By Alan Pyke on March 4, 2014
Detroit is trying to pay two giant banks just 30 cents on the dollar, and the banks see this as good news.
By Alan Pyke on March 1, 2014
Only 15 states prohibit high-interest payday loans, and that could fall to 14 if a pair of Pennsylania Republicans get their way.
By Alan Pyke on February 27, 2014
Housing discrimination advocates filed a complaint against a fourth major bank for failing to maintain foreclosed homes in non-white neighborhoods.
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By Alan Pyke on February 26, 2014
A years-long investigation details how just one Swiss bank went about recruiting tax dodgers and how American officials risk letting them off the hook.
By Alan Pyke on February 14, 2014
By a 44-37 margin, Americans support replacing predatory cash-advance companies with the U.S. Postal Service.
By Alan Pyke on February 10, 2014
The Department of Justice acted "as prosecutor, jury, and judge" in settling with JP Morgan unilaterally rather than seeking judicial review, the suit says.
By Alan Pyke on February 7, 2014
A new legally binding banker oath of office in the Netherlands indicates regulators may be at their wit's end.
By David Sanchez, Guest Blogger on February 4, 2014
A new report highlights the importance of having a cop on the beat like the CFPB looking out for consumers.
By Alan Pyke on February 3, 2014
By offering basic financial services currently provided by predatory lenders, the postal service could save the poor billions and fill its own budget hole.
By Bryce Covert on February 3, 2014
Lloyds has set a goal of significantly boosting gender diversity among its senior executives.