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Has the CFPB's Mission Changed?
Has the CFPB's Mission Changed?

NEW STRATEGIC PLAN NARROWS THE FOCUS OF CONSUMER PROTECTION AGENCY

With the release of the new Strategic Plan from the CFPB, many are left with questions on regulation compliance. Without a doubt JMFA’s recommendations for overdraft protection will keep your institution fully compliant. If you have any questions or uncertainty we are here to help you stay on target.

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How Does Your Institution Rank When It Comes to Disclosure?
How Does Your Institution Rank When It Comes to Disclosure?
Consumers are always interested in knowing how the products and services they use rank among competing options. When it comes to providing financial services, it’s important to demonstrate to both account holders and regulators that your products are compliant and easy-to-use. Learn what it takes to remove the guesswork and confusion from your overdraft program policies and procedures. Then watch as your disclosure and overall service delivery ranking rises to the top.   Read more
A Cautionary Tale: Don’t Put Important Service Initiatives on Auto-Pilot

You may think everything is fine with your overdraft privilege program if no new policies have been issued and it is generating income. But, if you are allowing it to operate with little or no additional oversight, you could be setting yourself up for potential missteps or even violations that can result in costly consequences or poor performance. Learn more about the consequences of putting your overdraft program on auto-pilot.

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With Cordray’s Departure, What Direction Will the CFPB Take?

On November 15th it was announced that Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director, Richard Cordray, is stepping down before the end of the month, eight months earlier than expected. Learn how we help our clients with the most accurate guidance and regulatory perspective.

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What’s on your ‘overdraft program’ checklist?
Though a basic concept―helping an account holder overcome a checkbook oversight or emergency situation―overdraft programs involve several moving parts for your organization: notification, sign-up, and usage to name a few. Accordingly, having an implementation checklist can help you achieve compliance and avoid charges of deceptive practices. Read on to learn if your overdraft program is one that checks all the boxes for organizational and account holder success.

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