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CFPB Report Shows Payday Borrowers Stuck in “Revolving Door of Debt”

May 15, 2014 Analysis

Recent agency study reveals most consumers re-borrow within two weeks of their first payday loan.

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Could Financial Services Save the Postal Service?

Feb 19, 2014 News

Controversial new report argues that postal banking could help the underserved while boosting revenues.

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Have Bank Regulators Effectively Responded to the Financial Crisis?

Dec 24, 2013 Analysis

External committee offers recommendations to enhance OCC supervision of financial institutions.

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Why Thanksgiving is Today

Nov 28, 2013 Analysis

A brief journey through the holiday’s lengthy legal history.


The Future of E-Cigarette Regulation

Sep 17, 2013 Analysis

FDA plans to regulate devices as "tobacco products."

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CFPB Seeks to Increase Oversight of Nonbank Student Loan Servicers

May 23, 2013 Analysis

Proposed rule to protect nearly 50 million Americans with student loan debt.

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CFPB Debuts an Expanded Consumer Complaint Database

Apr 16, 2013 News

To increase transparency, Bureau releases 90,000 consumer financial complaints

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Start-up Companies Await SEC Guidance on Equity Crowdfunding

Mar 19, 2013 News

Commission balances spurring investments with protecting investors.

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FTC Staff Report Outlines Best Practices for Mobile App Industry

Mar 7, 2013 News

Agency provides disclosure guidelines to protect consumer privacy.

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Court Strikes Down IRS Program Regulating Tax Professionals

Feb 12, 2013 News

Ruling creates confusion during tax season.