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Leaving Consumers High and Dry
Christine Hines and Jim Lardner, US News, 4/21/15

Paying Off for Consumers: How the CFPB is Getting the Job Done
Rebecca Thiess, 7/24/14

The Outrageous Campaign Against Operation Choke Point
Jim Lardner, 7/2/14

Hold For-Profit Colleges Accountable With Gainful Employment Regulations
Rory O’Sullivan, 5/29/14

Cleaning Up the Credit Card Industry
Rebecca Thiess, 5/20/14

When Salespeople Call Themselves Advisors
Jim Lardner, 5/6/14

A Rule to Rein in Wall Street Pay is Too Weak and Way Behind Schedule
Marcus Stanley & Rebecca Thiess, April 23, 2014

How Wall Street Avoids Paying Its Fair Share in Taxes
Marcus Stanley, April 16, 2014

Why We Need Serious Payday Loan Reform
Jim Lardner, Apr 3, 2014

Wall Street Needs to Pay Its Fair Share in Taxes
Marcus Stanley, Mar 12, 2014

The Consumer Protection Bureau Should End Abusive Debt Collection
Rebecca Thiess & Ellen Taverna, Mar 24, 2014

The Hidden Cost of Car Loans
Chris Kukla, Feb. 27, 2014

Strong Wall Street Reform Can Reduce Economic Inequality
Jim Lardner, Feb 18, 2014

Qualified Mortgage Rules Will Make Home Loans Safer
Rebecca Thiess, Feb 6, 2014

Credit Report Checks for Job Applicants Can Cause Big Problems
Jim Lardner & Chi Chi Wu, Jan 13, 2014

How Will the Volcker Rule Stand Up Against the Armies of Wall Street?
Jim Lardner, Dec 19, 2013

Regulators Are Right to Ban Abusive Payday Lending
Jim Lardner, Dec 5, 2013

The Good News in Congress Voting for Bad Pro-Wall Street Bills
Jim Lardner, Nov 7, 2013

Mel Watt Should be Confirmed by the Senate to Lead the FHFA
Dory Rand, Oct. 30, 2013

The Dangers of Online Lending
Tom Feltner, Oct. 22, 2013

The Financial Sector Is an Engine of American Inequality
Jim Lardner, Oct 11, 2013

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Database Transparency Makes Banks Work Better
Ed Mierzwinski, Sep 24, 2013

Poll Shows Americans Want More Wall Street Regulation Five Years After the Financial Crisis
Jim Lardner. Sep 16, 2013

Forced Arbitration Is a Corporate ‘Get Out of Jail Free’ Card
Jim Lardner, Sep 6, 2013

A Wall Street Transaction Tax Would Be Good for the Economy and the Budget
Jim Lardner, Aug 21, 2013

Regulators Play ‘Whack-a-Mole’ With Predatory Lenders
Ed Mierzwinski, Aug 13, 2013

Obama’s Next Federal Reserve Chair Should Be a Real Wall Street Watchdog
Marcus Stanley, Aug 7, 2013

Elizabeth Warren and John McCain Make the Case for a New Glass-Steagall
Jim Lardner. Jul 31, 2013

How Goldman Sachs and Wall Street Manipulate Aluminum and Other Commodities
Marcus Stanley, Jul 24, 2013

Wall Street Reform Has Achieved Some Transparency, But Far More Must Be Done
Marcus Stanley, Jul 17, 2013

43 Senators Hold Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Hostage
Jim Lardner, Jul 11, 2013

Federal Reserve Slow to Write Rules Preventing Future Wall Street Bailouts
Marcus Stanley, Jun 26, 2013

Mortgage Lender Kickbacks Revive Predatory Home Loans
Jim Lardner, Jun 19, 2013

Wall Street Tries to Open Loopholes in Derivatives Regulation
Marcus Stanley, Jun 12, 2013

Wall Street’s Deceptive Retirement Account Fees Hurt Savers
Marcus Stanley, Jun 4, 2013

CEO Pay Provision Comes Under Corporate Fire
Jim Lardner, May 28, 2013

Republicans Should Reconsider Mindless Consumer Bureau Obstruction
Jim Lardner, May 21, 2013

Student Loan Debt Horror Stories and the Economic Recovery
Jim Lardner, May 14, 2013