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VideoThe Bureau of Justice Statistics estimated that there were 6.9 million people supervised by adult correctional systems in the U.S. as of the end of 2013. And there are millions of people around the world that work in high risk locations such as military bases, correctional facilities, power plants and [...]
Heading into the home stretch of 2015, which will be marked by significant changes brought about by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) highly anticipated TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) rule and a potential Fed interest rate hike, mortgage industry professionals are carrying around a great deal of optimism for the near term. Show More Summary
On several occasions over the past few years, Park Rangers for Our Lands has called on the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to do a better job of balancing energy development with the protection of our national parks and neighboring public lands. Show More Summary
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has released its latest report on the various complaints the agency has received about banks, lenders, debt collectors, and other financial services. Amid a sudden increase in the number of complaints...Show More Summary
Federal regulators are considering suing Navient Corp., the nation's largest student loan company, for allegedly cheating borrowers, the company said Monday. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which has been investigating the company for nearly two years, sent Navient a letter on Aug. Show More Summary
So you’ve spent the last 23 months preparing to comply with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures rule, or TRID, which takes effect on Oct. 3. But what about your clients?...
With about six weeks to go before the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) rule takes effect, the bureau is offering guidance, resources and tips to help real estate agents and brokers prepare to comply with the new regulation...
Five months after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau warned that pension advance loans could be the new payday loan – leaving consumers who are already struggling to make ends meet in dire financial situations – the agency announced it had teamed up with the state of New York to shut down two companies that allegedly deceived retirees about the risks … [More]
Just two years ago, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau estimated that nearly 33 million american workers eligible for student loan forgiveness weren’t taking advantage of the programs. Times have certainly changed, as the federal...Show More Summary
A compliance bulletin recently issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) directing mortgage servicers on the proper way to charge homeowners for private mortgage insurance (PMI) has provided a new opportunity for Tactile Finance, a Web-based technology company that provides homeowners with a “360-degree view” of their mortgages...
Some lenders are automating the mortgage process with e-closings, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says that could make things simpler for borrowers.
The CFPB has been operating for four years now and if it were a sports team, its coach, Richard Cordray, would certainly be looking for work.
The bureau is holding the machine in protective custody after the intelligence community's inspector general raised concerns that classified information had traversed the system. [...] her emails show some messages she wrote were censored...Show More Summary
Richard Cordray, CFPB chief The Consumer Financial Protect Bureau caught another bank cheating its customers and again has secured millions in refunds to said customers. This time it's Citizens Bank skimming off the top of customers'...Show More Summary
If you live with consumer debt, you are not alone. According to U.S. Federal Reserve data U.S. households have on average $15,863 in credit card debt and $33,090 in student loans, while the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reports that a full 52 percent of credit bureau filings are for medical debt. On [...]
New maps released by Farm Bureau shows the federal government is massively increasing its authority at the cost of American producers. This news release from the group says the Environmental Protection Agency will radically expand its jurisdiction over land use if its controversial Waters of the United States rule takes effect as expected Aug. Show More Summary
To protect yourself from fraud and just review your overall financial health, it’s important to check your credit regularly. You want to do it at least once a year, but don’t just check with one bureau. There are three main credit bureaus (TransUnion, Equifax and Experian), and your credit details can vary at each one. Read more...
Punjab's Child Protection Bureau has disclosed Pakistan's largest child-porn gang that sexually exploited hundreds of children in three villages, blackmailed their families and sold the content to foreigners.
Citigroup Inc., the third-largest U.S. bank by assets, is being investigated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau over its student-loan servicing practices, a person with direct knowledge of... To view the full story, click the title link.