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.

CFPB reports on first 100 days

In its first 100 days, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has staffed up, studied up and started up a few key initiatives.

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