November 26, 2014

Tuesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 10/1/2013

› South Florida overdraft, ATM fees among highest in nation
Banks in South Florida have among the highest overdraft and ATM fees in the nation, according to a survey by Bankrate.com. The North Palm Beach-based company (NYSE: RATE) said the region ranked fourth for overdraft fees at $33.89, up 4 percent from the year before.

› Odyssey Marine ordered to pay Spain $1 million in Black Swan case
Not only did Odyssey Marine Exploration lose the legal battle with Spain over a boatload of treasure, but a federal judge has ordered the Tampa company to pay $1 million for "bad faith and abusive litigation."

› Ask An Expert: Get free financial advice from planners
Have a question about retirement, investment and anything else involving your finances? This Friday from noon to 1 p.m., you can chat for free online with a financial planner at OrlandoSentinel.com

› Southwest Florida College OK with Edison State's new name
Edison State College will avoid a lawsuit from a New Jersey institution by changing its name, but its future moniker resembles a college much closer to home. Edison trustees voted last week to change the institution’s name to Florida SouthWestern State College.

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