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 Department of Justice acted "as prosecutor, jury, and judge" in settling with JP Morgan unilaterally rather than seeking judicial review, the suit says.
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 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 Alan Pyke on February 6, 2014
Corporate America seems to have figured out how to kill the one good thing for workers about 401(k) retirement accounts.
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 Alan Pyke on January 31, 2014
The heads of the largest Wall Street companies deserve their huge raises, considering how well they sidestepped responsibility for the financial crisis.
By Alan Pyke on January 29, 2014
The "myRA" accounts announced in the State of the Union aren't a cure-all for America's retirement crisis, but they invite Congress to act.
By Josh Israel on January 27, 2014
Reps. Darrell Issa and Jim Jordan attacked the efforts to protect consumers from predatory loan practices.
By Alan Pyke on January 27, 2014
The CEO of Swiss banking giant UBS says critics are holding bankers to impossible standards rather than criticizing their many, many misdeeds.