Monday, April 22, 2024

Tag: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau cracks down on credit card late fees

The rule was passed in an effort to save 45 million people an average of $220 or more than $10 billion a year.

Bank of America pays $250 million to customers and in penalty fees...

CFPB said Bank of America implemented a "double-dipping scheme" to "harvest junk fees" from customers and those actions are "illegal and undermine customer trust."

‘Lawless and reckless’: Warren condemns Fifth Circuit attack on CFPB

"If it stands, it will go down in history as one of the most anti-consumer court rulings in history."

Warren urges delay in confirmation vote for CFPB Director until release...

“Kathy Kraninger helped implement a policy to punish innocent young children – that is a moral stain that will follow her for the rest of her life."

Elizabeth Warren blocks Trump’s pick for CFPB Director until release of...

“I urge my colleagues in the Senate to reject this highly cynical nomination.”

On the CFPB’s birthday, stand against sharks

The CFPB has provided an extraordinary amount of help to millions of Americans in just six years. Now it needs our help.

An arrogant entrance, a sad exit

With a new Congress and White House committed to wealth’s concentration, we’ll sorely miss the scholar who dedicated his life to documenting wealth’s maldistribution.

Consumers Lose, Wall Street Wins, in Right-Wing Court Ruling

The battles to rein in Wall Street fraud and resist the right-wing assault on an independent judiciary are far from over.

You Used to Be Able to Take Them to Court

The CFPB is working to protect you as a consumer from forced arbitration clauses in financial contracts.

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

GOP attorneys general petition against EPA’s use of civil rights law for environmental justice

The petition, if successful, could have dire consequences for communities living near industrial sites.