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How I got my finances in order

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How I got my finances in order

Even with the knowledge I’ve gained working as a consumer advocate for several years, getting my finances in order has been a work in progress. 

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How I’m supercharging my savings with socially responsible investing (SRI)

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How I’m supercharging my savings with socially responsible investing (SRI)

Getting my finances in order has been a work in progress over several years, starting with tackling credit card debt, paying off my car loan and then building an emergency fund.  After clearing those hurdles, I set more defined financial goals and plans in motion this year, including automatic deposits into new investment accounts.

CFPB Adds Consumer Stories to Public Complaint Database

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CFPB Adds Consumer Stories to Public Complaint Database

Yesterday, the CFPB took a step to make its excellent public database of consumer complaints even better, by adding complaint narratives (stories), but only with the consumer's consent. It's a step we've long urged. It will enrich our research into the marketplace, help consumers make choices and help good-actor firms avoid bad practices by others.

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