Coming Up Short On Payday Loans
March 31 2015 12:20 AM EDT
Amid a fresh debate, an analysis of payday loan borrowers highlights default rates.
Obama Supports Regulations Against Payday Loan Traps
March 26 2015 7:23 PM EDT
President Obama, the CFPB chief and the Virginia State Attorney General have joined forces against debt traps and high-cost loan products.
Regulators Outline 'Debt Trap' Rules for Payday Lending
March 26 2015 2:08 AM EDT
The CFPB unveiled a plan to make high-cost personal loans more affordable.
Car Title Loans Need Regulation: Pew Report
March 25 2015 2:22 PM EDT
As the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau preps payday lending regulations, a new report argues car title loans are just as bad.
India Police Detain 8 In Rape of Elderly Nun
March 15 2015 5:52 PM EDT
The assault of a nun in India comes as the country grapples with both sexual violence against women and attacks on churches.
Black Grads From Top Colleges Face Discrimination In Jobs, Salaries
March 15 2015 2:36 PM EDT
African-American college graduates have to send out more resumes, and still get lower salary offers than white students, research shows.
BP Inks $12B Deal In Egypt, A Nation In The Throes Of An Energy Crisis
March 15 2015 12:34 PM EDT
An Egyptian economic summit draws foreign-investment deals to a country struggling to meet energy demands.
Insurers Manipulated Software To Underpay Sandy Victims: Lawsuit
March 13 2015 11:22 PM EDT
Insurance companies deliberately shortchanged homeowners by excluding sales tax from Sandy flood claims, new lawsuits allege.
FEMA To Reopen Sandy Flood Insurance Claims
March 11 2015 11:13 PM EDT
New Jersey and New York lawmakers announced a sweeping Hurricane Sandy insurance claims review, as a top FEMA flood insurance official resigned.
Little-Known Arbitration Clauses Costing Consumers Millions: CFPB
March 10 2015 12:03 AM EDT
A Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report finds many consumers can't join class-action lawsuits.
Buried Damage Report Raises New Fraud Allegations
March 05 2015 5:27 PM EST
A Jersey City homeowner has accused firms of concealing evidence on his FEMA flood-insurance claim in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.
Sandy Victims Will Get 'Every Penny' They Deserve
March 04 2015 10:14 PM EST
After allegations of fraud, a top FEMA official vows to go after insurers' "questionable practices" and to make fair payments to Sandy victims.
Hurricane Sandy Fraud Allegation Hearings Sought
March 02 2015 1:10 PM EST
Congressional hearings into FEMA's handling of Hurricane Sandy flood insurance claims sought by New York, New Jersey senators.
Obama Ready To Veto Iran Nuclear Negotiations Bill
February 28 2015 11:09 PM EST
Legislation to give Congress a 60-day review option has been introduced in the Senate.
Imposter Scams On The Rise, Federal Trade Commission Says
February 28 2015 9:20 PM EST
The Federal Trade Commission's latest report on consumer complaints warns of IRS imposters out for your money.
Chicago's Pension Debt Weighs on Rahm Emanuel in Mayoral Runoff
February 28 2015 5:48 PM EST
Moody's downgrades Chicago's credit rating and Mayor Rahm Emanuel defends his record, while casting for votes.
Seeking FEMA Money For 'The Full Universe Of Victims'
February 27 2015 10:13 PM EST
Citing an "unfair" process, New Jersey senators say FEMA needs to extend settlement talks to additional Hurricane Sandy victims.
FEMA Accused Of Stonewalling Over Flood-Insurance Claims
February 27 2015 4:26 PM EST
United Policyholders, a consumer-advocacy group, filed a lawsuit to force FEMA to provide access to flood-insurance records.
Judges Rip 'Mind-Blowing' Proposal To Silence Sandy Victims
February 25 2015 6:27 PM EST
After FEMA settlement talks stalled, judges blast a proposed confidentiality agreement that would've impeded insurance fraud investigations.
Insurers Try To Silence Hurricane Sandy Victims
February 25 2015 2:19 AM EST
FEMA settlement talks with Hurricane Sandy homeowners have been disrupted by demands from insurers.