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Richard Cordray

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  • Bank overdraft programs may cost you

    I've warned before that signing up for overdraft protection from your bank is a waste of money. If you would just balance your checkbook and stop spending when you run out of cash, you wouldn't have to pay overdraft fees. But many people are unable or...
  • Federal regulators probing real estate kickback schemes

    WASHINGTON — A settlement between the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and a Texas home builder is drawing renewed attention to a controversial issue that was prominent during the years preceding the housing bubble: kickbacks in home...
  • Protege tus finanzas con ayuda en español

    Protege tus finanzas con ayuda en español
    Buenas noticias para los consumidores hispanos del sur de Florida! La Oficina para la Protección Financiera del Consumidor (CFPB) lanzó esta semana su sitio web en español: www.consumerfinance.gov/es, que también puedes usar en tu móvil, y que te...
  • Celebrating Obama's Reversals

    Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, chairman of the Financial Services Committee, has told Richard Cordray not to bother. This is part of the recent evidence that government is getting some adult supervision. Barack Obama used a recess appointment to make...
  • The lowdown on payday loans

     
    Payday loans aren't illegal in Pennsylvania, but you don't see payday lending stores here because a state law caps interest rates at a number that doesn't make the loans profitable. Still, some state residents are getting the loans illegally online......
  • American Express: Maybe you should leave home without it

     
    American Express is the latest bank to be accused of illegal credit card practices. Some cardholders may be entitled to refunds. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said today it issued orders requiring three American Express subsidiaries to refund...
  • New financial aid form to help students, families chart college costs

     
    The Obama administration on Tuesday released a version of a financial aid award letter that it said will allow students to better compare college costs before deciding where to enroll. The so-called “shopping sheet” is a one-page, standardized...
  • Capital One to refund $150 million to customers

     
    Last week it was Wells Fargo that was in trouble with the feds. Today, it's Capital One. Two federal agencies announced that 2.5 million customers will share about $150 million in refunds because the bank deceptively sold credit card services......
  • Credit card complaint information public for the first time

     
    Most of us have had a beef with our credit card at some point. Maybe they raised your rate. Maybe they cut your credit limit. Maybe they messed up your bill or didn't let you cash in rewards points. As......
  • Political stalemate continues on Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

     
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has a director only because the president went around Congress and seated Richard Cordray through a recess appointment. Cordray, a former Ohio attorney general, was up for nomination again today, and the...
  • New mortgage rules show just how out-of-touch the lending process is

     
    A federal agency is scheduled to announce new rules today governing how future mortgages can be made. The centerpiece of the rules is making sure borrowers can afford to repay the loans. Shouldn't that always have been the case? That's......
  • Credit settlement spurs refund for cardholders

    Credit settlement spurs refund for cardholders
    If you have a credit card, watch closely. About 6 million credit card users are going to receive money back on their cards. And it doesn't matter if you have a rewards card or not. The reward you are about to get is unique. It's supposed to make up...