Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 2:05 pm
By Kay Bell ·

Students facing overwhelming college loan payments sometimes are able to have that debt forgiven. But then they are hit with a tax bill. New legislation seeks to change that.

Tuesday, June 02, 2015 5:21 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

Elizabeth Warren, Democratic senator from Massachusetts, is disappointed in Mary Jo White. She zinged the chairman of the SEC in a letter on Tuesday.

Friday, December 19, 2014 8:00 am
By David McMillin ·

The good news is that Congress just passed a massive spending bill. The bad news is that critics say that Citigroup wrote some of the provisions in the bill, giving Wall Street some help in ditching Dodd-Frank.

Saturday, October 04, 2014 6:00 pm
By David McMillin ·

A former TD Bank executive is heading to jail for 18 months for stealing approximately $240,000 from the financial institution.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 1:22 pm
By Allison Ross ·

The U.S. Postal Service floats the idea of post offices getting into the banking business.

Friday, September 20, 2013 6:21 pm
By Marcie Geffner ·

The nation’s economy is still at risk from banks that are so large, they cannot be allowed to fail.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 5:41 pm
By Polyana da Costa ·

Regulators chose to protect banks over consumers in foreclosure “review” settlement, Sen. Elizabeth Warren says.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 9:39 am
By David McMillin ·

Does “too big to fail” now mean “too big for trial”? The Senate Banking Committee wants to know.

Thursday, November 08, 2012 3:49 pm
By Claes Bell ·

Several prominent critics of the banking industry won election or re-election Tuesday.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 12:30 pm
By Marcie Geffner ·

Banks, meet the new “cop on the beat.” The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has outlined its plan to supervise the nation’s large banks and other depository institutions. Elizabeth Warren, special adviser to the secretary of the Treasury on the CFPB, said in a statement that the consumer agency is “here to make sure

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