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2012-07-28 23:02:55

Rapid Recovery Solution, Inc., a New York collection agency, comments on the unveiling of a new online tool for student loan borrowers by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) July 27, 2012 On July 27, 2012, collection agency, Rapid Recovery Solution, Inc. comments on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) releasing a new Student Loan Collection Assistant to aid student loan borrowers or debtors at risk of or currently facing default student loans....

2011-07-28 18:30:00

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This afternoon, the House Small Business Committee Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations will hold a hearing entitled, "Open for Business: The Impact of the CFPB on Small Business." Though the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has only been open for one week, the hearing appears geared toward the premise that the new bureau is hurting small businesses, a refrain used repeatedly by opponents of the CFPB in the...

2011-07-20 15:28:00

WASHINGTON, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) prepares to open its doors for the first time Thursday, a new poll released today by Consumers Union, the nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports, found that the new financial watchdog enjoys broad support from nearly three-quarters (74%) of consumers. Pamela Banks, senior policy counsel for Consumers Union said, "With the opening of the CFPB, consumers now know that they have a...

2011-05-24 10:22:00

House Oversight Committee to Hold Hearing on CFPB Today WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The House Oversight Committee will hold a hearing later today on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in the latest effort by opponents of the agency to limit its authority. The CFPB is already subject to sufficient oversight and should not be hamstrung by any more constraints on its ability to protect consumers, according to Consumers Union, the nonprofit publisher of...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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