Big data providers aren't providing quality credit scoring information, according to a recent study from the National Consumer Law Center.
Tom Nix, who sold his family financial services business to Kinecta FCU in 2007, shares details on the deal and his eventual departure.
A consumer coalition voiced support to federal financial regulators attempts to prevent payday lenders from using the electronic check system to debit their customer's checking accounts for loan payments.
Group of groups call for regulator attention to payday lenders using automatic check debits.
A credit union that shares leadership with the Illinois Credit Union League is issuing a credit card that consumer advocates have condemned as a consumer unfriendly, “fee-harvesting” card.
You can regulate the money out of the business, but you can’t regulate the personal responsibility out of the consumer. No matter what Washington does to keep credit unions and other lenders from taking advantage of the less well-educated, the desperate and the elderly, ultimately consumers have to take responsibility...
Credit Union Times’ recent report about a letter sent by NCUA Board Chairman Debbie Matz to the National Consumer Law Center and the Center for Responsible Lending led me to question the agency’s priorities. I continue to be puzzled by why the NCUA, and especially Matz, expends so much energy...
Consumer advocate's push against credit union short-term lenders hurting those they think they're protecting.
Cards issued have APRs of 29.99%.
Agency letter promises to find out if five credit unions are staying within NCUA interest rate ceiling.