CFPB Slams Two Credit Bureaus For Deceptive Marketing, Expect Experian Next

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By Ed Mierzwinski, U.S. PIRG This week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau nailed two of the so-called “big 3” credit bureaus –Trans Union and Equifax — for deceptive marketing of their over-priced, under-performing credit monitoring subscription products...
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New Year, Same Chamber

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By Grace Aylmer, U.S. Chamber Watch While many Americans are signing up for a gym membership or vowing to read for fun, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is at it again with a slew of resolutions for the new year that, while they may line the pockets of Big Business...
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Top 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Polluting Scott Pruitt

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By the Sierra Club The core, fundamental responsibility of the Environmental Protection Agency is to ensure clean air and clean water for all Americans in order to protect our health and keep us safe. So, the agency deserves a leader who will pursue that mission tirelessly and passionately. But...
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Trucker Deaths Top All Others in the Workforce

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By the Teamsters The Teamsters for years have been front-and-center in the fight for ensuring proper rest breaks for truckers. And a new government report shows why that effort is so very important. A National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries for 2015 found that heavy and tractor-trailer...
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CFPB Calls Out Two Credit Bureaus for Tricky Credit Score Sales

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By Maureen Mahoney, Consumers Union Consumers know that it’s important to have good credit reports and scores. However, some companies have taken advantage of these concerns and have marketed costly and sometimes worthless scores to consumers. This week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...
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