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  • October 11, 2019
    CBA, Novantas Report Reveals New Insights on What Drives Consumer Savings WASHINGTON - The Consumer Bankers Association and Novantas today announced the release of new consumer deposit research, The Savings Dilemma. The study delves into an area of increased attention – consumer savings behavior – with a focus on actions U.S. banks can do to encourage savings and grow valuable deposits. The...
  • October 10, 2019
    CBA Statement on Fed Regulatory Right-Sizing Vote “Regulations should be tailored for the strength of our banking industry and adjust as necessary to balance oversight with ensuring banks can continue meeting consumer needs, fostering economic growth and ensuring financial stability.” WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt released the following statement after...
  • October 10, 2019
    CBA Statement on White House Executive Order on Guidance “Guidance can be a useful tool in clarifying complex rules and regulations but should not be used as a shortcut to implement new ones.” WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order on the use of regulatory guidance: “Guidance...
  • October 10, 2019
    CBA Writes House Leadership on CFPB Constitutionality Case, Need for Bipartisan Commission “The potential of a court ruling that could install a director, removeable at-will, would bring increased confusion … A lack of certainty and long-term consistency in leadership at the Bureau adversely affects consumers, our economy and the financial services industry.” WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers...
  • October 1, 2019
    CBA, SBFE Release Small Business Lending Trends Report New report to be released quarterly, examines key credit performance metrics WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association and Small Business Financial Exchange today released the inaugural Small Business Lending Trends report. The report, to be released each quarter, examines key credit information for America’s small businesses, including...
  • September 26, 2019
    CBA Statement on Chairman Alexander’s Bipartisan Higher Education Legislation WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) introduced the “Student Aid Improvement Act of 2019”: “These bills fund important grant programs and make...
  • September 18, 2019
    CBA Statement on CFPB Complaint Database Changes WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced planned changes to the Bureau’s complaint database: “For too long, the Bureau’s unverified compliant database has functioned to paint a picture of guilt through government press...
  • September 17, 2019
    CBA Statement on CFPB Reversing Constitutionality Defense WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Kathy Kraninger informed congressional leaders the Bureau will no longer defend the constitutionality of its leadership structure: “Constitutional or not, Congress can end this...
  • September 16, 2019
    We are saddened to announce Steve Zeisel passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2019. The entire CBA family is heartbroken by this news and grateful for having known and worked with Steve during his 28-year tenure at CBA. Steve was an invaluable source of knowledge and a trusted counselor. He earned the respect of regulators and CBA members with his encyclopedic knowledge of banking regulations...
  • September 12, 2019
    CBA Writes House Financial Services Committee on Student Lending WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association wrote the House Financial Services Committee to discuss needed student lending reforms in advance of the committee’s hearing examining student debt and non-bank student loan servicers, which primarily work to collect federal student loans. “As lawmakers look for solutions to help...

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