Customers Bank announced Monday a new program granting a one-month deferral on consumer loans for workers affected by the government shutdown, as well as a one-month forbearance on mortgage payments.
FAIRPORT, N.Y. – GateHouse Media Inc., the community newspaper group that publishes seven daily newspapers in Connecticut and Massachusetts and 113 weeklies in Massachusetts, filed for bankruptcy after creditors approved a plan to combine its assets with those recently purchased by Newcastle Investment Corp, Bloomberg News reported last week.
Japonica Partners & Co., the U.S. investment firm that offered to buy as much as 4 billion euros ($5.5 billion) of Greek government bonds, expects yields on the securities to drop to 5 percent early next year, a level last seen in 2009.
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New options have been added to the Rhode Island CollgeBound Fund, the state’s 529 category Internal Revenue tax incentive savings plan for parents or other adults to save for a child’s higher education expenses.
Teens have a new way to learn smart money habits and prepare to finance their education with JA Build Your Future, an app designed to assist with financial planning, according a Sept. 26 announcement from Junior Achievement and PwC.
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