Bank of America completes Countrywide Financial purchase

Bank of America Corporation will today complete its purchase of Countrywide Financial Corp. giving Countrywide customers access to a wider variety of financial services provided by Bank of America.

Federal student loans rate change

July 1 marks the date when the loans rate and conditions will change each year, for this year it will be reviewed again.

New Neveda sales tax rate

Starting July 1, consumers face slightly higher sales taxes, businesses' annual fees will double and larger employers will shoulder higher payroll taxes when key elements of the 2009 Legislature's patchwork plan to raise $781 million in taxes take effect July 1.