Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
April 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One part of city spending that won’t be scrutinized, as budget hearings continue in Philadelphia City Council, is council’s own budget. Among the mysteries of that budget is how district council members spend their capital budget, a little-known allotment of $1.3...
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money of road
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April 27, 2019 - 1:57 pm
GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (AP) -- Police in Michigan are appealing to people to surrender their instant riches after a box with $30,000 fell off the back of a truck. Authorities in Grand Haven say drivers stopped Thursday to pick up cash for themselves. Only $2,500 was immediately recovered and returned...
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 Gov. Phil Murphy
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Mark Abrams
April 25, 2019 - 3:52 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation in Trenton Thursday giving borrowers a break on repaying state-backed college student loans if they run into financial hardships. Murphy said the measures, which are restructuring the student loan programs through the New Jersey...
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Senior Woman Giving Credit Card Details On The Phone
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Jim Melwert
April 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
UPPER MERION, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Another warning for people to watch out for scammers, this one from Upper Merion police, who want to make sure residents aren’t embarrassed or ashamed to ask for help. Upper Merion detective Jerome Staquet says they see a few potential scams each week, this time...
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Managing finances.
Hadas Kuznits
April 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Do you know how to manage your finances? Is there something you could be doing better? These are some questions a Philadelphia-area professional wants people to think through during Financial Literacy Month. Marc Bernstein, a fiscal therapist in Conshohocken and...
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cash payment.
Justin Udo
March 19, 2019 - 9:18 pm
NEW JERSEY, (KYW Newsradio) — As cashless businesses become more popular throughout the country, officials in New Jersey ensure that the trend will not take hold in their state. Assemblyman Paul Moriarty sponsored the bill that bans business from refusing to take cash from customers. "There are...
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An ATM is displayed at a Wells Fargo bank, in Atlanta.
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March 18, 2019 - 9:30 pm
(AP) — Fidelity National Information Services is buying Worldpay for about $35 billion to combine forces as financial transactions increasingly move online. The payment service industry works behind the scenes to help complete the process for purchases. It was a simpler exercise when those...
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In this March 6, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
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March 10, 2019 - 2:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is reviving his border wall fight, preparing a new budget that will seek $8.6 billion for the U.S-Mexico barrier while imposing steep spending cuts to other domestic programs and setting the stage for another fiscal battle. Budget documents are often seen as...
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February 09, 2019 - 8:38 pm
By Victoria Cavaliere (CNN) -- Tax season is off to a slower start this year, with early filers seeing smaller average refunds. The average refund is down about 8 percent under the first full year of the overhauled tax code, according to data released by the IRS on Friday. Refunds averaged $1,865...
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John McDevitt
February 08, 2019 - 7:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Community leaders, politicians and workers who are battling poverty were at the Frankford Transportation Center Friday afternoon rallying for an increase in the minimum wage in Pennsylvania. About a hundred people gathered calling to raise the wage. Among them was...
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