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Category: Data, research, and reports | Category: Info for consumers |
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Your voices help drive our work

Last week, we published the three millionth complaint on the CFPB complaint database. This accumulation of complaints represents ten years of sharing consumers’ experiences to increase transparency and create accountability to the public by clarifying the problems consumers face.

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Transcript Withholding Holds Back Workers and Wages

Millions of students seek postsecondary degrees in the hope that advancing their education will lead to better job opportunities, higher earnings, and greater economic security for themselves and their families. But many institutions of higher education are precluding students from making professional and educational gains by withholding their official transcripts to collect education-related debts.

Category: Director's notebook |
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Protecting families and honest businesses from debt collection abuses

Financial companies that collect and process loan payments play a critical role in consumer finance markets. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is the primary federal regulator of the consumer debt collection industry, and today, we submitted our annual report to Congress on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).

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Знайте и защищайте свои права, касающиеся медицинских счетов и взыскания задолженности

Узнайте, как защитить кредитную историю и избежать ошибочных действий, когда вам выставили счет за медицинское обслуживание.

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New VA rule relieves financial distress for thousands of veterans with medical bills

Getting sick or injured can often result in a heavy financial burden for many families, leaving them with mounting medical bills as well as aggressive debt collection and coercive credit reporting that can make matters worse. A new VA rule sets a clear precedent for reducing the financial distress of families and putting patients first.

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Las protecciones federales a la vivienda han terminado. Sepa cómo evitar la ejecución y el desalojo

Algunas de las protecciones federales que fueron establecidas para proteger a los propietarios de vivienda del “foreclosure” o ejecución financiera, y a los inquilinos del “eviction” o desalojo durante la pandemia del COVID-19, terminaron el 31 de julio. Si usted tiene problemas para pagar su renta o hipoteca, es importante que actúe ahora para prevenir la ejecución o el desalojo.

Category: Info for consumers |
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Sepa cuáles son sus derechos como inquilino que enfrenta un desalojo

Si usted debe la renta, podría tener derecho a posponer el desalojo usando la Declaración de Protección contra el Desalojo del CDC. También podría tener derecho a recibir notificación de la moratoria de desalojos del CDC por parte de un cobrador de deudas. Sepa más acerca de las prácticas injustas de cobro de deudas y cómo evitar el desalojo durante la pandemia del COVID-19.