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  • Hands hold a cell phone depositing a check using a mobile banking app in this undated file photo.
  • The rise of mobile banking is spreading concerns about checks being deposited twice.
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finance, eyewitness news
  • #6 on the Billboard.com list of highest-paid musicians: Beyonce, who earned $24,429,176.86 in 2013.
  • Billboard.com crunched the numbers to find out which stars in the music industry raked in the biggest bucks in 2013.
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celebrity, finance, music news, entertainment
  • The Ventura County Sheriff's Office asks residents to be wary of a jury duty phone scam targeting residents.
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scams, finance, ventura county news
  • Maxine Browne is seen in an undated photo.
  • Does your spouse or partner maintain control over all of your spending? You may be living with a financial bully.
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finance, save money / consumer news, ellen leyva
  • File photo of credit cards.
  • Credit card companies are offering financial perks to lure you in. But should you take the bait?
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finance, save money / consumer news, ric romero
  • A computer screen shows Esperian.com.
  • The credit score you pay to see is not necessarily the one that lenders use, according to Consumer Reports.
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finance, save money / consumer news, ric romero
  • A computer screen shows Esperian.com.
  • The credit score you pay to see is not necessarily the one that lenders use, according to Consumer Reports.
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finance, save money / consumer news
  • A house is seen in this undated file photo.
  • Consumer Specialist Ric Romero shows you why short sales are usually the best choice for struggling homeowners.
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economy, housing market, finance, save money / consumer news
  • Twinkie the Kid is seen on the window of a Hostess outlet store in Glendale on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.
  • Good news for people who are missing their Hostess treats. The treats could be back on store shelves as soon as July.
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finance, economy, food, business
  • Bank fees are a top consumer complaint. Now there are brand new fees to watch for beyond the typical charges.
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finance, save money / consumer news, ric romero
  • The three major credit reporting companies are teaming up. The new system could give you a higher rating.
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finance, save money / consumer news, ric romero
  • File photo of credit cards.
  • It's a lot tougher to get a credit card these days, especially if you're applying for your first.
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finance, save money / consumer news, ric romero
  • A family poses with Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and officers from Wells Fargo after getting the keys to their new home on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013.
  • The large down payment to buy a house is one of the biggest obstacles for potential homeowners.
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finance, real estate, save money / consumer news, ric romero
  • When temperatures rise, so do your energy bills. But a few changes you can make in your home now could save you hundreds, even thousands of dollars.
  • With the warm summer months on the way, there's never been a better time to save money and lower your energy bill.
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budget, finance, save money / consumer news
  • File photo.
  • A new federal agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, is policing some of the nation's largest collection agencies.
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finance, legal, save money / consumer news, ric romero
  • File photo.
  • A new federal agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, is policing some of the nation's largest collection agencies.
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legal, finance, save money / consumer news
  • A store customer receives cash back at a Los Angeles business.
  • Consumer Specialist Ric Romero shows us how to save hundreds, even thousands of dollars a year, by making simple changes.
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budget, finance, gas price, save money / consumer news, ric romero
  • A store customer receives cash back at a Los Angeles business.
  • Consumer Specialist Ric Romero shows us how to save hundreds, even thousands of dollars a year, by making simple changes.
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budget, finance, gas price, save money / consumer news
  • A surprising number of people have overlooked some of the most basic financial precautions.
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consumer reports, finance, save money / consumer news, ric romero
  • Twinkie the Kid is seen on the window of a Hostess outlet store in Glendale on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.
  • Hostess Brands Inc. attained final approval for its wind-down plans in Bankruptcy court, setting the stage for new owners.
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finance, economy, business
  • Hostess employees walk the picket line in Atwater Village on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.
  • A judge on Wednesday approved liquidation of Hostess after talks with the company's second largest union failed.
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finance, economy, business
  • Twinkie the Kid is seen on the window of a Hostess outlet store in Glendale on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.
  • During a bankruptcy hearing, a judge ordered Hostess Brands Inc. to go into mediation with its second largest union.
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finance, economy, business
  • Twinkie the Kid is seen on the window of a Hostess outlet store in Glendale on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.
  • During a bankruptcy hearing, a judge ordered Hostess Brands Inc. to go into mediation with its second largest union.
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finance, economy, business
  • File photo of credit cards.
  • In 2011, 450,000 American women filed for bankruptcy. This year, it's estimated that number will climb to 1 million.
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finance, save money / consumer news
  • File photo of credit cards.
  • In 2011, 450,000 American women filed for bankruptcy. This year, it's estimated that number will climb to 1 million.
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finance, save money / consumer news, ric romero
  • A person holds a credit card in this undated file photo.
  • Consumer Reports analyzed more than 50 credit cards, including ones for people struggling to pay off credit-card debt.
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consumer reports, finance, save money / consumer news, ric romero
  • A rendering of a train from Californias High-Speed Rail Project is shown in this file photo.
  • A judge shot down a request from Central Valley farmers on Friday to halt work on California's high-speed rail project.
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travel, finance, budget, california news
  • Twinkie the Kid is seen on the window of a Hostess outlet store in Glendale on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.
  • Hostess Brands Inc., the maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread, announced it is winding down operations.
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food, finance, business
  • Twinkie the Kid is seen on the window of a Hostess outlet store in Glendale on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.
  • Hostess Brands Inc., the maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread, announced it is winding down operations.
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finance, food, business
  • Hostess employees walk the picket line in Atwater Village on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.
  • Hostess Brands Inc., the maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread, announced it is winding down operations.
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finance, food, business
  • Hostess, maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, on Wednesday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to deal with high labor costs.
  • Hostess Brands Inc., the maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread, announced it is winding down operations.
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finance, food, business
  • Wall Street is set to reopen Wednesday after closing for superstorm Sandy, and it's expected to be a busy day.
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superstorm sandy, storm, hurricane, wall street, finance, new york, save money / consumer news, ric romero
  • Wall Street is set to reopen Wednesday after closing for superstorm Sandy, and it's expected to be a busy day.
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wall street, finance, new york, save money / consumer news
  • Moody's Investors Service is considering downgrading dozens of California cities because of bankruptcy concerns.
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economy, finance, california news
  • A Los Angeles official opens a truck filled with special hazardous materials equipment on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012.
  • L.A. and surrounding communities were given a financial lift from the federal government to deal with security issues.
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finance, terrorism, eyewitness news
  • Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, with California Sen. Diane Feinstein behind him, speaks to members of the news media about legislation to help struggling Southern California homeowners refinance their mortgages on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012.
  • Southern California homeowners who are underwater on their mortgage may get help through a bill proposed by Sen. Feinstein.
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real estate, housing market, finance, eyewitness news
  • Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, with California Sen. Diane Feinstein behind him, speaks to members of the news media about legislation to help struggling Southern California homeowners refinance their mortgages on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012.
  • Southern California homeowners who are underwater on their mortgage may get help through a bill proposed by Sen. Feinstein.
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real estate, housing market, finance, los angeles news, john north
  • A campaign to put controversial funding for a high-speed rail project on the ballot for a re-vote has been dropped.
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travel, finance, budget, california news
  • New technology is making it easier than ever for you to get to your money without a middleman.
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finance, save money / consumer news, ric romero
  • Mammoth Lakes, Calif., is shown in this undated file photo.
  • Councilmembers of the popular vacation town of Mammoth Lakes have voted Monday to file for bankruptcy.
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finance, budget, california news
  • Chief Executive Magazines released its annual list of the worst states to do business. See where California ranks!
  • Chief Executive Magazine released its annual list of the worst states to do business. See where California ranks!
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economy, finance, business
  • The city of Stockton could become the nations largest to file for bankruptcy. It was poised to make the move Tuesday.
  • The city of Stockton could become the nation's largest to file for bankruptcy. It was poised to make the move Tuesday.
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economy, finance, california news, nannette miranda
  • The city of Stockton could become the nations largest to file for bankruptcy. It was poised to make the move Tuesday.
  • The city of Stockton could become the nation's largest to file for bankruptcy. It was poised to make the move Tuesday.
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economy, finance, eyewitness news
  • Protesters pass by a burning cinema in Athens, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012.
  • Protests in Greece quickly became riots after lawmakers there approved harsh new austerity measures.
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protest, finance, economy, world news
  • Online pawnbrokers are a convenient way to get a short-term loan. But consumers should understand what theyre getting into.
  • Online pawnbrokers are a convenient way to get a short-term loan. But consumers should understand what they're getting into.
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finance, technology, save money / consumer news, ric romero
  • Online pawnbrokers are a convenient way to get a short-term loan. But consumers should understand what theyre getting into.
  • Online pawnbrokers are a convenient way to get a short-term loan. But consumers should understand what they're getting into.
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technology, finance, save money / consumer news
  • Online pawnbrokers are a convenient way to get a short-term loan. But consumers should understand what theyre getting into.
  • Online pawnbrokers are a convenient way to get a short-term loan. But consumers should understand what they're getting into.
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technology, finance, save money / consumer news
  • KABC-TV covers Los Angeles and Southern California.
  • Kodak filed for bankruptcy protection after failing to find a buyer for more than a thousand digital imaging patents.
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finance, business
  • Hostess, maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, on Wednesday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to deal with high labor costs.
  • Hostess, maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, on Wednesday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to deal with high labor costs.
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food, finance, business
  • With a month away from the start of the season, the Lennox Little League has had a financial curveball thrown at them.
  • With a month away from the start of the season, the Lennox Little League has had a financial curveball thrown at them.
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school, finance, los angeles news, john hartung