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Detroit Free Press
Car dealers jacking up add-on prices, discriminating against Hispanics, study findsit is difficult to identify any discrimination patterns. • Investigate discrim
Detroit Free Press / Posted 12 hours ago
it is difficult to identify any discrimination patterns. • Investigate discrimination pricing of add-on products. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Trade Commission, the Federal Reserve Board, and state attorneys general... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Rigged Rulesworking families. Elizabeth Warren was assistant to the president and a specia
Op-Ed News / Posted 22 hours ago
working families. Elizabeth Warren was assistant to the president and a special adviser to the Treasury secretary on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. She single-handedly set us this bureau, putting in place the building blocks for an... Read more
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Business Wire
National Diversity Coalition Announces Launch of Lending Platform to Finance Underserved Homeowners and Small Businessesthe 2009 recession, Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Act to reform the financial
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
the 2009 recession, Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Act to reform the financial system including to establish the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the “CFPB”). In 2013, the CFPB implemented Regulation Z, Truth in Lending, which sought... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Education agency blasted amid student loan scam crackdownscams is just one way her administration harms them. The congressman also said
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
scams is just one way her administration harms them. The congressman also said DeVos has distanced the department from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - a watchdog agency that holds businesses accountable for illegal practices - and has... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Education agency blasted amid student loan scam crackdownscams is just one way her administration harms them. The congressman also said
Sioux City Journal / Posted yesterday
scams is just one way her administration harms them. The congressman also said DeVos has distanced the department from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — a watchdog agency that holds businesses accountable for illegal practices — and has... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Education agency blasted amid student loan scam crackdownscams is just one way her administration harms them. The congressman also said
Rapid City Journal / Posted yesterday
scams is just one way her administration harms them. The congressman also said DeVos has distanced the department from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — a watchdog agency that holds businesses accountable for illegal practices — and has... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Education agency blasted amid student loan scam crackdownscams is just one way her administration harms them. The congressman also said
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted yesterday
scams is just one way her administration harms them. The congressman also said DeVos has distanced the department from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — a watchdog agency that holds businesses accountable for illegal practices — and has... Read more
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FOX Business
Education agency blasted amid student loan scam crackdownscams is just one way her administration harms them. The congressman also said
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
scams is just one way her administration harms them. The congressman also said DeVos has distanced the department from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — a watchdog agency that holds businesses accountable for illegal practices — and has... Read more
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FOX Business
Education agency blasted amid student loan scam crackdownscams is just one way her administration harms them. The congressman also said
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
scams is just one way her administration harms them. The congressman also said DeVos has distanced the department from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — a watchdog agency that holds businesses accountable for illegal practices — and has... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Education agency blasted amid student loan scam crackdownscams is just one way her administration harms them. The congressman also said
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
scams is just one way her administration harms them. The congressman also said DeVos has distanced the department from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — a watchdog agency that holds businesses accountable for illegal practices — and has... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Education agency blasted amid student loan scam crackdownscams is just one way her administration harms them. The congressman also said
The Chippewa Herald / Posted yesterday
scams is just one way her administration harms them. The congressman also said DeVos has distanced the department from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — a watchdog agency that holds businesses accountable for illegal practices — and has... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Education agency blasted amid student loan scam crackdownscams is just one way her administration harms them. The congressman also said
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
scams is just one way her administration harms them. The congressman also said DeVos has distanced the department from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — a watchdog agency that holds businesses accountable for illegal practices — and has... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Education agency blasted amid student loan scam crackdownscams is just one way her administration harms them. The congressman also said
The Register Citizen / Posted yesterday
scams is just one way her administration harms them. The congressman also said DeVos has distanced the department from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — a watchdog agency that holds businesses accountable for illegal practices — and has... Read more
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The Columbian
Singletary: Don’t fall for student loan scamsstruggling to handle education debt. Even those who are managing their loan pay
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
struggling to handle education debt. Even those who are managing their loan payments want out — and fast. Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released its annual Student Loan Ombudsman Report. The consumer watchdog agency said it... Read more
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CBS News
How to deal with this retirement budget-bustercompared to earlier generations, today's retirees are more likely to still have
CBS News / Posted yesterday
compared to earlier generations, today's retirees are more likely to still have mortgage debt. A recent report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) found that the percentage of homeowners age 65 and older with mortgage debt... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Why would an Alaskan credit union support Wall Street’s fight to block Alaskans’ day in court?Alaska USA Federal Credit Union. He argued that credit unions would be hurt if
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
Alaska USA Federal Credit Union. He argued that credit unions would be hurt if Congress does not block a new rule from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) that restores Alaskans’ day in court. The rule prevents credit reporting... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Bill aims to crack down on high rates for title, payday loansneed and lending to customers who often can’t walk into a bank and get a loan.
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted yesterday
need and lending to customers who often can’t walk into a bank and get a loan. Cohen introduced similar legislation in 2014. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently issued new rules aimed at cracking down on the payday loan... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Not-so-golden years? Shielding seniors from financial fraudimproper use of a senior's funds, property or assets is the most common form of
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
improper use of a senior's funds, property or assets is the most common form of elder abuse in the U.S., according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Annual financial fraud losses for older Americans can reach as high as $36.5 billion,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Trump's pick for a top consumer watchdog once represented Microsoft and MasterCardon Thursday, the White House said that Trump would also be nominating Rohit Cho
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
on Thursday, the White House said that Trump would also be nominating Rohit Chopra, a former top official at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, to fill a Democratic slot at the FTC. Chopra is known as a tough fighter who took on... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Trump's pick for a top consumer watchdog once represented Microsoft and MasterCardon Thursday, the White House said that Trump would also be nominating Rohit Cho
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
on Thursday, the White House said that Trump would also be nominating Rohit Chopra, a former top official at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, to fill a Democratic slot at the FTC. Chopra is known as a tough fighter who took on... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Trump's pick for a top consumer watchdog once represented Microsoft and MasterCardon Thursday, the White House said that Trump would also be nominating Rohit Cho
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
on Thursday, the White House said that Trump would also be nominating Rohit Chopra, a former top official at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, to fill a Democratic slot at the FTC. Chopra is known as a tough fighter who took on... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Not-so-golden years? Shielding seniors from financial fraudimproper use of a senior's funds, property or assets is the most common form of
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
improper use of a senior's funds, property or assets is the most common form of elder abuse in the U.S., according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Annual financial fraud losses for older Americans can reach as high as $36.5 billion,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Not-so-golden years? Shielding seniors from financial fraudimproper use of a senior's funds, property or assets is the most common form of
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
improper use of a senior's funds, property or assets is the most common form of elder abuse in the U.S., according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Annual financial fraud losses for older Americans can reach as high as $36.5 billion,... Read more
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Business Wire
Z Reminder Deadline Alert: The Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Reminds Investors of Looming Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit Against Zillow Group, Inc.to howardsmith@howardsmithlaw.com. On May 17, 2017, Susquehana litigation anal
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
to howardsmith@howardsmithlaw.com. On May 17, 2017, Susquehana litigation analyst Thomas Claps reported that the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau investigation into Zillow would likely lead to “some fine and conduct-based... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. consumer agency lays out principles for financial data collectionWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is turning
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is turning its attention to companies that collect consumer financial information to provide services and products. The regulator laid out a series of principles on Wednesday to... Read more
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The Morning Call
State says company took advantage of Pennsylvanians with student loansthe Pennsylvania attorney general (attorneygeneral.gov, 800-441-2555), Federal
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
the Pennsylvania attorney general (attorneygeneral.gov, 800-441-2555), Federal Trade Commission (ftc.gov, 202-326-2222) or Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (consumerfinance.gov, 855-411-2372). Debt relief options Federal student loans:... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Report: Arizona among states with numerous financial complaints from older consumersof reverse mortgages with soothing celebrity testimonials, dealing with mountin
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 4 days ago
of reverse mortgages with soothing celebrity testimonials, dealing with mounting pressure over debt collection or succumbing to credit reporting agencies that have inaccuracies or inconsistencies, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bure... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
FTC and 11 states crack down on student loan scamsthey continued operating in the other 49. Before the federal-state crackdown,
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
they continued operating in the other 49. Before the federal-state crackdown, national authorities — the FTC and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — had closed just seven student “debt relief” companies, although more than 100 have... Read more
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The Hill
White House paper touts benefits of tax cuts | GOP senator’s absence puts budget, tax reform on knife’s edge | Cohn: Congress nearing deal to ease bank regulationsNFL protesters should get off sidelines for educational justiceMORE for scaling
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
NFL protesters should get off sidelines for educational justiceMORE for scaling back her department’s relationship with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) in a letter to DeVos on Sunday praised her for... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Rep. Waters seeks to protect consumers with “Megabank” billregulators must testify before Congress to discuss their findings,” said Waters
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
regulators must testify before Congress to discuss their findings,” said Waters. The bill also requires that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issue regulations that more closely define the practices that violate federal consumer... Read more
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The Hill
The truth about the arbitration rule is it protects American consumersThis summer, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a rule that preven
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
This summer, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a rule that prevents financial companies from using arbitration clauses to deny groups of consumers the ability to pursue their legal rights in court. We put this rule in place after... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
Rep. Maxine Waters� �megabank� bill targets predatory financiersregulators must testify before Congress to discuss their findings,” said Waters
The Charlotte Post / Posted 6 days ago
regulators must testify before Congress to discuss their findings,” said Waters. The bill also requires that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issue regulations that more closely define the practices that violate federal consumer... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Debt-relief Companies, Posing As Federal Government, Sued by CFPB The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Friday filed suit in federal
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 7 days ago
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Friday filed suit in federal court against two companies operating under the name “FDAA,” a service provider, and their owners for... Read more
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New York Post
These Obama appointees could cause another housing collapseindustry officials warn. Meanwhile, the other Obama holdover — liberal Democra
New York Post / Posted 7 days ago
industry officials warn. Meanwhile, the other Obama holdover — liberal Democrat Richard Cordray, who continues to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau through 2018 — has launched an unprecedented crackdown on credit reporting bureaus for... Read more
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The Hill
Congress takes Wells Fargo, Equifax to task; now it must actRep. McHenry and a majority of his fellow House members have already made the w
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
Rep. McHenry and a majority of his fellow House members have already made the wrong choice. In July, they voted to block a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rule restoring the ability of consumers to band together and take banks, lenders and... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Arbitration rules should stay unchangedmembers are directly affected by any negative monetary impact, especially regar
Juneau Empire / Posted 8 days ago
members are directly affected by any negative monetary impact, especially regarding any costly legal matters. Yet, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is taking away the ability to limit class action litigation. In what’s known... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
For older consumers keen to preserve their savings, report offers a helping handConsumers in the Financial Marketplace — that looks at financial complaints fil
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Consumers in the Financial Marketplace — that looks at financial complaints filed by folks 62 and older to the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau resonates more to me now than it might have a decade ago. The report analyzes specific... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
What you need to know for Friday, Oct. 13coverage that could affect millions of Floridians. • Older Florida consumers h
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
coverage that could affect millions of Floridians. • Older Florida consumers have lodged 8,469 complaints with the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau since the agency began in 2011. That's second in volume to the 10,986 coming from... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Seniors Face Increasing Threats From Scammersagreements that put them at risk for predatory lending. The report scoured tho
NBC Chicago / Posted 8 days ago
agreements that put them at risk for predatory lending. The report scoured thousands of consumer complaints filed with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and found the most complained about issues include mortgages, credit report errors and... Read more
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New Kerala
Enova Comments on CFPB Small Dollar Rule; Expresses Confidence in Business, Has Concerns About Restrictions on Access to Credit for Millions - newkerala news #280043business loans and financing, has completed a preliminary assessment of the Sma
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
business loans and financing, has completed a preliminary assessment of the Small Dollar Rule released yesterday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Over the past several years, Enova has rapidly diversified its product... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Texas payday lenders face tougher standards with new federal rulesmonths. "I had no opportunity to pay back," Martinez said. "I was set up for f
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 9 days ago
months. "I had no opportunity to pay back," Martinez said. "I was set up for failure." New rules passed last week by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau put stiff restrictions on payday and auto-title loans, like those Martinez used. The... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Payday loans rule could lead to cheaper alternativeswant to see an end to gruesome, triple-digit rates that are charged to vulnerab
Detroit Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
want to see an end to gruesome, triple-digit rates that are charged to vulnerable consumers who take out payday loans. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's final payday loan rule — which was announced Oct. 5 and could go into place in 2019 —... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Legislative committee won’t recommend restrictions for payday lendersup trapped in debt. Committee members decided not to add the restrictions over
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
up trapped in debt. Committee members decided not to add the restrictions over fears of changes to federal regulation. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released new rules last week that would add restrictions to payday lenders, according to... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Trying to Prevent Financial Fraud Among Service MembersFTC says service members are especially susceptible to financial fraud. With m
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 10 days ago
FTC says service members are especially susceptible to financial fraud. With me to talk about how to prevent that is Paul Kantwill, an assistant director at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. He runs the Office of Service Member... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Bob Corker shows how to be a lame duck(like the one in which the Michigan congressman made his fortune) from the supe
Detroit Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
(like the one in which the Michigan congressman made his fortune) from the supervision and enforcement authority of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. But the public is better served when lame ducks like Corker and Trott use their... Read more
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The Hill
Payday lending rule may lure in lurking loan sharksThe Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published its final rule addres
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published its final rule addressing so-called payday loans as well as certain other extensions of credit to consumers on Thursday. These loans are usually small, very short-term (often just a few weeks)... Read more
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The Hill
Consumer bureau’s lending rule will harm the borrowers it wants to helpOn October 5, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) finalized a rule
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
On October 5, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) finalized a rule that will upend the small-dollar lending industry. The final regulation encompasses payday, installment, and automobile title loans, all of which primarily serve consumers... Read more
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Market Watch
AFL-CIO asks SEC to investigate Navient for insider tradingjust before the Education Department said it would not cooperate with a separat
Market Watch / Posted 11 days ago
just before the Education Department said it would not cooperate with a separate investigation of Navient undertaken by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The Trump administration has been at odds with the CFPB and its Democratic-appointed... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Caught on Camera: Girl learns she's being adoptedwould be adopted. A video of a Utah girl received national attention this week
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 11 days ago
would be adopted. A video of a Utah girl received national attention this week after she got news she would be adopted. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issues new rules on payday loansConsumer Financial Protection Bureau issues new rules on... Read more
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Market Watch
These firms may be making it harder for your boss to pay off your debttool, and there are signs it’s poised to get more popular. But even as that mo
Market Watch / Posted 12 days ago
tool, and there are signs it’s poised to get more popular. But even as that momentum builds, a recent report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as well as conversations with third-party companies helping to manage employer student... Read more
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