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Free Tax Filings, Terrible Tariffs & Home Prices Dip

Free tax filings were not widely known among low-to-medium income taxpayers as some commercial tax preparation services did their level best to hide them until the IRS got pissed. Trump’s trade war has made every American a loser to some degree, small to big, but nonetheless, losers. Despite demand for housing and low rate mortgages,…

Prohibiting Forced Arbitration in Credit Card Agreements —Possible

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) finalized its rule to restore consumers’ rights to join together in class actions to challenge financial fraud, scams and wrongdoing in court.  By prohibiting class action bans, the rule will restrict financial industries’ use of forced arbitration—a tactic big banks, payday lenders and other companies use (often by burying…