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CFPB study highlights need for “Buy Now, Pay Later” rules

CFPB study highlights need for “Buy Now, Pay Later” rules

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is preparing to put in place the same type of strict protections that it places on credit card companies in the “Buy now, pay later” (BNPL) sector, following the publication of a recent study on the practice. Officials said their findings revealed a booming industry that not only had …

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Americans will pay more money to heat their homes this winter

Americans will pay more money to heat their homes this winter

Americans are about to see the biggest increase in their home heating bills in more than 10 years, and it’s not just because of inflation. A new report from the National Energy Assistance Directors Association (NEADA), which represents state directors of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), predicts a 17.2% increase in average …

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