Adam Fagen

Financial Regulators Race To Finish New Rules, But Congress Can Still Try To Roll Them Back

The wheels of government turn slowly, especially when it comes to rulemaking — the process by which a federal agency proposes, drafts, and finalizes new rules. It can take anywhere from a few months to a few years for this process, but with the incoming Trump administration giving every indication of having a light-touch on regulation, financial regulators have reportedly kicked things into high gear to finish up pending rules in the next two months, even though Congress may be able to roll them back. [More]

Here Are Some Last-Minute Gift Ideas For Last-Minute Gift-Givers

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It’s December 21, shipping deadlines are winding down, and you have gifts left to arrange. What do you do? “Panic” isn’t a valid option, so here are some ideas for what you can do instead. [More]

Delta's Inability To Properly Schedule Plane Maintenance
Leads To 24-Hour Ordeal For Passenger

Delta's Inability To Properly Schedule Plane Maintenance Leads To 24-Hour Ordeal For Passenger

Consumerist reader Joan already had quite a bit of flying in front of her when she boarded a recent Delta flight from Anchorage to Minneapolis, where she would be connecting to another flight to Washington, DC. But her day got significantly longer when Delta waited until the very last minute to perform a required maintenance check on the plane.

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