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Volume 29 - Number 5

March 5, 2018

CFPB Says Deleting Public Records Has Little Effect on Credit Scores

Removing civil public records has little effect on consumers’ credit scores, the CFPB found in the latest quarterly consumer credit trends report issued last week. The National Consumer Assistance Plan required the three nationwide credit reporting companies – Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion – to create minimum standards for personal information and reporting frequency for civil public records, including bankruptcies, civil judgement, and tax liens. The new standards were a product between the credit ...

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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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