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From The New York Times : Bank of America has been ordered to pay roughly $772 million in refunds to customers and fines to federal regulators to settle allegations that the bank used deceptive ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 66 comments on Wed Apr 09, 2014 at 08:03 PM PDT with 182 Recommends
No financial protection for you.
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 31 comments on Tue Apr 01, 2014 at 10:18 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
The Tennessee House subcommittee on consumer and human resources debated HB1242 on January 28th, which holds the fate of lawsuit lending (aka legal funding) in Tennessee in the balance. Should ...
by FreeMarkets
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Feb 05, 2014 at 07:56 PM PST with 0 Recommends
On Dec. 19, 2013, in news that went largely unnoticed outside of financial and real estate blogs, a company called Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC agreed to ...
by shanikka
Comment Count 84 comments on Sun Jan 05, 2014 at 01:30 PM PST with 95 Recommends
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a new rule that puts the seven largest non-bank student loan servicers under its supervisory jurisdiction. Student loan servicers are third-...
by i am not a loan
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Dec 19, 2013 at 06:08 AM PST with 16 Recommends
The latest battle in the War on Obamacare comes in light of the President's oft cited claim that if you like your current insurance you can keep it. As it turns out, many people who buy insurance ...
by Woody25
Comment Count 21 comments on Sun Nov 03, 2013 at 01:01 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Great news from the Consumer Financial Protection Board today. JP Morgan Chase, a major credit card issuer, has been hit with a $309 million fine for defrauding customer s. More than 2 million ...
by Working America
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Sep 19, 2013 at 11:41 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Much cheer is heard round in the wake of the Senate deal finally confirming Richard Cordray as Head of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau. Cordray actually been running the Agency since Jan. 2012,
by never Errd
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Jul 18, 2013 at 05:45 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Well it looks like Senator Lindsey Graham and I agree on something: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/17/us/politics/senators-near-agreement-to-avert-fight-over-filibuster.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1&smid=
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Jul 18, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate ...
by Transcripts Editors
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Jul 17, 2013 at 09:26 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
President Barack Obama and Richard Cordray meet with the Eason family, victims of mortgage fraud. After more than 700 days of waiting for a Senate vote, and with Sen. Elizabeth Warren ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 66 comments on Tue Jul 16, 2013 at 02:38 PM PDT with 72 Recommends
Sen. Elizabeth ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 38 comments on Tue Jul 16, 2013 at 11:57 AM PDT with 56 Recommends
Sen. Jeff Merkley Majority Leader Harry Reid definitely got the better of the deal in the filibuster rules negotiation. The Republicans get the face-saving concession from Democrats of new National ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 51 comments on Tue Jul 16, 2013 at 10:43 AM PDT with 37 Recommends
So, Harry Reid didn't go down the path of the "nuclear option" in order to get Richard Cordray appointed as director of the CFPB. But this wasn't a cave by Reid. Reid got what he wanted; the ...
by TDDVandy
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jul 16, 2013 at 10:38 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Reports out of the Senate suggest a deal to allow for a ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 226 comments on Tue Jul 16, 2013 at 07:58 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
Talks continued into Monday night and Tuesday morning after no deal emerged from the all-Senate meeting to avert filibuster rules reform. ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 86 comments on Tue Jul 16, 2013 at 07:02 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
The full Senate met this evening for three and a half hours in the Old Senate Chamber in a rare full caucus to discuss filibuster rules. As of now, no deal have been struck. Senate Majority ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 56 comments on Mon Jul 15, 2013 at 06:53 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
Has he got a deal for Reid. Shock. McCain is trying to get the gang back together . In 2005, a “Gang of 14” senators banded together to ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 97 comments on Mon Jul 15, 2013 at 12:09 PM PDT with 58 Recommends
Blast from the past: McConnell makes the case for confirming nominees with simple majority vote. Mitch McConnell, July 14, 2013: Filibuster rules reform on executive nominees is a "threat to blow ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon Jul 15, 2013 at 11:50 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
Harry Reid spoke at the Center for American Progress Monday morning, and gave the Republicans a simple way out of potential rules reform: "stop the ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 70 comments on Mon Jul 15, 2013 at 09:42 AM PDT with 32 Recommends