Geithner pushes for vote on CFPB director

At a press conference on Dec. 1, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner emphasized the need for a full vote in the Senate to confirm Rich Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Humphrey lays out approach for helping older Americans

Skip Humphrey, the head of the Office for Older Americans at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, described his approach to fighting growing abuses against senior citizens in his Nov. 15 testimony before the Senate Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection.

CFPB official describes bureau’s approach to financial literacy, supervision

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will have a significant financial education component, in addition to its supervisory and enforcement responsibilities, said Barton Shapiro, senior advisor for community banks and credit unions with the CFPB. Barton spoke to bankers Nov. 3 gathered in Lincoln, Neb., for the annual meeting of the Nebraska Independent Community Bankers.

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