Opportunity Zones in Indian Country

Opportunity Zones in Indian Country

← Previous Article Next Article → The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 introduced a new term to the tax code called Opportunity Zones. These are defined as an “economically-distressed community where new investments, under certain conditions, may be eligible...
Fintech Outpaces Banks and Credit Unions in Personal Loans

Fintech Outpaces Banks and Credit Unions in Personal Loans

← Previous Article Next Article → According to a recent report by TransUnion, personal loan balances reached a record $138 billion in 2018. The growth in personal loans was led by fintech firms, which made more personal loans than banks, credit unions, and...
Midland Funding Case Reaches a Settlement

Midland Funding Case Reaches a Settlement

← Previous Article Next Article → In 2015, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling in Madden v. Midland Funding that seemed to overturn the “valid-when-made” doctrine, sending shock waves through the financial services sector. Denied a hearing by...
Kraninger Files First Lawsuit as Head of the CFPB

Kraninger Files First Lawsuit as Head of the CFPB

← Previous Article Next Article → The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), has filed a lawsuit seeking to enforce a Civil Investigative Demand (CID) against the Law Offices of Crystal Moroney, (LOCM) a debt collection law firm. It is the first CFPB...
Congresswoman Waters Pens Letter to CFPB Employees

Congresswoman Waters Pens Letter to CFPB Employees

← Previous Article Next Article → Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA-43), chair of the House Financial Services Committee, recently penned an open letter to the staff of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), urging them to publicly report any...
Bank Profits Shattered Records in 2018

Bank Profits Shattered Records in 2018

← Previous Article Next Article → Banks made more profits in 2018 than ever before in recorded history. According to recently released data from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), banks made more than $236.7 billion in 2018, which is 44.1...
Five Things You Should Know About Your Taxes

Five Things You Should Know About Your Taxes

← Previous Article Next Article → Tax season is upon us! Every year tax season runs from January 1 until April 15. While taxes aren’t most people’s idea of fun, understanding your taxes is vital to overall financial health. The Native American Financial...

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