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 •  December 13

National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts, one of the country's largest holders of student debt, has lost several lawsuits because of missing documents. Video provided by Newsy Newslook While shopping for the latest toys and gadgets this holiday season, you may find your inbox or mailbox filled with ads for “Christmas loans” promising quick and easy...

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 •  December 9

Columnist Marc Saltzman runs through the apps that will help you save money while shopping. Marc Saltzman, Special for USA TODAY You might enjoy hearing an excited “Oh honey, you shouldn’t have!” from your life partner, after ripping open the box of a sweet pair of wireless headphones. But chances are you’d prefer it on Christmas morning, by the...

USA TODAY

 •  December 9

Columnist Marc Saltzman runs through the apps that will help you save money while shopping. Marc Saltzman, Special for USA TODAY You might enjoy hearing an excited “Oh honey, you shouldn’t have!” from your life partner, after ripping open the box of a sweet pair of wireless headphones. But chances are you’d prefer it on Christmas morning, by the...

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 •  December 8

WASHINGTON — President Trump promised Friday to pursue banks found to have committed fraud against their customers, disputing reports that his administration would backtrack on a $100 million fine levied against banking giant Wells Fargo. "Fines and penalties against Wells Fargo Bank for their bad acts against their customers and others will not be...

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 •  December 3

Sunday is the best day of the year to buy Target gift cards. Only on Dec. 3, you can save 10% on Target gift card purchases up to $300 in store and online. This is the one time of year the retailer discounts its gift cards, according to a Target news release. With gift cards continuing to be the most popular holiday gift, this is a rare chance to...

USA TODAY

 •  December 3

Sunday is the best day of the year to buy Target gift cards. Only on Dec. 3, you can save 10% on Target gift card purchases up to $300 in store and online. This is the one time of year the retailer discounts its gift cards, according to a Target news release. With gift cards continuing to be the most popular holiday gift, this is a rare chance to...

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 •  November 30

Why should the average American consumer care who leads the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau? We explain. USA TODAY The agency helps people fight abuse by financial institutions. The president circumvented the law to name an acting director who wants to hobble it. Before the 2008 financial crisis, people were tricked, squeezed, misled and...

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 •  November 27

The deputy director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a lawsuit to stop President Trump from choosing someone else to fill the role. Video provided by Newsy Newslook Since the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau opened its doors in 2011, the watchdog has been at the center of legal fights over mortgage regulations, student...

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 •  November 27

The White House says budget director Mick Mulvaney has the legal authority to lead a consumer protection agency that has two people jockeying for control. Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders also defended the president's Pocohantas joke. (Nov. 27) AP

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 •  November 24

Far too many young people shy away from credit cards. Only 33% of people between 18 - 29 even have a credit card. Video provided by TheStreet Newslook In a culture where buying on credit is as easy as breathing, instilling the right values around credit can be difficult. Parents often wonder: does my child need a credit card? But the impulse to...