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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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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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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