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This time it’s federal: Coloradans join national push for stricter payday...

The point is to push the feds to adopt the kind of rules that might turn the experience into something more like a reasonable consumer exchange and less like a run through a personal finance minefield.

Payday loan policy and the art of legislative compromise

DENVER -- De Jimenez is a single mother of three. She works in medical records and one of her children is in college. She...

Questions linger on Consumer Financial Protection Bureau leadership

This morning, President Barack Obama plans to officially announce that Elizabeth Warren — Harvard Law professor and the current head of the Congressional Oversight Panel over the Troubled Asset Relief Program — will head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.... sort of.
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