An inability to access the internet rather than proximity to a bank branch is a better indicator of credit invisibility, according to a report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Though the bureau has continued its enforcement activities via settlements and consent orders in recent months, this action against Future Income Payments is the first time under Mulvaney’s leadership that a regulated entity has been sued.
A new division of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is expanding its efforts to promote safe tinkering for revamped disclosures.
After dissolving its three advisory boards earlier this year, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has formally reconvened them with new and fewer members who will serve shorter terms.
The report is the first one issued with CFPB Interim Director Mick Mulvaney at the helm, and largely follows formats and standards laid out during Richard Cordray’s tenure at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
A federal court in Pennsylvania recently denied a petition from a student loan servicer, Heartland Campus Solutions, for a stay of a civil investigative demand from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.