If you are one of the 77 million Americans who are hounded each year by debt collectors, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is taking on this $13 billion industry.
In 2016, an issue echoed throughout the annual NAACP convention: financial justice.
On July 21, the first federal agency dedicated to serving the financial needs of consumers will be 5 years old.
Whenever consumers open a new credit account, borrow a loan or begin contract financial services, it's a sure bet that there will be a lot of terms and requirements that appear in print so small one would need a magnifying ...
As a member of the African-American community and in recognition of the iconic status he held for us, I am seizing this moment to use Prince's passing as a "Teachable Moment!"
A more robust economy is further delayed and the so-called "housing recovery" still leaves behind those who were most harmed by the foreclosure crisis.
It's that time of year again when days are longer, temperatures are higher and auto dealers advertise some of the most tempting deals. And while there's nothing new about new car fever or the annual ad blitz, there's a good ...
Often consumers have opinions but wonder if anyone is listening. The proposed payday lending rule is a time when the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau not only is listening, but is relying on consumers and organizations to weigh in.
Each person after the age of 18, the legal age of adulthood, should have a Power of Attorney document in place.
Google, the internet's leading search engine, announced that effective July 1 it will ban ads for payday loans and other loan products that require full repayment within 60 days.
We have heard that Prince did not prepare a will. We will never know why not.
As a nation prepares to elect a president, a new Congress and scores of state and local officials, recent enforcement actions suggest that instead of many businesses and corporations complying with fair lending laws for consumers, huge settlements continue for ...
While economists contend that the economic recession is over, the reality for much of Black America is starkly different.
On April 14, in an effort to help troubled homeowners keep their homes, the Federal Housing Finance Agency announced a one-time, limited offer.
A diverse coalition of Christian leaders are proclaiming that payday lending is not just a legal problem, but a moral one as well.