CFPB to reconsider payday loan rule

By Dave Kovaleski  |   January 18, 2018   |   Federal

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has postponed the implementation for its payday loan rule --which was set to take effect Jan. 16 -- as it reconsiders the rule. Payday loans, also called sm...

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Report examines disaster mitigation costs

By Douglas Clark  |   January 18, 2018   |   Federal

A recently released report determined the price tag for disaster mitigation in America in 2017 exceeded $300 billion and highlighted the importance of mitigation investment. The National Institute ...

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SEC taps Richard Best to lead Atlanta office

By Dave Kovaleski  |   January 12, 2018   |   Federal

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) named Richard Best as regional director of its Atlanta office, succeeding Walter Jospin, who is leaving the agency at the end of January.  Most recently,...

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Small business confidence sets record level

By Douglas Clark  |   January 12, 2018   |   Industry

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) said 2017 represented a banner year for small business confidence. The NFIB’s Index of Small Business Optimism showed 2017 served as the str...

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