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Category: Press release CFPB Sues Debt Relief Attorneys for Collecting Illegal Fees from Struggling Consumers
Category: Blog Easy-to-remember guidelines help people reduce credit card debt
Category: Report Consumer Experiences With Debt Collection: Findings From the CFPB’s Survey on Consumer Views on Debt
Category: Blog Your voice, your story. Consumer views on debt collection
Category: Report Market Snapshot: Online debt sales
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: Blog Consumer experiences with debt collection: Findings from our survey
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: Report 2016 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release CFPB Unveils Consumer Credit Trends Tool to Help Forecast Potential Consumer Risks
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the CFPB Research Conference
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Bank Marketing Deals With Colleges Can Mean Costly Fees and Risks for Students
Category: Blog Who are the Credit Invisible?
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: Press release CFPB Projects that One-in-Three Rehabilitated Student Loan Borrowers Will Re-default Within Two Years
Category: Report Annual report of the CFPB student loan ombudsman 2016
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Navy Federal Credit Union to Pay $28.5 Million for Improper Debt Collection Actions
Category: Press release CFPB Finalizes Strong Federal Protections for Prepaid Account Consumers
Category: Blog We’re exploring the use of a list of companies that offer free credit scores
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Updated Exam Procedures for Military Lending Act
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray to the Community Bank Advisory Council
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of Richard Cordray, Director, CFPB Before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Category: Blog Cientos de miles de cuentas creadas en secreto por los empleados de Wells Fargo Bank resultan en una multa histórica de $100 millones por parte del CFPB
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Fines Wells Fargo $100 Million for Widespread Illegal Practice of Secretly Opening Unauthorized Accounts
Category: Blog Hundreds of thousands of accounts secretly created by Wells Fargo Bank employees leads to historic $100 million fine from the CFPB
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on the Wells Fargo Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Category: Press release CFPB Orders First National Bank of Omaha to Pay $32.25 Million for Illegal Credit Card Practices
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: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on Field Hearing on Debt Collection
Category: Blog We’re working to improve fairness and transparency in the debt collection market for you
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 13
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Credit Card Complaints
Category: Blog Save the date, Sacramento, Calif.!
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2016
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Supervisory Actions Return $24.5 Million To A Quarter-Million Consumers Harmed By Illegal Activities
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Annual Dollar Thresholds in Truth in Lending Act Regulations for Certain Credit Transactions
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: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2016
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights High Rate of Debt Collection Complaints From Servicemembers and Their Families
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: Blog 6 tips for using your credit card this season
Category: Report 2015 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release CFPB Warns Colleges About Secret Campus Credit Card Contracts
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Debt Collector for Pursuing Disputed and Unverified Cellphone Debts
Category: Report The Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Federation of America
Category: Press release CFPB Finds CARD Act Helped Consumers Avoid More Than $16 Billion in Gotcha Credit Card Fees
Category: Blog Fall 2015 rulemaking agenda
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Fall 2015
Category: Press release CFPB Recovers $107 Million in Relief for More Than 238,000 Consumers Through Supervisory Actions
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Credit Card Complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Indirect Auto Finance Company to Provide Consumers $44.1 Million in Relief for Illegal Debt Collection Tactics
Category: Report Student loan servicing
Category: Blog What’s that chip doing on my credit card?
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on Call About Encore and Portfolio Recovery Associates Enforcement Action
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against the Two Largest Debt Buyers for Using Deceptive Tactics to Collect Bad Debts
Category: Blog You have the right to a fair financial marketplace
Category: Blog Citibank to refund $700 million to credit card customers for unfair and deceptive practices
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Citibank to Pay $700 Million in Consumer Relief for Illegal Credit Card Practices
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: Blog We’re ordering JP Morgan Chase to refund $50 million and stop collecting on 528,000 accounts
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the JPMorgan Chase Debt Collection Enforcement Action Press Call
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: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2015
Category: Press release CFPB to Oversee Nonbank Auto Finance Companies
Category: Blog Spring 2015 rulemaking agenda
Category: Press release CFPB Finalizes Rule Aimed at Improving Credit Card Agreement Submission Process
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: Press release CFPB Launches Public Inquiry to Inform Agency Review of the Credit Card Market
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Winter 2015
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks to Improve Process for Industry Submission of Consumer Credit Card Agreements
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: Press release CFPB Orders Subprime Credit Card Company to Refund $2.7 Million for Charging Illegal Credit Card Fees
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Sham Credit Card
Category: Blog Are unpaid debts a military career-killer?
Category: Blog Freedom Stores to provide over $2.5 million in refunds and penalties
Category: Press release CFPB and States Take Action Against Freedom Stores for Illegal Debt Collection Practices Against Servicemembers
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Texas Company for Sham Credit Card
Category: Report 2014 College credit card agreements