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Apr 24, 2009, 10:11 ET

Renowned Expert on Employee Financial Education to Speak at Pennsylvania Symposium

Employers and community-based organizations can register now A leading researcher into the benefits of financial education in the workplace,...

Apr 22, 2009, 17:38 ET

Banking Department Takes Action Against Mortgage Modification Companies

Companies ordered to stop unlicensed activity in Pennsylvania The Department of Banking recently ordered four out-of-state mortgage modification...

Apr 16, 2009, 16:30 ET

Pennsylvania Banking Department Warns Consumers About Suspected Scams

The Pennsylvania Department of Banking today warned consumers about several suspected financial scams by companies claiming to be based in...

Apr 09, 2009, 11:00 ET

Pennsylvania Department of Banking Urges Caution When Considering Mortgage Loan Modifications

For Pennsylvanians who are struggling to pay their mortgage or are in danger of foreclosure, the best place to turn for help is a qualified housing...

Mar 19, 2009, 09:00 ET

New Mortgage Rules to Take Effect in Pennsylvania

Borrowers must demonstrate ability to repay, companies must provide new disclosure Pennsylvania homebuyers will benefit from new rules...

Jan 30, 2009, 12:41 ET

Pittsburgh High School Beats Arizona in 'Financial Football' Super Bowl Preview

Pittsburgh's Woodland Hills HS Triumphs 21-13 While the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals prepare to meet in Sunday's Super Bowl,...

Jan 26, 2009, 17:16 ET

Super Bowl Week is Great Time for 'Financial Football'

Free Online Game a Winning Combination of Gridiron Action, Money Smarts As football fever sweeps Pennsylvania in anticipation of the Steelers'...

Dec 22, 2008, 13:48 ET

Pennsylvania Banking Department Issues New Regulation to Protect Homebuyers

Defines Proper Conduct for Mortgage Lenders, Brokers Secretary of Banking Steve Kaplan today announced that new rules for the mortgage industry...

Aug 27, 2008, 01:00 ET

Pennsylvania to Join Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Banking Steve Kaplan said today that Pennsylvania is among the 20 states that...

Aug 20, 2008, 01:00 ET

Pennsylvania Department of Banking Announces Enforcement Action Against NorthStar Mortgage LLC

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A mortgage broker with offices in Northampton and Chester counties has lost its licenses...

Jul 28, 2008, 01:00 ET

Banking Department to Require Licenses for Internet Payday Lenders

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Banking Steve Kaplan announced today that Internet payday lenders and other...

Jul 11, 2008, 01:00 ET

Six Teachers Honored for Efforts to Promote Financial Education

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six teachers who have enhanced financial education in their schools and communities have...

May 30, 2008, 01:00 ET

PA Banking Department Applauds Supreme Court Ruling; Will Seek Restitution From Payday Lender

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Banking Steve Kaplan said today that the Banking Department will seek...

May 20, 2008, 01:00 ET

Community-Based Organizations Learning to Help Families Through Tight Budget Times

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Non-profit groups, financial institutions, government agencies, libraries and others started...

May 05, 2008, 01:00 ET

Pennsylvania Banking Department Names Deputy Secretary

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State Banking Secretary Steve Kaplan announced today that David H. Bleicken has been named the...

Apr 16, 2008, 01:00 ET

Banking Secretary Gets 'Mad About Money' With Lancaster County High Schoolers

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Against the backdrop of a recent national survey showing high school seniors know even less...

Apr 15, 2008, 01:00 ET

PA Banking Secretary Signs Tri-State Regulatory Pact

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Banking Steve Kaplan joined financial regulators from New York and New Jersey...

Apr 08, 2008, 01:00 ET

PA Banking Secretary Hails House Passage of Mortgage Reform Bills

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Banking Steve Kaplan praised the House of Representatives today for...

Feb 21, 2008, 00:00 ET

Pennsylvania Banking Secretary Urges Homeowners With Adjustable-Rate Mortgages to Contact Lenders

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With an estimated 1.5 million adjustable-rate mortgages across the nation scheduled to reset...

Feb 14, 2008, 00:00 ET

Banking Department Urges Caution When Seeking Help With Debt

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The holiday gift-giving season is over, but the bills that mounted during December shopping...