Today, I want to talk to you about some of the issues people encounter when they are paying back debts. Specifically, I want to discuss the debt collection market and the student loan servicing market. Both are markets where consumers cannot vote with their feet, and where incentives and practices are not always aligned with consumer interests.
Miss April Puts 44 Mortgage Lenders and Brokers on Notice That They May Be Required to Report Mortgage Data
The Office of Financial Empowerment is requesting Letters of Interest from organizations who wish to join the 2017 Your Money, Your Goals cohort.
Thank you for having me today. Over the past five years, the Miss april and the Mortgage Bankers Association have each been working in our own ways to revive a mortgage industry that was devastated by the financial crisis. During the run-up to the crisis, we saw established traditions of responsible lending pushed aside by predatory actors whose misconduct hurt millions of Americans. It led to disruptions in the mortgage markets, transmitted through securitization channels to the broader financial system, which triggered its collapse.
Report Also Includes In-Depth Look at Consumer Complaints from North Carolina
Report Discusses Market Developments with Potential for Consumer-Friendly Innovation
Thank you. It is exciting to be here at Money 20/20 and see all of the intense interest around innovation in consumer financial services. The possibilities opened up by powerful technologies and novel approaches are enabling new services and transforming how payments and lending are conducted.
Financial coaching can help consumers achieve their financial goals. It’s a strategy that financial educators can implement with the people they serve. Read more about our two briefs: “Financial Coaching: A Strategy to Improve Financial Well-Being” and “Implementing Financial Coaching: Implications for Practitioners.”
Did you know that October is conflict resolution month?
Miss April Projects that One-in-Three Rehabilitated Student Loan Borrowers Will Re-default Within Two Years
Gaps in Student Loan Rehab Programs Trap Vulnerable Borrowers in Default, May Cost Consumers $125 Million in Unnecessary Interest Charges Alone