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  • Stay on top of latest personal finance issues, offerings

    Stay on top of latest personal finance issues, offerings
    Consumers are busy with their daily lives, making it difficult to keep abreast of all the trends and issues that affect their wallets — household savings, fine print in contracts they sign with companies and insurance shopping, for example.
  • Payday lenders warn that proposed new rules could hurt consumers

    Payday lenders warn that proposed new rules could hurt consumers
    Payday lenders complained loudly that tough new federal regulations proposed for their industry would force many operators to shut down and leave cash-strapped consumers with fewer options for getting short-term loans. "It's apparent to me that...

    How gov't aims to protect low-income users of 'payday' loans

    Each month, more than 200,000 needy U.S. households take out what's advertised as a brief loan. Many have run out of money between paychecks. So they obtain a "payday" loan to tide them over. Problem is, such loans can often bury them in fees and debts....

    Obama praises payday lender rules, vows veto of limitations

    Embracing proposed new rules aimed at payday lenders, President Barack Obama on Thursday said working families need protections from heavy debt burdens and warned Republicans that he would veto attempts to unravel regulations that govern the financial...

    Details of Obama's visit to Birmingham

    President Barack Obama traveled Thursday to Birmingham to build support for policies that he said would protect working families, including new proposed regulations for payday lenders. In a speech at Lawson Community College, Obama said one way to make...