On November 7, the CFPB announced it reached a settlement with a mortgage company and two of its executives accused of using compensation to incentivize loan officers to steer consumers into costlier mortgages. The proposed...more
In remarks to the National Council of Higher Education Loan Resource’s “2013 Knowledge Symposium” held this week in St. Pete Beach, Florida, Rohit Chopra, the CFPB’s Student Loan Ombudsman, indicated that the CFPB’s final...more
Director Cordray’s prepared remarks for yesterday’s meeting of the CFPB Consumer Advisory Board contained some particularly ominous signs for student and payday lenders.
February 11, the CFPB issued a bulletin advising mortgage companies about their legal obligations that protect consumers during loan transfers between mortgage servicers....more
On February 11, the CFPB issued Bulletin 2013-01 to address concerns about “potential risks to consumers” posed by the increased number and size of recent servicing transfers between financial institutions. ...more