Author: kristadamelio

Krista D’Amelio joined NACBA in April 2017 as Director of Government Affairs and Communications. D’Amelio’s work will focus on strengthening relationships and increasing advocacy reach with elected officials and government agencies to enhance their understanding and support of NACBA’s issues. Prior to joining NACBA, D’Amelio served as Global Government Affairs Coordinator at Airlines for America where she assisted to increase advocacy reach and lobbying capabilities of the organization. Previously, she was the Associate Director of College Partner Relations at the Center for Student Opportunity where she helped first-generation students on the road to and through college. A native of Connecticut, D’Amelio began her career in the Office of Lieutenant Governor Michael Fedele and on gubernatorial campaigns. She received duel Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Connecticut where she also conducted published research for the Department of Sociology. D'Amelio's research tracing the evolution of social policy in Connecticut led her to be granted the John G. Hill Political Science Excellence Award and her research abroad in the Arts and Humanity Summer Program in Florence, Italy earned her the 2009 Global Scholar Award. D'Amelio holds a masters degree in Social Policy from the University of Pennsylvania.

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 10/19

It’s Friday! Get through the workday with the following…

CFPB investigates controversial writings of Trump appointee

CFPB Hints At Possible Disparate Impact Rulemaking

Legislators demand answers on student loan forgiveness process

Warren to Fed: Keep growth cap on Wells Fargo until CEO is replaced

Debt Collector Requirement to Authenticate Consumer Comes to a Head

Student Loan Repayment Is The Hottest Employee Benefit Of 2018

Study finds racial disparities in student debt increase after young people leave college

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announces favorable court ruling in lawsuit against student loan company

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Bankruptcy News Briefs- 10/18

Today’s bankruptcy news briefs to read through are…

The Student Loan Debt Crisis Is About to Get Worse

What Borrowers Should Know About Robocalls

FTC is Making Consumer Complaint Data More Accessible

Defrauded by a for-profit college? A new court ruling may help you cancel out your loan debt

Which Comes First: Debt Payoff or an Emergency Fund?

Home Equity Borrowing Poised to Soar

Judge Orders Betsy DeVos To Begin Student Loan Forgiveness

The Effects of Student Loan Debt on First Time Homebuyers

CFPB Adds Abusive Practices Rulemaking to 2019 Agenda

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 10/17

Check out these latest bankruptcy news briefs…

Consumer Reports: Medical debt hurts your credit score

Student loan debt isn’t just a millennial problem 

Study finds physical and financial health are linked

Here Are The 5 Biggest Student Loan Mistakes Of 2018

U.S. settles with company over alleged delayed transfers of customer payments to debt buyers

Delayed Obama-Era Rule on Student Debt Relief Is to Take Effect

Ideal Tax Solution Is Informing Taxpayers That The IRS Can No Longer Ruin Their Credit

America’s $1.5 trillion student-loan industry is a ‘failed social experiment’

Sears bonds fall deep into distressed territory after bankruptcy filing

CFPB to Define ‘Abusive Acts or Practices’

Bankruptcy Filing Shifts Spotlight to Sears’s Pension Plans

CFPB’s inspector general asked to probe questions over political aide’s past writings

Consumer Groups Challenge CFPB’s Proposal To Revise Trial Disclosure Policy

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 10/16

We kick off this Tuesday with the following briefs…

How to Protect Yourself From ‘Zombie Debt’ Collectors

Maine is offering student loan assistance to people who live and work in the state

Education analysts urge lawmakers to base college funding on degrees earned

Cory Gardner bill would let employers make up to $10,000 a year in tax-free contributions to ease workers’ student loan debt

Can The U.S. Government Fix College Financing?

CFPB to Define ‘Abusive’ Acts by Financial Firms

CFPB proposes to issue final rule on annual civil penalty adjustments

Mulvaney eyes financial law enforcement change

Waters introduces bill to undo CFPB’s anti-consumer changes

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 10/12

Before you start your weekend, stop and read today’s headlines!

Popular Job Perk: Helping To Pay Off Student Loan Debt

CFPB’s Mulvaney unmoved by external pressure to oust top aide

Pentagon, others baffled by CFPB plan to cease military lending exams

Mulvaney calls for unity at consumer bureau amid racial controversy

Mortgage Industry Urges CFPB to Make Changes to Lo Comp Rule

Congress Can’t Create an Independent and Unaccountable New Branch of Government

Chapter 5 Officially Begins in Department of ED Private Debt Collection Saga

35 State Attorneys General Request the FCC to Implement New Rules to Combat Illegal Spam Robocalls

7th Circuit affirms withheld attorney fees in disability cases

Bond yields sink after consumer prices reading is lighter than expected, quelling inflation fears

Consumer groups blast CFPB over proposed ‘disclosure sandbox’

Public service loan forgiveness is going wrong for most people — meet some of them

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 10/11

Today’s Bankruptcy News Briefs are…

Reagor-Dykes customers caught in lawsuit, bankruptcy limbo to see relief

FTC warns about hurricane scams

Navient Asks For Special Master In CFPB Discovery Row

Many millennials are turning to payday loans

California Enacts Amended Law with Debt Collection Requirements when Working with Service Members

IRS Keeps Percentages Paid Private Collection Companies Secret

Not just student loans: Millennials are also loading up on this kind of debt

Credit-card users should ‘jump on’ these offers as interest rates hit record highs

Student Debt Crisis Exceeds $1.4 Trillion Dollars

Study shows older consumers have higher credit scores

Sears may file for bankruptcy as debt payment looms, reports say

One Of America’s Oldest Coal Companies Just Filed For Bankruptcy

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