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Feb 03, 2016, 15:59 ET

Pennsylvania Banking and Securities Department Advises Consumers about Illegal Auto Title Loans Following Court Decision

Following a recent Commonwealth Court decision, the Department of Banking and Securities is providing advice to Pennsylvania consumers seeking...

Jan 13, 2016, 12:53 ET

Pennsylvania Banking and Securities Department Announces Quarterly Report on Enforcement Orders

 The Department of Banking and Securities issued 18 enforcement orders during the fourth quarter of 2015. Fines and assessments for these...

Dec 14, 2015, 14:00 ET

Wolf Administration Urges Consumers To Give Themselves A Gift During The Holidays: A Free Credit Report

 As part of Governor Wolf's new Consumer Financial Protection Initiative, the Department of Banking and Securities urges consumers to take one...

Dec 10, 2015, 12:40 ET

Pennsylvania Consumers Urged to Use These 10 Tips for More Secure Online Holiday Shopping

The Department of Banking and Securities offers consumers 10 tips to protect their money and personal information from computer hackers during the...

Dec 01, 2015, 12:11 ET

Pennsylvania Consumer Financial Protection Initiative Outreach Schedule for December Announced

Education and outreach staff from the Department of Banking and Securities will be meeting with consumers across Pennsylvania during the month of...

Nov 23, 2015, 11:24 ET

Pennsylvania Banking and Securities Department Urges Consumers to Avoid Illegal 'Easy Money' Loans

 During the holiday season, when individuals and families may be experiencing added financial stress, the Department of Banking and Securities...

Oct 29, 2015, 14:23 ET

Banking and Securities Department Offers Investment Fraud Bingo Program to Help Senior Citizens Protect Their Money

The Department of Banking and Securities' Investor Education program is offering senior citizen groups an innovative and fun way to help their...

Oct 26, 2015, 12:18 ET

Gov. Wolf, Banking and Securities Dept. Urge Caution Regarding Payment of Advance Fees

A recent report of a Lancaster County consumer losing nearly $20,000 to an advance fee prize scam is a painful reminder to Pennsylvanians to use...

Oct 07, 2015, 10:50 ET

Pennsylvania Banking and Securities Department Announces Quarterly Report on Enforcement Orders

The Department of Banking and Securities issued 11 enforcement orders during the third quarter of 2015. Fines and assessments for these orders...

Oct 01, 2015, 17:41 ET

Secretary of Banking and Securities Hails Publication of National Community Bank Research

While attending the third annual Community Banking in the 21st Century Research and Policy Conference at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis,...

Sep 29, 2015, 15:31 ET

Pennsylvania Banking And Securities Department Issues Advisory To Nonprofit And Religious Communities About Unlicensed Money Transmitters

Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin L. Wiessmann today issued an advisory to Pennsylvania's nonprofit and religious communities about the...

Sep 08, 2015, 13:24 ET

Pennsylvania Financial Services Regulator Announces Cybersecurity Task Force

Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin L. Wiessmann today announced the formation of a Cybersecurity Task Force designed to provide resources to...

Aug 07, 2015, 11:10 ET

Holly Petraeus to Lead Town Hall Meeting at August 22 'Making $ense of Finance' Conference in Erie

 Holly Petraeus, widely known for her work strengthening consumer financial protection for members of the armed forces, will host a town hall...

Jul 16, 2015, 15:42 ET

'Making $ense Of Finance' Conference To Assist Northwest PA Military, Veterans Make Sound Financial And Investment Decisions

Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin L. Wiessmann and Maj. Gen. James R. Joseph, The Adjutant General of Pennsylvania, today announced that...

Jul 08, 2015, 11:40 ET

Pennsylvania Banking and Securities Department Announces Quarterly Report on Enforcement Orders

The Department of Banking and Securities issued 12 enforcement orders during the second quarter of 2015. Final orders included fines and...

Jun 26, 2015, 12:06 ET

Pennsylvania Banking and Securities Department Warns Consumers About Unlicensed Auto Title Loan Schemes

The Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities has issued a Cease and Desist Order and is alerting the public about several unlicensed auto...

Jun 01, 2015, 12:24 ET

Banking and Securities Department Announces Efforts to Raise Awareness of Elder Financial Abuse

As part of an effort to help raise public awareness of the issue of elder financial abuse, the Department of Banking and Securities will be taking...

Apr 17, 2015, 16:13 ET

Pennsylvania Banking and Securities Department Launches Social Media Tools

The Department of Banking and Securities is now using social media to help Pennsylvania consumers connect to information about financial services...

Apr 17, 2015, 14:36 ET

Pennsylvania Banking and Securities Department Cites New Research, Urges Investors to Pay Attention to Investment Account Fees

 Following Governor Tom Wolf's declaration of April as Financial Education Month, the PA Department of Banking and Securities today issued an...

Apr 03, 2015, 10:10 ET

Pennsylvania Banking and Securities Department Announces Quarterly Report on Enforcement Orders

The Department of Banking and Securities issued nine enforcement orders during the first quarter of 2015. Final orders included fines and...