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When your life flashes before your eyes moments before you die, you likely won’t be thinking about your tweet count, your Farmville assets, your Bitcoins, your iTunes play-lists, or how many “likes” your last status update received. However, a new law is aimed at helping your family access and manage those accounts after you die. Called the “Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act,” it is a model law, which means that it serves as a blueprint to help states address this growing issue. more
(Updated, 12:55 p.m.) Santander Bank has reached an agreement to change the way it screens applicants of checking and savings accounts amid concerns the current practice is slanted against low-income consumers. more
The owner and an employee of St. Jude Home Care have been charged in a Medicaid fraud scheme, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said on Tuesday. more
The coming business mandates spelled out by the Affordable Care Act were among the topics explained to more than 100 of Rhode Island’s business leaders at the Providence Business News Summit on Government Regulations and Business held Thursday. more
The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that gay marriage is legal nationwide is a “victory for America,” President Barack Obama said, declaring that justice had arrived for same-sex couples with “a thunderbolt.” more
(Updated 2:23 p.m.) The Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday charged a former Bancorp Rhode Island Inc. board member with inside trading, alleging he tipped off three acquaintances about the bank’s potential acquisition with Brookline Bancorp Inc. in 2011. more
Should Bill and Denise Richard, who lost their 8-year-old son Martin in the Boston Marathon bombing, have a special say in whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev gets the death penalty? The question goes beyond the family’s tragedy or even the problem of terrorism. more
Superior Court Associate Justice Sarah Taft-Carter has given preliminary approval to the proposed settlement of the so-called state pension reform cases. more
Princeton University must face a lawsuit challenging its New Jersey property-tax exemption, a state appeals court ruled in clearing the way for a trial that could affect the tax status of all nonprofit colleges. more
Three federal regulators on Wednesday ordered Citizens Financial Group Inc. and its subsidiaries to pay at least $34.5 million in federal fines, a civil penalty and restitution for failing to credit some consumers with the full amount of their deposits. more
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