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4 Jun 2013, 7:57 am by admin
Everyone has experienced unwanted phone calls, text messages, phone calls, or e-mails from companies marketing goods and services. Not only is this conduct harassing , but also potentially illegal, warranting money damages for the consumer. Whether you are an individual receiving unwanted contact, or a business engaging in such strategies wanting to ensure compliance with [...] [read post]
12 Oct 2011, 4:10 pm by admin
North Carolina has recently enacted consumer protection laws to protect individuals from mortgage-related scams.  There are certain types of home sale transactions which bring about inherent risks of fraud, including foreclosure rescue transactions, lease purchase agreements, and installment contracts for the purchase of real estate. Failure to provide tenants/purchasers with proper disclaimers in their written [...] [read post]
26 Feb 2013, 11:12 am by Steven Berk
There is strength in numbers.  A single consumer’s voice will not likely force a company into righting a wrong or living up to a warranty obligation.  The collective power of many voices can, and does, have an effect.  Consumers are customers from a company’s perspective and customers pay the bills; so the more unhappy they are the bigger the problem. One person is a complainer, one hundred people complaining is a problem.  One thousand complain and someone might… [read post]
28 Nov 2012, 9:10 am by By JESSE EISINGER
The Office of Financial Research was created to conduct independent research on the sweeping risks to the financial system, but it was hobbled from the get-go by a poor design. [read post]
14 Nov 2012, 9:00 am by By JESSE EISINGER
While the rule making will speed up, the core problems with the financial system and its regulators are deeper than personnel and sadly impervious to which party occupies the White House. [read post]
13 Nov 2012, 9:35 am by By WILLIAM ALDEN
Goldman is relying more on technology and reducing expenses as it contends with new regulations and an uncertain market, Goldman's chief, Lloyd C. Blankfein, says. [read post]
26 Nov 2012, 7:15 am by By BEN PROTESS and SUSANNE CRAIG
Mary L. Schapiro announced on Monday that she was stepping down as chairwoman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. She will leave the agency better than she found it. [read post]
14 Nov 2012, 9:00 am by By JESSE EISINGER
While the rule making will speed up, the core problems with the financial system and its regulators are deeper than personnel and sadly impervious to which party occupies the White House. [read post]
13 Nov 2012, 9:35 am by By WILLIAM ALDEN
Goldman is relying more on technology and reducing expenses as it contends with new regulations and an uncertain market, Goldman's chief, Lloyd C. Blankfein, says. [read post]
14 Nov 2012, 9:00 am by By JESSE EISINGER
While the rule making will speed up, the core problems with the financial system and its regulators are deeper than personnel and sadly impervious to which party occupies the White House. [read post]
13 Nov 2012, 9:35 am by By WILLIAM ALDEN
Goldman is relying more on technology and reducing expenses as it contends with new regulations and an uncertain market, Goldman's chief, Lloyd C. Blankfein, says. [read post]
14 Nov 2012, 9:00 am by By JESSE EISINGER
While the rule making will speed up, the core problems with the financial system and its regulators are deeper than personnel and sadly impervious to which party occupies the White House. [read post]
13 Nov 2012, 9:35 am by By WILLIAM ALDEN
Goldman is relying more on technology and reducing expenses as it contends with new regulations and an uncertain market, Goldman's chief, Lloyd C. Blankfein, says. [read post]
13 Nov 2012, 9:35 am by By WILLIAM ALDEN
Goldman is relying more on technology and reducing expenses as it contends with new regulations and an uncertain market, Goldman's chief executive, Lloyd C. Blankfein, says. [read post]
13 Nov 2012, 9:35 am by By WILLIAM ALDEN
Goldman is relying more on technology and reducing expenses as it contends with new regulations and an uncertain market, Goldman's chief, Lloyd C. Blankfein, says. [read post]
31 Oct 2012, 7:01 am by By JESSE EISINGER
Wells Fargo and JPMorgan were allowed to gobble up small and weak competitors in the mortgage business, and now their biggest threats, Citigroup and Bank of America, are pulling out. [read post]
31 Oct 2012, 7:01 am by By JESSE EISINGER
Wells Fargo and JPMorgan were allowed to gobble up small and weak competitors in the mortgage business, and now their biggest threats, Citigroup and Bank of America, are pulling out. [read post]
31 Oct 2012, 7:01 am by By JESSE EISINGER
Wells Fargo and JPMorgan were allowed to gobble up small and weak competitors in the mortgage business, and now their biggest threats, Citigroup and Bank of America, are pulling out. [read post]
31 Oct 2012, 7:01 am by By JESSE EISINGER
Wells Fargo and JPMorgan were allowed to gobble up small and weak competitors in the mortgage business, and now their biggest threats, Citigroup and Bank of America, are pulling out. [read post]
31 Oct 2012, 7:01 am by By JESSE EISINGER
Wells Fargo and JPMorgan were allowed to gobble up small and weak competitors in the mortgage business, and now their biggest threats, Citigroup and Bank of America, are pulling out. [read post]