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News Tagged - 'CFPB'

Equifax Violates FCRA, Fined


Equifax continues to violate U.S. financial laws, this time, compromising consumer privacy. Here’s what the FCC found.

AMEX CEO Chenault Receives Record Salary

March 14, 2013

Should Chenault be given a record breaking salary and bonus package despite the unethical business practices American Express has been found guilty of?

National Consumer Protection Week

March 5, 2013

It’s the 15th Annual National Consumer Protection Week. Here’s where to find resources for credit cards, banks and other financial products.

Protecting Yourself from Credit Discrimination

February 14, 2013

CFPB reports credit discrimination is not uncommon. Here’s what to look for.

Why Job Seekers Should Care About FTC Changes

February 12, 2013

There are big changes in federal laws that will determine whether or not millions are offered jobs – and it’s all based on how well they maintain their credit card payments and mortgage payments.

What CFPB Hasn’t Done

November 28, 2012

We hear alot about CFPB – but there’s a lot the consumer watchdog group hasn’t done.

Is Romney a Threat to CFPB?

October 15, 2012

Big changes are coming in the financial sector if Romney & Ryan win the White House. One of those changes is the repealing Dodd Frank, the bill that put into place CFPB.

Reexamining Prepaid Cards

September 27, 2012

The recent boost in prepaid card popularity somehow slipped under the radar of some consumers as well as industry experts alike. They are so popular, in fact, that some people prefer them over traditional checking accounts!

Revisions in 2009 CARD Act

September 24, 2012

A poorly-worded clause in the 2009 CARD Act would eliminate problems securing a credit card by stay at home parents and possible domestic abuse victims.

Financial Rules via Facebook

August 20, 2012

More changes at CFPB is good for the American consumer. Now, you can weigh in on financial laws that will affect you – and you can do it via Facebook or another government site, Regulation Room

Bank of America, Fannie Mae Talk Bad Mortgages

August 3, 2012

Bank of America feels as though it shouldn’t shoulder bad mortgages, even as other banks have. Fannie Mae continues to insist it’s BoA’s responsibility.

A Look Back: 2011 and Credit Sector

July 6, 2012

The movers and shakers in the financial sector were keeping the media busy last year. How much has changed and what about the scandals?