Consumer Affairs

Trump says fines for Wells Fargo will not be dropped

Dec 8, 2017

Trump says government fines and penalties against Wells Fargo will not be dropped, and may be "substantially increased."

Lawsuit challenges Trump's financial bureau appointment

Dec 6, 2017

Credit union sues Trump over his acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, says his pick is 'trying to minimize its existence'

Liz Weston: Would a bank payday loan be any safer?

Dec 4, 2017

Rule changes could shift the source of short-term loans from payday lenders to banks, but that won't help unless repayment terms change, too

The Latest: CVS confirms its $69 billion for Aetna

Dec 4, 2017

CVS is confirming that it's buying Aetna for $69 billion in a deal that will help the drugstore chain reach deeper into customer health care and protect a key client

Battle for leadership continues at consumer agency

Dec 2, 2017

One contender to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will keep fighting to get the job after suffering a legal setback

California regulators nix rules limiting carmaker liability

Dec 2, 2017

California regulators have nixed a plan to let self-driving car manufacturers evade liability for crashes if the vehicle hasn't been maintained according to manufacturer specifications

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Nov 29, 2017

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the U.S. and abroad

Judge sides with Trump's pick to take over consumer agency

Nov 29, 2017

Federal judge refuses to block Trump's choice to temporarily run nation's top consumer financial watchdog, for the moment ending a 2-way battle for leadership of the agency; Mick Mulvaney in, Leandra English out

The Latest: Consumer agency deputy exploring her options

Nov 29, 2017

Lawyers for woman who argues she's rightful acting director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau explore legal options after judge declines to block man Trump picked for the job

Beyond leadership tiff, what's at stake at consumer watchdog

Nov 29, 2017

It's only a matter of time before a Trump appointee takes control of the government's top financial watchdog, here's a sampling of what they are working on that could impact consumers

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