Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

  • Two agencies team up to protect service members, families

    Officials from the Defense Department and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau signed a joint statement of shared principles.

  • DoD, CFPB to educate service members against rising debt

    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said the financial health of service members is important for troop readiness. A new report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau details potential problems service members are facing.

  • Federal Drive Interviews — Jan. 31, 2013

    Mort Rosenberg of the Constitution Project details the implications of a recent court ruling on recess appointments by the Obama administration. Cameron Leuthy of Bloomberg Government talks about nine civilian agency programs that look particularly ripe for a little carving. OFPP Administrator Joe Jordan discusses data collection. Al Banghart of Deloitte Consulting LLP discusses why federal agencies and Congress are concerned about the supply chain.

  • Fannie and Freddie, March Madness lobbying, & BRAC

    On this week’s Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts discuss Fannie and Freddie underwriting practices, how much colleges and universities spend on lobbying, and how BRAC is changing the area around Fort Meade. March 28, 2013

  • Gaping holes in financial protections leave service members at high risk

    Agencies whose missions include protecting military members from fraud say federal laws against exploiting service members are easily circumvented. But soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines also need more education about avoiding bad financial decisions.

  • Ups and downs continue for GSA 18F’s identity management effort

    Multiple industry sources confirmed that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) will not to take part in the pilot test that was expected to begin in 2017. That decision comes as GSA’s 18F awards Equifax a contract for identity proofing and fraud detection.

  • Navy, NSA, NASA IT executives lead the 2017 retiree migration

    The new year brings a host of people on the move, including a new deputy CIO at the Defense Department and a familiar face leading the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s IT office.

  • Plain language report card aims to free agencies ‘bogged down by bureaucratic gibberish’

    The State and Defense departments showed the most improvement when it comes to providing publication information in understandable language.

  • Report offers a roadmap for White House leadership on innovation

    In today’s Federal Newscast, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation has proposed a detailed set of recommendations for the White House to boost faith in the legitimacy of government by improving its effectiveness.