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Here's where the student debt crisis stands

Pay for college vs. save for a home
June 11, 2014
The student debt crisis is a hot topic right now in Washington D.C. Following President Barack Obama's executive order Monday, Senator Elizabeth Warren’s, D-Mass., student debt legislation could also see more movement in coming days.
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CFPB warns student DTI ratio blocks housing recovery

Sen. Warren bill refinances half of fed loans
June 4, 2014
Once again, reports are streaming in about how student debt is ruining the housing recovery. But this time, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau weighed in on one of the biggest factors blocking household formation.
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Compass Point: What’s next for Johnson-Crapo now?

Plus: Expectations for Mel Watt’s first FHFA speech
May 9, 2014
Now that key Democrat senators have withdrawn their support for Johnson-Crapo, what’s next for the Senate GSE reform measure?
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Warren: Big banks built on "tricking people"

Wanted to lead CFPB
May 7, 2014
“This is our moment in history,” Sen. Warren said. “This country will either work great for people who have money and power and can hire all the lobbyists they want in Washington and not work so great for everyone else. Or this will be the country that we used to be with a strong middle class.”
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Sen. Warren publishes "A Fighting Chance"

Will this leave her sitting pretty, or judged as sitting bull?
April 22, 2014
The U.S. senator who helped birth the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, who raised $43 million to run for senate while decrying money in elections, who allegedly practiced law without a license in Boston, and who many on the right nicknamed “Faux-cahontas” has written a book.
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From HW Magazine

The final rule

HW sits down with CFPB director Richard Cordray to discuss mortgages and the future
January 31, 2014
In an exclusive interview with HousingWire, CFPB director Richard Cordray said that there are enormous differences between heading up the CFPB and acting the the Ohio Attorney General. See what's in store for mortgage markets in our February cover story.
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5 reasons the CFPB needs a Congressional buffer

Why we need a go-between
January 28, 2014
The notion that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau needs a board to oversee its activities is not popular within the agency. However, there are several reasons why such an entity could prove to be beneficial.
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CFPB Director Richard Cordray just told off the House Financial Services Committee

Yes, he has friends in manufactured housing
January 28, 2014
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray appeared before the House Financial Services Committee this morning for his Semi-Annual report before Congress. Those of you who remember controversial CFPB hearings from the past are in for a real treat.
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Sen. Warren refuses to quit on banking oversight

Wants behind-the-scenes details on mortgage settlements
January 8, 2014
A bipartistan bill introduced by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., aims to bring hidden financial information tied to big banking settlements into the light. Sen.Tom Coburn, R-Okla., is Warren's co-sponsor on the bill.
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Sen. Warren sounds the alarm on irresponsible housing reform

Outlines five initiatives to transition the market with minimal impact
October 29, 2013
While Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., made it crystal clear to a massive crowd that reform is ‘absolutely necessary,’ she urged Congress to act carefully because any hiccup in the creation of a new housing finance structure will be costly to middle-class taxpayers.
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