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Payday lenders have been some of the only financial service providers to provide small dollar, short term loans to people all across this country. They allow borrowers – many of them lower income American workers – to get access to…Continue Reading

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It looks like the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is taking some lumps in recent court proceedings. The bureau recently demanded information and documentation from a well-known college accreditor, and those demands were outright denied by a federal judge in…Continue Reading

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From the day you got your first dollar, you have probably had people advising you on the importance of saving as much as you can. Having an emergency savings fund is important, and getting in the habit of regularly adding…Continue Reading

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When you stop to think about it, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has done quite a bit over the course of the last five years. This government watchdog group has managed to put pressure on big banks, bring up…Continue Reading

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There are a lot of different credit card rewards programs out there these days. The majority of people use their credit cards without having any problems. Some experts warn, however, that messing around with credit card rewards programs can be…Continue Reading

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We’ve all seen movies where someone gets kidnapped and then the loved ones of the victim have to pay a ransom to get that person back. This contrived storyline makes for exciting stories, and often mirrors similar situations that happen…Continue Reading

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Just when it seemed that common sense would prevail, the tide turns yet again. This time, it is a case of some House Democrats pulling away from the recent GOP attacks on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s latest proposals. The…Continue Reading

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Everybody knows there are checks and balances implemented at the government level to help protect consumers. Oftentimes, however, these government “watchdog” groups go overboard when it comes to how they police things. Right now, one of the most talked-about watchdog…Continue Reading

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Having acknowledged its part in Operation Choke Point, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is taking some serious steps to change its polices with regards to targeting legitimate industries that the Obama administration disfavors. Missouri Representative, Blaine Luetkemeyer had this to…Continue Reading

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You probably know that you have a credit score; for better or worse. But how is someone’s credit score really tabulated? The FICO score is the gold standard of credit scores, and there are some very specific criteria that are…Continue Reading