NBC News, November 24, 2014: There are more payday lenders in the U.S. than McDonald's or Starbucks, reflecting economic conditions in which fast money is even more important than fast food.
Inside Health Policy, November 20, 2014: The federal government's release of information about how much Missourians will pay in premiums for the Affordable Care Act next year is too little too late, the head of Consumers Council of Missouri says. The data show that many of the increases in premiums exceed the the national average.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, October 29, 2014: A local effort to increase the availability of banking services to minority and low-income households appears to be gaining traction, according to the latest figures from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
Jefferson City News Tribune, October 6, 2014: The Fair Energy Rate Action Fund, or FERAF, thinks the Missouri Public Service Commission got it wrong last week.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, October 6, 2014: All Americans are entitled to the information they need to make informed and critical decisions about health care. Hiding it won’t hide the truth: President Barack Obama’s signature health care achievement is working.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, October 2, 2014: A Missouri consumer advocacy group is suing the federal government in an attempt to force the public disclosure of health insurance rate information ahead of the upcoming enrollment period.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, October 2, 2014: Midland States Banks said it will open a branch and loan production office in the St. Louis region as part of a settlement of a fair housing complaint that sought to block its acquisition of Heartland Bank.
By Cara Spencer: Before you get ready to enjoy a live show or athletic event, be sure to check the fine print that could leave you paying for tickets that cannot be used if something unexpected disrupts your plans.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, October 1, 2014: In dual victories for Ameren Missouri, Missouri regulators dismissed on Wednesday an overearnings complaint against the utility and a request from Noranda Aluminum to reconsider its case for a lower electric rate.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 4, 2014: Missouri utility regulators want to limit the relationship between the companies they regulate and the payday lenders where some customers pay their bills.