Despite the fact it is not yet operational, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau already is facing challenges from Congress.
Services for unbanked consumers, such as PayNearMe kiosks, are expanding to offer financial services for people without bank accounts.
The Joint Finance Committee in the Wisconsin State Senate has suggested re-legalizing auto title loans in the state.
Surviving a recession can be tough for small businesses. With these tips, it is possible to break even or even raise the bottom line.
The Texas legislature is slowly changing regulations on payday lending with three separate bills under consideration.
College students are supposed to have greater barriers between them and credit card companies, but the laws still have loopholes.
Prepaid benefit debit cards for the unemployed nickel and dime them to death with fees, according to a National Consumer Law Center report.
An amendment tacked on the end of the Rules Bill in the Colorado legislature could end up costing taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars.
The microfinance industry is becoming rocked with a series of scandals, and it appears to be unraveling despite many lenders noble aims.
How can you tell if your business is doing well? Benchmark your business, with an eye for some of these key ratios you'll want in your favor.
While the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is waiting for a director, banks are making even more off of undisclosed or unclear fees.
Crowdsourcing isn't just for funding personal loans or projects. Businesses can raise loan capital that way, too, or use peer to peer lending.
Gas prices have approached $4 per gallon in the United States, despite a decrease in crude oil prices. Yet summer relief may be on the way.
In order to save money, more students from the United States are choosing to attend a college or university overseas.
People in the United States pay lower taxes today than they did in the 1950s, and some still say the tax burden on the wealthy should be higher.
The Associate Press reports CEO pay increased in 2010 to a level higher than it had been during the boom times that preceded the recession.