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Category: Press release Bureau Settles With National Credit Adjusters, LLC and Bradley Hochstein
Category: Report Data point: Final student loan payments and broader household borrowing
Category: Blog New research report on student loan repayment and broader household borrowing
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with Citibank, N.A.
Category: Blog Sign up for our email course and get your finances in shape
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: End-of-year credit card borrowing
Category: Blog Aggregate credit card borrowing exhibits end-of-year seasonal patterns which vary across different sets of consumers
Category: Report Complaint snapshot: Debt collection
Category: Blog Complaint snapshot: An analysis of debt collection complaints
Category: Press release Bureau Acting Director Mulvaney Statement on the OCC Short-Term, Small-Dollar Lending Announcement
Category: Blog 4 tips to spring clean your finances
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 9 problemas financieros comunes después de un desastre natural y lo que puede hacer para enfrentarlos
Category: Blog People harmed by the RushCard outages in October 2015 may be eligible to receive compensation
Category: Blog 9 financial problems after a natural disaster—and what you can do about them
Category: Report 2017 College credit card agreements
Category: Report The consumer credit card market
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on the State of the Credit Card Market
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: Press release CFPB Sues Think Finance For Collecting On Debts That Consumers Did Not Legally Owe
Category: Blog How to spot a scammer
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: Blog Servicemembers and debt collection: Sharing your stories
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: 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 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: Blog Behind on bills: Three steps to help you make tough choices in tight moments
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: Blog How to understand special promotional financing offers on credit cards
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: 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 Fair Debt Collection Practices Act annual report 2017
Category: Report The power of light-touch financial education: A demonstration with credit card revolvers
Category: Report Consumer insights on managing spending
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 Sues Debt Relief Attorneys for Collecting Illegal Fees from Struggling Consumers
Category: Blog Easy-to-remember guidelines help people reduce credit card debt
Category: Blog What to do if you’re wrongfully billed for Medicare costs
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
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 18
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Debt Collection Complaints
Category: Report 2016 College credit card agreements
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: 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: Press release CFPB Finalizes Strong Federal Protections for Prepaid Account Consumers
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: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray to the Community Bank Advisory Council
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: 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: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
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 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: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on Field Hearing on Debt Collection
Category: Blog We’re working to improve fairness and transparency in the debt collection market for you
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 13
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Credit Card Complaints
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: 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