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Consumer Bureau Loses Fight to Allow More Class-Action Suits – New York Times
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New York Times Consumer Bureau Loses Fight to Allow More Class-Action SuitsNew York TimesRichard Cordray, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, at a Senate hearing last year. The bureau's arbitration rule, five years in the making, would have been a blow to the financial industry. Credit Alex Wong/Getty Images. Senate …Senate kills new rule allowing […]

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Census Bureau: Median Incomes Rose And Poverty Levels Fell In 2016 – NPR
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NPR Census Bureau: Median Incomes Rose And Poverty Levels Fell In 2016NPRThe Census Bureau says increased employment is what's driving higher income numbers. Job candidates take a tour of the Amazon fulfillment center in Robbinsville, N.J., during a job fair last month. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption. toggle caption. Julio …Median US Household Income Up for […]

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Here’s How Much the Average American Pays in Interest Each Year
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From the moment we’re born, we’re taught that borrowing money is normal and, dare I say it, expected. From mortgages to car loans to $700 smartphones we pay for over 24 months, we’re taught to spread the pain of our purchases over the course of many months or years. Obviously, this mindset isn’t always bad. With housing […]

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Three Reasons to Cut or Change Your Commute
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The average American commute is now 26 minutes each way, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. That means the typical U.S. worker now spends almost an hour each day commuting. Assuming a five-day workweek, two weeks of vacation per year, and 4o years of working full-time, that adds up to roughly a year of your life just […]

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An Advanced Degree Can Help You Earn More Money – and Spend It All, If You’re Not Careful
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For many college graduates, an advanced degree is a one-way ticket to earning more. By working beyond a bachelor’s degree, new graduates can climb the corporate ladder, move into middle or upper management, and perhaps score a higher-ranking position at a new firm. While not all jobs that require advanced degrees pay enough to justify […]

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GOP preparing plan to gut Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, roll back Wall Street regulations – Washington Post
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Washington Post GOP preparing plan to gut Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, roll back Wall Street regulationsWashington PostA Republican plan to dismantle Wall Street regulations would strip the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau of many of its powers, including eliminating its consumer complaint database and scaling back its enforcement abilities, according to a five …Hensarling Drops Bid […]

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Changes loom for America's consumer watchdog – USA TODAY
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USA TODAY Changes loom for America's consumer watchdogUSA TODAYThe Consumer Financial Protection Bureau faced cheers and criticism from the day it opened in 2011 as a new federal watchdog for Americans applying for mortgages, paying with debit cards, struggling with student loans and many other financial …Warren's regulatory beast is under fire – and rightfully soThe […]

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Equifax, TransUnion Fined for Deceptive Credit Score Marketing
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has ordered two of the nation’s three largest credit reporting agencies, Equifax and TransUnion, to pay more than $23 million in fines and restitution for the alleged deceptive marketing of their credit monitoring subscription products. The remaining credit reporting agency, Experian, has not been fined as part of the CFPB’s […]

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Get Paid to Type With These Work-From-Home Data Entry Jobs
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If you want to work from home but have no idea what type of work you’d like to do, one of the first skills you should verify is whether you can type well or not. Typing sounds like such a simple and common skill, but if you do have this skill you can definitely find […]

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