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  1. Press: Can consumers still get help from the CFPB?
    Change has come swiftly to the agency, but for now important consumer tools remain in place. | Apr 16, 2018
  2. Press: Thinking about getting an advance on your tax refund?
    Tax-refund advance loans can come with some hidden fees. | Apr 16, 2018
  3. Press: Federal judges indicate they could remove Mulvaney as acting CFPB chief
    Judges on a federal appeals court panel Thursday appeared hesitant to overrule President Trump and install the deputy director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as the agency's temporary leader. | Apr 13, 2018
  4. Press: Being in a wedding is expensive. Bridesmaids and groomsmen save up
    With wedding season approaching, it’s time to start saving your pennies. Attending nuptials for friends or family this year could put you out hundreds or even thousands of dollars. A survey by found that members of… | Apr 06, 2018
  5. Press: Procrastination can mean estate-planning disaster
    Dear Liz: My husband and I own all our assets as joint tenants. Because we have no children, we did not want to rush into making a will. But for the past few years, my… | Apr 02, 2018
  6. Press: Airbnb for cars is coming. And the rental car giants are not happy.
    Car clash: The growing war between rental car companies and Silicon Valley | Apr 02, 2018
  7. Press: Up to 5 million accounts affected by another data breach
    A data breach at department store chains Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off Fifth and Lord & Taylor has compromised the personal information of customers who shopped at the stores. | Apr 02, 2018
  8. Press: Tax planners look for loopholes amid uncertainty over new law
    Professionals and their tax lawyers are seeking ways to remake their operations as a result of the massive tax overhaul passed in December by Congress. | Mar 26, 2018
  9. Press: Student loan forgiveness program gets $350M boost to aid borrowers
    Thousands of U.S. student loan borrowers who work as teachers, police officers, nurses, or in other public service jobs may soon benefit from a $350 million one-time expansion of a federal program that could forgive their remaining debt. | Mar 26, 2018
  10. Press: When it comes to donating money, whom do you trust?
    Charitable donors are often altruistic by nature. But their idealism may blind them to potential faults in the groups they support. | Mar 23, 2018
  11. Press: The case for canceling all student debt
    What if the government wiped away everyone's student debt? | Feb 23, 2018
  12. Press: This one simple move can help you retire $103,000 richer
    Unsure about how much you’re shelling out in fees in your retirement accounts? You’re not alone. | Feb 23, 2018
  13. Press: In divorces, a reverse mortgage could help resolve a big problem
    With the divorce rate increasing among seniors (the “silver” divorce), too many couples seeking a divorce either have to sell the family home or the spouse who will not remain in the property is unable… | Feb 19, 2018
  14. Press: Is your tax pro worth the money?
    While some people toil over complicated tax forms, others ship their paperwork off to a professional to do the work for them. Using a paid preparer can make life easier for taxpayers, but how do… | Feb 16, 2018
  15. Press: Where did your pay raise go? It may have become a bonus
    The recent stock market rumpus has been set off in part by fears that a tight labor market and quickening wage growth are a foretaste of higher inflation and interest rates. But sustained raises for… | Feb 12, 2018
  16. Press: How the tax bill affects students and families paying for college
    The tax legislation that House Republicans proposed last week includes several changes that could affect student loans: the ability to deduct the interest on your loan would be eliminated; tuition paid by an employer would… | Nov 07, 2017
  17. Press: It never hurts to ask for your money back
    Admitting that you made a mistake or missed a deadline can pay off. | Nov 07, 2017
  18. Press: As renters struggle to pay the bills, landlords and speculators cash in
    When neighborhoods gentrify and rents and property values spike, landlords, developers and speculators cash in. | Nov 07, 2017
  19. Press: The financial lessons behind the allegations against Paul Manafort
    Why do so many people have a need to show their wealth? | Nov 03, 2017
  20. Press: Poll finds high housing cost is barrier to college education in California
    The problem with California’s public colleges and universities is not in the quality of their academic offerings — it’s that the schools don’t do enough to help students find affordable places to live, according to… | Nov 03, 2017
  21. Press: Limit on 401(k) savings? It’s about paying for tax cuts
    Many workers once could depend on defined-benefit pensions, but those plans — expensive for employers — have mostly gone the way of the Walkman. Instead, workers were left with the responsibility of saving for retirement… | Oct 31, 2017
  22. Press: FCC Chair wants to cap program to help the poor afford phones, internet
    Federal Communications Commission chair Ajit Pai is aiming to impose new caps on funding for Lifeline, a program to assist impoverished people living in the U.S. afford phone, cellular and internet access. | Oct 31, 2017
  23. Press: Blue states already subsidize red states. Now red states want even more
    What the state and local tax deduction fight is really about. | Oct 31, 2017
  24. Press: Top public universities are shutting out poor students
    Graduating from a selective college can help low-income students climb the economic ladder, but many of the nation’s top public universities are turning their backs on the group. | Oct 27, 2017
  25. Press: Student loans: Here are major complaints borrowers reported to CFPB
    Student loan borrowers' complaints to a federal watchdog suggest that some are having more problems dealing with their lenders or loan servicers than they are with making repayments. | Oct 24, 2017
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