Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Type: Organization
Name: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

CFPB Clarifies Successors-in-Interest Rule

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued an interpretive rule in July to clarify the application of Regulation Z’s Ability-to-Repay (ATR) rule to certain situations involving successors-in-interest.The agency clarified that when a borrower ... [Published Credit Union Magazine - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Compliance Q&A: Regulation E

Q: Does Regulation E require any specific wording to appear on a change-in-terms notice?A: No. According to Regulation E’s commentary to Section 1005.8, no specific form or wording is required for a change-in-terms notice.The notice may appear on a periodic ... [Published Credit Union Magazine - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Federal Agencies Launch Cybersecurity Web Page

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) launched a Web page to serve as a central repository for current and future FFIEC-related materials on cybersecurity.The FFIEC agencies include the Federal Reserve Board, NCUA, Federal Deposit ... [Published Credit Union Magazine - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Our View: Banks must be up front about their fees

Our View (Photo: .)Ever open up a new checking account, only to learn later how much your balance is being dwindled away by unanticipated fees?Congressman John Carney does. Last Friday he introduced legislation in the House of Representatives to force ... [Published Delaware Online - 3 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Flagstar Bancorp discloses discussions with CFPB over alleged violations

Flagstar Bancorp recently disclosed that the company has been in ongoing discussions with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) “over alleged violations of federal law arising from the bank’s loss mitigation practices and default servicing operations,” ... [Published Lexology - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Banking agencies issue guidance on unfair and deceptive consumer credit practices

The federal banking agencies and the CFPB have issued guidance to insured depository institutions advising them that the repeal of the banking agencies’ consumer credit practices rules does not indicate that the unfair or deceptive practices described ... [Published Lexology - 11 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Credit rating scam exposed

The auto financing company First Investors Financial Services Group was fined $2.75 million on Wednesday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for reporting incorrect information to credit agencies that affected thousands of customers.The Texas-based ... [Published AOL.com - 13 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 8 reports

CFPB Appoints Texas Appleseed Finance Expert to its Consumer Advisory Board

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau now has a new expert in Texas finance and lending practices with the appointment of Ann Baddour of Texas Appleseed to its Consumer Advisory Board.Click to Continue » ... [Published Fort Mills Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

CFPB announces September 18 auto finance field hearing

The CFPB has announced that it will be holding a field hearing on auto finance on September 18 in Indianapolis. The announcement indicates that the hearing will feature remarks from Director Richard Cordray, as well as “testimony” from consumer groups, ... [Published JD Supra - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 4 reports

CFPB Names New Senior Leaders, Advisory Board And Council Members

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has appointed several new leaders within the bureau, as well as new consumer finance experts from outside the federal government to the CFPB's Consumer Advisory Board, Community Bank Advisory Council and ... [Published Mortgage Orb - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 10 reports

Jim Van Dyke Appointed to CFPB's Consumer Advisory Board

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today announced the appointment of Jim Van Dyke, CEO of Javelin Strategy & Research, to its 25-member Consumer Advisory Board (CAB). The CAB helps…Click to Continue » ... [Published Fort Mills Times - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

'UNACCOUNTABLE' Fed consumer watchdog rocked by bias claims

Oct. 23, 2013: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray answers questions at the Reuters Washington Summit in Washington. ReutersThe federal consumer watchdog agency has been beset by complaints of retaliation and discrimination, ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 28 2014]

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Rashmi Rangan, executive director of the Delaware Community Reinvestment Action Council Inc., credits "Congressman Carney for introducing this bill, as it pushes for transparency and it illustrates the importance of the new CFPB working effectively with the banking industry."
...Act removing the FDIC's authority to issue credit practices rules for banks, savings associations, and federal credit unions, institutions "should not construe the repeal to indicate that the unfair or deceptive practices described in these former regulations are permissible. These practices remain subject to Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Act."
Among them was Jim Hopkins, a retired Pratt and Whitney worker and self-described socialist from Bristol. "I'm 71 years old,'' he said. "This might be my last president if they serve two terms, and if I have the opportunity, I'm going to work for someone I really … " care about, Hopkins said, using somewhat more colorful language
"Not that long ago, payday lending was like the wild west. It was an unpoliced frontier" said Terry Brooks, executive director of Kentucky Youth Advocates, a nonprofit that has helped lobby for lower interest rates and other payday lending...

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Compliance Q&A: Regulation E [Published Credit Union Magazine - 1 hour ago]
Federal Agencies Launch Cybersecurity Web Page [Published Credit Union Magazine - 1 hour ago]
CFPB Clarifies Successors-in-Interest Rule [Published Credit Union Magazine - 1 hour ago]
The devil is in the mortgage finance reform det... [Published HousingWire.com - 1 hour ago]
Our View: Banks must be up front about their fees [Published Delaware Online - 3 hours ago]
Flagstar Bancorp discloses discussions with CFP... [Published Lexology - 11 hours ago]
Banking agencies issue guidance on unfair and d... [Published Lexology - 11 hours ago]
Credit rating scam exposed [Published AOL.com - 13 hours ago]
Freshmen Beware: That Mascot-Bearing Credit Car... [Published US News & World Report - 14 hours ago]
August 2014 - Midwest People & Places [Published Parts and People - 19 hours ago]
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)... [Published Lexology - 20 hours ago]
Liberal Activists In Connecticut Want Elizabeth... [Published Hartford Courant - Aug 31 2014]
Payday lenders to face stronger scrutiny [Published KansasCity.com - Aug 31 2014]
Large or small, Capito tends to side with banks [Published Charleston Gazette - Aug 31 2014]
How Chattanooga payday lender avoided prosecuti... [Published Chattanooga Times Free Press - Aug 31 2014]
UN Review of US on Race Includes Redlining, For... [Published Inner City Press - Aug 31 2014]
Check credit before auto loan [Published Bankrate.com - Aug 30 2014]
Customer Complaints & the CFPB [Published California Bankers Association - Aug 30 2014]
Keep Track of Your Self-Policing [Published Scotsman Guide - Aug 30 2014]
Getting Your Compliance Ducks in a Row [Published Scotsman Guide - Aug 30 2014]
US offers advisory on Bitcoins [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 30 2014]
Federal Agency Elizabeth Warren Helped Found is... [Published boston.com - Aug 30 2014]
How Fed handles fair-lending referrals [Published ABA Banking Online - Aug 30 2014]
FHA Bars Post-Payment Charge on Prepaid Loans [Published Inside Mortgage Finance - Aug 30 2014]
Ocwen downgrade may spur search for better serv... [Published GlobalCapital - Aug 29 2014]
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CFPB Appoints Texas Appleseed Finance Expert to... [Published Fort Mills Times - Aug 29 2014]
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CFPB Appoints Texas Appleseed Finance Expert to... [Published EON Business - Aug 29 2014]
AUSTIN, Texas--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Longtime fighter of predatory payday loans is one of seven new members to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Consumer Advisory Board. Baddour of Texas Appleseed is one of two members from Tx. ...
CFPB Appoints Texas Appleseed Finance Expert to... [Published EON Consumer - Aug 29 2014]
AUSTIN, Texas--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Longtime fighter of predatory payday loans is one of seven new members to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Consumer Advisory Board. Baddour of Texas Appleseed is one of two members from Tx. ...
CFPB Appoints Texas Appleseed Finance Expert to... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Aug 29 2014]
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Longtime fighter of predatory payday loans is one of seven new members to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Consumer Advisory Board. Baddour of Texas Appleseed is one of two members from Tx. ...
Why This Country Is Giving Every Household A Ba... [Published Think Progress - Aug 29 2014]
An Indian woman gives a thumb impression before opening a new bank account as part of a new plan to give more people access CREDIT: AP Photo /Manish Swarup Nearly 40 percent of people in India have no access to mainstream financial services. But that ...
Washington Times picks up on discrimination, re... [Published Housing Wire - Aug 28 2014]
The Washington Times on Wednesday published a well-reported, well-written, detailed account of the allegations of racial discrimination, retaliation, mismanagement and hostility at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. ...
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GE Capital to Pay $225 Million for Discriminato... [Published Financial Services - Jun 20 2014]
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