People are being buried under the processes and payment of student loans, a new report released by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFRB) finds, pushing a quarter of the nation's 41 million people with student loans toward default.
Bus Drivers May Go On Strike Thursday KVOA ...Sun Tran and Teamsters Local 104 are still working to avoid a bus strike. Saturday night, the union overwhelmingly voted down Sun Tran's contract offer. The current agreement expires at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday...
Richard Cordray had already proven to be a fine choice to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). On his watch, the agency recovered millions of dollars and halted credit card, home foreclosure and predatory lending scams. Now his tenure has been legitimized.
Walkout by Indiana Democrats stalls anti-union bill Reuters ...Indiana House Democrats met behind closed doors on Wednesday, delaying the start of the 2012 legislative session and blocking action on controversial anti-union legislation backed by Republicans...
Elizabeth Warren To Be Appointed to Help Create Consumer Finance Protection Bureau ABC News ...Warren ... proposed ... "a new regulatory body to protect consumers who use credit cards, home mortgages, car loans, and a host of other products..."
Fed in Hot Seat Again on Economic Stimulus New York Times