FDIC: CFPB and FDIC Release Enhanced Version of Money Smart for Older Adults

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today announced the joint release of an enhanced version of the award-winning financial education curriculum, Money Smart for Older Adults. The enhanced version includes a new section to help people avoid “romance scams” and an updated resource guide. The […]

CFPB: FDIC and CFPB Release Enhanced Version of Money Smart for Older Adults

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced the joint release of an enhanced version of the award-winning financial education curriculum, Money Smart for Older Adults.The enhanced version includes a new section to help people avoid “romance scams” and an updated resource guide . The enhancements […]

CFPB: Consumer Complaint Bulletin Highlights Consumers’ Difficulties During Pandemic

Spotty Responses by Companies Undermine COVID-19 Consumer Relief Related to Evictions, Economic Income Payments, and Student Loans The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a new complaint bulletin covering several areas of concern related to relief provided in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including the Centers for Disease Control and […]

CFPB: As Federal Eviction Protections Come to an End, Agency Warns Landlords and Consumer Reporting Agenices to Report Rental Information Accurately

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today released an Enforcement compliance bulletin reminding landlords, consumer reporting agencies (CRAs), and others of their critical obligations to accurately report rental and eviction information. Inaccurate rental and eviction information on a tenant screening report or a credit report can unfairly block a family […]

CFPB: Report Issued Highlighting Supervisory Findings of Wide-Ranging Violations of Law in 2020

Examiners found violations in areas including consumer reporting accuracy, redlining, foreclosure, and Public Service Loan Forgiveness The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today issued a report highlighting legal violations identified by the Bureau’s examinations in 2020. The report also highlights prior CFPB supervisory findings that led to public enforcement actions […]

CFPB: Rules Issued to Facilitate Smooth Transition as Federal Foreclosure Protections Expire

Regulations Will Help Prevent Surge of Foreclosures and Protect American Economy The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today finalized amendments to the federal mortgage servicing regulations to reinforce the ongoing economic recovery as the federal foreclosure moratoria are phased out and which will help protect mortgage borrowers from unwelcome surprises […]

FFIEC: 2020 Data on Mortgage Lending Availability Announced

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) today announced the availability of data on 2020 mortgage lending transactions at 4,475 U.S. financial institutions reported under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA). Covered institutions include banks, savings associations, credit unions, and mortgage companies. The HMDA data are the most comprehensive publicly […]

CFPB: Interpretive Rule Issued on Authority to Resume CFPB Examinations Regarding the Military Lending Act

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued aninterpretive rule  today that explains the basis for its authority to examine supervised financial institutions for risks to active duty servicemembers and their dependents (i.e. military borrowers) from conduct that violates the Military Lending Act (MLA). “The Military Lending Act is an essential law […]

ABA: Regulators to Address Bankers Nationwide at ABA’s Virtual Regulatory Compliance Conference on June 22-24

Top staff from the Federal Reserve, CFPB, FDIC and OCC will address America’s banks during the American Bankers Association’s 35th annual Regulatory Compliance Conference June 22-24. The three-day conference will be held virtually for bankers across the country. During the conference, which will bring together the banking industry’s leading compliance professionals, attendees […]

CFPB: New Report Finds that Manufactured Housing Loan Borrowers Face Higher Interest Rates, Risks and Barriers to Credit

Consumers tend to be rural and lower income, and those who do not own the underlying land have the greatest challenges Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published a report that provides new insights into manufactured housing financing, a vital source of lending for millions of manufactured housing homeowners. […]