Madonna, Other New Yorkers Claim 'Forgotten Funds'
October 20 2014 11:41 AM
Celebrities, thousands more flock to cash in unclaimed funds from state coffers.
More Private Student Loan Borrowers On Edge
October 16 2014 2:52 AM
Complaints about private student loans and the challenges of paying them off have soared, according to the CFPB.
Supreme Court To Rule On Who's To Blame For High 401(k) Fees
October 10 2014 8:32 AM
Depending on how the Supreme Court rules, employers may be forced to drop high-fee mutual funds -- and scramble for liability insurance.
Delinquency Rates On Consumer Loans Fall To Record Low
October 07 2014 12:49 PM
Consumers paid down personal loans and auto loans more quickly in the second quarter.
A Glass Ceiling Still Intact
October 06 2014 12:41 PM
Despite much progress since the 1980s, there's still a pretty sharp divide between men and women in the uppermost income brackets.
Government 'YELP,' Courtesy of CFPB, Draws Business Outcry
September 23 2014 7:40 PM
Financial services industry reps register their complaints with regulators' consumer complaints proposal.
Hundreds Of Infants Potentially Exposed To TB In Texas Hospital
September 20 2014 1:58 AM
Parents were notified by letter this week, and offered free screenings and treatment.
Guilty Verdicts in Peanut Salmonella Food Poisoning Case
September 19 2014 9:13 PM
Former executive Stewart Parnell was convicted of conspiracy five years after a nationwide salmonella outbreak.
UK Queen Elizabeth II Speaks Out On Scotland
September 19 2014 7:06 PM
Queen Elizabeth issues a rare statement following Scotland's No vote on independence.
Auto Lenders Face Scrutiny Over Discriminatory Practices
September 18 2014 11:23 AM
Nonbanks that make auto loans face stricter supervision under a new rule proposed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
'Funding Hasn’t Caught Up With The Need'
September 18 2014 9:05 AM
Advocates say inadequate federal funding for child care in the U.S. most limits low-income children and parents.
Corinthian Faces Predatory Lending Lawsuit by CFPB
September 16 2014 11:13 PM
Feds accuse the for-profit college company of using unfair debt-collection practices against students who've taken out loans.
Biggest US Public Pension Fund Dropping $4B In Hedge Funds
September 16 2014 11:46 AM
The decision, which will take a year to implement, is the latest in a series of hits the hedge fund industry has absorbed.
Protecting Apple Pay Purchases
September 12 2014 5:07 PM
Georgetown law professor Adam Levitin explains how the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could regulate Apple's new pay platform.
Signs Of Subprime Lending Strains In Appliances, Autos: NYT
September 12 2014 12:27 PM
Are subprime lenders starting to reach the limits of extending credit to higher-risk borrowers?
Keep Medical Debt Off Credit Reports: Consumer Advocate
September 11 2014 1:36 PM
Regulators should curb medical debt collectors to better protect consumer credit scores, a new report urges.
Student Loan Debt Weighing Down More Senior Citizens
September 10 2014 11:30 AM
More older Americans are carrying federal student loan debt -- and facing risks to their retirement.
What's Bothering Your Country? Here Are The Top Economic Concerns Around The World [MAP]
September 09 2014 4:59 PM
In 18 of 25 emerging markets, citizens say rising prices are 'gravest' economic concern.
Quitting Level for Workers Highest Since 2008
September 09 2014 2:34 PM
The number of workers quitting their jobs climbed in July, though still short of pre-recession norms.
Unemployment For College Grads Up Slightly
September 05 2014 12:22 PM
New Labor Department jobs data illustrates the employment gap across educational levels.