First-time homebuyers seizing opportunity

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sales of previously occupied homes jumped unexpectedly in February by the largest amount in nearly six years as first-time buyers took...

Obama seeks to free frozen credit markets

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration launched a new effort Monday to end a paralysis in lending, saying it will team with investors to...

Consumers Union trying to change overdraft fee practices

Most people think an ATM transaction will be denied if the account has insufficient funds, but that's not always the case. Many consumers are not aware...

Chase leaving ‘banking’ intersection for greener parking pastures in north downtown

Chase bank is moving its downtown headquarters from the corner of Pikes Peak Avenue and Tejon Street four blocks north to its branch at...

S&P lowers debt ratings for owners of Gazette and Denver Post

(A.P.) - A more severe decline in cash flow than previously expected has led to a lowering of debt ratings deeper into junk for...

Recovery Act allows $8,000 first-time homebuyer tax credit

Interest rates cannot go lower, and home prices are down these days. So, if you're purchasing a home this year, be sure to claim the...

Pueblo approves Southern Delivery System

Last night, after a three-hour hearing, The Pueblo County Commissioners voted unanimously to approve Colorado Springs' proposed Southern Delivery System, which will deliver water...

USOC cuts budget, 54 jobs

The United States Olympic Committee has begun reducing its 2009 operating budget by $7.1 million, which will mean the elimination of 54 jobs. Officials say...

Downtown nightclub cited for breast of show

Owners of 13 Pure Nightclub and Bistro, 217 E. Pikes Peak Ave., could have their tavern liquor license revoked if they're found guilty of...

SBA stimulus chat tomorrow

The Small Business Administration will host an online chat at 11 a.m. tomorrow about how small companies can cash in on the economic stimulus...

O, say can you sing?

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox are looking a few good singers. They'll host Star Spangled Banner vocalist auditions from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday,...

Colorado ranks 10th in nation for mortgage fraud

Colorado had the 10th-highest level of residential mortgage fraud during 2008, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. The No. 10 spot is up from the...