Jeanne Hogarth

Vice President

As a Vice President, Jeanne leads CFSI’s policy initiatives to incorporate the latest research and innovative thinking into the policy process and serves as a liaison with federal agencies, NGOs, non-profits, and other key stakeholders. Jeanne strives to improve consumer financial decision making within micro and macro environments.

Her experience in consumer behavior research at the Federal Reserve Board and in developing capacities in community-based organizations inspires her work. Previously, Jeanne was an economist in Consumer and Community Affairs at the Federal Reserve Board, managing Consumer Research. She explored consumer financial behavior and decision-making, financial services access and inclusion, and household economic stability. She was an Associate Professor at Cornell University where she translated research into practice in community development and consumer finance.

Jeanne is an avid traveler, seeing the world from A (Argentina) to Z (Zimbabwe). She received a B.S. in Education from Bowling Green State University and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Family and Consumer Economics from The Ohio State University. At work and at play, her mantra is, “We’re all in this together.”

Recent research from Jeanne Hogarth

  • CFSI Comment Letter on Proposed Amendments to Rules Concerning Prepaid Accounts

    CFSI submitted this letter in response to the request for comment on the proposed Amendments to Rules Concerning Prepaid Accounts, issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB, the Bureau) and published on June 29, 2017. Like the CFPB, we recognize the important role that prepaid products and services can play in the financial health of U.S. consumers and we are committed to promoting high-quality financial products. We believe that financial services can be a force for good in people's lives and that meeting consumers’ needs responsibly is ultimately good for both the consumer and the provider.

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  • CFSI Comment Letter on Information Regarding Consumer Credit Card Market

    CFSI submitted this letter in response to the CFPB's request for information on consumer credit card markets on March 10, 2017. Like the CFPB, CFSI recognizes the important role that access to high-quality financial products plays in helping consumers improve and maintain their financial health. We believe that finance can be a force for good in people's lives and that meeting consumers’ needs responsibly is ultimately good for both the consumer and the provider.

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  • CFSI Comment Letter to the CFPB’s Request for Information Regarding Use of Alternative Data and Modeling Techniques in the Credit Process

    CFSI submitted its response to the CFPB's request for information regarding use of alternative data and modeling techniques in the credit process on February 16, 2017. In the letter, CFSI acknowledges that the use of alternative data in the credit process poses both risks and benefits to consumers. The letter also states CFSI's belief that consumers will be better able to achieve financial health if they have access to innovative credit products that are safe, affordable, and of high quality, enabling them to manage their day-to-day finances, weather financial shocks, and pursue longterm opportunities.

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