Bankruptcy News Briefs- 12/18

Start this Tuesday with the following headlines…

State Agencies Can Enforce FCRA Too

New report illustrates how student loan debt hampers home-buying

NYT: Risky mortgages are making a comeback

Democratic House members urge Kraninger to resume MLA exams

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Bankruptcy News Briefs- 12/17

A  new week brings new bankruptcy news briefs…

U.S. Student Loan Debt Sets Record, Doubling Since Recession

Five challenges facing new consumer bureau chief

Education Dept. Cancels Plan for New Student Loan System and Will Try Again

Top 5 Financial Policy Predictions for 2019

White House budget director picked to replace Kelly

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 12/14

Let’s wrap up the week with the following…

Navient Audit: Borrowers May Have Paid More For Student Loans

After losing court battle, DeVos to cancel $150 million in student loan debt

New Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Chief Outlines Priorities

DOJ agrees CFPB is unconstitutional but opposes grant of certiorari in State National Bank of Big Spring case

CFPB Critics Seek Issuance Of 2018 Student Loan Ombudsman Annual Report

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Bankruptcy News Briefs- 12/13

Here are today’s bankruptcy & consumer briefs to start your Thursday…

Consumer bureau morale plummeted under Mulvaney: report

Trump administration refuses to publish required report on student-loan borrower complaints

Using the bank your college recommended? Check for fees 

Why The Student Loan Bubble Won’t Burst

5 Things to Know About Financial Wellness Programs

November FDCPA Case Law Review

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Bankruptcy News Briefs- 12/12

And the “hump day” headlines read…

Fifth Circuit’s Affirmance of Denial of Attorney’s Fees to Successful FDCPA Plaintiff May Aid Collectors in Challenging Fee Requests

How Student Loan Debt Changes Your Life

More parents struggle to repay loans they borrowed for their children’s education 

Alleged student debt relief scam leads to arrest of CEO

Who Is Most Affected By Student Debt? Women.

Teacher grants converted to loans forcing teachers to pay up

MN attorney general sues ‘tax debt relief’ firm for violating consumer protections

New head of watchdog agency vows consumers will be top focus

Fla. Man Ordered To Pay Gov’t $23M Over Debt-Relief Scam

“Buy now, pay later”: Old-fashioned loan-sharking with a Silicon Valley smile?

Bankruptcy Judges Handle Much More Than Bankruptcy Matters

Madoff bankruptcy lawyer: ‘You can’t have a Ponzi without a bank. And the bank was JPMorgan.’

New CFPB director declines to weigh in on future of agency official criticized for racially tinged blog posts

Trump administration hid report revealing Wells Fargo charged high fees to students

BCFP enters into consent order with State Farm regarding alleged FCRA violations

Maxine Waters nominated to chair House Financial Services Committee

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Bankruptcy News Briefs- 12/10

Today’s news briefs include…

Most Millennials Want to Be Homewoners but They Say Student Loans Are Holding Them Back

Companies Are Attracting Millennials By Paying Off Their Student Debt

20,000 More Reasons To Never Go To A For-Profit School

Getting a Raise in 2019? 5 Smart Things to Do With It

Real World Economics: Today’s farm crisis was long in coming