Rachel Witkowski

Reporter

Rachel Witkowski is a community banking reporter at American Banker. She focuses on banks under $20 billion in assets specializing in the Southeast and California. Prior to American Banker, Rachel worked at the Jacksonville Business Journal covering banks, insurance services and public companies in Northeast Florida. During her four years at the JBJ, Rachel was recognized by several trade associations for articles related to Florida’s financial industry downfall and the hurricane insurance crisis after 2006.

Recent Stories From this Author

CFPB Sues Sprint Over Illegal Cellphone Fees
December 17, 2014 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Wednesday it had filed a lawsuit against Sprint Corp., alleging it illegally...

CFPB Unexpectedly Claims Jurisdiction Over Cell Phone Companies
December 17, 2014 The CFPB sued Sprint on Wednesday, claiming it allowed illegal charges onto customer's cell phone bills. The case is likely to...

Banks Already Relapsing to Pre-Crisis Ways, OCC Says
December 16, 2014 Lenders are moving too quickly to return to the loose underwriting standards that caused the housing crisis, according to a...

CFPB Takes Aim at Prepaid, Debit Cards on College Campuses
December 15, 2014 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has its sights set on prepaid and debit cards offered to college students as such...

Debt Relief Firms Tricked Students into High Fees, CFPB Says
December 11, 2014 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau took action Thursday against two companies for allegedly running "scams" that...

CFPB to Require Credit Reporting Agencies to Name Bad Actors
December 10, 2014 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is calling on the biggest credit reporting agencies to submit reports regularly on...

Is the CFPB Overestimating Racial Bias in Auto Loans?
December 5, 2014 The financial services industry believes it has finally discovered proof that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau uses...

Watchdog Agencies Fault FDIC, OCC Over Lack of Senior-Level Diversity
December 4, 2014 The watchdog agencies for two bank regulators issued reports this week that found a lack of minorities and women in...

CFPB Delays Proposals on Overdraft, Payday Lending and Debt Collection
November 25, 2014 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has pushed back three key rulemakings – including the highly anticipated proposal on...

Cheat Sheet: Inside the CFPB's New Mortgage Servicing Proposal
November 20, 2014 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a proposal Thursday that would institute new foreclosure protections for...

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