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  • Corinthian Colleges to be delisted from Nasdaq next week

    Corinthian Colleges to be delisted from Nasdaq next week
    Corinthian Colleges Inc., the troubled Santa Ana for-profit college operator, is likely to be delisted from the Nasdaq stock exchange by next week, according to company disclosures. Corinthian, which has been on a downward spiral since the federal...
  • How to choose a financial adviser who's right for you

    How to choose a financial adviser who's right for you
    Some financial advisers are riddled with conflicts of interest, making extra cash for themselves when they put your money in bad investments. Hidden fees and sales commissions can secretly gobble up thousands of your hard-earned dollars. That said,...
  • Weigh pros and cons of reverse mortgages for your situation

    Weigh pros and cons of reverse mortgages for your situation
    Reverse mortgages are in the headlines again — and again, sometimes for the wrong reasons. The attention being paid to the loan product, which lets seniors 62 and older borrow against the equity in their homes, points to its anticipated...
  • Rules are coming on payday loans to shield borrowers

    Rules are coming on payday loans to shield borrowers
    Troubled by consumer complaints and loopholes in state laws, federal regulators are putting together the first rules on payday loans aimed at helping cash-strapped borrowers avoid falling into a cycle of high-rate debt. The Consumer Financial Protection...
  • Consumer bureau's mortgage rate checker doesn't disclose full costs

    WASHINGTON — When the federal government's consumer protection agency for financial matters tells you how to shop for a good deal on a home mortgage, you should follow the advice, right? Maybe some of it. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau,...
  • Consumer agency's 'Rate Checker' gets an incomplete grade

    When the federal government's consumer protection agency for financial matters tells you how to shop for a good deal on a home mortgage, you should follow the advice, right? Maybe some of it. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which was created in...
  • Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase ordered to pay $35.7 million in Md. mortgage kickback scheme

    Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase ordered to pay $35.7 million in Md. mortgage kickback scheme
    Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase would pay $35.7 million for participating in a mortgage kickback scheme with a now-defunct Owings Mills-based title company under a federal consent order filed Thursday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and...
  • National Penn reports rising earnings

    National Penn reports rising earnings
    Adjusted to reflect its October acquisition of Newtown, Bucks County-based TF Financial, National Penn Bancshares on Thursday reported increased fourth quarter and annual earnings in 2014. The Allentown-based regional bank is quickly approaching $10...
  • O'Malley can satisfy the progressives in 2016

    O'Malley can satisfy the progressives in 2016
    Progressives give former Gov. Martin O'Malley of Maryland a chance at the presidency ("O'Malley's legacy marked by social gains, higher taxes," Jan. 20). There's been a rallying cry in the progressive wing for Sen. Elizabeth Warren to run in 2016. Her...
  • Lenders criticize consumer agency's mortgage tool

    Lenders criticize consumer agency's mortgage tool
    An online, interactive mortgage tool for consumers sounds pretty simple and straightforward, but the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's recent development of one hasn't been particularly well-received by the lending community. In fact, David...
  • Accuracy of public consumer complaint database being examined by auditors

    Accuracy of public consumer complaint database being examined by auditors
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's job is to protect the public from misdoing by financial businesses, and one way it holds them accountable is by publicly publishing some information about complaints it receives. Now, the agency itself is being...