We’re making progress toward ensuring fair access to credit

We’re releasing our third annual Fair Lending Report, which details the important strides we have taken over the last year to protect consumers from credit discrimination and increase access to credit. Our Office of Fair Lending and Equal Opportunity continues to identify and tackle discrimination in different financial markets, such as mortgages, auto loans and [...]

By |2017-05-20T11:45:03-05:00April 28th, 2015|News|Comments Off on We’re making progress toward ensuring fair access to credit

Millions of consumers will now have access to credit scores and reports through nonprofit counselors

Millions of consumers will now be able to receive the credit scores and credit reports that nonprofit credit counselors purchase on their behalf. Nonprofit organizations that offer credit counseling, housing counseling, and other financial counseling services buy credit reports and scores for the consumers they serve. These reports and scores help counselors engage in constructive [...]

By |2017-05-20T11:45:09-05:00April 24th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Millions of consumers will now have access to credit scores and reports through nonprofit counselors

New Credit Score Developed for the Underbanked

Fair Isaac is developing a credit score aimed at the millions of people who are unable to obtain credit cards, auto loans and mortgages because lenders consider them to be too risky. Collection & Credit Risk

By |2015-04-02T07:10:36-05:00April 2nd, 2015|FCRA|Comments Off on New Credit Score Developed for the Underbanked

Court Shuts Down Credit Repair Scam That Impersonates FTC

A federal court has halted the operations of a company that calls itself "FTC Credit Solutions." The company allegedly used false affiliation with the FTC to market bogus credit repair services to Spanish-speaking consumers. Collection & Credit Risk

By |2017-05-20T11:45:09-05:00March 29th, 2015|FCRA|Comments Off on Court Shuts Down Credit Repair Scam That Impersonates FTC

Economic Gains Boost Lender Confidence, Credit Availability

The credit card market gained strength in last year’s third quarter, with more new accounts and higher monthly purchase volumes across all risk categories, according to the American Bankers Association’s latest Credit Card Market Monitor. Collection & Credit Risk

By |2015-03-27T04:05:53-05:00March 27th, 2015|FDCPA|Comments Off on Economic Gains Boost Lender Confidence, Credit Availability

Collection Practices Targeted in New CFPB Credit Card Study

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced Tuesday it’s adding two new topics - debt collection practices and ability-to-repay standards - to a planned second credit card market study that could lead to new rules and enforcement actions Collection & Credit Risk

By |2015-03-19T02:02:53-05:00March 19th, 2015|FCRA|Comments Off on Collection Practices Targeted in New CFPB Credit Card Study

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