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As Mortgage Closing Costs Drop, You’d Better Shop Around

The average total cost a borrower pays to close on a home loan has dropped slightly.

August 20, 2015

Inspector General Criticizes Consumer Bureau’s Headquarters Renovation

By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON — A government watchdog criticized the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s controversial headquarters renovation, whose price tag has risen to an estimated $216 million, saying there was not a “sound business case” for the project because the agency never analyzed other options. The inspector general’s report, released Wednesday, said […]

July 2, 2014

Warren Forms Exploratory Committee, Poised To Run For Senate

Elizabeth Warren, the Harvard professor and consumer advocate who played the lead role in establishing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that is at the centerpiece of last year’s Dodd-Frank financial reform bill, is officially exploring a run for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts. Her website is live and she has reportedly been meeting with Democratic activists […]

August 18, 2011

Obama Nominates Richard Cordray as Director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; Elizabeth Warren for Senate Buzz Will Only Intensify

The White House announced Sunday President Obama’s intention to nominate former Ohio Attorney General and currrent Chief of Enforcement at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as that body’s first director: “American families and consumers bore the brunt of the financial crisis and are still struggling in its aftermath to find jobs, stay in their homes, […]

July 17, 2011
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