Stacey Vanek Smith
Jan 24, 2013 Mary Jo White battled mobsters and terrorists as U.S. Attorney. Now, she’ll face hedge fund titans and high-speed traders to revive the SEC.
Jan 11, 2013 We're talking about some of this week's biggest news stories: consumer debt, the new mortgage rules, and gun control.
Jan 10, 2013 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is rolling out new rules for mortgage lending. Some bank analysts say that counter-intuitively the stricter rules could actually loosen mortgage lending.
Jul 27, 2012 Your letters about our stories.
Jul 19, 2012 Capital One must pay $210 million after settling charges from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that it misled credit card customers.
Jul 18, 2012 New government oversight could give consumers more power.
Jul 16, 2012 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said this morning it will assume oversight of the credit reporting industry.
Jun 19, 2012 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has made public the details of 137 complaints against credit card companies, but it's just a small fraction of the almost 17,000 such complaints the agency received.
Jun 15, 2012 With few regulatory teeth and partisan fighting over its budget, the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau continues to carve out a role as a place people go to air financial grievances.
May 24, 2012 The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced this week its efforts to regulate prepaid debit cards. Regulators fear the cards aren’t backed by protections given regular credit card holders.