Wells Fargo & Co. [stock WFC][/stock] became the last major commercial bank to cut its dividend amid mounting pressure from bad mortgages and related loans on its books Friday morning, cutting its quarterly common stock dividend 85 percent, from $.34 to $.05 per share.
The CFPB left the grace period open-ended and most in the industry interpreted that to mean that it will last throughout the rest of 2015, at least. Unfortunately, as welcome as that grace period is, TRID remains a costly and complicated fix that has enormous implications for the whole industry..
“Bad letters damage the brand,” Katherine Porter says. “There’s a contagion effect of this. I think bad letters are unjust. They disproportionately harm the borrowers we need to help the most.” Read More