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CFPB Proposes Rule to Close Bank Overdraft Loophole that Costs Americans Billions Each Year in Junk Fees

The CFPB today proposed a rule to rein in excessive overdraft fees charged by the nation’s biggest financial institutions.
Press release
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La CFPB Propone Normativa para Cerrar el Vacío Legal sobre los Sobregiros Bancarios que le Cuesta Miles de Millones de Dólares a los Consumidores del País

CFPB propone normativa para regir las excesivas penalidades por sobregiros, cobrados por las instituciones financieras más grandes de la nación.
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CFPB Report Finds Many College-Sponsored Financial Products Charge High and Unusual Fees

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found that many college-sponsored financial products have higher fees and worse terms and conditions compared to typical market products.
Director's statement
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Statement of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra, Member, FDIC Board of Directors, on the Deposit Insurance Fund Restoration Plan and Designated Reserve Ratio

The government’s promise that insured deposits will be protected from loss in the event of a bank failure has been the backbone of banking system stability for 90 years. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s stewardship of the Deposit Insurance Fund is vital to keeping that promise and maintaining the public’s confidence.
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Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on the Proposed Personal Financial Data Rights Rule

Director Chopra discussed the CFPB’s proposed rule to activate a dormant authority under a 2010 law to accelerate much-needed competition and decentralization in banking and consumer finance by making it easier to switch to a new provider.
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CFPB Issues Guidance to Halt Large Banks from Charging Illegal Junk Fees for Basic Customer Service

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued an advisory opinion regarding a provision enacted by Congress which generally prohibits large banks and credit unions from imposing unreasonable obstacles on customers, such as charging excessive fees, for basic information about their own accounts.