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Aggressive start for consumer bureau

WASHINGTON —  A new federal agency charged with enforcing consumer finance laws is emerging as an ambitious sheriff, taking on companies for deceptive fees and marketing and unmoved by protests that its tactics go too far.   In the 14 months ...

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Consumer finance agency sets mortgage protections

WASHINGTON — The government’s consumer lending watchdog proposed new rules Friday aimed at protecting homeowners from unexpected costs and shoddy service by companies that collect their monthly mortgage payments.   Mortgage servicing companies would be required to provide clear monthly ...

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New mortgage disclosure rules proposed

In an extension of its “Know Before You Owe” mortgage project, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has proposed new requirements for mortgage disclosure forms. The proposed new “Loan Estimate” and “Closing Disclosure” forms present the costs and risks of loans ...

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CFPB looks to increase groups to supervise

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has proposed a rule to include large debt collectors and consumer credit reporting agencies under its nonbank supervision program, pursuant to the powers it was given by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection ...

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