The basics of Sharia finance explained

As the Sharia prohibits dealing with interest, the products that you see in Islamic banks are generally based on one of the following concepts: Profit Sharing  – These are profit sharing arrangements in which the financier and the receiver of funds will share the profits and loss borne from the partnership. An example is a…

10Best: Ways to improve your credit score

Credit scores influence nearly all things financial in your life. Banks, credit card companies and others use credit scores in deciding whether to give you a loan, how much money you can borrow and how much interest to charge you. Heres some advice for improving your credit score: 1. Get copies of your credit reports…

Charlottesville City Services Fair set for tomorrow

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Obama had credit card declined on date

President Obama is not immune to credit card troubles. When he was in New York last month for the United Nations General Assembly, the president went out to dinner with first lady Michelle Obama. But when it came time to pay the bill, his card was declined.

Obama’s credit card declined at fancy restaurant

(CNN) — Ever had your credit card turned down at a fancy restaurant? President Obama can commiserate. Speaking to workers at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in Washington on Friday, he recalled a moment last month when, at the end of a dinner out in New York City, his plastic was declined. I guess I…

Sewickley man admits mortgage fraud

A Sewickley man who went to prison for mortgage fraud in 2011 could beheaded there again after he pleaded guilty in another mortgage scheme. Daniel Hoey, 49, who lives on Nevin Avenue, pleaded to one count ofwire fraud last week, admitting that he participated in mortgage fraudthrough Trilliant Mortgage, which purportedly offered mortgageservices as an…