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Report: 58 is the New 62

Rethinking American Retirement and Social Security

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The Wells Fargo Flex Loan is Anything But Flexible

Wells Fargo’s Flex Loan program is a labyrinth of unclear eligibility requirements and a baffling case of vanishing funds.

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National Review: Colorado’s Intrastate Minimum-Wage Compacts Will Hurt the State

Experience shows that businesses pass on increased costs to consumers, hurting the very people wage hikes are supposed to help.

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Fox News: Who’s protecting consumers from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau?

If CFPB found a financial institution had suffered a data breach of a similar magnitude, the fines and fees would be astronomical.

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Albuquerque Journal: A public bank could crowd out community-based financial institutions

The 2022 passage of House Bill 132, which set a stringent cap of 36% on interest rates for consumer loans, is having its intended and significant repercussions on New Mexico’s financial landscape. This was no accident: by restricting the interest rates that small-dollar lenders can charge, the rate cap effectively marginalized an entire segment of […]

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Deseret News: Excessive regulation is fueling a health care crisis in Utah

Recent research has shown that health care consolidations not only lower costs for health care consumers but also improve multiple indicators of quality patient care.

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Washington Times: The high cost of prescription drug price controls

Components of the Inflation Reduction Act have the very real potential of inflating drug prices with arbitrary price controls. Consumers will pay the price.

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Fox Business Highlights the Launch of SPPI’s Bureau to Protect Financial Consumers

The Southwest Public Policy Institute (SPPI) is honored to announce that its recent launch of the Bureau to Protect Financial Consumers from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (BPFCCFPB) has been covered by nationally acclaimed Fox Business. This pivotal coverage by Fox Business underscores the urgent need for initiatives like the BPFCCFPB, which aim to champion […]

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SPPI Launches Bureau to Protect Financial Consumers

Rio Rancho, NM — The Southwest Public Policy Institute (SPPI) has launched its own Bureau to Protect Financial Consumers from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (BPFCCFPB). The BPFCCFPB seeks to provide financial consumers with an avenue to report malfeasance from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), such as their recent data breach which exposed users to malicious […]

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Las Cruces Sun News: A case for a permanent fund dividend

New Mexico stands on the cusp of a golden era, with its oil and gas boom enriching the state’s coffers to unprecedented levels. Now is the time to ensure that this wealth directly benefits the very people who make New Mexico vibrant and unique: its residents. Drawing inspiration from Alaska’s Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD), it’s […]

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