It is critically important that families sending their children to college as well as current and former students gain insights into their legal rights and the pitfalls that can arise when repaying student loans.
To date, the Bureau has benefited 17 million consumers through a total of $10.1 billion in financial relief.
Car lending is on the rise, and rising with it is a hidden, unfair, abusive and discriminatory practice: car dealer interest rate markups.
Rep. Maxine Waters announced Thursday during a Capitol Hill discussion on predatory payday and small-dollar lending practices that she will call on some of the nation's most notable endowments and state retirement plans to divest their interests in one of ...
The Federal Trade Commission will bring $32 million in relief to consumers who were caught in a maze of charges and fees designed to trap them in payday loans they never authorized.
Thanks to the Supreme Court now everyone can get married! As we plan for the day with guest list, music and menus, we should plan beyond the day and the lifetime.
A long-awaited decision by the United States Supreme Court led to a June 25 ruling that preserves the usage of "disparate impact," an important legal principle sometimes known as the discriminatory effects standard.
Each year the many forms and products of predatory lending drain at minimum hundreds of billions of dollars from the nation's economy and communities across the country.
Despite longstanding federal laws banning discrimination in housing and credit, three recent actions reveal how the road to fair housing remains an arduous journey — especially for Black and Latino communities.
Taking the steps to support your family and young person is a responsible step that we all should, as adults, take.
When it comes to consumer finance, traditional lenders usually review credit scores before reaching a decision. In general, the higher a consumer's credit score is, the lower the cost of credit they will pay.
The men and women who wear our nation's uniform are expected to defend our nation at home and abroad. Yet when it comes to financial services, service members are not always been protected in return.
There are many people who walk around with a great deal of confusion regarding Medicaid.
As the wealthy few continue to prosper, the rest of the nation is caught in a financial tug-of-war between stagnant wages and a rising cost of living.
As the nation continues its economic recovery, consumers harmed by a major mortgage servicer won an important victory.