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Nov 22, 2016, 14:00 ET Pennsylvania Banking and Securities Department Urges Consumers to Avoid Deceptive, Expensive 'Easy Money' Loans

The Department of Banking and Securities urges consumers to avoid deceptive "easy money" loans from unlicensed, out-of-state lenders that promise...


Nov 17, 2016, 11:00 ET Seven Steps to Take This Holiday Season to Protect Yourself from 'Card Skimmers'

The PA Department of Banking and Securities advises holiday shoppers to be especially watchful for fraudulent card skimming devices, which can be...


Nov 04, 2016, 10:00 ET Pennsylvania Veterans, Military and Their Families Invited to Attend Free Finance and Investment Conference

Veterans, members of any branch of the military and their spouses and partners are reminded that registration is required to attend the "Making...


Oct 20, 2016, 14:00 ET PA Secretary Wiessmann to Deliver Opening Remarks for Panel Discussion on the Challenges of Saving for Retirement

Pennsylvania Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin L. Wiessmann will provide opening remarks at a public panel discussion hosted by Harrisburg...


Oct 20, 2016, 11:00 ET Consumer Financial Protection Initiative Outreach Schedule for November Announced

Education and outreach staff from the Department of Banking and Securities will be meeting with senior citizens, students, members of the military...


Oct 19, 2016, 11:00 ET Jack Bogle to Join WHYY Panel Discussion on the Challenges of Saving for Retirement

Legendary investor Jack Bogle, founder of the Vanguard Group, will be joining a public panel discussion at the WHYY studios in Philadelphia on...


Oct 11, 2016, 10:00 ET Pennsylvania Banking and Securities Department Announces New Video to Help Consumers Protect Themselves from Internet Fraud and Theft

As part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin L. Wiessmann announced the release of a new video produced to...


Oct 06, 2016, 17:08 ET Pennsylvania Banking and Securities, Aging Departments Take Part in National 'Senior$afe Training Week' at Vanguard Headquarters

As part of the national "Senior$afe Training Week," staff members from the Department of Banking and Securities and Department of Aging visited...


Sep 28, 2016, 15:00 ET Pennsylvania Banking and Securities Department Highlights Consumer Protection Efforts at National Conference

At an annual conference of the National Association of Consumer Credit Administrators (NACCA) in Tulsa, OK, staff members from the Department of...


Sep 16, 2016, 13:30 ET Consumer Financial Protection Initiative Outreach Focuses in October on Protecting Senior Citizens

 During the month of October, the Department of Banking and Securities will be emphasizing the need to help our senior citizens protect...


Sep 15, 2016, 14:00 ET Pennsylvania Banking and Securities Department Premieres Elder Financial Abuse Video to International Securities Convention

At the annual conference of the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) in Providence, RI, Secretary of Banking and Securities...


Sep 01, 2016, 11:00 ET Pennsylvania Secretary Wiessmann Advises Consumers to 'Investigate Before You Invest'

 The Department of Banking and Securities outreach staff regularly advise consumers to "investigate before you invest." Now investors can...


Aug 19, 2016, 14:00 ET Pennsylvania Consumer Financial Protection Initiative Outreach Schedule for September Announced

Education and outreach staff from the Department of Banking and Securities will be meeting with senior citizens, employee and service provider...


Aug 03, 2016, 11:00 ET Pennsylvania Secretary Wiessmann Advises Businesses and Start-Ups to be Well-Informed about Equity Crowdfunding

The PA Department of Banking and Securities has issued guidance for businesses on equity crowdfunding, a new way for small businesses and start-ups...


Jul 20, 2016, 14:00 ET Pennsylvania Secretary Wiessmann Advises Investors to be Well-Informed on Equity Crowdfunding

The PA Department of Banking and Securities has issued new guidance for investors on equity crowdfunding, a new way for start-ups and small...


Jul 14, 2016, 14:00 ET Pennsylvania Secretary Wiessmann Advises Consumers to be Well-Informed on Check Cashing

Consumers who are paid by check have several options available to them to gain timely, free or low-fee access to their money, according to PA...


Jun 30, 2016, 10:00 ET PA Secretary Wiessmann Reminds Investors to Keep Long-Term Perspective during Periods of Market Volatility

 During periods of volatility in financial markets due to national or international events, PA Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin L....


May 24, 2016, 13:00 ET Pennsylvania Banking and Securities Department Orders Restitution for 194 Customers of D&M Auto Sales

 The Department of Banking and Securities has issued an order against Dean M. Lake and D&M Auto Sales of York, Pa. ("Lake"), for unlicensed...


May 24, 2016, 10:00 ET Pennsylvania Consumer Financial Protection Initiative Outreach Schedule for June Announced

 Education and outreach staff from the Department of Banking and Securities will be meeting with consumers and other stakeholders across...


May 19, 2016, 10:00 ET PA Secretary of Banking and Securities Congratulates Bloomsburg University Students for Advancing in National Banking Study Competition

PA Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin L. Wiessmann today congratulated a group of students at Bloomsburg University for advancing to the...


Apr 14, 2016, 11:00 ET Pennsylvania Banking and Securities Department Orders Muya Pawns and International Market, Inc. to Cease and Desist

 The Department of Banking and Securities has issued a cease and desist order against Muya Pawns and International Market, Inc. of Pittsburgh,...


Mar 30, 2016, 12:24 ET Pennsylvania Banking and Securities Department Provides Update on Consumer Financial Protection Initiative

Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin L. Wiessmann today provided an update on Governor Wolf's Consumer Financial Protection Initiative, which...


Mar 16, 2016, 14:00 ET Pennsylvania Consumer Financial Protection Initiative Outreach Schedule for April Announced

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


Mar 04, 2016, 13:00 ET PA Secretary of Banking and Securities Hails Bloomsburg University Participation in National Banking Study Competition

 PA Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin L. Wiessmann today praised students at Bloomsburg University for being the first to represent...


Feb 17, 2016, 14:00 ET Pennsylvania Banking and Securities Department Orders Gold Goat Energy Products and William Lewis to Cease and Desist

The Department of Banking and Securities has issued a cease and desist order against Gold Goat Energy Products and William Lewis of New Kensington,...