A website that offers best practices for identity theft prevention and services for consumers and businesses has been launched by the Consumer Federation of America.
Best practices aimed at helping consumers protect themselves from identity theft and when choosing services.
When the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau begins operations on July 21 it will be a headless wonder, albeit one with lots of clout. At press time, President Obama hadn’t named a permanent director for the CFPB. However, that won’t prevent the bureau from issuing regulations and examining certain large...
An in-depth look at the debut of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is featured in the July 20 edition of Credit Union Times.
Congress, state legislatures, the media, consumer groups and the general public continue to shine a spotlight on the strength of financial institution management. This same spotlight is shining on the strength of state and federal regulatory examination and supervision procedures. In the credit union system, growing compliance requirements and the...
The Community Financial Association of America has released a statement supporting the regulation of firms which would tap into social security recipients accounts to repay payday type loans.
An anti-bank ad and Internet campaign started six months ago by the $343 million LA Financial Credit Union of Pasadena, Calif. was getting fresh attention this week resulting from the public furor over big bank practices.