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Category: Blog Top 10 ways to protect yourself in the wake of the Equifax data breach
Category: Blog Equifax data breach updates
Category: Report CFPB data point: Student loan repayment
Category: Blog Too many student loan borrowers struggling, not enough benefiting from affordable repayment options
Category: Press Release CFPB Finds Percentage of Borrowers with $20K in Student Debt Doubled Over Last Decade
Category: Report CFPB Data Point: Frequent overdrafters
Category: Blog We’ve issued a new rule on arbitration to help groups of people take companies to court
Category: Press Release CFPB Issues Rule to Ban Companies From Using Arbitration Clauses to Deny Groups of People Their Day in Court
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Arbitration Rule Announcement
Category: Report CFPB Data Point: Becoming credit visible
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Study Finds Consumers in Lower-income Areas are More Likely to Become Credit Visible Due to Negative Records
Category: Report CFPB Financial Well-Being Scale: Scale development technical report
Category: Report Consumer Experiences With Debt Collection: Findings From the CFPB’s Survey on Consumer Views on Debt
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Prepaid Product Complaints
Category: Report Financial Coaching: A Strategy to Improve Financial Well-Being
Category: Blog Financial coaching can benefit consumers
Category: Report Final Report of Findings: Post-Proposal Testing of Prepaid Card Disclosures
Category: Report Tools for saving: Using prepaid accounts to set aside funds
Category: Press Release CFPB Project Catalyst Study Finds Savings Offers Double the Number of Consumers Saving
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray to Corporation for Enterprise Development Assets Learning Conference
Category: Report Study of third-party debt collection operations
Category: Blog Researchers – Share your work at the CFPB Research Conference
Category: Report Supplemental findings on payday, payday installment, and vehicle title loans, and deposit advance products
Category: Blog Research finds one-in-five auto title loan borrowers have their vehicle seized
Category: Press Release CFPB Finds One-in-Five Auto Title Loan Borrowers Have Vehicle Seized for Failing to Repay Debt
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Auto Title Lending Research Press Call
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Proposes Prohibiting Mandatory Arbitration Clauses that Deny Groups of Consumers their Day in Court
Category: Blog CFPB proposes prohibiting mandatory arbitration clauses that deny groups of consumers their day in court
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Field Hearing on Arbitration Clauses
Category: Blog Live from Albuquerque!
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2015
Category: Report Testing of Bankruptcy Periodic Statement Forms for Mortgage Servicing
Category: Press Release CFPB Finds Half of Online Payday Borrowers Rack Up an Average of $185 in Bank Penalties
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on Payday Lending Research Report Press Call
Category: Blog New research shows online payday loan borrowers rack up steep fees
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Highlights High Rate of Debt Collection Complaints From Servicemembers and Their Families
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the American Constitution Society
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of CFPB Acting Deputy Director David Silberman Before the House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
Category: Report Measuring financial well-being: A guide to using the CFPB Financial Well-Being Scale
Category: Press Release CFPB Finds CARD Act Helped Consumers Avoid More Than $16 Billion in Gotcha Credit Card Fees
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Meeting of the Consumer Advisory Board
Category: Blog Save the date: Join us for a Consumer Advisory Board meeting in Washington, D.C.
Category: Blog Live from Denver!
Category: Blog New proposal to ban companies from using arbitration clauses as a free pass to avoid accountability
Category: Press Release CFPB Considers Proposal to Ban Arbitration Clauses that Allow Companies to Avoid Accountability to Their Customers
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Arbitration Field Hearing
Category: Blog Save the date, Denver!
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Finds Servicemembers Continue To Face Roadblocks From Student Loan Servicers
Category: Press Release CFPB Finds 90 Percent of Private Student Loan Borrowers Who Applied for Co-Signer Release Were Rejected
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Academic Research Council
Category: Report Data point: Credit invisibles
Category: Report Arbitration Study: Report to Congress 2015
Category: Blog Live from Newark!
Category: Blog We took a look at arbitration agreements and here’s what we found
Category: Press Release CFPB Study Finds That Arbitration Agreements Limit Relief for Consumers
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Arbitration Field Hearing
Category: Blog Save the date, Newark!
Category: Report Financial well-being: The goal of financial education
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Finds Nearly Half of Borrowers Do Not Shop for a Mortgage
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Finds Loopholes In Military Lending Act Rules Rack Up Costs For Servicemembers
Category: Press Release CFPB Spotlights Concerns with Medical Debt Collection and Reporting
Category: Report Study of Prepaid Account Agreements
Category: Report Summary of Findings: Design and Testing of Prepaid Card Fee Disclosures
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Finds Distressed Private Student Loan Borrowers Driven Into Default
Category: Report CFPB data point: Payday lending
Category: Press Release CFPB Finds Four Out Of Five Payday Loans Are Rolled Over Or Renewed
Category: Speech Director Richard Cordray Remarks at the Payday Field Hearing
Category: Press Release Consumers Report Being Hounded About Debts Not Owed
Category: Report Rigorous evaluation of financial capability strategies: Why, when, and how
Category: Report Arbitration study preliminary results
Category: Blog Live from Dallas!
Category: Press Release CFPB Finds Few Consumers File Arbitration Cases
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Director Richard Cordray at the Field Hearing on Arbitration
Category: Blog Save the date, Dallas, Texas!
Category: Press Release The CFPB Finds Financial Education Programs are Significantly Outspent by Financial Marketing
Category: Press Release CFPB Launches Public Inquiry into Arbitration Clauses