The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has filed a lawsuit against the online lender MoneyLion. The federal agency alleges that the lender, which provides interest-free cash advances and other financial products and services, deceived and overcharged military service members and their families, and also lied about customers’ ability to cancel their membership. Key Takeaways MoneyLion
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This year will probably go down as the roughest year for investors since the financial recession in 2008. The S&P 500 has shed more than 20% of its value year-to-date as inflation and interest rates weigh down the equities market. Hence, investors are scrambling to streamline their portfolios. In doing so, they might want to
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It’s been a tumultous couple of years of real estate stocks. The pandemic caused unprecedented changes in people’s daily lives and working habits. Some categories of real estate investment trusts (REITs) benefitted from these adjustments. Sub-sectors such as data centers and industrial warehouses enjoyed a surge in demand during the pandemic period. Many categories of
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Economic conditions can vary widely among states. It’s difficult to get a complete picture of a given area without taking all the key factors into consideration. In the case of credit scores, knowing the average can help residents of a state see how they compare to their neighbors—and make it simpler for those considering a
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In this article LYFT AAPL OCGN THO DIS BIIB Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Biogen (BIIB) – Biogen soared 45.6% in premarket trading after Biogen and Japanese partner Eisai said their experimental Alzheimer’s drug dramatically slowed the disease’s progression in a study, reducing cognitive and
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The best safe monthly dividend stocks are remarkably compelling during the current market downturn. However, many top dividend stocks have also taken a sizeable hit in value over the past several months. The pull-back presents an incredible opportunity to load up on dividend stocks and generate regular income. Dividend stocks usually belong to companies with
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With stocks still in a bear market, adding dividend stocks may look very appealing right now. Even if the overall market keeps dropping, stocks with steady payouts could still produce positive returns for your portfolio. However, while there are opportunities out there for income-focused investors, there are also plenty of dividend stocks to sell if
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Lauren Taylor Wolfe, center, Roy Swan, left, and Shundrawn Thomas at CNBC’s Delivering Alpha, Sept. 8, 2022. Scott Mlyn | CNBC ESG and sustainable investing generally have come under fire recently, with critics pointing to a lack of transparency and differing definitions sparking confusion around what investors are actually buying. Adding to the confusion is
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This year, consumer stocks have been hammered as inflation lingers at 40-year highs and interest rates rise. The Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index is down 20% this year as consumers pull back on their spending. However, some consumer-focused companies have performed worse than others. Much worse.  Whether it is due to poor management, failure to adapt
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Preston Pysh interviews information technology expert, Mike Stroup. They talk about the legacy banking system and how Bitcoin is being impacted by the numerous policy decisions currently taking place. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00:00 – Intro 00:01:08 – The numbers around federal interest expense and rising interest rates 00:19:52 – Mike’s thoughts on the
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