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Richard Cordray

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • President bypasses Senate to appoint consumer agency director

     
    Tired of political shenanigans, President Obama today appointed a director of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Obama used a political process known as a recess appointment to seat Richard Cordray, the former Ohio attorney general. He used...
  • When slimy tactics collide

     
    It's pretty clear that the presidential power to make recess appointments when Congress isn't in session was established to assure a speedy and orderly transition when vacancies unexpectedly arise in key goverment positions when Congress is not in town...
  • Romney readings

     
    From Mitt Romney and 100,000 jobs: an untenable figure by Glenn Kessler, Washington Post fact checker (who gives the claim three Pinocchios) Interestingly, when Romney ran for the Senate in 1994, his campaign only claimed he had created 10,000 jobs.......
  • Annoyed to the core

     
    ToddH zinged me in another comment thread by observing that, if I'm annoyed with Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum et. al for their constant over-the-top bleating that the very soul of America is at stake in the November election, I should......
  • Feds target debt collectors, credit reporting agencies

     
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau appears ready to show off its muscle. Last week, it said it wants to oversee debt collectors and credit reporting agencies. Those financial services currently aren't regulated on a regular basis. The CFPB says it'...
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • 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......