Greenlining Institute Comment to CFPB Debt Collection ANPR

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is considering consumer protection rules for the debt collection market. The Greenlining Institute filed comments on the CFPB’s proposed rules, emphasizing that there is a great need to curb abusive debt collection practices, especially…
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Greenlining is Non-Partisan, but House Republicans Are Wrong

I woke up this morning in disbelief. Today, the Republican-led House of Representatives approved a package of bills with deceitful titles working to fundamentally weaken the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The proposals — supported by 10 Democrats and 232 Republicans…
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Just 1 Month Till Greenlining’s Economic Summit – RSVP Today!

One Month Left Until Our 2014 Economic Summit! RSVP Today! April 4th, 2014 is about one month away! Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray and PG&E Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Anthony F. Earley Jr. will be our keynote speakers. Click here to see our…
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Save the Date: CFPB Chief Richard Cordray, PG&E CEO Anthony F. Earley, Jr. to Keynote Greenlining Institute Economic Summit in Oakland Apr. 4

Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray and Pacific Gas and Electric President and CEO Anthony F. Earley, Jr. will keynote The Greenlining Institute’s annual Economic Summit April 4. The unique…
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A New Year to Seize New Opportunities!

Richard Cordray to Keynote at our 2014 Economic Summit! April 4th is less than 3 months away! We are excited to announce that Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray and PG&E Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Anthony F. Earley Jr. will be…
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New Rules of the Road for Mortgage Lenders and Borrowers – Part II

In my last post, I discussed new protections that are effective this month for home buyers seeking a mortgage. But that’s just the start: The new mortgage rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau also protect you after you get your mortgage.…
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New Rules of the Road for Mortgage Lenders and Borrowers – Part I

If you’re current or aspiring homeowner, we have good news for you! Effective this month, new common-sense rules will help ensure that lenders treat borrowers fairly. The new rules come from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), a federal agency…
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New Mortgage Protections for Consumers Kick in Friday

Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA – Housing experts at The Greenlining Institute today applauded new mortgage rules that take effect Jan. 10. The new rules, from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), are designed to protect…
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