Office of Sen. Barbara Boxer, April 8, 2014: GM is part of industry trade group lobbying to block legislation to protect consumers from unsafe, recalled rental cars.
St. Lous Post-Dispatch, April 2, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not too late to get covered. A few routes remain open for those who missed the health care law's big enrollment deadline.
Millions may be eligible for a second chance to sign up for subsidized insurance this year. And people who get coverage after the deadline can still avoid, or at least reduce, the fine for going uninsured.
Here are five options for those still without insurance:
1. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE GRACE PERIOD
Mother Jones, March 17, 2014: Over the past couple of years, the CFPB has issued dozens of protections shielding consumers from shady practices by mortgage lenders, student loan servicers and credit card companies.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, March 8, 2014: To understand the latest dispute between Ameren Missouri and its biggest electricity customer, Noranda Aluminum, think about pie.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, March 17, 2014: In theory, disclosing more information about fees was supposed to make 401(k) plans better.
Senate Bill 694 is Backdoor Boost to Payday Lenders
As people of faith representing hundreds of thousand of signers of the initiative petition to cap interest rates on predatory payday loans In Missouri, a coalition of faith organizations* stands opposed to Senate Bill 694. From the Torah to the Christian Gospel to Catholic Social Teaching, the teachings of religious traditions are clear: It is immoral to charge triple digit interest on consumer loans.
Families Move Up the Economic Ladder
This report outlines our first year collaborations, successes and positive community impact of approximately $1.9 million dollars annually, based on average of $1,200 savings for each family who could otherwise spend on fringe financial services.
St. Louis American, March 6, 2014
“St. Louis tops the nation in the number of minority households that are either unbanked or under-banked,” St. Louis Treasurer Tishaura O. Jones said Friday morning at an event her office hosted for the St. Louis Regional Unbanked Task Force. “We are also at twice the national average in overall unbanked households. These statistics are alarming, and they demonstrate an urgent need for financial education for our citizens.”
St. Louis American, February 28, 2014: “When we educate and empower people to make better financial choices, we also strengthen our community,” St. Louis Treasurer Tishaura O. Jones said Friday morning at an event her office hosted for the St. Louis Regional Unbanked Task Force.
You Are Invited -- Health Care Finance Beyond the Affordable Care Act: Missouri and Single Payer on Thursday, March 6, 2014, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., Central Reform Congregatio, 5020 Waterman Boulevard, St. Louis MO 63108