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Category: Blog Your top debt collection questions answered
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles With Bluestem
Category: Blog How to reduce your debt
Category: Blog Budgeting strategies and free tools to help you reach your goals
Category: Blog Track your spending with this easy tool
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Files Suit Against Future Income Payments LLC, Scott Kohn, and Related Entities
Category: Blog Budget help: Manage your monthly expenses with a bill calendar
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Releases Latest Supervisory Highlights
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: Telecommunications debt collection
Category: Blog More than 1-in-5 consumers had telecommunications-related collections on their consumer report in the past 5 years
Category: Blog WARNO: New security clearance guidelines make it more important than ever for servicemembers to monitor their credit
Category: Press release Bureau Of Consumer Financial Protection Settles With Defendants In Hydra Group Payday Lending Case
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles With TCF National Bank
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with Triton Management Group
Category: Press release Bureau Settles With National Credit Adjusters, LLC and Bradley Hochstein
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with Citibank, N.A.
Category: Blog What you need to know to get money from the settlement with BancorpSouth Bank for alleged discrimination
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles With Security Group, Inc.
Category: Blog Sign up for our email course and get your finances in shape
Category: Report Complaint snapshot: Debt collection
Category: Blog Complaint snapshot: An analysis of debt collection complaints
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Announces Settlement With Wells Fargo For Auto-Loan Administration and Mortgage Practices
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2018
Category: Press release CFPB And FTC Partner To Report On 2017 Activities To Combat Illegal Debt Collection Practices
Category: Blog People harmed by the RushCard outages in October 2015 may be eligible to receive compensation
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Request For Information On External Engagements
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Request For Information On Supervision Processes
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Request For Information On Enforcement Processes
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Request For Information On Administrative Adjudications
Category: Press release CFPB Publishes Request for Information on Civil Investigative Demands
Category: Press release Acting Director Mulvaney Announces Call for Evidence Regarding Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Functions
Category: Report The consumer credit card market
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on the State of the Credit Card Market
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Citibank For Student Loan Servicing Failures That Harmed Borrowers
Category: Press release CFPB Fines Xerox Business Services $1.1 Million for Incorrect Consumer Information Sent to Credit Reporting Agencies
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Think Finance For Collecting On Debts That Consumers Did Not Legally Owe
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Freedom Debt Relief For Misleading Consumers About Its Debt-Settlement Services
Category: Blog How to spot a scammer
Category: Blog African-American and Hispanic borrowers harmed by Provident will receive $9 million in compensation
Category: Blog How to get a handle on debt
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Debt-Relief Companies Illegally Posing As Federal Government
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Interim Final Rule To Help Mortgage Servicers Communicate With Certain Borrowers At Risk Of Foreclosure
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Real Estate Settlement Services Provider for Steering Consumers to Affiliated Business
Category: Blog Servicemembers and debt collection: Sharing your stories
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Top Notch Funding for Lying in Loan Offers to NFL Players, Deepwater Horizon Victims, and 9/11 First Responders
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts, Transworld Systems for Illegal Student Loan Debt Collection Lawsuits
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2017
Category: Press release CFPB Supervision Recovers $14 Million in First Half of 2017 for Over 100,000 Consumers Harmed by Illegal Practices
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2018
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Zero Parallel for Steering Consumers Toward Bad Deals
Category: Blog Got a check in the mail from the CFPB? Here’s how to tell if it’s legit
Category: Blog Here’s what you should know if you were harmed by Morgan Drexen
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Credit Repair Company for Charging Illegal Fees and Misleading Consumers
Category: Press release CFPB and American Express Reach Resolution to Address Discriminatory Card Terms in Puerto Rico and U.S. Territories
Category: Report A nationwide look at how student debt impacts older adults
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Aequitas Capital Management for Aiding Corinthian Colleges' Predatory Lending Scheme
Category: Blog Behind on bills: Three steps to help you make tough choices in tight moments
Category: Blog Denied for a bank account? Here’s what you should know
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against JPMorgan Chase for Failures Related to Checking Account Screening Information
Category: Press release CFPB Warns Companies Against Tricking Consumers Into Expensive Pay-By-Phone Fees
Category: Blog Six years serving you
Category: Blog How to respond when a debt collector contacts you in three easy steps
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Actions Against Credit Repair Companies for Charging Illegal Fees and Misleading Consumers
Category: Blog The IRS is using private debt collectors. Here’s what you should know.
Category: Blog How we keep you safe in the consumer financial marketplace
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the People and Places Conference
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 Sues Four Online Lenders for Collecting on Debts Consumers Did Not Legally Owe
Category: Press release CFPB Issues $1.25 Million Fine to Servicemember Auto Lender for Violating Consent Order
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Ocwen for Failing Borrowers Throughout Mortgage Servicing Process
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Ocwen Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Press release CFPB Files Suit Against Law Firm for Misrepresenting Attorney Involvement in Collection of Millions of Debts
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2016
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Press release CFPB Fines Experian $3 Million for Deceiving Consumers in Marketing Credit Scores
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act annual report 2017
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Nationstar Mortgage for Flawed Mortgage Loan Reporting
Category: Press release CFPB and New York Attorney General Sue RD Legal for Scamming 9/11 Heroes Out of Millions of Dollars in Compensation Funds
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the RD Legal Funding Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Press release CFPB and State of Virginia Take Action Against Woodbridge Gold & Pawn for Deceiving Consumers About Loan Costs
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Mastercard and UniRush to Pay $13 Million for RushCard Breakdowns That Cut Off Consumers' Access to Funds
Category: Blog Mastercard and UniRush to Pay $10 Million to Consumers Harmed by RushCard Technology Breakdown
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the RushCard Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Prospect Mortgage to Pay $3.5 Million Fine for Illegal Kickback Scheme
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Debt Relief Attorneys for Collecting Illegal Fees from Struggling Consumers
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Citi Subsidiaries to Pay $28.8 Million for Giving the Runaround to Borrowers Trying to Save Their Homes
Category: Press release CFPB Sues TCF National Bank for Tricking Consumers Into Costly Overdraft Service
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the TCF Bank Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Blog What to do if you’re wrongfully billed for Medicare costs
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Nation's Largest Student Loan Company Navient for Failing Borrowers at Every Stage of Repayment
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Navient Enforcement Action Press Call
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