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Past articles by Ken:

Check fraud cases rising dramatically, with Americans warned not to mail checks if possible

Check fraud is back -- and in a big way. Today's criminals have sophisticated operations that have ramped up since the COVID government relief checks became an attractive target. → Read More

JPMorgan settles with victims of Jeffrey Epstein, deceased financier charged with sex trafficking

The lawsuit filed in Manhattan federal court in November sought to hold JPMorgan financially liable for Epstein’s decades-long abuse of teenage girls and young women → Read More

Money stored in Venmo, other payment apps could be vulnerable, watchdog warns

Customers of Venmo, PayPal and CashApp should not store their money with those apps for the long term, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Here's why. → Read More

Venmo to be officially available for teenagers, although many use it already

Venmo will officially allow teenagers to open an account with their parents' permission. → Read More

Venmo for teens: Social payment app officially available for those 13 and up

Although many already use it, teens are now officially allowed to open a Venmo account with their parent's permission. → Read More

Venmo to be officially available for teenagers, although many use it already

NEW YORK (AP) — Teenagers will officially be allowed to open a Venmo account with their parent’s permission, the company said Monday, expanding the po... → Read More

CEO pay again in focus as the heads of failed banks appear before Senate panel

The recent failures of a trio of midsize banks has once again raised questions on whether executive compensation is tilted toward short-term gains rather than companies' long-term health → Read More

CEO pay again in focus as the heads of failed banks appear before Senate panel

The recent failures of a trio of midsize banks has once again raised questions on whether executive compensation is tilted toward short-term gains rather than companies' long-term health → Read More

California bank regulator finds own faults in bank's demise

California's bank regulator said Monday that it was too slow to see the growing risks at Silicon Valley Bank and did not act forcefully enough to get the... → Read More

The banking crisis isn’t over. But how bad will it get?

Uncertainty continues to pummel the banking industry, despite assurances from financial regulators and bankers that the worst of the recent crisis is over and the banking system remains strong → Read More

Bank stocks continue to fall following First Republic demise

Regulators have barely written the epitaph for First Republic Bank, but investors on Wall Street have already moved onto speculating which bank might be the ... → Read More

First Republic Bank seized by regulators, sold to JPMorgan Chase

San Francisco-based First Republic is the third midsize bank to fail in two months and is the second-biggest bank failure in U.S. history. → Read More

First Republic clients pulled $100B in deposits during panic

Depositors at First Republic Bank pulled more than $100 billion out of the bank during last month's crisis, as fears swirled that it could be the third bank ... → Read More

Biden tells US to have confidence in banks after 2 collapse

Regulators closed Silicon Valley Bank when it experienced a traditional run on the bank where depositors rushed to withdraw their funds all at once. → Read More

LIVE: Biden discusses banking actions; US, UK try to stem fallout from Silicon Valley Bank collapse

Regulators closed Silicon Valley Bank when it experienced a traditional run on the bank where depositors rushed to withdraw their funds all at once. → Read More

Silicon Valley Bank crisis: Feds move in to help

In an effort to shore up confidence in the banking system, the Treasury Department, Federal Reserve and FDIC said that all Silicon Valley Bank clients would be protected and able to access their money. → Read More

US, UK try to stem fallout from Silicon Valley Bank collapse

NEW YORK (AP) — Governments in the U.S. and Britain are taking extraordinary steps to prevent a potential banking crisis after the failure of California-based Silicon Valley Bank prompted fears of … → Read More

US, UK try to stem fallout from Silicon Valley Bank collapse

Government officials are trying to ensure investors and consumers don't lose confidence in the banking system as a whole, which could lead to a financial meltdown → Read More

US, UK try to stem fallout from Silicon Valley Bank collapse

Government officials are trying to ensure investors and consumers don't lose confidence in the banking system as a whole. → Read More

US, UK try to stem fallout from Silicon Valley Bank collapse

Government officials are trying to ensure investors and consumers don't lose confidence in the banking system as a whole. → Read More