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.
Feb 16, 2012 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is proposing to add the three major credit bureaus and debt colletion companies to the list of businesses the federal agency can now oversee.
Feb 16, 2012 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is proposing that it examine the business of large debt collectors and to closely watch the major credit reporting bureaus. The focus would be on the larger firms. It's a good move.
Mar 12, 2012 SEC settles fraud case with former Bear Stearns hedge fund managers. Despite public pressure, the SEC fails to wrest admissions of guilt.
Feb 7, 2012 When it comes to money market mutual funds, you can't trust the pledge not to break a buck -- at least not with your safe money, the money that's supposed to be there in tough times like 2008.
Jan 17, 2012 Newly appointed head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard Cordray, speaks about the priorities on the table for the organization.