A federal consumer watchdog quietly solved a big problem.
Agency proposes rule to stem cycle of loan payments generated by “payday” lending practices.
Consumer protection agency wants to promote private enforcement of finance laws.
Law professor argues that financial reform legislation hurts consumers.
Consumer protection agency takes first steps to reform payday loan market.
Recent agency study reveals most consumers re-borrow within two weeks of their first payday loan.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau seek to assert rulemaking powers to oversee debt collectors.
Agency offers institutions guidance on financial regulation compliance.
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Consumer protection agency is sensibly structured to resist the dangers of client politics.