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Credit Card Disclosures
Credit cards are an integral part of many consumers’ financial management portfolios. To aid our corporate members, CBA offers a full range of educational opportunities through our Committees, promoting best credit card disclosure practices and forming a link between Washington and the CBA membership to educate bankers and create a basis for CBA’s policy positions.
- June 27, 2014CBA/AOL Finance Optimism Index Increases Slightly for May The CBA/AOL monthly Finance Optimism Index has found Americans’ finance optimism improved slightly in May to -4.0. This is an improvement of +0.8 from April. Perceptions around personal financial future and consumer’s current financial situations remained relatively steady. The largest change in this month’s findings came from consumers...
- June 27, 2014CFPB Orders GE Capital to Pay $225 Million to Consumers On Thursday, June 19, 2014, the CFPB ordered GE Capital, now known as Synchrony Bank, to pay $225 million to consumers who were “harmed by illegal and discriminatory credit card practices.” The Bureau allocated $56 million to approximately 638,000 consumers who were “subjected to deceptive marketing practices,” and $169 million to roughly...
- June 20, 2014OIG of the Federal Reserve Board and CFPB issues Work Plan On Monday, June 16, 2014 the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the Federal Reserve Board and CFPB issued a Work Plan outlining audits and evaluations it is conducting or plans to conduct in the near future. The following is a list of the items relevant to the CFPB, divided into Ongoing Projects and Planned Projects. CFPB: Ongoing...
- June 3, 2014May 22, 2014April 11, 2014Chairman Threatens CFPB Subpoena for Discrimination Investigation On Thursday, April 10, 2014, Chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation Patrick McHenry, sent a letter to CFPB Director Cordray informing him of the Committee’s plans to hold additional hearings on allegations of discrimination at the CFPB. Rep. McHenry cautioned that should Director...April 9, 2014February 28, 2014February 28, 2014CBA Issues Comment Letter on Debt Collection ANPR On Friday, February 28, 2014, CBA and other trade groups will respond to the CFPB’s Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) on debt collections. In its notice, the Bureau cites it is the first agency with the authority to issue substantive rules under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), a law governing the practices of third-...February 27, 2014