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Volume 18 - Number 3

February 7, 2014

Lenders Faulted for Lack of Innovative Products

Mortgage products offered by lenders haven’t changed much since the 1930s and are in a primitive stage, according to Robert Shiller, an economist who helped develop the Case-Shiller home price index. In a new paper published by Yale University’s Cowles Foundation for research in economics, Shiller pushes for greater innovation in the mortgage industry. He is currently a professor at Yale and for years has advocated a product he developed, “continuous workout mortgages,” to no avail ...

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What’s your opinion on how Mick Mulvaney has managed the CFPB since he took over three months ago?

He’s done a good job of paring back the agency’s excesses and we’d like to see more.
I hope he totally dismantles the agency and sends those functions back to the agencies hence they came.
Not bad, but he needs to take his time making additional changes.
We’re totally aghast. He’s gone way too far in protecting the rights of companies not consumers!

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