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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: Blog Add your company to the list of sources for free credit scores
Category: Blog Has having more access to free credit scores made a difference? Let us know!
Category: Blog How to spot a scammer
Category: Blog How to get a handle on debt
Category: Blog Sign up for our email course and get your finances in shape
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: Blog Las 10 mejores maneras de proteger su información personal contra el uso indebido
Category: Blog Servicemembers and debt collection: Sharing your stories
Category: Blog Top 10 ways to protect yourself in the wake of the Equifax data breach
Category: Blog Servicemembers should secure their identity after the Equifax data breach
Category: Blog Equifax data breach updates
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts, Transworld Systems for Illegal Student Loan Debt Collection Lawsuits
Category: Blog Protección contra el robo de identidad tras el incidente en Equifax
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 2017
Category: Blog Identity theft protection following the Equifax data breach
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: Report A nationwide look at how student debt impacts older adults
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: Blog How to respond when a debt collector contacts you in three easy steps
Category: Press Release Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition's 46th Annual Convention
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: Report CFPB Data Point: Becoming credit visible
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Study Finds Consumers in Lower-income Areas are More Likely to Become Credit Visible Due to Negative Records
Category: Blog The IRS is using private debt collectors. Here’s what you should know.
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 Files Suit Against Law Firm for Misrepresenting Attorney Involvement in Collection of Millions of Debts
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at Operation HOPE Global Forums Annual Meeting
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act annual report 2017
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the LendIt USA Conference
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition
Category: Blog Check our new list to see if your credit card offers you free access to one of your credit scores
Category: Press Release CFPB Oversight Uncovers And Corrects Credit Reporting Problems
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 20
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Credit Reporting Complaints
Category: Press Release CFPB Explores Impact of Alternative Data on Credit Access for Consumers Who Are Credit Invisible
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Alternative Data Field Hearing
Category: Blog Using alternative data to evaluate creditworthiness
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Debt Relief Attorneys for Collecting Illegal Fees from Struggling Consumers
Category: Blog What to do if you’re wrongfully billed for Medicare costs
Category: Report Market Snapshot: Online debt sales
Category: Blog Consumer experiences with debt collection: Findings from our survey
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: 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: 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
Category: Blog What you need to know: Understanding why offers for “your” credit score are not all the same
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders TransUnion and Equifax to Pay for Deceiving Consumers in Marketing Credit Scores and Credit Products
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 18
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Debt Collection Complaints
Category: Blog Who are the Credit Invisible?
Category: Press Release CFPB and New York Attorney General File Lawsuit Against Illegal Nationwide Debt Collection Scheme
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 13 (Fall 2016)
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Press Release CFPB Projects that One-in-Three Rehabilitated Student Loan Borrowers Will Re-default Within Two Years
Category: Report Annual report of the CFPB student loan ombudsman 2016
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders Navy Federal Credit Union to Pay $28.5 Million for Improper Debt Collection Actions
Category: Blog We’re exploring the use of a list of companies that offer free credit scores
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray to the Community Bank Advisory Council
Category: Blog How to avoid credit repair service scams
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Credit Repair Company for Misleading Consumers and Charging Illegal Fees
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Expands Foreclosure Protections
Category: Report Study of third-party debt collection operations
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Considers Proposal to Overhaul Debt Collection Market
Category: Blog We’re working to improve fairness and transparency in the debt collection market for you
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on Field Hearing on Debt Collection
Category: Blog Save the date, Sacramento, Calif.!
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2016
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Supervisory Actions Return $24.5 Million To A Quarter-Million Consumers Harmed By Illegal Activities
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 11
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Complaints Snapshot Spotlights Credit Reporting Complaints
Category: Blog Protecting one’s credit while in the criminal justice system
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action to Halt Illegal Debt Collection Practices By Lawsuit Mill and Debt Buyer
Category: Press Release CFPB Halts Student Loan Debt Relief Scam
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Examines Debt Collection Complaints
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2016
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Highlights High Rate of Debt Collection Complaints From Servicemembers and Their Families
Category: Press Release CFPB Wins Final Judgment Against Morgan Drexen for Illegal Debt-Relief Scheme
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Illegal Student Debt Relief Scheme
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Winter 2016
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders Citibank to Provide Relief to Consumers for Illegal Debt Sales and Collection Practices
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Examines Debt Settlement, Check Cashing, and Other Financial Service Complaints
Category: Blog You have the right to request your consumer reports
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action to Stop Illegal Debt Collection Lawsuit Mill
Category: Blog 6 tips for using your credit card this season
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Debt Collector for Pursuing Disputed and Unverified Cellphone Debts
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders Subprime Credit Reporting Company and Owner to Pay $8 Million Penalty for Illegal Practices