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Occupy Wall Street Wants The CFPB To Fix Our Credit Reporting System

The Alternative Banking group of Occupy Wall Street is looking to Richard Cordray, director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, to revamp our credit scoring system. In a letter sent last week, the group made 10 suggestions for what the CFPB should do as it takes over rule-making under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Here's a quick look: Credit scores should be calculated using a model that is public and freely available.
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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Data-Mining Americans' Credit Card Transactions

Politics / US Politics : Big Government (last year)

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) director Richard Cordray and his staff are planning to track four out of five U.S. consumer credit card transactions this year through a controversial new data-mining program. Richard Poll... Read Post

If CFPB Nominee Richard Cordray Is Not Confirmed, Obama Should Invoke The Roosevelt Precedent To Appoint Him

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

Last year, Congress enacted a law creating a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to protect ordinary Americans from some of Wall Street and the banking industry’s worst abuses, and the Senate is expected to vote on CFPB Dire... Read Post

CFPB Head Richard Cordray Revealed Who He Blames For The Financial Crises At His Talk Today

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (3 years ago)

Here's what you need to know about Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director Richard Cordray's speech at the Brookings Institute today: He's ready to go now. And if you're wondering what he thinks about the controversy surroundi... Read Post

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