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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: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Sham Credit Card
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 Consumer Advisory: Student loan debt relief companies may cost you thousands of dollars and drive you further into debt
Category: Blog Live from Oklahoma City!
Category: Blog Here’s how medical debt hurts your credit report
Category: Report Consumer credit reports: A study of medical and non-medical collections
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: 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: Press release CFPB Report Finds Debt Collection Tops Older Consumer Complaints
Category: Blog Four things older Americans can do about debt collection problems
Category: Report A snapshot of debt collection complaints submitted by older consumers
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Fall 2014
Category: Blog Live from Long Beach!
Category: Blog Save the date, Long Beach!
Category: Blog Resources in Spanish that could help thousands of older Hispanics spot financial exploitation and scams
Category: Blog We can help you fight improper actions by debt collectors: Venida’s story
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Online Payday Lender for Cash-Grab Scam
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Corinthian Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Blog Reminder for steps you can take if you think your credit or debit card data was hacked
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: Blog Consumer advisory: Don’t fall for a foreclosure relief scam or bogus legal help
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 We’re helping long-term care facilities protect older Americans from financial exploitation
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: Press release CFPB Releases Tools To Protect Foster Care Children From Credit Reporting Problems
Category: Blog How to protect vulnerable children from credit reporting problems
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: Press release CFPB Issues Consumer Advisory on Industry’s Data Breach
Category: Blog Four steps you can take if you think your credit or debit card data was hacked
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: Blog Managing someone else’s money
Category: Blog Trick-or-treating for your money
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
Category: Speech Director Cordray Remarks at the National Baptist Convention
Category: Press release CFPB Files Suit Against Morgan Drexen for Charging Illegal Fees and Deceiving Consumers
Category: Testimony Corey Stone Before the Senate Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection
Category: Speech Director Cordray Remarks at the CFPB Debt Collection Field Hearing
Category: Blog Live from Portland, Maine!
Category: Blog New ways to combat harmful debt collection practices
Category: Press release The CFPB Puts Companies on Notice About Harmful Debt Collection Practices
Category: Press release The CFPB Puts Companies on Notice About Harmful Debt Collection Practices
Category: Blog Save the date, Portland, Maine!
Category: Speech Steve Antonakes Remarks at “Life of a debt: Data Integrity in Debt Collection”
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Stop Florida Company From Engaging in Illegal Debt-Relief Practices
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Stop Florida Company From Engaging in Illegal Debt-Relief Practices
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the SDNY Enforcement Press Conference
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Two Companies for Charging Illegal Debt-Relief Fees
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Two Companies for Charging Illegal Debt-Relief Fees
Category: Report White paper on payday loans and deposit advance products
Category: Testimony Testimony of Richard Cordray at the US Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago VISA, Inc. Financial Literacy and Education Summit
Category: Blog Reporting to Congress about fair debt collection
Category: Report Annual report on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Category: Blog Protect yourself from buyer’s remorse
Category: Press release CFPB and State Partners Obtain Refunds for Consumers Charged Illegal Debt-Relief Fees
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks by Richard Cordray on a Credit Reporting White Paper Press Call
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: Blog Why you should be suspicious of government logos
Category: Press release CFPB Halts Alleged Nationwide Mortgage Loan Modification Scams
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: Blog Avoiding loan scams after a natural disaster
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks by Richard Cordray at the National Consumer Law Center Conference
Category: Blog Live from Seattle, WA!
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks by Richard Cordray at the Public Field Hearing on Debt Collection Practices
Category: Press release CFPB to Oversee Debt Collectors
Category: Press release CFPB to Oversee Debt Collectors
Category: Blog Save the date, Seattle, Washington!
Category: Blog Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) examination procedures
Category: Blog Meet Greg from Michigan
Category: Blog Falling behind on your student loans? Know your options.
Category: Press release CFPB and U.S. Department of Education Joint Report Finds a Cycle of Boom and Bust in Private Student Loan Market
Category: Press release CFPB and U.S. Department of Education Joint Report Finds a Cycle of Boom and Bust in Private Student Loan Market
Category: Blog How to stop mystery credit card fees
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks by Richard Cordray on Credit Reporting