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Watchdog agency reminds mortgage lenders what it seeks under new rules

In case mortgage lenders and financial institutions needed reminding, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued an update on what its examiners will be looking for under new mortgage rules.

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New federal study makes case for student loan relief

A new federal study recommends changes in consumer protection and bankruptcy law to provide relief for those Americans saddled with a share of the country’s $1 trillion in student loan debt, largely blaming private lenders for the problem.

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Proposed rule targets debt collectors, credit agencies

The new federal consumer protection bureau has proposed a rule that would place large-scale debt collectors and consumer reporting agencies under its “nonbank” supervision program.

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Chamber defers decision on recess appointment lawsuit

WASHINGTON – The president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said the organization would take a wait-and-see approach in deciding whether to file a legal challenge over President Barack Obama’s recess appointments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the ...

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