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Richard Cordray

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  • 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......
  • 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...
  • Credit report complaints now publicly available

     
    A federal agency has added complaints about credit reports to its growing public database of complaints about financial matters. You can search the database to see if other people are having the same problems as you, and whether they were......
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lenders venturing back into subprime market

    Lenders venturing back into subprime market
    Michele and Russell Poland's credit was shot, but they managed to buy their suburban dream home anyway. After a business bankruptcy and a home foreclosure, they turned to a rare option in this era of tightfisted banking — a subprime loan. The...
  • 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...
  • Congress Should Dismantle Consumer Bureau

    There can be unseemly exposure of the mind as well as of the body, as the progressive mind is exposed in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a creature of the labyrinthine Dodd-Frank legislation. Judicial dismantling of the CFPB would affirm the...
  • 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...
  • Billionaires keep pouring millions into 'super PACs'

    Billionaires keep pouring millions into 'super PACs'
    Billionaire political patrons filled the coffers of the presidential "super PACs" last month, spotlighting once again the enormous influence a tiny cadre of wealthy donors is having on the 2012 race. The biggest donations came from casino magnate Sheldon...