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US Bank Refunding $48M To Credit Card Customers

U.S. Bank is refunding about $48 million in the latest federal settlement by a major bank over improper billing for extra credit card products that customers didn’t receive.

09/25/2014

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Minn. Leads Pack In Protecting Seniors From Financial Fraud

Seniors across the country are being scammed out of $2.5 billion a year, but Minnesota is leading the way in the fight against this troubling epidemic. Minnesota is the first in the country to provide guidance to banks and credit unions with spotting and reporting fraud without penalties.

04/22/2014

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Opinion: We Are Better Off Than We Were Four Years Ago

Tonight, when Vice President Biden and President Obama address the country the question before them is an obvious one: are we better off than we were four years ago? The answer is equally obvious: YES!

09/06/2012

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Lifting The Burden Of Student Loans

Paying for a college education has never been harder and the debt load never higher.

10/26/2011

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