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  • October 26, 2018
    CBA Statement on Bureau Review of Small-Dollar Rule WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt released the following statement after the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection announced it would reconsider provisions of the “Payday, Vehicle Title and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans” rule as well as the rule’s implementation date: “We appreciate the Bureau...
  • September 12, 2018
    CBA Announces Board Leadership Team, Sets Advocacy Agenda for Upcoming Year Todd Barnhart of PNC Bank becomes chair; Nitin Mhatre of Webster named Chair-Elect Listen to Barnhart discuss CBA’s Priorities, Changes in Industry Regulations Over the Last Decade on CBA’s Suite 550 Podcast, Available Here WASHINGTON – Heading into its 100th year, the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) has elected Todd...
  • September 12, 2018
    CBA Supports Commonsense House Financial Reform Bills Says passage of reforms will help increase consumer access to regulated financial products WASHINGTON -- The Consumer Bankers Association wrote House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) and Ranking Member Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) to express support for several bills the committee is scheduled to consider during...
  • September 11, 2018
    U.S. Bank’s Simple Loan Product Fills Consumer Need Small-Dollar Lending Helps Customers During Financial Emergencies WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association said U.S. Bank’s Simple Loan product, launched today, fills a critical consumer need. The program is designed to help customers faced with emergency financial needs through a clear, regulated, more affordable short-term loan. A...
  • August 28, 2018
    CBA on OCC’s Community Reinvestment Act ANPR Says ANPR is positive first step in modernizing CRA, ensuring community investment dollars put to work where most needed WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association today said the advanced notice of proposed rulemaking issued by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency was a positive first step in modernizing the Community Reinvestment Act and...
  • August 23, 2018
    WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt today issued the following statement after the Senate Banking Committee voted to advance Kathleen Kraninger’s nomination to serve as the next fulltime director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection: “We encourage the U.S. Senate to move swiftly to confirm Ms. Kraninger. It is imperative the Bureau has a fulltime...
  • July 31, 2018
    CBA Executive Banking School Announces 2018 Graduating Class Chris Manderfield with KeyBank Honored with Tem Wooldridge Award for Outstanding Academic Performance, Integrity and Leadership Washington, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) today graduated 89 bankers from its Executive Banking School and recognized KeyBank’s Chris Manderfield with the school’s top honor, the Tem Wooldridge...
  • July 25, 2018
    CBA on House Democrats’ Higher Education Proposal Legislation would lead to higher tuition, student debt WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association today expressed concerns with the Higher Education Reform proposal announced by Democrats in the House of Representatives. “There are some aspects of this plan we support, but taken as a whole this virtually unlimited source of federal lending,...
  • July 16, 2018
    CBA Submits Comments on Bureau’s Complaint & Inquiry Process Washington, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association submitted comments to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection’s request for information on the consumer complaint and inquiry handling process. In its letter, CBA discussed ways to make the process more efficient for the Bureau, consumers and financial institutions without...
  • July 16, 2018
    CBA Says Recent Student Lending Legislation Misdirected, Needed for Federal – Not Private – Loans CBA: “Private lenders offer a responsible product to help students achieve their education goals with transparent, plain language know before you owe information. The same cannot be said of the current state of federal student lending, which saddles students with unmanageable debt.” Washington, D.C...

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