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U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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  • U.S. is asked to forgive debt of Corinthian Colleges students

    U.S. is asked to forgive debt of Corinthian Colleges students
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris is calling on the federal government to forgive student loan debt for thousands of students who enrolled at schools run by Santa Ana-based Corinthian Colleges Inc. Harris and eight other attorneys general sent a...
  • CFPB sanctions Inland Empire home lender over allegedly deceptive ads

    A Rancho Cucamonga mortgage lender has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle accusations by federal regulators that its advertising deceived consumers into believing that the company was affiliated with the U.S. government. The Consumer Financial...
  • 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,...
  • Home seller under no obligation to give buyer documents

    Home seller under no obligation to give buyer documents
    Q: I just settled on closing my house sale, and the cash buyer now wants the property survey I paid for about 20 years ago. Is this a reasonable request? Also, the buyer wanted the blueprints of the remodeling I did 25 years ago, ostensibly so she can...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Business events: Broward Coalition on Aging seminar March 12

    Business events: Broward Coalition on Aging seminar March 12
    A schedule of seminar and networking events Broward and Palm Beach counties. Feb. 24 Manage your credit score, 5:30-7 p.m., BrightStar Credit Union, 2400 Davie Road Davie. Free Credit Matters workshop. 954-486-2728 ext. 5017. Business Casual: In the...
  • Personal Finance Q&A: Wrong address leads to credit card default

    Personal Finance Q&A: Wrong address leads to credit card default
    Dear Liz: A debt collector says I owe a small debt from a store credit card I opened about six months ago. The wrong address was on file, so I hadn't received any documentation at all. After opening the account I had called the store customer service line...
  • Ex-student of Corinthian Colleges took protest over $130,000 debt to D.C.

    Ex-student of Corinthian Colleges took protest over $130,000 debt to D.C.
    Dawn Thompson was newly divorced and seeking the promise of a brighter future when she enrolled in the online paralegal studies program offered by for-profit Everest University in 2005. Six years later, the Springfield mother of two found herself with...
  • A revolt is growing as more people refuse to pay back student loans

    A revolt is growing as more people refuse to pay back student loans
    Remember those 15 people who refused to repay their federal student loans? Their "debt strike" has picked up 85 more disgruntled borrowers willing to jeopardize their financial future to pressure the government into forgiving their student loans. And...
  • A chance to rein in payday loan abuse

    A chance to rein in payday loan abuse
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has finally turned its regulatory gaze to short-term lenders — think payday loan and automobile title loan companies — that build businesses around loans that can't be repaid. The bureau floated a...