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  • NEW YORK— Santander Bank has agreed to stop a policy that often kept poor and low-income people from opening new checking or savings accounts, the bank and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Friday. Santander becomes the third bank after Capital One and Citibank to agree to do away with such policies in an effort to accommodate millions of...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 19- As a Citibank customer, I have been receiving my credit score on my statements since January. In the past year, however, more than 60 million Americans suddenly were able to get either their FICO score, provided by the Fair Isaac Corp, or their VantageScore, from a system developed by TransUnion Corp. Among the other financial institutions giving out...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 10- TransUnion Corp, one of the largest credit bureaus in the US, has revived plans for an IPO that could raise up to US $1 bn this year, sources told IFR on Tuesday. Before it was bought, TransUnion had been prepping a US $325 m listing led by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley. The news comes as rival credit...

  • These errors could be costing you money Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 9:30 AM ET

    When was the last time you looked at your credit report? For one-third of Americans, the answer is "never." But that's an expensive misstep.

  • Guess which stores have the worst credit cards? Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 12:55 PM ET

    Don't be so quick to turn down that store credit card offer. Some can offer more valuable rewards than the best cash-back cards.

  • Market on track for strong week; wary of Ebola news Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 7:02 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks head into Friday on track for the best weekly performance in 22 months, yet new Ebola fears and other geopolitical headlines could be wild cards.

  • Earnings set to drive markets again Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 5:55 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Earnings news will take center stage Wednesday after another day of strong stock market gains cemented the view that the worst is over.

  • Earnings set to take markets' center stage Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 7:29 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Earnings news will take center stage Wednesday after another day of strong stock market gains cemented the view that the worst is over.

  • Balances remaining on auto loans have risen by about a third since April 2011, reaching an all-time high of $924.2 billion in August, according to credit reporting bureau Equifax. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said in September that it is taking steps to oversee auto lenders that have previously been less regulated, and companies like GM Financial...

  • Five ways to protect yourself from data breaches Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information.

  • After-hours buzz: Facebook, AT&T, Gilead & more Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 5:15 PM ET
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    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday: Facebook, AT&T, Gilead & more.

  • Stocks mostly up on earnings; record close for S&P Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 4:23 PM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks mostly rose on Wednesday as investors weighed earnings and tracked global events.

  • How to play stocks in the second half of 2014 Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 10:32 AM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    While stocks have generally moved higher, winning themes have emerged for the second half of the year.

  • Silicon Valley's rich want to bank America's poor Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 9:55 AM ET

    Americans rack up $7.4 billion in payday loans annually. Silicon Valley has a plan to make what critics call extortion palatable.

  • After-hours buzz: Cisco, CBS, NetApp & More Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 4:54 PM ET

    Cisco and Whole Foods Market are among those moving after the bell Wednesday.

  • Bulls ready to reach new highs; caution on rally Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 6:36 PM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The Dow closed at 15,994, a gain of 1.2 percent. The Nasdaq was up 1 percent at 4,191, higher on the year but still off its January highs.

  • Next up for markets—Janet Yellen Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 6:54 PM ET
    Janet Yellen

    The Fed chair's first testimony before Congress is the big event for markets in the week ahead, as traders sift through economic data.

  • Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Monday:

  • How Useful (and Free) Are Those Free Credit Scores? Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 9:58 AM ET

    Not all scores are created equal and depending on the wrong "free" score can hurt you financially.

  • US Probes Release of Data on First Lady, Beyonce Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 5:10 AM ET

    Barack Obama said that U.S. authorities are investigating whether hackers unearthed and posted online financial information that belongs to first lady Michelle Obama and a variety of celebrities like Beyonce and Jay-Z.