Consumer Affairs

White House welcomes Senate vote killing consumer rule

Oct 25, 2017

The Republican-led Senate has voted narrowly to repeal a banking rule that would let consumers band together to sue their bank or credit card company to resolve financial disputes

Senate GOP moves to repeal consumer rule

Oct 25, 2017

The Republican-led Senate narrowly voted Tuesday to repeal a banking rule that would let consumers band together to sue their bank or credit card company to resolve financial disputes

The Latest: Senate votes to repeal consumer rule

Oct 25, 2017

The Republican-led Senate has voted to repeal a banking rule that would let consumers band together to sue their bank or credit card company

Judge skeptical of need to reinstate Trump health care cuts

Oct 24, 2017

An attorney for California was grilled by a federal judge skeptical of a push by 18 states to immediately reinstate "Obamacare" subsidies cut off by the Trump administration

Education agency blasted amid student loan scam crackdown

Oct 20, 2017

Critics say the Department of Education fails to act against student loan scams that other federal agencies and state attorneys general are targeting in a national sweep

Not-so-golden years? Shielding seniors from financial fraud

Oct 19, 2017

Ways that seniors can protect themselves from financial fraud at the hands of scammers and, yes, even people they know

Airline delays and cancelations rise due to hurricane

Oct 17, 2017

The latest government figures show an increase in delayed and canceled flights, due partly to weather

Central Europe tackles issue of lower quality consumer goods

Oct 13, 2017

The leaders of four Central European countries have cautiously welcomed European Union proposals to address their concerns that multinationals sell lower-quality versions of their foods to consumers in Central and Eastern Europe

The Latest: Catalan parliament speaker slams session block

Oct 5, 2017

Catalan parliament speaker Carme Forcadell says the suspension by Spanish courts of a planned plenary session to consider a declaration of independence is a "violation of freedom of speech"

Federal regulator clamps down on payday lending industry

Oct 5, 2017

Federal regulator announces new restrictions on payday lending industry, a move that is likely to face resistance in Congress

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