The Cost of Investing Has Been Falling. Here’s What Investors Should Know
April 26 – CNBC

The Wealth Management Industry’s $1 T Conflict of Interest
April 25 – Financial Planning

Here Are the Top 3 Reasons to Fire a Financial Advisor, Say Experts
April 21 – CNBC

SEC Is Mulling Reg BI Rewrite: Lawmaker
April 18 – ThinkAdvisor

Seeking Financial Advice? Be Careful Where You Look
April 13 – MorningStar

How Much Does It Cost to Sell Your Home?
April 9 – WTOP-TV

Your Financial Adviser Won’t Say It, but You Might Be Able to Get a Managment Fee Discount
April 8 – MorningStar

Your Financial Adviser Won’t Say It, but You Might Be Able to Get a Discount on Management Fees
April 8 – MarketWatch

Biden, California Lawmakers Wage War Against ‘junk Fees’ on Hotels, Concert Tickets and Airlines
April 6 – Sacramento Bee

What to Do With Your Tax Refund? Save for Emergencies.
April 7 – New York Times

Most Homeowners Outside of High-Risk Zones Don’t Buy Flood Insurance, but That Could Be an Expensive Mistake
April 4 – MorningStar

Don’t Be Fooled by These 9 Common Money Myths, Finance Gurus Say
April 4 – CNBC

Most Adults Make This Simple Money Mistake, and It’s Hurting Their Financial Well-Being
April 3 – CNBC

Made in the USA? Proposed Rule Clarifies Grocery Meat Labels
March 31 – Salem News

How to Find Car Insurance When You Have a Bad Driving Record
March 28 – Consumer Reports

National Banks vs. Regional Banks: Here’s One Instance when Smaller Is Better
March 27 – MarketWatch

‘Lessons Have Not Been Learned’: FDA Knew of Positive Test Months Before Latest Infant Formula Recall
March 27 – Politico

Why You Might Want Flood Insurance — Even if It’s Not Required
March 27 – Yahoo Finance

New Label Rules for Meat in The U.S. Help, But They May Not Be Enough
March 24 – Norfolk Daily News

The Great Telecom Rip-Off
March 23 – CounterPunch

Younger Americans’ Finances Were Already Trailing Behind Older Generations. Then Came Inflation
March 23 – Bankrate

How the Meaning of a ‘Made in the USA’ Label Could Change for Meat and Poultry Products
March 23 – NPR

Some Consumer Protection Advocates Want 1978 Banking Law to Be Updated to Protect More Victims of Fraud
March 22 – WRC-TV

3 Signs It’s Time to Break Up With Your Car Insurance Company
March 20 – Yahoo Finance

Preparing for Severe Weather: Steps Consumers Can Take to Save Time and Money
March 15 – KXAS-TV

Hazmat Crash Prompts Truck Safety Coalition to Demand Changes By DOT
March 15 – Truckers News

Florida Lawmakers Want to Help Insurance Companies by Limiting Lawsuits
March 14 – Tampa Bay Times

Relief Hard to Come by For Chicago Area Wire Fraud Scam Victims
March 13 – WBBM-TV

Lawmakers Slam SEC’s Mutual Fund Swing Pricing, Hard-Close Proposals
March 13 – Financial Advisor

This Scam Is Making Payday Loans Even Worse
March 9 – Yahoo News

Inflation Stinger: Texas Auto Insurance Rates Soar 24%, Homeowners Rates up 11%
March 7 – Dallas Morning News

State Farm Finalizes $182 Million Insurance Hike in Illinois
March 7 – Repairer Driven News

Want Better Customer Service? Join the (Membership) Club
March 6 – Wall Street Journal

The PandemicBoost to SNAP Benefits Ends Nationwide in March
March 1 – WSIU-TV

Fraud Cost Consumers $8.8 Billion Last Year, Federal Trade Commission Says. That’s Up 44% From 2021
March 1 – CNBC

Consumer Groups Launch Campaign for Ticket Buyer Bill of Rights
March 1 – Ticket News

Delaware Treasurer Davis Touts Value of Savings Plan
February 28 – Delaware State News

What The Well-Meaning Critics of Online Advertising Are Missing—and How They Could Hurt the Communities They’re Trying to Protect
February 28 – Fortune

Payment App Scams: What You Need to Know
February 27 – WHIO-TV

Justices to Run the Numbers on Consumer Protection Agency Funding
February 27 – Courthouse News Service

Should You Give up Your Privacy to Save on Auto Insurance?
February 25 – KOMO-TV

Wall Street Firms Fight SEC Push to Change Mutual-Fund Pricing
February 23 – Bloomberg

Women in Florida Pay Significantly More than Men for Car Insurance — and Only One State Has a Bigger Gap
February 22 – Orlando Weekly

Should You Give Up Your Privacy to Save on Auto Insurance?
February 22 – Consumers’ Checkbook

What the CFPB’s Proposed $8 Credit Card Late Fee Cap Could Mean for Cardholders
February 22 – Bankrate

How Much More Women in Alabama Pay for Car Insurance vs. Men
February 19 –

Bad Credit Would Cost Americans as Much as $93 Billion to Borrow Money This Year
February 19 – Insider

Nearly Two-Thirds of Brokerage Sites Aren’t Displaying Commissions
February 16 – Inman

DOL Fiduciary Rollover Guidance Struck Down by Florida Court
February 14 – ThinkAdvisor

Towing Companies Ignite Passions in General Assembly
February 13 – NPR

Proposed Rule Would Curb Excessive Credit Card Late Fees
February 10 – KOMO

Illinois Consumers Join Efforts to Stop Auto Insurance Hikes
February 10 – Repairer Driven News

We Don’t Know how Reg BI or the CFP Credential’s Fiduciary Standard Work in Practice Because There Has Been No Substantial Punishment for Violating Them
February 9 – Investment News

Scammers Target Victims Using Popular Money Transfer App Zelle
February 8 – WGAL-TV

Proposed Rule Would Curb Excessive Credit Card Late Fees
February 8 – Consumer Checkbook

Brokerages Need to Update Tech Systems to Show Reg BI Work to SEC
February 1 – Investment News

Easy to Use, Mobile Payment Apps Are Also Easy to Misuse
January 28 – New York Times

Dollar Scholar Asks: Why Are Banks Really Getting Rid of Overdraft Fees?
January 27 – NASDAQ

Federal Court Rules in Favor of NAR in Longtime DOJ Probe
January 27 – Inman

Buyers: Know Your Share
January 27 – The Housing Scene

Court Sides with National Association of Realtors, Halts Antitrust Investigation
January 26 –Boston Agent Magazine

Should Victims of Zelle Scams Get Reimbursed? Some Say Yes, Others Say No
January 18 – KNBC-TV

Car Insurance is Racist as Black People Pay Higher Rates That Whites, Biden Says in His MLK Speech
January 17 – International Business Times

We Ain’t in Good Hands After All: Racism and the Insurance Industry
January 15 – Broke-ish

Be Aware of the Downsides of Using ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’
January 8 – Seattle Times

How Does Credit Score Affect Car Insurance Rates?
January 6 – KSTU-TV

Top Property Insurance Cases To Watch In 2023
January 2 – Law360


Crypto Is Coming for Your Retirement Plan
December 12 – Jacobin

Gap Diversity Case Pits Corporate Bylaws Against Stockholders
December 9 – Bloomberg

Gensler Dials Back PF Reform Ambitions
December 9 – Regulatory Compliance Watch

State Consumer Cops Put High-Cost Lending, Fees In Sights
December 7 – Law360

State Regs: Single-Stock ETFs Have ‘Heightened Risks’
December 2 – IGNITES

Teen Found Dead Hours After ATV Crash
December 1 – Hillsboro Star-Journal

As BlockFi Files for Bankruptcy, What to Know About Crypto Investor Protections
November 28 – CNBC

Big Banks Discuss Reimbursement for Zelle Users Victimized by Scammers
November 28 – MarketPlace

Closed Accounts, No Money: Chime App Users Complain They Were Suddenly Shut out Of Their Online Accounts
November 25 – Chicago Sun-Times

Why Protections for Crypto Investors Are Linked to Orange Groves
November 21 – CNBC

Bitcoin ETF Proponents Double Down After FTX Meltdown
November 18 – IGNITES

2023 Outlook For Car Insurance Buyers: Here’s The Bill
November 16 – Forbes

Experts Advise Caution when Using Zelle, Peer-To-Peer Payment Apps
November 15 – WTTV-TV

Defective: The Federal Government Knows that Consumers Are Using Hundreds of Dangerous Everyday Products
November 14 – WWNY-TV

Why Are There so Many Auto Insurance Commercials?
November 4 – MarketPlace

What Are Payday Loans and Other Types of Predatory Lending?
November 3 – USA Today

Cetera to Pay $8.6 M as Sec Disclosure Cases Leave Lasting Impact
November 2 – Financial Planning

How Much Will that Funeral Cost? Federal Rule Could Make Prices Easier to Get
October 31 – Pittsburg Post-Gazette

You May Experience a ‘Mysterious Disappearance’ on Halloween — and Insurance Probably Won’t Pay for It
October 31 – CNBC

People Are Shocked at The Cost of Filling Their Oil Tanks as Winter Approches
October 30 – Boston Globe

Home Heating Hacks: Simple Ways to Stretch Your Dollar when Winter’s Chill Sets In
October 27 – WDHD-TV

Funeral Homes Could Soon Have to Post Prices Online
October 26 – NPR

The Latest Threat to The CFPB Could Reverberate Big Time
October 20 – Axios

NYCC Real Estate Commissions Are All Over the Map: Consumer Watchdog
October 20 – Inman

Some Workers Say Their Job Billed Them For… Quitting?
October 19 – The Hustle

Fiduciary Debate Rises from Dead, Irking Some
October 17 – Pensions and Investments

Activist Groups Demand Feds Require Nutrition Labels on Booze
October 15 – Reason

No-Fault Reform Was Meant to Lower Michigan Car Insurance Rates, but They’re up More than 7 Percent
October 14 – Interlochen Public Radio

SEC Issues FAQ on Fiduciary DEI Duties
October 13 – Think Advisor

FDA Officials Pledge Actions to Improve US Diets
October 12 – AgriPulse

New Legislation to Eliminate the Airlines’ Liability Shield
October 7 – Travel Market Report

You’ve Been Served: TTB Sued Over Wine Ingredient Labels
October 7 – Wine Industry News

Food Poisoning Has Slightly Dropped, CDC Finds. but Experts Say It’s Still a Problem.
October 6 – USA Today

Banks Seek Clear Rules While Eyeing Small-Dollar Loan Expansion
October 6 – Bloomberg

How to Pick a Financial Advisor
October 6 – Wall Street Journal

Nutrition Labels May Be Headed to Alcohol Bottles
October 6 – Inside Hook

Backlash to Allstate’s Steep Auto Insurance Rate Hikes Could Have Industrywide Ramifications
October 5 – Crain’s Chicago Business

Consumer Groups Sue for Nutritional Labeling on Alcoholic Beverages
October 5 – Food Drive

Fighting Senior Fraud Before it Happens
October 4 – Kiplinger

How Neobanks Are Helping Consumers Game Credit Scoring
October 3 – Protocol

They Got a Puppy — and A Nearly 200 Percent Loan
September 30 – Washington Post

Investor Protection for ESG Investing and Complex Products
September 27 – JD Supra

Trade associations to House: It’s time to hold a vote on the RILA Act
September 22 – Insurance News Net

National Consumer Group Calls on Ohio to Stop Widow’s Penalty
September 18 – Akron Beacon Journal

Consumer Groups Encourage USDA Secretary to Continue Efforts to Make Chicken Products Safer
September 14 – Food Safety News

Warren Condemns Deceptive and ‘Outrageous Behavior’ by Student Loan Giant Navient
September 14 – Common Dreams

Warren Warns Navient Taking ‘advantage’ of Borrowers in Suggesting Refinance of Student Loans
September 13 – The Hill

It’s Time to Change the Credit Score Game
September 12 – Protocol

Senate Democrats Say Buy Now, Pay Later Products Lack Oversight
September 13 – Roll Call

Consumer Groups Encourage USDA Secretary to Continue Efforts to Make Chicken Products Safer
September 12 – Food Safety News

Stressed About Credit Card Debt? Take These Steps to Help Trim High-Interest Account Balances
September 5 – CNBC

Voice of The Consumer: What Were the Top Consumer Complaints of 2021?
August 29 – KKTV-TV

Troubleshooters: Consumer Federation of America Responds to Auto Insurance Price Disparities Investigation
August 17 – WAVE

Car Trouble Stays on Top
August 15 – Pittsburg Post-Gazette

Ask Asa: Consumer Advocates Fight Predatory Loans
August 11 – WJCL-TV

These Are South Carolina’s Biggest Consumer Complaints
August 9 – WCBD-TV

The Top 10 Consumer Complaints from 2021
August 8 – WTOP-TV

Commission Study Paid for By Home Services Comes Under Fire
August 8 – Inman

Nine Ways to Recession-Proof Your Life as Prices Soar
August 3 – KXTV-TV

Brokerages Warned by SEC Over Conflicts of Interest Tied to Pay
August 3 – Advisor Hub

New SEC Guidance Tackles How to Handle Conflicts of Interest
August 3 – ThinkAdvisor

Is Banking at Walmart Worth It?
August 2 – Consumer Reports

As Gas Prices Soar, Card Networks Raise Pre-Authorization Holds on Gas Purchases
August 2 – Bankrate

Fsis Takes on Salmonella in Certain Chicken Products; Hopes to Publish Something by Fall
August 1 – Food Safety News

How to Recession-Proof Your Life Amid Economic Uncertainty
July 26 – Associated Press

Sale Fees Don’t Always Jibe with Price
July 31 – Bankers and Tradesman

What if Every Day Was Payday? Same-Day Pay Is Catching On, but Faster Is Not Always Better
July 29 – Moneywise

CFPB’s Chopra Defends Guidance Docs Targeted by Industry Critics
July 27 – Blomberg Law

Car Insurers’ Pandemic Windfalls Prompt a Response in Springfield, with Consumer-Minded Reforms Planned
July 23 – Chicago Sun Times

It’s Time to Fix Illinois’ Auto Insurance Market
July 22 – Crain’s Chicago Business

Watchdog: No Relationship Between Commissions and Home Prices
July 20 – Inman

Inflation Is Soaring. Time to Rethink Your Emergency Savings.
July 15 – Washington Post

Lawmakers Propose Single Food Safety Agency
July 14 – Meat + Poultry

Public Action Groups Call for Separate Food Arm at Fda to Streamline Food Safety
July 14 – Food Safety News

Groups Scrutinize Pandemic Auto Insurance Premiums, Profits
July 6 – My Journal Courier

Car Insurers’ Pandemic Windfalls: Illinois Insurers Could Have Given You Bigger Refunds, Maintained Same Profits
July 2 – Chicago Sun-Times

Ftc Lawsuit: Walmart Stores Turn ‘blind Eye’ to Wire Transfer Fraud, Enable Millions in Scams
June 29 –

A New Regulator Is Stepping Into the ‘rent-A-Bank’ Ring
June 27 – Protocol

Here’s How Much Money You Can Actually Save Switching To LED Light Bulbs
June 26 – Slash Gear

An N.J. Bill Would Require Some People to Have More Insurance. We Could All Suffer.
June 24 – New Jersey Star-Ledger

New Federal Regulations Should Prevent Infant Injuries and Deaths at Sleep Time
June 23 – Northwest News Radio

New DOL Fiduciary Rule Pushed to December
June 22 – Think Advisor

Rules to Curb Credit-Card Late Fees Get Fresh Look at CFPB
June 22 – Bloomberg Law

What 2 Supportive Commenters Say About SEC’s Climate Regulations
June 21 – Plan Advisor

Ask Asa: Check Your Credit Report for Medical Debt
June 16 – WJCL-TV

As SEC charges First Brokerage to Run Afoul of New Investor Protection Rule, Here’s how To Find a Good Financial Advisor
June 17 – CNBC

SEC takes First Substantive Reg Bi Enforcement Action
June 16 – Think Advisor

SEC Charges Calif. Broker In First Reg BI Violation Case
June 16 – Wealth Management

Road Hazard: Major Auto Repair Chains Offer ‘No Interest’ Financing That’s Often Very Costly
June 14 – Checkbook

Ask Asa: Credit reporting agencies are wiping billions in medical debt from credit reports
June 9 – WJCL-TV

Opinion: Car Insurance Reforms Didn’t Address Discrimination Against Detroiters
June 8 – The Detroit News

Fsis Decides Against Changing Safe Handling Instructions Sought by Safe Food Coalition
June 6 – Before It’s News

Five Ways to Cut Down on Your Energy Bill
June 6 – WRAL

Those Trying to Stop Human Illnesses from Poultry Won’t Give Up
June 5 – Before It’s News

Dismissal of Class Action Rate Suit Against Geico Upheld in New York
June 3 – Repairer Driven News

Electronic Arts’ ‘loot Box’ Is ‘looting’ Players, Allege Consumer Groups
June 3 – Techno Holik

Biden Signs Law Banning Child Products Linked to Hundreds of Deaths
June 2 – WALB-TV

Groups Urge U.S. to Probe ‘loot Box’ on Electronic Arts Video Game
June 2 – Reuters

Started in Va. with A Whimper, Ended with A Bang; Schapiro: Started in Va. with A Whimper, Ended with A Bang
June 2 – Richmond Times-Dispatch

WesBanco Bank Again Receives the America Saves Designation of Savings Excellence
June 1 – Markets Insider

California Wants To Force Insurers To Reward Homeowners For Fireproofing Homes
May 30 – SFGate

Michiganders Are Being Target By The Grandparent Scam
May 28 – WFGR-TV

Consumer Federation: Montana Auto Insurers Often Charge Women More Since State Repealed Ban on Sex-Based Pricing, Despite Commissioner’s Promise
May 27 – Insurance News Net

Commentary: Thomas Gremillion — to Avoid Next Crisis, Make Food Safety Priority
May 26 – Jacksonville Journal-Courier

New Report Shows how TAB Bank and Easy Pay Finance’s Predatory Loans Harm Veterans and Servicemembers
May 26 – Channel Advisor

Cash Home Buyers: New Services Offer Help Making All-Cash Offer
May 26 – Tribune Content Agency

CA Wants to Force Insurers to Reward Homeowners for Fireproofing Homes
May 26 – Patch

55 Ways to Trim Your Living Expenses Right Now
May 26 – Msn Money

Volatility to Spark Increased Scrutiny of Complex Products Sales, Regulators Warn
May 26 – Advisor Hub

California Wants to Force Insurers to Reward Homeowners for Fireproofing Homes
May 26 – Capital Public Radio

Cash Home Buyers: New Services Offer Help Making All-Cash Offer
May 25 – Kiplinger

Food Safety Must Become a Bigger Priority
May 25 – Las Vegas Sun

United States Bans Crib Bumpers and Infant Inclined Sleepers
May 24 – Sierra Sun Times

Baby Formula Crisis: To Avoid the Next Infant Formula Crisis, Make Food Safety a Priority
May 22 – Inside Sources

Lawmakers Delve Into Insurance Practices Amid Pandemic
May 22 – Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Price Fixing Has Sent Realtor Commissions Soaring in An Already Hot Market, Lawsuit Alleges
May 19 – CBC News

President Biden Signs ‘Safe Sleep for Babies Act’, Will Prohibit Sale of Crib Bumper Pads
May 16 – KATV-TV