Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

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.

Friday, March 01, 2013 6:05 am
By Marcie Geffner ·

The Government Accountability Office report reviewed the costs and benefits of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act.

Thursday, October 04, 2012 12:36 pm
By Claes Bell ·

In the first presidential debate, the candidates traded charges on financial reform, each alleging that the other was letting big banks off the hook.

Saturday, September 15, 2012 6:00 am
By David McMillin ·

A group of banks is joining together to make anonymous contributions to the 2012 election. Will they impact your vote?

Thursday, August 23, 2012 11:44 am
By Sheyna Steiner ·

The controversy over money market fund reform may be over for the moment as the SEC announced plans to scrap a vote on new proposals.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 4:46 pm
By Claes Bell ·

A U.K.-based bank agreed to pay a record $340 million to settle charges that it helped Iranian nationals skirt U.S. sanctions.

Thursday, July 26, 2012 5:00 pm
By Claes Bell ·

A former Citigroup CEO now says the nation’s biggest banks should be split up. But will it ever happen?

Friday, June 22, 2012 12:42 pm
By Claes Bell ·

This week Moody’s hit 15 of the world’s biggest banks with credit rating downgrades. Here’s what it means for you.

Friday, May 18, 2012 3:37 pm
By Claes Bell ·

The FDIC is figuring out how to take down America’s biggest banks should they become insolvent.

Friday, May 11, 2012 4:48 pm
By Claes Bell ·

By losing $2 billion loss in the derivatives market, JPMorgan and its CEO may have ensured regulators will press harder for trading restrictions.

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