money

File photo of hands changing money.
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Lynne Adkins
October 14, 2019 - 4:30 am
If you're thinking about lending cash to a friend or co-signing that college loan for your daughter, think again.
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SEPTA app
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Mike DeNardo
August 21, 2019 - 2:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA riders can now use their smartphones to check the balance and add money to their fare cards — yes, really. It's a feature that commuters have been clamoring for since SEPTA Key's introduction three years ago. Commuter have frequently complained that there was no...
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There's a new millionaire in Germantown.
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Mike Dougherty
August 14, 2019 - 3:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's a new millionaire in North Philadelphia. The Pennsylvania Lottery said someone bought a scratch-off ticket worth $3 million at the New Germantown Grocery and Water Ice store at Germantown Avenue and Somerset Street, a popular neighborhood spot that might get a...
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China's yuan fell below the politically sensitive level of seven to the U.S. dollar on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, possibly adding to trade tension with Washington.
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August 05, 2019 - 4:48 pm
Be Paul Wiseman and Joe McDonald WASHINGTON (AP) — China decided Monday to meet President Donald Trump's latest tariff threat with defiance, letting its currency drop to an 11-year low and halting purchases of U.S. farm products. The moves, which came four days after Trump threatened more taxes on...
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Facebook recently announced it would dramatically increase its headcount in London and Dublin, saying the newly hired talent would work on WhatsApp payments.
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May 24, 2019 - 12:51 pm
By Ivana Kottasová, CNN Business (CNN) -- Facebook is reportedly preparing to launch a cryptocurrency as part of its global push into payments. The BBC reported Friday that Facebook wants to start testing "GlobalCoin" by the end of this year. The Financial Times said the company had even held talks...
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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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Managing finances.
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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.
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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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