| Jun 11, 2013
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......
| Mar 12, 2013
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...
| Aug 21, 2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a report Wednesday that says banks and nonbanks have problems handling mortgages. The report cites sloppy account transfers and poor payment processing. “Our examinations of banks and nonbanks allow us...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 3:37 PM
To: Richard Cordray, Director
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Dear Mr. Cordray:
First, congratulations on your appointment to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Unless the banking interests have their way, your appointment is expected...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 6:31 PM
Text of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, as provided by the White House:
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests and fellow Americans:
Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 12:43 PM
Lenders who discriminate on the basis of certain demographics when dealing with auto loans, mortgages, credit cards, student loans and more are now in the cross hairs of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
The watchdog declared war Wednesday...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Republicans in the Senate have refused vote for any director of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau until the agency is weakened. Without a director, the CFPB's powers are more limited.
This morning, the White House announced it would appoint...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:20 AM
President Barack Obama owes congressional Republicans at least a thank-you card for their efforts to block Richard Cordray as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. That GOP leaders continue to howl over Mr. Obama's decision on Wednesday to...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is accusing President Obama of acting "arrogantly" in his recent recess appointment of Richard Cordray as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("Obama picks consumer chief," Jan 5).
I would say that...
| Jan 9, 2012
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a man whose political success is largely attributable to the aura of befuddled incompetence he uses to disarm his adversaries, was a failed Watergate baby.
In 1974, a slew of often sanctimonious and very liberal...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 6:27 AM
El presidente Barack Obama pidió el sábado escuchar a las compañías que han traído empleos de vuelta a territorio estadounidense, ofreciéndolo como ejemplo de una forma de dar trabajo a la gente.
La Casa Blanca planea realizar un foro el miércoles...