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CFPB Proposes to Ban Medical Bills from Credit Reports

Today, the CFPB proposed a rule that would remove medical bills from most credit reports, increase privacy protections, help to increase credit scores and loan approvals, and prevent debt collectors from using the credit reporting system to coerce people to pay.
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Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on the Proposed Ban of Medical Bills on Credit Reports

Research from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in 2022 showed that medical collections tradelines appeared on 43 million credit reports, and that 58 percent of bills that were in collections and on people’s credit records were medical bills.
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CFPB Proposes Rule to Close Bank Overdraft Loophole that Costs Americans Billions Each Year in Junk Fees

The CFPB today proposed a rule to rein in excessive overdraft fees charged by the nation’s biggest financial institutions.
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La CFPB Propone Normativa para Cerrar el Vacío Legal sobre los Sobregiros Bancarios que le Cuesta Miles de Millones de Dólares a los Consumidores del País

CFPB propone normativa para regir las excesivas penalidades por sobregiros, cobrados por las instituciones financieras más grandes de la nación.
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CFPB Report Finds Many College-Sponsored Financial Products Charge High and Unusual Fees

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found that many college-sponsored financial products have higher fees and worse terms and conditions compared to typical market products.