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Category: Blog A five-step spending plan to avoid holiday debt
Category: Blog CFPB sends letters to financial institution CEO’s encouraging more consumer control over payment methods
Category: Report 2017 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Blog Tips for servicemembers with student debt
Category: Blog Complaints show military families and non-military families have different experiences in the financial marketplace
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 26
Category: Blog A 50-state look at complaints about student loans
Category: Blog How to get a handle on debt
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Finds Consumer Complaints Spurred Actions That Brought More Than $750 Million in Relief for Student Loan Borrowers
Category: Report Annual report of the CFPB Student Loan Ombudsman 2017
Category: Blog Does your college sponsor an affordable bank account?
Category: Blog Understand your options: Tips for student loan borrowers with disabilities
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: Press Release CFPB Announces Annual Dollar Thresholds in Truth in Lending Act Regulations for Certain Credit Transactions
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 Too many student loan borrowers struggling, not enough benefiting from affordable repayment options
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 25
Category: Blog The voice of the consumer
Category: Press Release CFPB Announces New Advisory Board and Council Members
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 24
Category: Press Release CFPB Releases State-Level Snapshot of Consumer Complaints
Category: Report Staying on track while giving back: The cost of student loan servicing breakdowns for people serving their communities
Category: Press Release CFPB Seeks Comment on Proposed Changes to Prepaid Rule
Category: Blog How to understand special promotional financing offers on credit cards
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 23
Category: Blog A snapshot of complaints made by older consumers
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Complaints from Older Consumers
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the People and Places Conference
Category: Blog Our office of Servicemember Affairs guides you through the financial hurdles of your military career
Category: Report The Office of Servicemember Affairs: Charting our course through the military lifecycle
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: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 22
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Student Loan Complaints
Category: Blog CFPB finalizes effective date extension for prepaid accounts rule
Category: Report 2016 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 21
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Credit Card Complaints
Category: Report The power of light-touch financial education: A demonstration with credit card revolvers
Category: Blog CFPB proposes to extend the prepaid accounts rule’s effective date
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 20
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Credit Reporting Complaints
Category: Report Consumer insights on managing spending
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 19
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Mortgage Complaints
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: Blog Easy-to-remember guidelines help people reduce credit card debt
Category: Blog Understanding the Overdraft “Opt-in” Choice
Category: Blog Accepting applications for our Academic Research Council
Category: Report Snapshot of older consumers and student loan debt
Category: Blog Four tips to help older student loan borrowers navigate common problems with their student loans
Category: Press Release CFPB Warns Student Loan Servicing Problems Can Jeopardize Long-Term Financial Security for Older Borrowers
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 18
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Debt Collection Complaints
Category: Press Release CFPB Unveils Consumer Credit Trends Tool to Help Forecast Potential Consumer Risks
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the CFPB Research Conference
Category: Press Release CFPB Finds Bank Marketing Deals With Colleges Can Mean Costly Fees and Risks for Students
Category: Blog Who are the Credit Invisible?
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 17
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Debt Settlement, Check Cashing, and Other Financial Service Complaints
Category: Blog A Veterans Day complaint review: VA home loan refinancing
Category: Report A snapshot of servicemember complaints: a review of issues related to VA mortgage refinancing
Category: Report 2016 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 16
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Mortgage Bankers Association
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Prepaid Product Complaints
Category: Press Release CFPB Finalizes Strong Federal Protections for Prepaid Account Consumers
Category: Blog We’ve issued a new rule to help protect consumers using prepaid accounts
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Prepaid Accounts Rule Press Call
Category: Report Final Report of Findings: Post-Proposal Testing of Prepaid Card Disclosures
Category: Blog We’re exploring the use of a list of companies that offer free credit scores
Category: Press Release CFPB Releases Updated Exam Procedures for Military Lending Act
Category: Report Tools for saving: Using prepaid accounts to set aside funds
Category: Press Release CFPB Project Catalyst Study Finds Savings Offers Double the Number of Consumers Saving
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray to Corporation for Enterprise Development Assets Learning Conference
Category: Press Release CFPB Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Money Transfer Complaints
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 15
Category: Blog What happens to you counts
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of Richard Cordray, Director, CFPB Before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Category: Blog Cientos de miles de cuentas creadas en secreto por los empleados de Wells Fargo Bank resultan en una multa histórica de $100 millones por parte del CFPB
Category: Blog ¿Tomó préstamos estudiantiles para asistir al ITT Tech? Pues, debe saber que tiene opciones.
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Fines Wells Fargo $100 Million for Widespread Illegal Practice of Secretly Opening Unauthorized Accounts
Category: Blog Hundreds of thousands of accounts secretly created by Wells Fargo Bank employees leads to historic $100 million fine from the CFPB
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on the Wells Fargo Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Blog Did you take out student loans to attend ITT Tech? You have options.
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 14
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Monthly Complaints Snapshot Spotlights Bank Account and Service Complaints
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders First National Bank of Omaha to Pay $32.25 Million for Illegal Credit Card Practices
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Finds Consumers Complain Of Needless Hurdles In Applying For Lower Student Loan Payments
Category: Report Midyear Update on Student Loan Complaints
Category: Blog Working to continually improve the complaint process for all
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 13
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Credit Card Complaints
Category: Blog Consumers Count: Tools and resources for money decisions