Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Ann Warren (née Herring; born June 22, 1949) is an American academic and politician, who is the senior United States Senator from Massachusetts and a member of the Democratic Party. She was previously a Harvard Law School professor specializing in bankruptcy law. Warren is an active consumer protection advocate whose work led to the conception and establishment of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. She has written a number of academic and popular works, and is a frequent subject of media interviews regarding the American economy and personal finance.
Posts about Elizabeth Warren
  • Losuy Morale Is Not A Deterrent To Belief In The Greater Good

    … bureaucracy otherwise chock-full of pristine beauty, peace, and contentment is, in fact, a virus of employee morale malaise that makes Ebola look like a cold sore. The Financial Protection Bureau, the U.S. government’s newest agency championed by Elizabeth Warren to regulate financial institutions, is suffering from sliding employee morale and distrust…

    Kevin Funnell/ Bank Lawyer's Blog- 1 readers -
  • Privacy Monday – November 24, 2014

    … Here are three privacy stories to start your week - 1. Dear “financial institution” : how is your data security?! Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) announced (press release) that on November 18 the Senator together with Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md) sent letters to sixteen (16) financial services providers requesting detailed information about…

    Cynthia Larose/ Privacy & Security Matters- 4 readers -
  • Rolling Stone Spotlights JP Morgan Chase Whistleblower

    … and the bank was engaged in illegal acts. She later blew the whistle, and as a new article by Matt Taibbi of the Rolling Stone asserts, the Justice Department used the threat of her testimony to elicit a $9 billion civil settlement with the firm last year. But as our Miami foreclosure lawyers know well, settlements like this did little to actually hold…

    Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog- 1 readers -
  • Buying a Home – Help From the CFPB

    … Recently I got an e-mail from the newly-formed Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). You remember the CFPB, right? No? That’s alright. But you probably remember the agency’s public face, now-Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts. So, after coming out of the shoot a few years with the President’s blessing and much fanfare, the CFPB…

    Illinois Bankruptcy Lawyer Blogin Massachusetts- 3 readers -
  • Speaking at NYU Law School Thursday

    … I will be at NYU Law School on Thursday November 6 to give a talk co-sponsored by the NYU Federalist Society and NYU’s Classical Liberal Institute, “Why Everything Elizabeth Warren Told You About Consumer Credit Is Wrong.” It will be from 4:00-5:50 at NYU Law School, Vanderbilt Hall Room 210.…

    Todd Zywicki/ The Volokh Conspiracy- 1 readers -
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Government Protected Wall Street, Not Families

    …. to 6 p.m. on "Debt Warriors with Bruce Jacobs," discussing foreclosure topics that matter to YOU. Additional Resources: EXCLUSIVE: Elizabeth Warren on Barack Obama: "They protected Wall Street. Not families who were losing their homes. Not people who lost their jobs. And it happened over and over and over" , Oct. 12, 2014, By Thomas Frank, Salon.com More Blog Entries: The "Great Wage Slowdown" Has Hindered American Workers, Oct. 20, 2014, Miami Foreclosure Defense Lawyer Blog …

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  • Report: Middle Class Wealth Amassed Since WWII Largely Depleted

    … 90 percent have about zero in savings. Is any of this possible to reverse? Maybe, but it would take strong, decisive measures and time. Following the Great Depression, America needed the New Deal and the gains of the post-war to recover. Absent some major reform, all of the gains will be lost. The study authors cite possible actions as: Higher…

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  • Take Advantage of Public Sector Loan Forgiveness

    … of it, you should strongly consider it. Despite the uncertainty, the opportunity costs and the commitment to the public sector for a large chunk of your prime working years, the PSLF could be the one thing that makes that costly 3-year trip to law school actually worth it. Law School big image, PSLF, smaller title, student debt, student loans …

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