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Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Recent trends in debt settlement and credit counseling
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Debt Settlements and Credit Counseling
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Takes Action Against Student-Loan Debt-Relief Business and Its Owners for Taking Illegal Advance Fees
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit Against Loan Doctor and Edgar Radjabli for Deceptive Acts and Practices in Marketing a Savings CD Account
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Consumer Financial Protection Week, Virtual Events Nationwide
Category: Blog You have options for how to receive your unemployment benefits
Category: Blog Usted tiene opciones para recibir sus beneficios por desempleo
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Contract for Deed Companies for Engaging in Deceptive Acts and Practices and Violating Credit Reporting Rules
Category: Blog Taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Law charting a path ahead
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Steps to Facilitate LIBOR Transition
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Takes Action to Help Consumers Receive Relief from Credit Card Issuers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Short-term Lenders for Engaging in Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Commonwealth of Massachusetts File Suit Against Credit-Repair Telemarketers
Category: Blog Credit card debt during coronavirus: Relief options and tips
Category: Blog La deuda de tarjeta de crédito durante la pandemia del coronavirus: opciones de alivio y consejos para manejarla
Category: Speech Director Kraninger Remarks During Financial Stability Oversight Council Meeting
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Monster Loans, Thomas Chou, Sean Cowell, and Related Companies
Category: Speech Director Kraninger Remarks During National Association of Realtors 2020 Legislative Meetings
Category: Blog Enforcement work continues with a commitment to protecting consumers
Category: Blog Online and mobile banking tips for beginners
Category: Report The Early Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Credit Applications
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Shows Substantial Decline in Credit Applications in March
Category: Blog Protecting consumers and encouraging innovation: 2019 Fair Lending Report to Congress
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2019
Category: Blog Consejos para principiantes con la banca en línea y móvil
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Guidance on Remittance Transfers During COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Blog Tips to stay on top of your finances during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog Consejos para mantenerse al día con sus finanzas durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Short-Term Lender for Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices
Category: Press release Federal Agencies Encourage Banks, Savings Associations, and Credit Unions to Offer Responsible Small-Dollar Loans to Consumers and Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19
Category: Press release Agencies Provide Additional Information to Encourage Financial Institutions to Work with Borrowers Affected by COVID-19
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2020
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit Against Fifth Third Bank, National Association for Allegedly Opening Unauthorized Accounts and Enrolling Consumers in Unauthorized Products and Services
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Key Steps to Prevent Consumer Harm; Proposes Whistleblower Award Program, Other Measures
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, South Carolina, and Arkansas File Suit Against Brokers of High-Interest Credit Offers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles Lawsuit Against Think Finance Entities
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Action Against Citizens Bank, N.A.
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Policy Regarding Prohibition on Abusive Acts of Practices
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Action Against Monster Loans, Lend Tech Loans, and Student-Loan Debt-Relief Companies
Category: Blog Read our 2019 College Credit Card Report
Category: Report 2019 College credit card agreements
Category: Report Annual Report on the TILA, EFTA, and CARD Act
Category: Blog Seis consejos a tener en cuenta cuando le ofrezcan la tarjeta de crédito de una tienda
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition, Issue No. 20 (Fall 2019)
Category: Blog Six tips to consider when you’re offered a retail store credit card
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Remittance Rule
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Panels for CFPB-FTC Workshop on Accuracy in Consumer Reporting
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Military Travel Lender and Servicer
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Employment Background Screening Company
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Action Against Student Loan Debt Relief Operation
Category: Blog You might have heard that LIBOR is going away. Here’s what you need to know about LIBOR and adjustable-rate loans.
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and South Carolina File Suit against brokers of High-Interest Credit Offers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit Against Fair Collections & Outsourcing and Michael E. Sobota
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 19 (Summer 2019)
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit against Certified Forensic Loan Auditors, Andrew Lehman, and Michael Carrigan, and Proposed Settlement with Carrigan
Category: Report Planning for tax-time savings
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Research on Tax Time Savings
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Asset Recovery Associates
Category: Report The Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Maxitransfers Corporation
Category: Blog Protect yourself from credit card fraud at the register
Category: Blog Facts you can use about the Equifax settlement
Category: Blog Datos que debe saber sobre el acuerdo con Equifax
Category: Press release CFPB, Arkansas State AG Settle with Brokers of High-Interest Credit Offers
Category: Press release CFPB and the New York Attorney General Settle with Debt Collection Group
Category: Press release CFPB, FTC and States Announce Settlement with Equifax Over 2017 Data Breach
Category: Speech Statement by Kathy Kraninger at CFPB/FTC Equifax Settlement Press Conference
Category: Report Building a Bridge to Credit Visibility
Category: Report Reporting of Suspected Elder Financial Exploitation by Financial Institutions: An update to the 2016 Advisory and Recommendations
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Recommends Financial Institutions Report Suspected Financial Exploitation of Older Adults
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles Lawsuit Against Freedom Debt Relief
Category: Report Data point: Credit card revolvers
Category: Blog New report explores the extent of revolving in the U.S. credit card market
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2018
Category: Blog Encouraging innovation in expanding credit access: 2018 Fair Lending Report to Congress
Category: Press release Agencies Issue Final Amendments to Regulation CC Regarding Funds Availability
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Student CU Connect CUSO over ITT Private Loan Program
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with BSI Financial Services
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit Against Forster & Garbus, LLP
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Outlines Plan to Review Rules Under the Regulatory Flexibility Act
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit Against Lexington Law, PGX Holdings, and Related Entities
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Policy Change Regarding Bureau Civil Investigative Demands
Category: Speech Speech at the Bipartisan Policy Center By Kathleen L. Kraninger, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Category: Blog Need help with your credit card debt? Start with your credit card company!
Category: Blog Get your credit on track with our new booklet
Category: Blog Your top five questions about checking accounts answered
Category: Blog Respondemos las 5 preguntas más importantes sobre cuentas corrientes
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2019
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on 2018 Administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces 18th Edition of Supervisory Highlights
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 18 (Winter 2019)
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with NDG Financial Corp.
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Changes to Senior Leadership
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles Claims with Sterling Jewelers, Inc.
Category: Press release Regulators Encourage Institutions to Work with Borrowers Affected by Government Shutdown
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with USAA Federal Savings Bank
Category: Report College credit card agreements 2018
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Files Complaint and Proposed Settlement with Village Capital & Investment LLC
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with State Farm Bank