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Category: Blog The IRS is using private debt collectors. Here’s what you should know.
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds That 9 in 10 of the Highest-Risk Student Loan Borrowers Were Not Enrolled in Affordable Repayment Plans
Category: Press release CFPB Files Suit Against Law Firm for Misrepresenting Attorney Involvement in Collection of Millions of Debts
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
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: Report Market Snapshot: Online debt sales
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: 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: Blog We’re working to improve fairness and transparency in the debt collection market for you
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 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: Report Consumer voices on automobile financing
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Halt Illegal Debt Collection Practices By Lawsuit Mill and Debt Buyer
Category: Report Consumer voices on financial rules to live by
Category: Press release CFPB Halts Student Loan Debt Relief Scam
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Examines Debt Collection Complaints
Category: Blog You have the right to someone in your financial corner
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: Report OSA semi-annual snapshot of servicemember complaints
Category: Blog Fall 2015 rulemaking agenda
Category: Report Mobile financial services: A summary of comments from the public on opportunities, challenges, and risks for the underserved
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: Blog Struggling to keep up with student loan repayment
Category: Blog New signs of trouble for student loan borrowers
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 When you make student loan payments on an income-driven plan, you might be in for a payment shock
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 You have the right to be heard
Category: Blog Removing an outdated bankruptcy from a credit report: Jorge’s story
Category: Blog It’s not too late to share your #studentdebtstress story
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: Blog Today we begin to share the story of your complaints
Category: Blog Applying for a mortgage can be complicated: Navid’s story
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2015
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Medical Debt Collector
Category: Press release CFPB to Oversee Nonbank Auto Finance Companies
Category: Blog Sound off on student loan servicing
Category: Blog Spring 2015 rulemaking agenda
Category: Blog Live from Milwaukee!
Category: Blog Tell us about your student debt stress
Category: Blog We’re making progress toward ensuring fair access to credit
Category: Blog Save the date: Join us for an Academic Research Council meeting in Washington, D.C.
Category: Blog We’re suing a robo-call debt collector
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Participants in Robo-Call Phantom Debt Collection Operation
Category: Blog Save the date: Join us for a Community Bank Advisory Council meeting in Washington, D.C.
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against “Bad Check” Debt Collector
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2015
Category: Blog Live from Richmond!
Category: Blog Your complaint is more than data—it’s your story
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Winter 2015
Category: Blog Save the date, Richmond!
Category: Blog Live from Newark!
Category: Blog We took a look at arbitration agreements and here’s what we found
Category: Blog Save the date: Join us for a Credit Union Advisory Council meeting in Washington, DC
Category: Blog Save the date, Newark!
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the National Association of Attorneys General
Category: Report Consumer voices on credit reports and scores
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Deputy Director Steven Antonakes at The Exchequer Club
Category: Blog Save the date: Join us for the Winter 2015 Consumer Advisory Board meeting in Washington, DC
Category: Report Financial well-being: The goal of financial education
Category: Report Consumers’ mortgage shopping experience
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