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Category: Blog Busting myths about bankruptcy and private student loans
Category: Blog Ou dwe konnen ki dwa ak pwoteksyon ou genyen nan sa ki gen pou wè avèk bòdwo medikal ak rekouvreman
Category: Blog Alamin ang iyong mga karapatan at proteksyon pagdating sa mga medikal na singil at pangongolekta
Category: Blog Know your rights and protections when it comes to medical bills and collections
Category: Blog Biết các quyền và biện pháp bảo vệ của quý vị khi đề cập tới hóa đơn và thu nợ y tế
Category: Blog 瞭解你關於醫療帳單和收帳的權利和保護措施
Category: Blog Conozca sus derechos y protecciones en relación a las facturas médicas y los cobros
Category: Blog 의료비 및 추심에 대한 권리와 보호조치에 대해 알아보세요.
Category: Blog Знайте и защищайте свои права, касающиеся медицинских счетов и взыскания задолженности
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks to Halt Negative Credit Reporting for Survivors of Human Trafficking
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Opening Remarks to the Consumer Advisory Board
Category: Report Medical debt burden in the United States
Category: Report GAO-IG Act Reporting
Category: Press release CFPB Moves to Thwart Illegal Auto Repossessions
Category: Blog Inaccurate small business credit reports can block access to loans
Category: Blog Report illustrates how the big three credit reporting companies are giving consumers the runaround
Category: Blog No Surprises Act: How we are protecting people from the side effects of surprise medical bills
Category: Report Justice-Involved Individuals and the Consumer Financial Marketplace
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Blog Our public inquiry on buy now, pay later
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report Detailing Consumer Complaint Response Deficiencies of the Big Three Credit Bureaus
Category: Report Annual report of consumer and credit reporting complaints: An analysis of complaint responses by Equifax, Experian, TransUnion
Category: Blog Hold credit reporting companies accountable for incorrect reports and shoddy service
Category: Blog Know before you buy (now, pay later) this holiday season
Category: Blog Understand how the CFPB’s Debt Collection Rule impacts you
Category: Office of Research Publication Disputes on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Credit Report Disputes Far More Common in Majority Black and Hispanic Neighborhoods
Category: Report 2021 Annual Report of the CFPB Education Loan Ombudsman
Category: Press release CFPB, FTC and North Carolina Department of Justice File Amicus Brief in Henderson v. The Source for Public Data, L.P.
Category: Office of Research Publication Financial conditions for renters before and during the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Report Plain Writing Act compliance report 2021
Category: Blog Should you buy now and pay later?
Category: Press release As Federal Eviction Protections Come to an End, CFPB Warns Landlords and Consumer Reporting Agencies to Report Rental Information Accurately
Category: Blog Errors in your tenant screening report shouldn’t keep you from finding a place to call home
Category: Office of Research Publication Commercial Credit on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Blog The trends of commercial credit reporting on consumer credit
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights Supervisory Findings of Wide-Ranging Violations of Law in 2020
Category: Director's statement Statement by CFPB Acting Director Dave Uejio on Impact of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Federal Holiday on Residential Mortgage Closings
Category: Office of Research Publication Changes in consumer financial status during the early months of the pandemic
Category: Press release CFPB Delays Mandatory Compliance Date for General Qualified Mortgage Final Rule
Category: Blog Protecting consumers through a pandemic: 2020 Fair Lending Report to Congress
Category: Press release CFPB Compliance Bulletin Warns Mortgage Servicers: Unprepared is Unacceptable
Category: Report GAO-IG Act Reporting
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Blog Bureau takes additional steps to foster an inclusive financial system
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues an Approval Order to Facilitate Employee Access to Earned but Unpaid Wages
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Approval Order to Facilitate the Use of Dual Usage Credit Cards
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Finalizes Advisory Opinions Policy and Announces Two New Advisory Opinions
Category: Office of Research Publication Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Payment Amount Furnishing & Consumer Reporting
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Settlement with Debt Collector for Credit Reporting Violation
Category: Blog New report explores the prevalence of actual payment information in consumer credit reporting
Category: Blog CFPB provides clearer rules of the road for RESPA marketing service agreements
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Policy Statement on Applications for Early Termination of Consent Orders
Category: Report Plain Writing Act compliance report 2020
Category: Blog Recursos del CFPB en múltiples idiomas
Category: Blog Protecting your credit during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog Proteja su crédito durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Blog What to consider when sharing your financial data
Category: Report Targeting credit builder loans
Category: Press release CFPB Study Shows Financial Product Could Help Consumers Build Credit
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Consumer Financial Protection Week, Virtual Events Nationwide
Category: Speech Remarks by Director Kraninger During Consumer Data Industry Association Webinar
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches Pilot Advisory Opinion Program to Provide Regulated Entities Clear Guidance and Improve Compliance
Category: Blog Consumer reporting and the CARES Act
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Commonwealth of Massachusetts File Suit Against Credit-Repair Telemarketers
Category: Press release CFPB to Provide Additional Extension of Comment Period for Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Time Barred Debt
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Monster Loans, Thomas Chou, Sean Cowell, and Related Companies
Category: Office of Research Publication The early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on credit applications
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Shows Substantial Decline in Credit Applications in March
Category: Blog Protecting consumers and encouraging innovation: 2019 Fair Lending Report to Congress
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2019
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Credit Reporting Guidance During COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Key Steps to Prevent Consumer Harm; Proposes Whistleblower Award Program, Other Measures
Category: Report GAO-IG Act Reporting
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Time-Barred Debt Disclosures
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Report 2019 BCFP Annual Employee Survey Results
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Action Against Monster Loans, Lend Tech Loans, and Student-Loan Debt-Relief Companies
Category: Report Annual Report on the TILA, EFTA, and CARD Act
Category: Office of Research Publication Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Public records, credit scores, and credit performance
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition, Issue No. 20 (Fall 2019)
Category: Blog Applying for a job? It’s important to know what goes into your background screening reports
Category: Press release CFPB and FTC to Host December Workshop on Accuracy in Consumer Reporting
Category: Blog New report explores the relationship between Financial Well-Being and the contents of and engagement with credit reports
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 19 (Summer 2019)
Category: Blog Datos que debe saber sobre el acuerdo con Equifax
Category: Blog Facts you can use about the Equifax settlement
Category: Blog An update on credit access and the Bureau’s first No-Action Letter
Category: Press release CFPB Extends Comment Period for Debt Collection Proposal
Category: Speech Statement by Kathy Kraninger at CFPB/FTC Equifax Settlement Press Conference
Category: Press release CFPB, FTC and States Announce Settlement with Equifax Over 2017 Data Breach
Category: Report Building a bridge to credit visibility report
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on Third-Party Debt Collections
Category: Report Market Snapshot: Third-Party Debt Collections Tradeline Reporting
Category: Report Sources and uses of data at the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
Category: Blog New report explores when consumers apply for credit cards as their credit scores change
Category: Office of Research Publication Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Timing of Applications for Consumer Credit
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Outlines Plan to Review Rules Under the Regulatory Flexibility Act
Category: Blog Check these items off your student loan to-do list
Category: Blog 5 ways you can guard against identity theft