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See you soon Atlanta, GA!

Join us for a field hearing on mortgage policy on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, featuring remarks from CFPB Director Richard Cordray, as well as testimony from consumer groups, industry representatives, and members of the public. 11 a.m. EST Rialto Center for the Arts Georgia State University 80 Forsyth Street Atlanta, GA To RSVP, email cfpb.events@cfpb.gov […]

Published Category: At the CFPB

Live from Detroit, MI!

For the first time, consumer reporting agencies will be subject to a federal supervision program. We made the announcement at a field hearing in Detroit, which we streamed right here. You can watch footage from the event here, featuring remarks from Richard Cordray, CFPB Director, as well as testimony from consumer groups, academics, industry representatives, and members of the public. You can also…

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Working together to empower consumers

In my first blog post I wrote that part of our work in the Office of Financial Empowerment is connecting with people and organizations around the country that are building financial stability for low-income and other economically vulnerable Americans. Last week, over 400 participants joined CFPB Director Richard Cordray, Division of Consumer Education and Engagement […]

Thousands of voices on private student loans

This past winter, we issued a Request for Information to hear about people’s experiences with private student loans. We have now published the nearly 2,000 comments we received in reply.

The Dodd-Frank Act also requires the Bureau to analyze private student loan borrower complaints and offer recommendations to the Treasury Secretary, Education Secretary, and Congress. To help us get a more complete picture of the issues, we are now issuing a Request for Information about private student loan complaints. We have also asked state and local officials and advocacy groups to share what they have learned.

Learn more about our work for student borrowers.

Live from Durham, NC!

On May 23rd, we visited Durham, NC, to hold a field hearing on general purpose reloadable prepaid cards, commonly known as prepaid cards. In concert with the hearing, we announced a new Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) on this rapidly growing market.

Watch a recording of Director Richard Cordray’s remarks and the hearing online.
Learn more about prepaid cards and our ANPR.