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  • March 14, 2019
    CBA LIVE 2019: The Currency of NOW to Kick Off April 1-3 in D.C. Media RSVP Available Here WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association will host its annual conference, CBA LIVE, April 1-3, 2019, at the Gaylord National Harbor. CBA LIVE, now in its tenth year, is the premier retail banking conference with more than 1,500 representatives from across the financial services industry,...
  • March 12, 2019
    CBA Recommends Legislative, Regulatory Changes to Improve CFPB, Consumer Protections WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt wrote Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and Ranking Member Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) prior to the committee’s hearing on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s semi-annual report to Congress. In the letter, CBA...
  • March 12, 2019
    CBA Publishes Student Lending Podcast Podcast discusses recent CBA poll & CBA student loan reforms Listen to the podcast here or by clicking on the image below WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association today published a podcast focused on student lending as part of its regular Suite 550 podcast series. The episode features CBA Vice President of Congressional Affairs Kris Fallon CBA...
  • March 7, 2019
    CBA Recommends Legislative, Regulatory Changes to Improve CFPB, Consumer Protections WASHINGTON – Prior to the House Financial Services Committee Hearing on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt wrote committee leadership to recommend ways to improve the Bureau to help consumers. “Now more than eight years after the Bureau was stood...
  • February 27, 2019
    CBA Writes Department of Ed, CFPB to Improve Federal Student Loan Disclosures WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt wrote Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Kathy Kraninger and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos requesting their respective agencies work to improve federal student loan disclosures. Currently federal student loan disclosures do not...
  • February 26, 2019
    CBA Comments on House Financial Services Credit Reporting Hearing WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) wrote House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) and Ranking Member Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) in advance of the committee’s hearing examining credit bureaus and credit reporting. A copy of CBA’s letter is available here . On the draft Comprehensive...
  • February 21, 2019
    CBA Challenges Gov’t to Stop Opaque Federal Student Loan Practices, Introduce Responsible Caps to Prevent Federal Loan Debt Traps New survey shows majority “very concerned” about student debt, support greater federal loan disclosures and reasonable caps WASHINGTON – Americans strongly believe student loans should carry clear, personalized, plain-language disclosures about the loan’s total costs,...
  • February 6, 2019
    CBA Statement on Bureau Small-Dollar Rule WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt released the following statement after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released proposed rules reconsidering provisions of the “Payday, Vehicle Title and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans” rule as well as the rule’s implementation date: “We appreciate the CFPB’s...
  • February 6, 2019
    CBA Statement on Passing of John F. Stewart WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement on the passing of former CBA Board Chair and Flushing Financial Corporation Executive Management team member John F. Stewart: “John was an inspiring leader who left a lasting impression on everyone fortunate enough to have met him. During his tenure...
  • January 28, 2019
    CBA Supports Bicameral Student Loan Transparency Legislation Commends sponsors for requiring same increased disclosure on federal student loans already on private student loans WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association today wrote Senator Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) and Congressman John Curtis (R-Utah) to support their Transparency in Student Lending Act. The bicameral legislation was introduced today...

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