Credit Issues & FCRA

National Consumer Protection Week

National Consumer Protection Week

  Its National Consumer Protection Week!!! Ok. Maybe it’s not as exciting as March Madness, but it’s a big deal for those of us who practice consumer law. The Federal Trade Commission organizes the week to help consumers make better-informed decisions regarding how they spend, save, and invest their money. The FTC also wants to Read the full article…

Citibank Policy Change = Victory for Consumers

Thank You Citibank

One of the most outrageous ways banks fleece their customers is by deliberately processing checks in the order that will generate the most overdraft fees for the bank. (I wrote about the practice here.)  In a small victory for consumers, Citibank is adopting a better policy for handling checks. As CNNMoney is reporting: “As standard Read the full article…