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Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 17
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Debt Settlement, Check Cashing, and Other Financial Service Complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Warns Financial Companies About Sales and Production Incentives That May Lead to Fraud or Consumer Abuse
Category: Blog We’re exploring the use of a list of companies that offer free credit scores
Category: Blog How to avoid credit repair service scams
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Credit Repair Company for Misleading Consumers and Charging Illegal Fees
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 11
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaints Snapshot Spotlights Credit Reporting Complaints
Category: Blog Protecting one’s credit while in the criminal justice system
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Winter 2016
Category: Blog You have the right to request your consumer reports
Category: Blog 6 tips for using your credit card this season
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Subprime Credit Reporting Company and Owner to Pay $8 Million Penalty for Illegal Practices
Category: Blog Fall 2015 rulemaking agenda
Category: Blog Servicemembers: Protecting your credit when you’re away from home
Category: Blog This month’s Complaint Report: Credit reporting issues
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Credit Reporting Complaints
Category: Blog Removing an outdated bankruptcy from a credit report: Jorge’s story
Category: Blog Consumer advisory: Fact-check your specialty consumer report
Category: Report Data point: Credit invisibles
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Credit Reporting Press Call
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds 26 Million Consumers Are Credit Invisible
Category: Blog Here’s what we’re hearing from Servicemembers and their families
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of David Silberman Before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
Category: Blog Millions of consumers will now have access to credit scores and reports through nonprofit counselors
Category: Blog We’re suing a robo-call debt collector
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Participants in Robo-Call Phantom Debt Collection Operation
Category: Report Consumer voices on credit reports and scores
Category: Press release CFPB Reports That More Than 50 Million Credit Card Consumers Have Access to Free Credit Scores
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Report Consumer credit reports: A study of medical and non-medical collections
Category: Blog Consumer Advisory: 7 ways to keep medical debt in check
Category: Blog Here’s how medical debt hurts your credit report
Category: Blog Veterans: Take advantage of student loan forgiveness, but don’t let it damage your credit
Category: Speech CFPB Director Richard Cordray’s Prepared Lecture on Economic Rights as Civil Rights at Michigan State University
Category: Blog Encontrando la ayuda que necesitas, en el idioma que entiendes – La historia de Higinio
Category: Blog Getting the help you need, in the language you understand – Higinio’s story
Category: Blog We can help you fight improper actions by debt collectors: Venida’s story
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Auto Finance Company for Distorting Borrower Credit Reports
Category: Press release CFPB, FTC and States Announce Sweep Against Foreclosure Relief Scammers
Category: Report Consumer Response: A snapshot of complaints received
Category: Report Report on the use of remittance histories in credit scoring
Category: Report Data point: Medical debt and credit scores
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Medical Debt Study Press Call
Category: Press release CFPB Study Finds Medical Debt Overly Penalizes Consumer Credit Scores
Category: Blog How to protect vulnerable children from credit reporting problems
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Tools To Protect Foster Care Children From Credit Reporting Problems
Category: Report Credit reporting complaint snapshot
Category: Blog Now you have better options to dispute a credit report error
Category: Press release CFPB Calls on Top Credit Card Companies to Make Credit Scores Available to Consumers
Category: Blog Save the date: Join us for a Consumer Advisory Board meeting in Washington, D.C.
Category: Blog What’s the deal with health care credit cards? Four things you should know
Category: Press release CFPB Orders GE CareCredit to Refund $34.1 Million for Deceptive Health-Care Credit Card Enrollment
Category: Press release CFPB Puts Companies on Notice About Duty to Investigate Consumer Credit Report Disputes
Category: Report A snapshot of complaints received
Category: Press release The CFPB Issues Procedural Rule on Supervising Nonbanks that Pose Risks to Consumers
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Two Companies for Charging Illegal Debt-Relief Fees
Category: Testimony Corey Stone at the Senate Commerce Subcommittee of Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance
Category: Blog Good credit – I want that!
Category: Report Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Blog Our proposed rule on student loan servicers
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Rule to Oversee Nonbank Student Loan Servicers
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray Before Independent Community Bankers of America
Category: Speech Remarks of CFPB Acting Deputy Director Steve Antonakes
Category: Blog Is your credit report wrong? How to find out and fix it
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of Corey Stone before the Senate Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection Subcommittee
Category: Report Key Dimensions and Processes in the U.S. Credit Reporting System: A review of how the nation’s largest credit bureaus manage consumer data
Category: Press release CFPB Report Details How the Nation’s Largest Credit Bureaus Manage Consumer Data
Category: Press release CFPB Report Details How the Nation’s Largest Credit Bureaus Manage Consumer Data
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks by Richard Cordray on a Credit Reporting White Paper Press Call
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Justice Department pledge to work together to protect consumers from credit discrimination
Category: Blog You have a right to see specialty consumer reports too
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issues warning to nationwide specialty consumer reporting agencies
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights Problems in Market Discovered Through Supervisory Actions
Category: Blog Now accepting credit reporting complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Now Taking Complaints on Credit Reporting
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Making it Easier for Stay-at-Home Spouses and Partners to Get Credit Cards
Category: Report Analysis of Differences between Consumer- and Creditor-Purchased Credit Scores
Category: Blog Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) examination procedures
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Study Finds Credit Scores Used by Consumers and Lenders Can Differ
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Exam Procedures for Consumer Reporting Market
Category: Blog Meet Greg from Michigan
Category: Blog So how many consumer reporting companies are there?
Category: Blog Live from Detroit, MI!
Category: Press release CFPB to Supervise Credit Reporting
Category: Blog Notice about possible debt consolidation scam
Category: Blog Protecting Older Americans from financial abuse
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Procedural Rule on Supervising Nonbanks that Pose Risks to Consumers
Category: Press release CFPB to Hold Financial Institutions and their Service Providers Accountable
Category: Blog Our second National Consumer Protection Week
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Rule to Supervise Larger Participants in Consumer Debt Collection and Consumer Reporting Markets
Category: Blog The CFPB launches its nonbank supervision program
Category: Press release CFPB Launches Nonbank Supervision Program
Category: Blog Keeping a good credit score
Category: Report Report on remittance transfers
Category: Report The impact of differences between consumer- and creditor-purchased credit scores
Category: Press release CFPB Report Examines Differences Between Credit Scores Consumers and Lenders Receive
Category: Blog Reaching out for Input: Help Us Define “Larger Participants.”
Category: Blog Explainer: What is a nonbank, and what makes one “larger”?
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Seeks Public Input On Key Element Of Nonbank Supervision Program