WASHINGTON -- The new consumer agency will focus on stronger across-the-board regulations that will make the credit market function better and protect consumers, the agency's chief architect, Elizabeth Warren, said today.
This year, 57% of American consumers plan to spend as much or more than they did last year at the holidays -compared with 54% last year-according to a survey released by CUNA and the Consumer Federation of America.
This year, 57% of all people plan to spend as much or more than they did last year at the holidays -compared with 54% last year-- according to a survey released today by CUNA and the Consumer Federation of America.
Guest blogger Charles Bruen, CEO of First Entertainment Credit Union, questions the choice of Elizabeth Warren to head up the formation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
In the financial services legislation being considered by Congress, of greatest interest to consumers is the creation of a new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Ed Mierzwinski, consumer program director at the non-profit, non-partisan U.S. Public Interest Research Group, shares why reg restructuring is good for everyone.
Even as CUNA and NAFCU have indicated they will opposed the current finance reform package, the Consumer Federation of America has hailed Congress for having brought the bill this far.
House and Senate conferees will tackle the issues of greatest interest to credit unions in the financial overhaul when they meet later today.
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WASHINGTON -- As credit unions and other financial service providers awaited a draft of the Senate regulatory restructuring, a key negotiator of the bill said when it comes to a new consumer agency, location is less important than teeth.