CFPB

House Dems urge CFPB’s Kraninger to commit to military lending exams

12/14/18

Former CFPB chief Mick Mulvaney had claimed the agency could not supervise firms for Military Lending Act compliance, but lawmakers want his successor to go in a different direction.

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Calabria's GSE effect, 2019 fintech, Kraninger's CFPB: Top stories of the week

12/14/18

What an FHFA led by Mark Calabria would mean for GSE reform; 7 (realistic) predictions about fintech in 2019; Kathy Kraninger signals new tone atop CFPB; and more from this week's most-read stories.

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'Jump right in, the shark infested water is just fine': Comments of the week

12/13/18

Readers sound off on fintechs entering the student loan market, the FDIC’s brokered deposit rules and a heated debate over the new CFPB leader.

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Two Democrats added to Senate Banking Committee in new term

12/13/18

Sen.-elect Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., and Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., will join the panel as their caucus loses two other committee members who suffered election defeats.

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Wells called priciest bank for students; Senate bill targets 'live' checks

12/12/18

A CFPB report says the bank is the most expensive bank for college students; lenders would be banned from mailing high-interest loans disguised as checks.

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‘I am very excited to be here’: Kraninger signals new tone atop CFPB

12/11/18

The newly sworn-in director’s first public remarks seemed to contrast with the approach of her predecessor, Mick Mulvaney, who at times questioned the role of the agency.

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Mulvaney's last move at CFPB aims to help fintechs

12/11/18

The agency's departing acting director filed a proposal Monday for a new sandbox that would grant firms a legal safe harbor and "exemptive relief" from enforcement.

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Waters nominated to chair House banking panel

12/11/18

The California congresswoman would be the first woman and first African-American to lead the committee.

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Kathy Kraninger sworn in as CFPB director

12/11/18

The Trump appointee officially took over for Mick Mulvaney as head of the agency following her Senate confirmation last week.

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Students pay price in banks' marketing pacts with colleges: CFPB

12/10/18

Wells Fargo charges students nearly four times as much in fees as banks without college marketing agreements, according to an internal report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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