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Gibson Dunn analyzes the CFPB's Rulemaking to Curtail Arbitration Agreements Barring Class Actions in Consumer Financial Contracts

On October 7, 2015, the United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced that it is “launch a rulemaking process” that is intended to impede the use of “pre-dispute arbitration agreements for consumer financial products and services.” 1,202 more words

Finance & Economics

FeeX, Which IDs Hidden Fees In Financial Products, Scores $2.75M In Fresh Funding

FeeX, a free service that sniffs out hidden fees in retirement and savings accounts, announced that it has raised $2.75 million in new funding. The round was led by Collaborative Fund. 314 more words


Consumer Finance Options Will Build Your Client List

Get In Touch With More Customers with Consumer Finance Options

Contractors can’t rely on expertise and artisanship alone to get more business. It takes proactive intentional marketing strategies like offering… 447 more words

The HELPcard

A Summer Spent at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau


  • Paid Internship
  • Friendly and helpful colleagues
  • Amazing resume booster


  • Non-local internship
  • Non-legal internship
  • Very long hiring process

My summer internship was with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a financial regulator that was created from the 2010 Dodd-Frank Financial Reform Act. 412 more words


Journalism: 11 common money mistakes people make in their 40s

Your 40s represent a unique period in your financial life. You’re older, wiser and well-established, but there are still a few things you have yet to figure out — like how to afford your children’s college education and where you’re going to retire. 34 more words

Personal Finance

Lies and statistics

You may recognize the title to this post as part of a famous quote popularized by Mark Twain. There are two key words missing from the quote, but this is a family friendly blog, so…. 559 more words


Sullivan & Cromwell discusses CFPB Consideration of Rules to Restrict Certain Short-Term Lending

On March 26, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the “CFPB” or the “Bureau”) announced that it will be considering rules imposing significant structural limitations and other requirements on payday and similar loans: (1) short-term (45 days or less) loans to consumers; and (2) longer-term (more than 45 days) high-interest rate personal loans (more than 36% measured by an “all in” annual percentage rate (APR) that is more inclusive than the Truth in Lending Act APR) where a lender has the right to collect from the customer’s paycheck or bank account, or where a non-purchase money loan is secured by the customer’s vehicle. 1,689 more words

Finance & Economics