Two Exciting Events to Report On

I have two very interesting events coming up this week. This morning (Tuesday, February 25th) I will be facilitating and moderating a panel discussion on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and how it impacts mortgage originators, and consequently, you. The panelists will be: Edwin Chow, the Western Regional Director of the CFPB (the head...

Household Debt Service Lowest in Over 30 Years

(Oh, and I moved to a new company – see below) After years of American households taking on more and more debt, the Great Recession kind of kicked that trend in the gut.  One way or another, Americans started shedding debt.  They paid debt down, let their homes go into foreclosure, went bankrupt or simply...

Head of the CFPB in Jeopardy?

I saw this in Mortgage News this morning and simply could not resist: A lot of mortgage professionals think that the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is putting the industry in jeopardy. Looks like he’s giving himself the same treatment Wednesday. CFPB Director Richard Cordray will appear on Jeopardy! Wednesday. Cordray was an...