When the economy looks uncertain, nonessential spending goes out the window. People begin to focus more on their necessary monthly bills in order to shore up finances and prepare for the unexpected.
By Shama Hyder, Senior Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 05 May 2021 19:08:52 -0400.
Richard Cordray, the consumer financial protection chief under President Barack Obama, will now head the federal student aid office in the Education Department.
Anemona Hartocollis and Stacy Cowley. New York Times. Mon, 03 May 2021 23:06:05 +0000.
Mr. Cooper announced that many of its consumers had unauthorized withdraws. Now the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is looking into the matter and the adverse effects it may have.
Kelsey Ramírez. Inman. Wed, 28 Apr 2021 19:51:54 +0000.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says the lender "misled borrowers into believing they could not lose their homes with a reverse mortgage."
Kelsey Ramírez. Inman. Tue, 27 Apr 2021 19:10:27 +0000.
When it comes to consumer staples and the beverage industry we prefer Pepsico (NASDAQ: PEP) over Coke (NYSE: KO) for its value, dividend growth, and diversification.
Thomas Hughes. Entrepreneur. Mon, 19 Apr 2021 13:45:00 GMT.
Consumer use of credit cards rose dramatically during the late 20th century, fueled in part by real estate price increases that made homeowners wealthier. With the recent drop in home values, credit card debt has become a serious problem.
Congress created the Federal Reserve System in 1913. Learn about the role of the Fed in establishing competitive banking practices, protecting consumer transactions, and assuring stable markets.