<![CDATA[Personal Finance News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/ en-us Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:00:17 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:00:17 CDT Personal Finance 60 Firms accused of faking loans, draining bank accounts settle with feds http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26662321.html#storylink=rss A payday lending scheme based in Kansas City will be banned from offering any more consumer loans under a $54 million settlement announced by federal regulators on Tuesday.

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Kat’s Money Corner: Back to school budget busters http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article26638282.html#storylink=rss This is a good idea to start thinking and budgeting for back-to-school shopping.

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Kat’s Money Corner: Budget friendly and environmentally-friendly transportation http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article25826566.html#storylink=rss Find ways to make adjustments on your transportation– you’ll likely be surprised at all the opportunities available.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:04:49 CDT

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US home prices climbing steadily http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article25819105.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:44:09 CDT By JOSH BOAK ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article25819105.html Week Ahead: Second-quarter earnings season begins http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article25576609.html#storylink=rss Alcoa is scheduled to release its quarterly financial results on Wednesday.

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Your financial planner: Happy birthday Social Security http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article25404835.html#storylink=rss The Social Security Act was signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on August 14, 1935. And it’s fair to say that he never could have foreseen how the program designed for old age, disability and survivors insurance has evolved over the years

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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:36:10 CDT By BARBARA McMAHON

Financial Planning Association of Greater Kansas City

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Kat’s Money Corner: Prepping for the Fourth http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article25163059.html#storylink=rss Decorating can get a little out of control budget-wise, so follow these money-saving tips.

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Leawood broker and firm consent to fines http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article24858676.html#storylink=rss 1st Discount Brokerage Inc. and two of its brokers, including one in Leawood, consented to the regulatory action by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. The case related to allowing customers to sell some stocks without checking whether the securities were registered and “freely tradable,” a regulator statement said.

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Home foreclosures spike in Missouri and rise slightly in Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article24803887.html#storylink=rss The number of default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions in Missouri climbed nearly 40 percent last month from a year earlier, according to RealtyTrac. Kansas reported a 2.32 percent rise in foreclosure actions.

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Two Kansas City housing counselors gain federal funding http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article24656410.html#storylink=rss Community Services League in Independence received $1,799, adding to $13,597 awarded earlier this year from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Credit & Homeownership Empowerment Services Inc., or CHES, in Kansas City received $1,571, adding to $11,919 awarded from HUD earlier this year.

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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 16:09:37 CDT

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Charitable giving rises past prerecession mark http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article24621838.html#storylink=rss Charitable giving rose for the fifth year in a row in 2014, rebounding past a prerecession peak to an estimated $358 billion, according to an annual report from the Giving USA Foundation.

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Guest column: What are you saving for? http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article24418921.html#storylink=rss Using the right tool for a job can make all the difference in the success of the task, and investing is no different.

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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 12:52:28 CDT

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Kat’s Money Corner: the ins and outs of buying in bulk http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article24418015.html#storylink=rss Buying in bulk is not the best solution for every purchase, such as fresh fruits or vegetables.

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The week ahead: Federal Reserve policymakers gather Tuesday http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article23183454.html#storylink=rss Most analysts expect the Fed to postpone raising interest rates until this fall. A news conference will be held Wednesday at the conclusion of the policy meeting.

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The week ahead: We will learn more about the housing market http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article23770351.html#storylink=rss Will the housing recovery continue? Answers will come Monday with a report on existing home sales and Tuesday with a report on new home sales.

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Your financial planner: Myths that don’t apply to retirees http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article23659438.html#storylink=rss Four rules for seniors that deserve a second look.

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Nebraska to accept amended tax returns from same-sex couples http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26698339.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 Jul 2015 18:19:56 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26698339.html Missouri law allows tax exemption for stillbirths http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article26693704.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:45:05 CDT By SUMMER BALLENTINE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article26693704.html Nevada to soon launch $800K campaign pushing college savings http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26673904.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:40:06 CDT By MICHELLE RINDELS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26673904.html Property value notices show homeowners tax implications http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26651398.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:45:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26651398.html EXCHANGE: Program teaches lessons in financial literacy http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26650717.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 Jul 2015 10:56:21 CDT By JERMAINE PIGEE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26650717.html California urged to return $331 million meant for homeowners http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26643259.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 Jul 2015 10:12:15 CDT By JUDY LIN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26643259.html Connecticut agency tracks down $85.8M in uncollected taxes http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26584351.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 Jul 2015 09:54:13 CDT By SUSAN HAIGH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26584351.html The Journey: Taking a look at longevity annuities in retirement http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article26568787.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By JANET KIDD STEWART ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article26568787.html Getting Started: Preventing ID theft on vacation http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article26568790.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By CAROLYN BIGDA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article26568790.html Wins, setbacks mark the path to nationwide same-sex marriage http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26564344.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 12:05:04 CDT By MARK SHERMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26564344.html Chinese small investors look for way out of stocks http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26580106.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 11:14:04 CDT By JOE McDONALD ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26580106.html US stocks open lower after Greek 'no' vote on bailout http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26552890.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:44:18 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26552890.html Kids and Money: Regulators have their eye on scams promising student loan debt relief http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article26568982.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By STEVE ROSEN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article26568982.html Susan Tompor: How to keep vacation scam-free http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article26568985.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 03:00:00 CDT By SUSAN TOMPOR ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/personal-finance/article26568985.html