74 percent of Facebook users don’t know the site lists their traits for targeted ads

A slim majority – 51 percent – were not comfortable with Facebook collecting their information.

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Citizens, Philly’s biggest bank and Phillies patron, says it’s ready for a New York bank’s assault

Bruce Van Saun, head of the biggest bank in Philadelphia, says Trump has helped boost business, and the Phillies ought to win more games this year
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Citizens, Philly’s biggest bank and Phillies patron, says it’s ready for a New York bank’s assault

Bruce Van Saun, head of the biggest bank in Philadelphia, says Trump has helped boost business, and the Phillies ought to win more games this year

U.S. regulators have met to discuss imposing a record-setting fine against Facebook

Regulators have met to discuss imposing a record-setting fine against Facebook for violating a legally binding agreement with the government to protect the privacy of its users' personal data, according to three people familiar with the deliberations but not authorized to speak on the record.

U.S. regulators have met to discuss imposing a record-setting fine against Facebook

Regulators have met to discuss imposing a record-setting fine against Facebook for violating a legally binding agreement with the government to protect the privacy of its users' personal data, according to three people familiar with the deliberations but not authorized to speak on the record.

Want to exercise more in 2019? Here are Philly area’s best-rated gyms and how much they cost

To help identify the best fitness centers in the Philadelphia area, check ratings from the nonprofit consumer group Delaware Valley Consumers’ Checkbook magazine and Checkbook.org, which finds large facility-to-facility differences in customer satisfaction.

Want to exercise more in 2019? Here are Philly area’s best-rated gyms and how much they cost

To help identify the best fitness centers in the Philadelphia area, check ratings from the nonprofit consumer group Delaware Valley Consumers’ Checkbook magazine and Checkbook.org, which finds large facility-to-facility differences in customer satisfaction.
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Volunteer at this boot camp to help other Philadelphians get ready for home ownership

“Clarifi is seeking enthusiastic and reliable individuals who are interested in working one-on-one to help one of Clarifi’s Boot Camp participants take meaningful steps towards their goal of homeownership,” the non-profit said in a statement.

T-Mobile launches ‘Caller Verified’ technology to combat surge in scam calls

T-Mobile rolled out new technology Friday that verifies incoming calls are authentic and not from fraudsters. The nation’s third-largest wireless operator claimed to be the first to deploy a solution to the rapid rise of scam calls.

Routine food inspections halted by US government shutdown

Federal regulators aren't doing routine food inspections because of partial federal shutdown

Fios customers warned of possible ESPN, ABC blackout as Verizon, Disney fight over fees

Verizon Fios TV customers could soon lose access to ESPN and ABC if it can’t reach a content renewal deal with Walt Disney Company.

There’s a dramatic increase in robocalls this holiday; watch out for scammers posing as charities

A survey of 1,000 U.S. mobile phone users found that 16 percent have recently received a scam call from someone claiming to be from a charity. More than a quarter of those who took the call lost money.

Last-minute 2018 charity contributions? Put your IRA to work.

Salvage your 2018 charitable tax break by putting your IRA to work.

This top FTC official is so conflicted, he has to leave the room if Facebook gets mentioned

Thanks to a public-records request from the advocacy group Public Citizen, we've learned that the new director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, Andrew Smith, has at least 120 companies that he'd have a conflict of interest in dealing with.

WSFS Financial lists bank branches that will close in acquisition of Beneficial Bank

WSFS is closing 25 percent of the combined banks' branches.

This Philly baby was born with cataracts. His case shows the wait for benefits is improving

In January, the Inquirer and Daily News chronicled how Philadelphia’s disability appeal hearing office had the worst average wait time in the country. But steps taken in recent months have sharply cut the backlog.

Free workshop to offer women personalized knowledge, control over finances

Female Financial Freedom, a new nonprofit, wants to educate women in financial matters.

Philly home values are rising. Will taxes keep rising with them?

Other cities and states cap annual property tax increases. As Philly market values rise, are caps possible here?

eMoney partners with BlackRock

The Radnor-based financial services firm eMoney Advisor said Monday that its eMoney financial planning platform for advisors will now connect with BlackRock’s iRetire.

A decade after Bernie Madoff’s arrest, FBI agents reveal more about his Ponzi scheme

FBI agents are revealing, 10 years later, the detailed forensic investigation of Wall Street's notorious criminal.

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