Today, we issued a final rule clarifying and making technical amendments to the 2013 Escrows Final Rule issued by the Bureau this past January. This is the first final rule in connection with our planned issuances to clarify and provide additional guidance about the mortgage rules we issued in January. It is based on a [...]
On consumerfinance.gov/es, you can find answers, in plain-language Spanish, to consumers’ most common questions. It’s also our first responsive site – it works beautifully on mobile devices as well as on desktops – in response to research that shows two-thirds of Latinos who are online tend to access the Internet from a mobile device. And this is just the beginning – we want to continue to expand to include more resources and tools in languages other than English so that we can reach as many people as effectively as possible.
En consumerfinance.gov/es, usted podrá encontrar respuestas a las preguntas más comunes de los consumidores en un lenguaje claro y sencillo. También es nuestro primer sitio web ajustable – ya que funciona muy bien en los teléfonos móviles, así como en los computadores – una investigación indicó que dos tercios de los latinos que están en línea tienden a acceder el internet desde un teléfono móvil. Esto es sólo el comienzo – queremos seguir ampliando para incluir más recursos y herramientas en otros idiomas para que podamos llegar a muchas personas lo más efectivamente que sea posible.
Today we’re in Los Angeles for a discussion on challenges and opportunities faced by new Americans in the consumer marketplace. Watch here for remarks from Director Richard Cordray, followed by discussion by the Consumer Advisory Board, testimony from consumer groups, industry representatives, and members of the public.
This morning, Assistant Director for Students Rohit Chopra wrote an op-ed that appeared in Politico about the impact of student debt on the economy: While many in Washington are focused on what loans look like for future borrowers, there may be a domino effect on the broader economy if we ignore borrowers currently stuck with [...]
We’re excited to host a twitter chat about older Americans and money on May 9, 2013, from 3-4 p.m. EDT. To participate, tweet questions with the hashtag #MoneyTalk and follow us @CFPB.