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.
May 23, 2012 Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill dropped about 2 percent yesterday, after the company announced that federal prosecutors are investigating the company's compliance with immigration laws in its hiring practices.
Mar 26, 2012 Are debt collectors working for the Department of Education letting debtors know their rights? Bloomberg's John Hechinger discusses the rights of borrowers.
Mar 15, 2012 Yesterday, the SEC brought charges against two money managers who allegedly misled and overcharged investors when selling them Facebook stock, before it officially goes public.
Mar 12, 2012 You can't trust the money market mutual fund pledge not to break a buck -- at least not with your safe money, the money you depend on to be there in tough times like 2008.
Mar 9, 2012 More and more, people with outstanding debts are finding themselves in the crosshairs of swarms of collections agencies.
Feb 29, 2012 A letter found in the attic tells a story of the ATM's origins.
Elizabeth Wynne Johnson
Feb 22, 2012 The Consumer Financial Protection Agency will question banks about how overdraft fees may create serious economic hardship for consumers least able to afford it.