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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...


Jan 31, 2008, 00:00 ET Pennsylvania Banking Department Reaches Agreement to Extend Mortgage Relief to OPFM Borrowers

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Banking Steve Kaplan said today that 13 leading lending institutions have...


Jan 11, 2008, 00:00 ET Banking Department Taking Steps to Protect Consumers from Mortgage Fraud

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- People shopping for mortgages or refinancing their homes will be better protected from fraud by a...


Jan 07, 2008, 00:00 ET Pennsylvania Banking Secretary Says Financial Education Can Pay Off for Businesses

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania businesses could achieve higher productivity, lower health care costs and reduce...


Dec 31, 2007, 00:00 ET 'Your Money's Best Friend' Has Advice for Resolving to Improve Finances in 2008

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whether you want to spend less, get out of debt or finally start saving for retirement, the...


Nov 29, 2007, 00:00 ET Banking Secretary Urges General Assembly to Reform Mortgage Lending Laws

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Banking Steve Kaplan says Pennsylvania lawmakers need to pass stronger laws to...


Nov 08, 2007, 00:00 ET PA Banking Department Provides Training to Help Start-up Banks Succeed, Comply with Regulations

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a surge of new banks in Pennsylvania, the Department of Banking is partnering...


Oct 02, 2007, 01:00 ET Banking Department Teams With Eagles, Steelers to Teach High School Students 'Financial Football'

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- High school students in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia tested their "fiscal fitness" today by...


Sep 18, 2007, 01:00 ET Acting Banking Secretary Urges Lawmakers to Act Swiftly on Mortgage Reform

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acting Secretary of Banking Steve Kaplan told lawmakers today that Pennsylvania needs...


Aug 29, 2007, 01:00 ET PA Banking Secretary Calls for Increased Regulation of Mortgage Companies

BELLE VERNON, Pa., Aug. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acting Secretary of Banking Steven Kaplan today told lawmakers in Fayette County that...


Aug 28, 2007, 01:00 ET Acting Banking Secretary to Testify at Informational Session on Proposed Mortgage Regulations

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