Jan 10, 2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is rolling out new rules for mortgage lending. Some bank analysts say that counter-intuitively the stricter rules could actually loosen mortgage lending.
Jul 27, 2012
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Jul 19, 2012
Capital One must pay $210 million after settling charges from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that it misled credit card customers.
Jul 18, 2012
New government oversight could give consumers more power.
Jul 16, 2012
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said this morning it will assume oversight of the credit reporting industry.
Jun 19, 2012
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has made public the details of 137 complaints against credit card companies, but it's just a small fraction of the almost 17,000 such complaints the agency received.
Jun 15, 2012
With few regulatory teeth and partisan fighting over its budget, the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau continues to carve out a role as a place people go to air financial grievances.
May 24, 2012
The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced this week its efforts to regulate prepaid debit cards. Regulators fear the cards aren’t backed by protections given regular credit card holders.
Mar 26, 2012
Are debt collectors working for the Department of Education letting debtors know their rights? Bloomberg's John Hechinger discusses the rights of borrowers.