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Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Auto Finance Company for Distorting Borrower Credit Reports
Category: Blog Consumer advisory: Don’t fall for a foreclosure relief scam or bogus legal help
Category: Report Consumer Response: A snapshot of complaints received
Category: Report Report on the use of remittance histories in credit scoring
Category: Blog We’re helping long-term care facilities protect older Americans from financial exploitation
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: Blog Four steps you can take if you think your credit or debit card data was hacked
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Consumer Advisory on Industry’s Data Breach
Category: Blog Managing someone else’s money
Category: Blog Trick-or-treating for your money
Category: Press release CFPB Puts Companies on Notice About Duty to Investigate Consumer Credit Report Disputes
Category: Report A snapshot of complaints received
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 Protect yourself from buyer’s remorse
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: Blog Why you should be suspicious of government logos
Category: Press release CFPB Halts Alleged Nationwide Mortgage Loan Modification Scams
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: Blog Don’t take a bath on a flood-damaged car
Category: Blog Protecting and rebuilding your finances after a disaster
Category: Blog Checklist to rebuild your finances
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights Problems in Market Discovered Through Supervisory Actions
Category: Blog Avoiding loan scams after a natural disaster
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 How to stop mystery credit card fees
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: Blog Update: Notice about possible “sweepstakes” scam
Category: Blog Notice about possible “sweepstakes” scam
Category: Blog Something Good in Memphis
Category: Blog Our second National Consumer Protection Week
Category: Blog Notice about possibly malicious emails
Category: Press release Federal and State Officials Announce New Law Enforcement Partnership to Protect Military Community
Category: Blog Tips for avoiding mortgage modification scams
Category: Press release SIGTARP, CFPB, and Treasury form Joint Task Force to Combat HAMP Mortgage Modification Scams; Release a Consumer Fraud Alert to Protect Homeowners
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 Building Better Consumer Protection
Category: Blog Asking the public about the CARD Act