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Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act annual report 2017
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Debt Relief Attorneys for Collecting Illegal Fees from Struggling Consumers
Category: Blog Your voice, your story. Consumer views on debt collection
Category: Press release CFPB Survey Finds Over One-In-Four Consumers Contacted By Debt Collectors Feel Threatened
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the CFPB Debt Collection Event
Category: Report Consumer Experiences With Debt Collection: Findings From the CFPB’s Survey on Consumer Views on Debt
Category: Blog Consumer experiences with debt collection: Findings from our survey
Category: Report Market Snapshot: Online debt sales
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Two Law Firms for Misrepresenting Attorney Involvement to Collect on Medical Debts
Category: Report Snapshot of older consumers and student loan debt
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 18
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Debt Collection Complaints
Category: Press release CFPB and New York Attorney General File Lawsuit Against Illegal Nationwide Debt Collection Scheme
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 13 (Fall 2016)
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Report Annual report of the CFPB student loan ombudsman 2016
Category: Press release CFPB Projects that One-in-Three Rehabilitated Student Loan Borrowers Will Re-default Within Two Years
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Navy Federal Credit Union to Pay $28.5 Million for Improper Debt Collection Actions
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray to the Community Bank Advisory Council
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Expands Foreclosure Protections
Category: Report Study of third-party debt collection operations
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Considers Proposal to Overhaul Debt Collection Market
Category: Blog We’re working to improve fairness and transparency in the debt collection market for you
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on Field Hearing on Debt Collection
Category: Blog Save the date, Sacramento, Calif.!
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Supervisory Actions Return $24.5 Million To A Quarter-Million Consumers Harmed By Illegal Activities
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2016
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Halt Illegal Debt Collection Practices By Lawsuit Mill and Debt Buyer
Category: Press release CFPB Halts Student Loan Debt Relief Scam
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Examines Debt Collection Complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights High Rate of Debt Collection Complaints From Servicemembers and Their Families
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2016
Category: Press release CFPB Wins Final Judgment Against Morgan Drexen for Illegal Debt-Relief Scheme
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Illegal Student Debt Relief Scheme
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Winter 2016
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Citibank to Provide Relief to Consumers for Illegal Debt Sales and Collection Practices
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Examines Debt Settlement, Check Cashing, and Other Financial Service Complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Stop Illegal Debt Collection Lawsuit Mill
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Debt Collector for Pursuing Disputed and Unverified Cellphone Debts
Category: Report The Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Blog Fall 2015 rulemaking agenda
Category: Press release CFPB Recovers $107 Million in Relief for More Than 238,000 Consumers Through Supervisory Actions
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Fall 2015
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Indirect Auto Finance Company to Provide Consumers $44.1 Million in Relief for Illegal Debt Collection Tactics
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against the Two Largest Debt Buyers for Using Deceptive Tactics to Collect Bad Debts
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on Call About Encore and Portfolio Recovery Associates Enforcement Action
Category: Blog Debt settlement company Morgan Drexen is no longer in business: What you should know
Category: Press release CFPB Launches Its First-Ever Monthly Complaint Snapshot to Spotlight Consumer Trends
Category: Press release CFPB, 47 States and D.C. Take Action Against JPMorgan Chase for Selling Bad Credit Card Debt and Robo-Signing Court Documents
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the JPMorgan Chase Debt Collection Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Blog We’re ordering JP Morgan Chase to refund $50 million and stop collecting on 528,000 accounts
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2015
Category: Press release CFPB to Oversee Nonbank Auto Finance Companies
Category: Blog Spring 2015 rulemaking agenda
Category: Blog We’re suing a robo-call debt collector
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Participants in Robo-Call Phantom Debt Collection Operation
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against “Bad Check” Debt Collector
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2015
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Winter 2015
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the National Association of Attorneys General
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Deputy Director Steven Antonakes at The Exchequer Club
Category: Blog Are unpaid debts a military career-killer?
Category: Press release CFPB and States Take Action Against Freedom Stores for Illegal Debt Collection Practices Against Servicemembers
Category: Blog Freedom Stores to provide over $2.5 million in refunds and penalties
Category: Blog Live from Oklahoma City!
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to End Student “Debt Relief” Scams
Category: Blog Consumer Advisory: 7 ways to keep medical debt in check
Category: Report Consumer credit reports: A study of medical and non-medical collections
Category: Blog Here’s how medical debt hurts your credit report
Category: Blog Save the date, Oklahoma City!
Category: Blog Fall 2014 rulemaking agenda
Category: Press release CFPB Takes First Action Against ‘Buy-Here, Pay-Here’ Auto Dealer
Category: Report A snapshot of debt collection complaints submitted by older consumers
Category: Blog Four things older Americans can do about debt collection problems
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Debt Collection Tops Older Consumer Complaints
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Fall 2014
Category: Blog Live from Long Beach!
Category: Blog Save the date, Long Beach!
Category: Blog We can help you fight improper actions by debt collectors: Venida’s story
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Corinthian Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Blog Disputing debt you never owed: William’s story
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Global Client Solutions for Processing Illegal Debt-Settlement Fees
Category: Press release CFPB Files Suit Against Debt Collection Lawsuit Mill
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against ACE Cash Express for Pushing Payday Borrowers Into Cycle of Debt
Category: Blog Spring 2014 rulemaking agenda
Category: Press release CFPB Supervision Report Highlights Risky Practices In Nonbank Markets
Category: Report Data point: Medical debt and credit scores
Category: Report Mid-year report on private student loans 2014
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act annual report
Category: Press release Consumers Report Being Hounded About Debts Not Owed
Category: Speech CFPB Deputy Director Steve Antonakes Remarks at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Category: Speech Deputy Director Steve Antonakes Remarks at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition Annual Conference
Category: Blog Behind the numbers: Servicemember complaints
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the National Association of Attorneys General
Category: Speech Director Cordray Remarks at the Debt Collection Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Press Call
Category: Blog Your chance to weigh in on debt collection practices
Category: Press release CFPB Considers Debt Collection Rules
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Meracord for Processing Illegal Debt-Settlement Fees
Category: Testimony Director Cordray Before the House Committee on Financial Services