165Feb 20, 2013
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Advisory Board Meeting
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) advisory board members talked about a range of consumer finance market issues. CFPB Director Richard Cordray made opening remarks.
134Dec 14, 2012
Future of Homeownership
Housing industry and policy experts talked about the future of homeownership. They focused on the benefits and costs of homeownership and the role of lenders, investors and government policies, ...
1,181Aug 17, 2010
Role of Government in Housing Finance
The Departments of the Treasury and Housing and Urban Development co-sponsored a conference on the future of housing finance in anticipation of a comprehensive proposal for new regulations to ...
171Oct 16, 2008
Home Mortgage Finance Industry, Panel 1
Sarah Rosen Wartell made welcoming remarks and spoke about housing finance and the future of federal regulation of mortgage policies in light of recent turmoil in credit markets. Susan Wachter ...
50Jun 27, 2008
Book Discussion on High Wire
Peter Gosselin, national economics correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, spoke about his book High Wire (Basic Books). In his book, Mr. Gosselin contends that twenty-five years ...
36Dec 2, 2004
New Plastic Payment Products
Participants talked about the use of debit and gift cards by retailers, restrictions placed on redeeming the cards, and consumer spending habits. Following their remarks they answered questions ...
2,980May 24, 2000
Predatory Lending Practices
Government officials, consumer advocates, and banking officials testified about proposed regulatory and legislative changes to the Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act enacted in 1994 that would ...
7Sep 1, 1999
Financial Report for Second Quarter of 1999
Ms. Seidman and Mr. Ryder talked about the report issued on the financial health of savings and loan institutions during the second quarter of 1999. They stated that although the quarter ...
60Apr 13, 1999
Year 2000 Computer Problems: Banking
Regulatory officials and banking leaders testified about the banking industry’s ability to cope with the year 2000 computer problem. The first panel of regulators discussed how they ...
22Apr 29, 1998
Financial Services Mergers Part 1
Committee members heard testimony about planned financial services mergers between Citicorp and Travelers Group, as well as Nations Bank and Bank America. A panel of federal financial officials ...
15Nov 19, 1997
Thrift Industry Future
Ms. Seidman spoke about the future of the savings and loan industry in the U.S. She spoke about financial services modernization, chartering new thrifts, the role of thrifts in their ...
8Mar 31, 1997
White House Daily Briefing
Several administration officials briefed reporters on the state of private pension funds in the U.S. Then, Mr. McCurry took questions on other issues, including the Middle East peace process.