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Are large numbers of homeowners who have negotiated short sales with lenders at risk because of a startling omission in the American credit system? Do their credit reports and scores indicate that they were foreclosed upon, rather than having negotiated a...
WASHINGTON — Are large numbers of homeowners who have negotiated short sales with lenders at risk because of a startling omission in the American credit system? Do their credit reports and scores indicate that they were foreclosed upon, rather...
ReutersBy Elvina Nawaguna WASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) - Republicans in control of the House Education and the Workforce Committee voted on Thursday to advance legislation tying student loan interest rates to the financial markets, a plan they said would give...
Tags: Consumers, Politics, George Miller III, Virginia Foxx, Finance
ReutersBy Emily Stephenson May 15 (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democratic leaders plan to hold a vote next week on President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a Senate Democratic aide said on Wednesday, but they are not expected...
Reuters(Reuters) - Senate Democratic leaders plan to hold a vote next week on President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a Senate Democratic aide said on Wednesday, but they are not expected to muster enough votes to...
In requiring the U.S. Senate to confirm presidential appointments, the Constitution aims to ensure a second level of scrutiny of the qualifications of government officials. But Senate Republicans have hijacked the confirmation process, not only to...
Reuters(Steven Brill is a Reuters columnist but his opinions are his own.) By Steven Brill May 14 (Reuters) - THE COMMENCEMENT SPEECH MARKET It's my guess that the most sought-after commencement speaker this season is former Secretary of State Hillary...
WASHINGTON -- It's been five years since the onset of the financial crisis -- the rescue of Bear Stearns in March 2008 -- and we still don't know whether the financial system is safe. In a recent speech, Daniel Tarullo, the Federal Reserve's point man...
Tags: Consumers, Federal Reserve, Politics, Judges, Christopher Dodd
WASHINGTON — Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the newest member of the Senate Banking Committee, waited patiently for her first chance to question top financial regulators at a recent hearing on Capitol Hill. When her turn finally came after 90 minutes,...
Tulsa WorldDear Action Line: Someone told me Republicans are trying to scuttle the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau by having its director's appointment thrown out by the courts. Do we really want another Great Recession? What is going on with this? -- S.R.,...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Low-income students are increasingly bypassed when colleges offer applicants financial aid, as schools compete for wealthier students who can afford rising tuition and fees, according to a public policy institute's analysis of U.S....
Miami HeraldThe Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is advocating for more flexibility on private student loans, which have become a struggle for college graduates. The CFPB hosted a public meeting at Miami Dade College on Wednesday. Director Richard Cordray...
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