Report examines consumer bankruptcy trends

By Douglas Clark  |   September 30, 2019   |   Industry

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s latest quarterly consumer credit trends report probed the nuances of consumer bankruptcy trends and its wide-ranging impact. The analysis describes how ...

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House advances investment fraud legislation

By Douglas Clark  |   September 24, 2019   |   Federal

The House of Representatives recently advanced legislation introduced by Reps. Ben McAdams (D-UT) and Bill Huizenga (R-MI) designed to provide federal securities officials with more time to recover il...

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Financial trades support SAFE Banking Act

By Douglas Clark  |   September 23, 2019   |   Federal

A group of financial trade organizations recently expressed support of the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act of 2019, which will soon be under House of Representatives consideration. ...

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SEC proposes updated rules for bank disclosures

By Dave Kovaleski  |   September 19, 2019   |   Federal

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has proposed to update the statistical disclosures that banks and savings and loans companies provide to investors. Further, the SEC rule would eliminat...

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Sen. Brown offers tax bill conditions

By Douglas Clark  |   September 19, 2019   |   Featured

During a Facebook town hall meeting Monday, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) stated that Congress should not approve tax legislation that fails to benefit working families financially. “We have an oppor...

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