consumer protection

House Committee Threatens CFPB’s Cordray With Contempt Charges
House Committee Threatens CFPB’s Cordray With Contempt Charges
June 08, 2017  |  CFPB

In another salvo lobbed by Congress and, specifically, Republicans toward the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the House Financial Services Committee is, as The American...

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CFPB Director Richard Cordray’s Remarks At Operation HOPE Global Forums Annual Meeting
CFPB Director Richard Cordray’s Remarks At Operation HOPE Global Forums Annual Meeting
April 13, 2017  |  CFPB

Each year, financial literacy empowerment and economic education non-profit organization Operation HOPE hosts its Global Forums Annual Meeting. The purpose of these series of meetings...

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CFPB Touts Structural Changes Won’t Impact Operations
CFPB Touts Structural Changes Won’t Impact Operations
April 03, 2017  |  Regulation

The Trump administration’s Justice Department’s March 17 brief outlining the possible unconstitutional structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was met with some resistance from...

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Samsung Galaxy Recall Irks US Consumer Safety Officials
Samsung Galaxy Recall Irks US Consumer Safety Officials
September 06, 2016  |  Mobile

Samsung‘s recall of its Galaxy Note 7 over concerns that its batteries could ignite or explode has U.S. consumer protection officials worried. According to Recode,...

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CFPB Adds New Outside Consumer Experts To The Advisory
CFPB Adds New Outside Consumer Experts To The Advisory
August 22, 2016  |  CFPB

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced on Friday (Aug. 19) the addition of new consumer experts from outside the federal government to the Consumer...

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Prepaid Card Popularity Up Among The Unbanked
Prepaid Card Popularity Up Among The Unbanked
July 02, 2015  |  News

General purpose reloadable (GPR) cards are seeing increased use by consumers, especially among “unbanked” cardholders who tend to use those cards like checking accounts. That’s...

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