Consumer Protections

 New Rules Mandate Mental Health Coverage
Final rules break down financial barriers and provide consumer protections. Read more...
While it may not be as sex-ay as Breitbart punking every mainstream media outlet on the planet, it's worthy of note: the landmark Wall Street Refo Read more...
The problem with this is, there have been instances of storefront check cashing agencies and payday lenders taking loan payments and fees out of a rec Read more...
One would like to think that this will be interpreted in favor of the policyholders, but you never know, do you? WASHINGTON — Millions of Americans Read more...
As Rachel explains, the payday lending business, or what we used to call loan sharks, is fighting against any new regulations. As she noted, the mega- Read more...

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[media id=12168] (via CNBC) Remember Rick Santelli's rant that put the bow on the tea party movement for FOX News? The media seems to willfully forg Read more...
This is very, very interesting news. Is the White House serious, or is this a pro-consumer doggie biscuit to keep the left wing off their back? Here's Read more...
From Al Jazeera's People and Power--Taking on the Banks: The opportunity for reform of the US financial system is probably greater now than at any Read more...
[media id=11170] Today President Obama had a meeting with a group of leading bankers -- CEOs from firms like Bank of America, J.P. Morgan Chase, and Read more...
From The Gavel--Debate Begins On The Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: Tonight, the House begins consideration of HR 4173, the Wall Str Read more...