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A Penn Graduate Was the Inventor of “Bowie Bonds”

After learning the news of David Bowie‘s death yesterday, musicians worldwide expressed their gratitude and called him an inspiration. Banker David Pullman was praising and […]

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Bank Execs Indicted For Allegedly “Hiding” Bad Loans

Two former executives of Wilmington Trust Corp. have been indicted for making false statements to the government in connection with the bank’s handling of bad loans during the […]

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Longtime Bank CEO: Big Banks Are Evil and Founding a Company at 65 is No Sweat

Ted Peters knows that many people have a fundamental mistrust of the banking industry in the wake of the Great Recession. After spending 14 years […]

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Report: Philly Has Highest Overdraft Fees in America

Bankrate.com is reporting that Philadelphia has the highest bank overdraft fees in America — so, you know, it might be a good idea never to […]

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Philly.com’s Frightening Finance Guru

There’s a decent chance you’ve never heard of Dave Ramsey, and the reason should be familiar: In an era when our Red State-Blue State bifurcation […]

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Happy Payday: How Banks Drive the Poor to “Alternative Financial Services”

A story on the front page of Wednesday’s New York Times details the precarious situation many low-income and working-class consumers are finding themselves in when they […]

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Listadelphia: City Ranks High in Parks, Low in Banking

The Philadelphia Business Journal brings us a pair of lists today that highlight the best and worst of what are city offers: • On one […]

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The Gay Dollar

Fact: Not only do gay people tend to earn more than the average American, gay people are also more likely to be employed, and are […]

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The Fiscal Cliff’s Dire for LGBT Americans

We’ve been hearing predictions about the so-called fiscal cliff that threatens to turn much of the economy upside-down if the U.S. government doesn’t start agreeing […]

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LGBT Rights Go Corporate

For the first time, top executives from some of the biggest, most powerful companies in the world (think: Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, […]

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Top 10 Sugar Daddy Cities

SeekingArrangements.com has released the top 10 cities to find gay sugar daddies and babies with New York, Chicago and Los Angeles topping the lists.

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DOMA Challenged by 83-Year-Old Widow

Edith Windsor is challenging DOMA in the Supreme Court after she was forced to pay estate taxes after her spouse Thea Spyer passed away (straight couples do not pay the same taxes). They were together for more than 40 years and have been the subject of a documentary – A Very Long Engagement.

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The Truth About Taxes

In Pennsylvania, same-sex couples pay 15 percent more taxes on inheritance than straight couples. But a new bill could change all of that, says Equality Pennsylvania.

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Adoption Success Stories

HelpUsAdopt.orh helps two same-sex couples adopt children.