Poll Shows Voters Want More Financial Regulation
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Poll Shows Voters Want More Financial Regulation

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA News Wire Columnist) On July 21, the first federal agency dedicated…

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Collecting $200 Million from the Debt Collectors
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Collecting $200 Million from the Debt Collectors

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   At one time or another, many consumers have fallen…

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Congress Should be Ashamed of Push to Roll Back Discriminatory Protection in Auto Finance
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Congress Should be Ashamed of Push to Roll Back Discriminatory Protection in Auto Finance

Industry Favors Bill to Stop Related CFPB Enforcement Special to the NNPA from The Washington…

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Campaign to Rollback Consumer Protection in Auto Financing
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Campaign to Rollback Consumer Protection in Auto Financing

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   When it comes to public policy, most citizens tend…

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Despite Stellar Record, CFPB Remains Under Attack
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Despite Stellar Record, CFPB Remains Under Attack

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   In everyday life, birthdays and anniversaries of many sorts…

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Citi to Refund $700 Million for Deceptive Card Practices
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Citi to Refund $700 Million for Deceptive Card Practices

KEN SWEET, AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Nine million credit card customers will…

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Congress Urges Stronger Actions Against Payday Loan Vendors
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Congress Urges Stronger Actions Against Payday Loan Vendors

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will provide $32 million…

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U.S. Judge Signs Off on Sprint’s $50 Million ‘Cramming’ Settlement
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U.S. Judge Signs Off on Sprint’s $50 Million ‘Cramming’ Settlement

  (Reuters) – A U.S. judge signed off on Tuesday on a $50 million settlement…

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‘Credit Invisible’ Blacks and Latinos
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‘Credit Invisible’ Blacks and Latinos

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist When it comes to consumer finance, traditional lenders usually review…

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Regions Bank Fined $7.5 Million for Illegal Overdraft Fees
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Regions Bank Fined $7.5 Million for Illegal Overdraft Fees

KEN SWEET, AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has…

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