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SoCal Homeowners Should Brace For Possible Boost In Home Equity Payments

At the height of the housing bubble a decade ago, a home equity line of credit seemed like an answer to a prayer.

05/12/2015

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LA Mayor Backs Tax Credit To Fund Quake Retrofitting Plan

Supporters of retrofitting certain properties in Los Angeles to make them less vulnerable to earthquakes have long struggled with a way to fund such a massive effort.

03/25/2015

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Tips On Auto Financing If You Have Poor Credit

Easy credit and longer-term loans currently being offered at auto dealerships can make buying an expensive car alluring, but don’t get reeled in.

09/04/2014

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Governor Announces $330M Tax Credit For California Film, TV Industry

Gov. Jerry Brown announced a $330 million deal to boost funding for California film and television tax credit program over the next five years.

08/27/2014

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SoCal PF Chang’s Restaurants Linked To Nationwide Security Breach

Customers of P.F. Chang’s restaurants across Southern California were notified Monday of a security breach involving involving credit and debit card data, company officials said.

08/04/2014

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‘Synthetic’ ID Theft Emerging As Fastest-Growing Type Of Consumer Fraud

A Marina del Rey man has been convicted on charges related to a rapidly-growing high-tech crime known as synthetic identity theft, according to an exclusive KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO report.

06/19/2014

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How To Buy A Car With Bad Credit

It’s not easy, but when you need transportation, there are ways to find a car despite a low credit score.

06/16/2014

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Report: 200M SSNs Exposed In Data Breach At Experian Unit

Investigators are looking into allegations of a major data breach linked to an Orange County-based credit reporting agency, according to reports Friday.

04/04/2014

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Teaching Teens Money Management Basics

A 2007 survey of teens by Charles Schwab & Co. found less than half are able to budget their money effectively.

02/10/2014

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Car Smarts: Drive For Less

When it comes to getting around town, get more mileage out of your money.

02/10/2014

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Considering A Loan From Your Retirement Plan

Most financial experts say borrowing from your 401k should be a last resort. But what’s the catch?

02/03/2014

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Budget For Emergency Savings

Establishing an emergency savings plan is one of your most important financial moves.

02/03/2014

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LA Men Charged In Connection With $33M Bank Fraud

Two LA men who fled to Israel have been indicted in connection with a $33 million bank fraud.

02/01/2014

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Reduce Temptation: Slow The Deluge Of Junk Mail & Calls

Unsolicited credit card offers are more than just spending temptations. They are also potential opportunities for identity thieves.

01/27/2014

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Debt & The Compulsive Spender

At what point does a fun shopping habit become a debt-causing addiction? Are you a compulsive shopper?

01/27/2014

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