Who's In Charge? 2 Fight For Control Of US Consumer Watchdog Post Through emails, tweets and doughnuts, the two dueling acting directors battled Monday for control of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, nation's top financial watchdog agency.
Before You Drive Off With A Long-Term Car LoanWhen you're looking at that shiny -- and pricey -- new car, pickup or SUV, taking a longer loan may seem like a good way to keep the monthly payments down, but the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has some warnings.
Bank At Wells Fargo? Here Are 4 Things You Should Do SoonAttention, Wells Fargo customers: It's time to sit down and make sure no funny business went on with your accounts.
Wells Fargo Fined $185 Million For Improper Account OpeningsCalifornia and federal regulators fined Wells Fargo a combined $185 million on Thursday, alleging the bank's employees illegally opened millions of unauthorized accounts for their customers in order to meet aggressive sales goals.
Federal Regulators Propose Restrictions On Payday LendersFederal regulators are proposing a significant clampdown on payday lenders and other providers of high-interest loans.
Payday Lenders Face New RegulationsPayday lenders would face federal rules aimed at protecting low-income borrowers from being buried by fees and debts under proposals being unveiled Thursday.
Ace Cash Express Settles Debt Collection ClaimsAce Cash Express Inc. has agreed to pay $10 million in a settlement with federal regulators who accused the payday lender of illegally harassing borrowers to collect debts and get them to take out additional loans.
Opinion: We Are Better Off Than We Were Four Years AgoTonight, when Vice President Biden and President Obama address the country the question before them is an obvious one: are we better off than we were four years ago? The answer is equally obvious: YES!