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Hands Off the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ACTION US
Business  (tags: CFPB, Elizabeth Warren, banking, lending, usa, ethics, business, consumers, finance )

- 202 days ago -
The special interests have made a special target of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau âEUR" the agency conceived by Senator Elizabeth Warren to bring basic standards of fairness and transparency to the banking and lending world.
This Multi-Billion Dollar Industry Is Ravaging America's Working Class
Business  (tags: Business, corporations, Credit, Debt, Finance, irresponsible lending, Lending, Loans middle class, Payday Loans, personal finance, responsible lending )

- 389 days ago -
Right now, 12 million Americans are caught up in a cycle of loans that boast interest rates of 400 percent or more.
Tell the CFPB: Stand Up for American Families! ACTION
Business  (tags: money, lending, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau cor, ethics )

- 468 days ago -
W. Allan Jones, founder of Check Into Cash and our first shark this week, made enough money to amass a personal empire worth more than $500 million - enough to afford his jets and yachts and football fields with some left over to lavish on politicians...
Tell Bank Cop to Fail Payday Lender Wells Fargo ACTION US
Business  (tags: money, investors, big banks, corruption, corporate, Wells Fargo, lending, prisons, business, investments )

- 1112 days ago -
Wells Fargo's investment in private prisons is just one of the banks' failures. It also lends money to payday loan companies and issues its own version of a payday loan that charges customers up to 274 percent interest. Wells
5 Biggest Myths About Your Credit Score
Business  (tags: credit, banking, credit scores, credit rating, Americans, economy, financial industry, lending, financial stability )

- 1841 days ago -
As important as your credit score is to your financial health, very few people truly know how their scores add up. And plenty of consumers get it wrong on the important questions, like how to raise your score or how long a black mark lasts.
EVeryone's Smiling as Banks' and Billionaires' Bailout Rescue Gets Closer
Business  (tags: bailout, Paulson, Pelosi, Franks, Dodd, Bush, Democrats, Republicans, bailout, banks, loans, lending, mortgages. debt, taxes )

- 2613 days ago -
""We've been working on this a long time. We've still got more to do to finalize it, but I think we're there. So far, so good," beamed Henry Paulson. Good for whom?
Fed Chief Signals He's Open to More Rate Cuts
Business  (tags: money, economy, feds, interest, cut, lending )

- 2826 days ago -
Ben S. Bernanke, the chairman of the Federal Reserve, signaled his readiness on Wednesday to further reduce interest rates even though inflation has picked up speed, and he called again for more effective rules to deter questionable lending practices
US Subprime Lenders Targeted Blacks, Poor: Report
Business  (tags: business, consumers, finance, lending )

- 2869 days ago -
US mortgage lenders targeted minorities and people with low incomes in recent years as the "best candidates" for subprime home loans, with devastating economic consequences, a report claimed Tuesday.

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