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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: 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: 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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Guidance on Remittance Transfers During COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Blog Protecting your credit during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Credit Reporting Guidance During COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Short-Term Lender for Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices
Category: Blog Proteja su crédito durante la pandemia del coronavirus
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: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
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: Report Annual Report on the TILA, EFTA, and CARD Act
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Public records, credit scores, and credit performance
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition, Issue No. 20 (Fall 2019)
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 Applying for a job? It’s important to know what goes into your background screening reports
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: Press release CFPB and FTC to Host December Workshop on Accuracy in Consumer Reporting
Category: Blog New report explores the relationship between Financial Well-Being and the contents of and engagement with credit reports
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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Asset Recovery Associates
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Maxitransfers Corporation
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: Blog An update on credit access and the Bureau’s first No-Action Letter
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 Market Snapshot: Third-Party Debt Collections Tradeline Reporting
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on Third-Party Debt Collections
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles Lawsuit Against Freedom Debt Relief
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2018
Category: Blog Encouraging innovation in expanding credit access: 2018 Fair Lending Report to Congress
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Student CU Connect CUSO over ITT Private Loan Program
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Timing of Applications for Consumer Credit
Category: Blog New report explores when consumers apply for credit cards as their credit scores change
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: Blog Check these items off your student loan to-do list
Category: Blog 5 ways you can guard against identity theft
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: Blog Conozca una forma de preparar su crédito para una compra grande sin que le cueste nada
Category: Speech Speech at the Bipartisan Policy Center By Kathleen L. Kraninger, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Category: Blog A no-cost way to prepare your credit for a big purchase
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: Blog Credit mistakes that could be costing you money
Category: Blog Los errores con su crédito que pueden estarle costando dinero
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces 18th Edition of Supervisory Highlights
Category: Blog New protections available for minors under 16
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Mortgages to First-time Homebuying Servicemembers
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 18 (Winter 2019)
Category: Blog New protections for servicemembers and veterans alert
Category: Blog Common errors people find on their credit report - and how to get them fixed
Category: Blog Errores comunes que la gente encuentra en su reporte de crédito y cómo corregirlos
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with NDG Financial Corp.
Category: Blog Know your data: Our latest list of consumer reporting companies
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Changes to Senior Leadership
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles Claims with Sterling Jewelers, Inc.
Category: Blog Credit score myths that might be holding you back from improving your credit
Category: Blog Los mitos sobre el puntaje crediticio que pueden impedirle mejorar su crédito
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with USAA Federal Savings Bank
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
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2017
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Natural Disasters and Credit Reporting
Category: Blog Natural disaster assistance is reported on a minority of credit records among potentially affected consumers
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with Santander Consumer USA Inc.
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with Cash Express
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles With Bluestem
Category: Blog Managing someone else’s money: New protection from ID theft and fraud
Category: Blog Free credit freezes are here
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Files Suit Against Future Income Payments LLC, Scott Kohn, and Related Entities
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Issues Updated FCRA Model Disclosures
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