and professionals doing business in the commonwealth by using a new search tool...