A pepper spray incident at UC Davis and reports of a smear campaign by a PR firm with ties to the financial industry indicate that the Occupy Wall Street movement is meeting an increasingly tough response from opponents and from police.
The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, launched in July, gives Americans a new ally in dealing with credit card and other financial companies. But just how far will the agency go in handling individual cases?
Visa and MasterCard have settled a Justice Department suit. Under the deal, retailers could offer you incentives to use cards with low transaction fees.
Home equity loan delinquencies are falling, even as some homeowners refuse to pay their home equity loan or settle for pennies on the dollar.
Fed Chairman Ben Berkanke urged lenders and Congress to take steps towards easing credit to small businesses. Here are some of the obstacles lenders face.
The most sweeping reforms of President Obama's new credit card laws went into effect Monday. But consumers must take these steps to avoid the 'gotchas.'