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  • FTC considering oversight of Facebook’s Zuckerberg. Federal regulators are reportedly considering seeking some kind of oversight of Mark Zuckerberg’s leadership of Facebook over the social network giant’s mishandling of users’ personal information. Discussions between Facebook and
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  • Debt collectors may soon text, email consumers. Debt collecting is an age-old business but it may soon receive a 21st-century revamp when the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, an agency created in the wake of the financial crisis to protect consumers, proposes new
  • CFPB head says people need ‘to help themselves’. After becoming head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau—a job for which she had little if any relevant experience—Kathleen Kraninger went on what she called a three-month “listening tour”
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  • Uber vs. Lyft: Which ride-hailing app is better. While both services look identical, there are major differences. Uber is richer in features and available in more cities. Yet Lyft is more transparent in its receipts about the details of a trip, which can
  • Could debt collectors send you texts, emails?. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will unveil debt collection rules in a few weeks, the agency’s director said potentially unleashing a battle over the industry’s tactics and consumers’ rights. The
  • No-income, no-asset mortgages are back. NINA loans are loans that do not include a requirement for a borrower to prove income or assets. No Income, No Assets = NINA. And now, NINA loans are back, as 360 Mortgage Group announced, that it
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  • Opinion: Privacy is too big to understand. At its heart, privacy is about how that data is used to take away our control. Today, our control is chipped away in ways large and small. It may be as innocuous as using your
  • Toma hijo, tu tarjeta de crédito. No son tan populares como los celulares pero seis millones de padres dan dinero de plástico a menores Llega un momento en el que los padres, abuelos y otros familiares dan una mesada
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