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  • January 6, 2015
    CBA Builds Out Congressional Affairs Team Bipartisan Hires Prepare CBA for Action during 114th Congress Washington, D.C. (January 6, 2015) – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) has hired three new team members to prepare for the 114th Congress. The bipartisan hires all come with significant Capitol Hill experience and will be led by CBA’s Senior Vice President of Congressional Affairs, Reagan...
  • January 5, 2015
    Washington, D.C. (January 5, 2015) – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) and AOL Inc. (AOL) monthly Finance Optimism Index rose to -2.2 in November, gaining from October and showing rising consumer financial optimism as the holiday season began. Americans’ optimism about their personal financial future remained relatively stable with a one point increase. Worry about current financial...
  • December 17, 2014
    Washington, D.C. (December 17, 2014) – Richard Hunt, president and CEO of the Consumer Bankers Association, issued the following statement after MeasureOne released “The Private Student Loan Report – Q3 2014.” The report is an update to previously released comprehensive studies of the private student loan market, and reveals continued positive performance trends. “This latest report by MeasureOne...
  • December 15, 2014
    Washington, D.C. (December 15, 2014) – CBA’s President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement in response to today’s release of the CFPB report on College Credit Card Agreements: “We agree students need clear information to make intelligent choices that will benefit their experience with financial services and products. Banks and schools often work together to provide students with...
  • December 2, 2014
    CBA and AOL Finance Optimism Index Falls 9.4 Points in October Erases Index Record High from September Washington, D.C. (December 2, 2014) – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) and AOL Inc. (AOL) monthly Finance Optimism Index dropped to -5.3 points in October, erasing gains from September, which saw the Index’s highest point to date. Americans’ level of optimism declined across all four...
  • November 13, 2014
    Washington, D.C. (November 13, 2014) – CBA’s President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the CFPB announced their proposed rule on prepaid products: “Prepaid cards improve access to financial services for consumers and empower them with a convenient and low cost product. CBA has long supported clear and informative disclosure of fees and account terms for prepaid cards and...
  • November 10, 2014
    Washington, D.C. (November 10, 2014) – The Consumer Bankers Association today submitted comments to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Reserve Board regarding the proposed revisions to the Community Reinvestment Act Q&A, the vehicle collectively used by the agencies to interpret regulations. Among other points, the comments...
  • November 5, 2014
    Washington, D.C. (November 5, 2014) – CBA’s President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement on the 2014 midterm elections: “Last night’s election gives new opportunity to break the gridlock in Washington. American consumers want Congress to work together with the President to enact commonsense reforms to our nation’s regulatory regime. Five years on from the enactment of Dodd-Frank...
  • October 29, 2014
    Washington, D.C. (October 29, 2014) – Today, the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) and other financial trade associations submitted a letter to the CFPB in response to their request for comment on proposed amendments to Regulation C to implement amendments to Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA). While the joint trades support the purpose of HMDA -- to provide information on the availability of...
  • October 23, 2014
    CBA and AOL Finance Optimism Index Jumps 11 Points in September Reaches Highest Level since Index Began Washington, D.C. (October 23, 2014) – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) and AOL Inc. (AOL) monthly Finance Optimism Index jumped 11.1 points in September, reaching its highest level since the Index began in 2013. September saw lower gas prices and strong performance in the stock market,...

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