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Apr 30, 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...

Apr 28, 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...

Apr 22, 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...

Apr 21, 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...

Apr 20, 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...

Apr 19, 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...

Apr 15, 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...

Apr 01, 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...

Mar 25, 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...

Feb 19, 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...

Feb 02, 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...

Nov 18, 2009, 17:15 ET

PA Banking Department Warns Consumers About Apparent Internet Loan Scam

The Department of Banking is warning consumers about an apparent Internet loan scam by Cedarwood Equity Group. The company solicits personal...

Oct 22, 2009, 11:57 ET

PA Office of Financial Education Wins Award for 'Right on the Money'

The Department of Banking's Office of Financial Education and the Penn State Cooperative Extension have received a 2009 Excellence in...

Oct 15, 2009, 14:50 ET

Banking Department Warns Consumers About Apparent Internet Loan Scams

The Pennsylvania Department of Banking is warning consumers about two apparent Internet loan scams: Uni-Lending Group, online at...

Sep 11, 2009, 16:25 ET

Pennsylvania Banking Department Helps Set National Standards For State Mortgage Regulation

Details of a new, national accreditation program for state mortgage regulators will be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin on September...

Jul 17, 2009, 15:55 ET

Six Teachers Honored for Efforts to Promote Financial Education

Six teachers who have worked to improve financial education in their schools and communities were honored today with "Ripple Effect"...

Jul 13, 2009, 13:24 ET

Banking Department Wins Court Case Against Internet Payday Lender

Secretary of Banking Steve Kaplan today applauded a new court ruling that Internet payday lenders, and other out-of-state companies that...

Jun 22, 2009, 10:27 ET

PA Banking Department Announces Multi-State Settlement With TBW Mortgage Corporation

Company ordered to modify mortgages and pay $9 million in fines Secretary of Banking Steve Kaplan announced today that Taylor, Bean &...

Jun 15, 2009, 10:33 ET

Pennsylvania Banks Dominate Ranks of U.S. Banker Top 200 List

A leading banking industry trade publication has ranked 24 Pennsylvania banking companies -- more than any other state -- among the top 200...

May 22, 2009, 14:37 ET

Pennsylvania Banking Department Suspends License of Philadelphia Mortgage Broker

The Department of Banking has issued a cease and desist order against U.S. Mortgage Group, Inc. of Philadelphia, and suspended its license for...