Consumer Affairs

Trump administration wants freer hand to fire head of agency

Mar 17, 2017

The Trump administration is making a legal case that would make it easier for President Donald Trump to fire the head of the government's consumer finance watchdog agency

Ban on Irish butter sparks fight in butter-loving Wisconsin

Mar 17, 2017

Wisconsin consumers tired of trekking across state lines to buy a popular Irish butter are taking their fight to court

Student loan defaults rising, study finds

Mar 14, 2017

The stock market is up, unemployment is down but things aren't rosy for all Americans

How to avoid paying too much for your student loan

Mar 12, 2017

Even small errors in your student loan file can add hundreds of dollars in unnecessary costs to your bill

Ohio Dems see edge if Trump tells agency head 'you're fired'

Mar 11, 2017

Ohio Democrats see a political upside to Republican efforts to persuade President Donald Trump to fire the head of the nation's primary consumer protection agency

House passes bill to restrict legal claims against companies

Mar 10, 2017

The House has approved a bill that would make it harder for individuals or groups to bring legal claims against companies in consumer disputes, employment discrimination cases and other areas

The Latest: Emirates plans flight despite pols' opposition

Mar 8, 2017

Emirates says it plans to operate its flight from New Jersey to Greece as planned despite opposition from 25 members of the New York and New Jersey congressional delegation

Correction: Student Loan-Warning story

Mar 6, 2017

Correction: Student Loan-Warning story

Eurozone inflation above target for first time in 4 years

Mar 2, 2017

Inflation across the 19-country eurozone is running above the European Central Bank's target for the first time in four years, largely on the back of higher oil prices _ but don't expect any stimulus reverse from the ECB anytime soon

What's in your sandwich? Subway disputes study on chicken

Feb 28, 2017

A study by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's consumer affairs show "Marketplace" says researches conducted DNA tests on several chicken sandwiches from fast-food restaurants and found that Subway's chicken breast contained only about half chicken

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