As relaxed regulations spur credit union memberships, banks cry foul

Apr 3, 2019
The two sides will meet soon in federal appeals court.
At the Move Your Money March in the downtown Los Angeles financial district in 2011, Occupy movement members called for people to move their money from banks to credit unions.
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Senate poised to confirm new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau chief. Then what?

Dec 3, 2018
Since the beginning of the Trump administration, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has been operating under the direction of Mick Mulvaney, who is also the head of the Office of Management and Budget. He’s deliberately slowed and narrowed the scope of…
White House Office of Management and Budget official Kathleen Laura Kraninger testifies during a confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs July 19, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
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Rush to divorce is the latest consequence of 2017 tax reform

Nov 28, 2018
Alimony payments will no longer be tax deductible for divorces finalized after Jan. 1.
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If you want to retire your debt before you retire, be a man

Oct 23, 2018
A report states that debt grows and follows women through life.
The United States could simply make more money to pay its bills, said Stephanie Kelton, an economics professor at Stony Brook University. But taken to an extreme, that could lead to higher inflation.
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If you want to retire your debt before you retire, be a man

Oct 23, 2018
A report states that debt grows and follows women through life.
The United States could simply make more money to pay its bills, said Stephanie Kelton, an economics professor at Stony Brook University. But taken to an extreme, that could lead to higher inflation.
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4 things you should know about protecting your kid's credit

Oct 4, 2018
It's something parents need to think about more and more these days.
In this photo illustration, a man is seen using a mobile phone in the light of a projection of a thumbprint on August 09, 2017 in London, England.
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The battle for small e-investors

Sep 4, 2018
Big banks are slashing fees — or even eliminating them.
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