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Jun 02, 2011, 13:43 ET

Pennsylvania to Share in Weichert Financial Services Settlement

Pennsylvania will receive $300,000 as part of a 10-state settlement resulting from an examination of Mortgage Access Corp., doing business as...

May 02, 2011, 11:30 ET

Pennsylvania Banking Department Reminds Mortgage Licensees to File New Call Report with Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System

Pennsylvania deadline is June 16, 2011 The Department of Banking reminds mortgage professionals licensed in Pennsylvania that the new NMLS...

Apr 29, 2011, 10:00 ET

Pennsylvania High School Students Tops in National Financial Capability Challenge

Pennsylvania ranked first in this year's National Financial Capability Challenge, with 1,563 of participating students scoring in the top 20...

Apr 25, 2011, 11:35 ET

Pennsylvania Banking Department Reminds Bank and Credit Union Mortgage Originators to Register with Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System

National registration deadline is July 29 The Department of Banking reminds employees of all Pennsylvania bank and credit union mortgage...

Apr 14, 2011, 11:30 ET

Governor Corbett Proclaims April as 'Financial Education Month'

Proclaiming April to be "Financial Education Month," Governor Tom Corbett today urged Pennsylvanians to take time to learn about personal financial...

Apr 07, 2011, 15:13 ET

Pennsylvania Banking Department Announces First-Quarter Enforcement Actions

The Department of Banking's Bureau of Compliance, Investigation and Licensing took 150 enforcement actions during the first quarter of 2011. Within...

Apr 05, 2011, 10:17 ET

Banking Department Warns Consumers about Email 'Phishing' Scams After Security Breaches at Two Companies

The Department of Banking today warned Pennsylvania consumers to guard against possible financial scams involving their email accounts following...

Jan 06, 2011, 11:30 ET

Pennsylvania Banking Department Announces Quarterly Report on Enforcement Actions

The Department of Banking took 114 enforcement actions during the fourth quarter of 2010.   Enforcement highlights included: - The...

Dec 08, 2010, 13:30 ET

PA Office of Financial Education Offers Businesses New Resources to Help Employees Keep More of Their Money at Tax Time

As employers prepare for tax season, Pennsylvania's Office of Financial Education is offering a new, free online resource for businesses and...

Nov 23, 2010, 14:18 ET

Pennsylvania Banking Department to Offer Free Reverse Mortgage Webinar, Nov. 30

The Department of Banking's Office of Consumer Services will offer a free webinar on reverse mortgages for professionals who work with older adults...

Oct 22, 2010, 15:14 ET

PA Court Decision on Payday Lending Confirms Banking Department Efforts to Protect Consumers

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has unanimously confirmed the authority of the Department of Banking to protect consumers from payday lenders,...

Oct 21, 2010, 15:43 ET

Banking Department Bureau Director Elected Chairman of Multi-State Mortgage Committee

A Pennsylvania Department of Banking bureau director has been chosen to chair the Multi-State Mortgage Committee, a panel created by state...

Oct 14, 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...

Oct 07, 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...

Sep 29, 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...

Aug 18, 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...

Jul 20, 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...

Jul 20, 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...

Jul 16, 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...

Jul 08, 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....