By Alan Pyke on March 11, 2014
In just the last eight months, members of the armed forces have reported almost 4,000 separate instances of debt collector harassment.
By Alan Pyke on February 12, 2014
House conservatives who oppose the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau turned to Nazi comparisons.
By Alan Pyke on February 10, 2014
The fight to curb abusive payday lenders continues to simmer at the state level, but real relief for consumers might need to come from national action.
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By David Sanchez, Guest Contributor 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 January 21, 2014
Just a few years after they launched high-rate short-term loans for depositors, some big banks are getting out of the cash advance business.
By Alan Pyke on January 2, 2014
After payday lenders helped drive one opponent out of office, a second Utah lawmaker is taking up his campaign to curb their predatory practices.
By Alan Pyke on November 21, 2013
One of the country's largest payday lenders will pay a $5 million fine and $14 million in restitution to borrowers.
By Alan Pyke on November 13, 2013
Occupy's Rolling Jubilee program has free American consumers from $15 million in medical debt.
By Alan Pyke on November 6, 2013
A consumer watchdog is closing in on new rules to regulate debt collectors, which have so far gone without oversight.
By Alan Pyke on August 22, 2013
A new report shows widespread failures in fundamental functions of home loan market.