Comcast sued by King of Prussia man over claims of an unauthorized credit check

A King of Prussia man who has successfully sued robocallers for tens of thousands of dollars is now taking on Comcast, claiming the cable giant illegally accessed his credit report without permission.

Do you still have to pay the Philly wage tax if you’re working from home in suburbs due to coronavirus?

Suburban residents who are now working from home may be eligible for relief from the city wage tax. Here's what you need to know.

Do you still have to pay the Philly wage tax if you’re working from home in suburbs due to coronavirus?

Suburban residents who are now working from home may be eligible for relief from the city wage tax. Here's what you need to know.

Pa. banks offering a break on mortgages, auto loans, and more during the coronavirus crisis

The new initiative, organized by the state Attorney General’s Office, is an effort to offer some relief as job losses put an unprecedented financial stress on the state’s residents.

Pa. banks offering a break on mortgages, auto loans, and more during the coronavirus crisis

The new initiative, organized by the state Attorney General’s Office, is an effort to offer some relief as job losses put an unprecedented financial stress on the state’s residents.

Art majors struggle with high debt, low pay — especially at PAFA | Does that Degree Pay?

Right out of PAFA, a graduate with a master’s in fine arts owed $93,008 in federal student loans and earned just $20,900 a year, according to a new Inquirer database.

Art majors struggle with high debt, low pay — especially at PAFA | Does that Degree Pay?

Right out of PAFA, a graduate with a master’s in fine arts owed $93,008 in federal student loans and earned just $20,900 a year, according to a new Inquirer database.
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Want to make big bucks right out of college? Study nursing. | Does that Degree Pay?

Pay has risen as health care has become a larger part of the U.S. economy, according to federal data on graduates’ income and debt that The Inquirer turned into an extensive online search tool.

FBI issues warning about ‘hijacking’ of online classes by intruders after schools report serious disruptions

The FBI just issued a warning to the public about the "hijacking" of online classrooms and teleconferences after it received reports of disturbances by people shouting racist and threatening language and displaying hate messages.

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College degrees are an investment. Here’s how to determine which ones actually pay off.

“Some of these outcomes are so bad that there is no justification:” A new Inquirer database compares degrees at Penn, Penn State, Rutgers, and hundreds of other colleges to show what recent grads earned vs. what they owed.

Is your college degree worth what you paid for it? Search our tool to find out.

We compare projected incomes in your first year out of college to federal student loan debt for over 3,000 programs in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware to help you decide which degrees pay the most.

Fewer penalties, more flexibility for retirement plans under new economic stimulus

Goodies for Americans saving for retirement, and those already retired, are tucked inside the massive coronavirus stimulus package passed last week.

States are asking Amazon, Facebook, and Walmart to combat coronavirus price gouging

Led by Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, 33 attorneys general called on the companies to set and enforce polices restricting unreasonable price hikes during emergencies.

IRS tax payment & filing deadline now July 15 due to coronavirus. If you’re owed money, file ASAP.

The payment extension, which affects millions of taxpayers, is part of the Trump administration’s effort to curb the economic effects of the pandemic.

What you can do to keep your home safe, and Philly area’s best-rated home security providers

Delaware Valley Consumers Checkbook evaluated area home security companies to find the best service providers. The ratings are available online for free for the Inquirer readers.

U.S. internet well-equipped to handle work from home surge

Tech experts say the U.S. internet won’t have any trouble handling spikes in traffic from the millions of Americans who are now working from home to discourage the spread of the new coronavirus.

How much would a payroll tax cut add to your paycheck? Philly accountants lay it out.

A possible payroll tax holiday could restore about 2% of your paycheck.

Comcast has done it again: Unlisted phone numbers of 200,000 customers posted online

In 2015, Comcast agreed pay California $33 million to settle claims of accidentally publishing the names, phone numbers, and addresses of about 75,000 people who paid to keep the information private.

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Silver lining to market selloff: Dividend yields rise as stocks fall. Here’s how to play this trend.

For income seekers, dividends on some S&P 500 stocks are now higher than yields on the 10-year Treasury bond.

Ikea recalls more furniture due to tip-over risks to children

Ikea is recalling 820,000 of its Kullen three-drawer chests due to the risk of the product tipping over and crushing children.

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