The new U.S. consumer agency, which has yet to begin formal operations or write a rule, is already being squeezed between banks and advocacy groups over how to set up a complaint hotline.
Debt-settlement companies that offer to negotiate with creditors on behalf of consumers are switching tactics to skirt rules banning up-front fees by working with lawyers and charging retainers.
When the late Robert Pritzker ran Marmon Group LLC, his family’s conglomerate, he gave the managers of its major units his phone number.
Bank of America Corp. should refrain from charging depositors more fees, Consumers Union said today.
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Parents whose financial standing disqualify them from most loans may have an easier time borrowing to pay their children’s college costs under a U.S. government proposal to ease credit standards.