Posts Tagged - 'cfpb'

Strange Bedfellows: Debt Collectors, Dept of Ed

January 16, 2013, by Antonio Bard

There are billions of dollars in student loans and CFPB wants to oversee it so that predatory debt collectors can be reined in.

Internships for CFPB

January 7, 2013, by Antonio Bard

An internship with CFPB could be the first powerful decision a finance major can make in his career.

Death, Money and Confusion

December 4, 2012, by Antonio Bard

Imagine losing your husband or wife only to find out you face foreclosure because your name is not on the paperwork.

New Debt Collector Targets: Student Loans

October 18, 2012, by Antonio Bard

Behind on your student loans? If you’re not already being hounded by debt collectors, you will be soon.

States’ AGs Oppose New Payday Loan Bill

October 17, 2012, by Evita Page

Payday loan companies could be getting a break from the federal government. States are worried a new law would ease the restrictions on these companies.

Slow Lending: Why is CFPB to Blame?

July 27, 2012, by Jon Dell

Republicans are upset with CFPB for not kick starting the slow lending pace in the U.S. The question is why – especially since it’s done more in the past year than most elected officials.

What’s Going on in the Prepaid Debit Card Market?

May 29, 2012, by Jon Dell

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is asking for public comments on the prepaid debit card market. With millions of Americans turning to these financial products, there’s much for CFPB to do.

What’s Going on with CFPB?

March 29, 2012, by Jon Dell

Wondering why you haven’t heard much out of the newly-founded CFPB? The answer’s easy: the board has been busy handling consumer complaints, dealing with credit card companies and doing it all in an expedited and practical manner.