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  1. He lost his $22m farm, but won't be heard at the banking royal commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    He'd be like he was four years ago: a happily married father of five children, with a $22 million estate in the Western Downs region of Queensland, about five hours inland from Brisbane. He'd mix cropping and livestock, watching carefully over his adult children as they tended their own parcels of land.

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  2. Millennial Men vs. Women: Different Financial HabitsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    As the saying goes, "men are from Mars, women are from Venus." But when it comes to how each gender approaches their finances, the two groups might as well be from different universes, according to findings from the recent PNC Investments Millennials & Investing Survey.

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  3. Top Bay Area Financial Advisor Celebrates 50-Year Legacy in Financial...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PRWeb

    The key to success in financial services is knowing the past - the most expensive words on Wall Street are 'This time is different.' Hillis Financial Services, a veteran financial services practice in the Bay Area, today honors CEO Jack Hillis for his 50 years of success and for his dedication to preparing the next generation of financial advisors.

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  4. Us Bank National Association v. DedomenicoRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | FindLaw

    RADIX, JOSEPH J. MALTESE, JJ.Ronald D. Weiss, P.C., Melville, NY, for appellants. Hogan Lovells U.S. LLP, New York, N.Y. , for respondent.

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  5. How Supreme Court tax ruling could affect states, small businesses a " and youRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday settled the biggest tax question of the internet age, ruling that states can collect sales taxes from online shoppers no matter where the businesses they patronize are located. In California, the state's most recent estimates show the tax total could amount to about $1.5 billion a year.

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  6. New commissioner, same uncertainty about FHA premiumsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | American Banker

    Brian Montgomery is more than two weeks in to his second go-round as head of the Federal Housing Administration, but the agency appears no closer to a final decision on whether it will reduce mortgage insurance premiums. Montgomery has taken the helm nine years after he left the same job.

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  7. Alexa, I can trust you with my checkbook, right?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Republican

    Big banks and financial companies have started to offer banking through virtual assistants - Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri, and Google's Assistant - in a way that will allow customers to check their balances, pay bills and, in the near future, send money just with their voice. And with the rapid adoption of Zelle, a bank-to-bank transfer system, it soon could be possible to send money to friends or family instantly with voice commands.

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  8. White House pushes surprise Fannie, Freddie reform plan, but is it workable?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | American Banker

    The Trump administration proposed Thursday to rip off the Band-Aid from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, ending conservatorship of the mortgage giants and leaving them to raise their own capital in the private market. But the plan raises a whole host of questions and left many wondering whether it could advance.

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  9. Boost Referrals and Support Your ClientsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

    Mario Gonzalez is no stranger to real estate success. A broker partner with Carbonado Real Estate, Gonzalez has been working in the housing industry since 2001.

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  10. Long-term mortgage rates decline after recent highsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Long Island Business News

    Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, marking their third decline in the past four weeks after increasing last week. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages was 4.57 percent, down from 4.62 percent last week.

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  11. Increasing HOPE helps others prosper economicallyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Moultrie News

    If you're feeling beat up by creditors, lenders, loved ones,. friends or just life, there is a safe place to go for help with financial literacy and asset growth and management.

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  12. Kimco touts sustainability in new reportRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Long Island Business News

    New Hyde Park-based Kimco Realty is touting its energy-saving and environmental efforts in its latest corporate responsibility report. The real estate investment trust's report released earlier this week provides an account of its 2017 performance on environmental, social and governance issues.

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  13. Audit faults University of California sex misconduct processRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    University of California administrators failed to address sexual misconduct complaints in a timely manner and did not discipline faculty swiftly, state auditors said Thursday.

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  14. Police: Thief tried paying waitress with her own stolen cardRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    An Arkansas man is accused of paying for a meal with a stolen credit card that turned out to be the waitress' own card.

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  15. A group of about 13 people live at the footbridge. Photo: Edward WongRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    About 13 homeless people sleep under Yen Chow Street footbridge in Sham Shui Po but government has told them to move out by July 12 About a dozen street sleepers and homeless advocates in Hong Kong pleaded with government officials for leeway ahead of a planned site clearance and also discussed the long wait for public housing. One of a group of about 13 homeless men who usually sleep under the Yen Chow Street footbridge in Sham Shui Po said he hoped the Home Affairs Bureau would give them more time at their spot.

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  16. The offsetting mechanism has been in place since the MPF began in 2000. Photo: AFPRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Hong Kong Business Community Joint Conference insists more financial help should be forthcoming before controversial severance and long service payment mechanism is scrapped Hong Kong's small and medium-sized enterprises have condemned the city's five biggest business chambers for "betraying" them after they failed to insist the government provide indefinite subsidies to help employers build up workers' nest eggs. The Hong Kong Business Community Joint Conference, representing more than 100 business associations on the issue, insisted more financial help should be forthcoming before the mechanism allowing bosses to dip into staff pensions to pay severance and long service awards was scrapped.

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  17. Supreme Court sales tax ruling will hit your online shopping bill - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TheSMSGuide Blog

    The US Supreme Court on Thursday gave states the ability to require online and out-of-state retailers to collect and send them state sales taxes. The 5-4 decision overturns a 1992 Supreme Court ruling that prevented the practice.

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  18. White House advances housing finance reform proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    The Trump administration on Thursday released a proposal for the role of the government in housing finance, setting out a list of principles that are broadly similar to most consensus views on the topic, but which practically stand little chance of being enacted. The two government-sponsored mortgage enterprises, Fannie Mae would be reorganized as private entities, and would be able to issue mortgage bonds that have an explicit guarantee from the federal government, but which could only be used in catastrophic cases.

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  19. Mutual Funds Weekly: Take your investments to the venture fund level with just five $20 billsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    But you can - and should - learn how to manage portfolio risk. This is about more than risk-tolerance - it's about patience and foresight.

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  20. Capitol Report: To free Fannie and Freddie, their regulator may bypass do-nothing CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    For years, the two mortgage finance giants at the heart of the 2008 housing crisis have languished as wards of the state, stuck in federal "conservatorship" as Congress repeatedly failed to find a framework for a future housing finance system that would offer them a way out. First, a quick recap: Congress in 2012 specified that both companies would send their capital every quarter to Treasury, until they finally reached zero in 2017.

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