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Category: Blog The Bureau’s Enforcement Work
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with U.S. Equity Advantage, Inc. and Its Owner, Robert M. Steenbergh, for Deceptive Sales Practices
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sues Debt Settlement Company FDATR, Inc., and Owners Dean Tucci and Kenneth Wayne Halverson
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Settlement with Debt Collector for Credit Reporting Violation
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Lawsuit Against Driver Loan, LLC And Its CEO
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Takes Action Against Debt-Relief Business and Its Owner for Taking Illegal Advance Fees
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues No Action Letter to Facilitate Consumer Access to Small-Dollar Loans
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with SMART Payment Plan, LLC for Deceptive Sales Practices
Category: Blog How can a debt collector contact you? Our new rule will help clarify.
Category: Blog CFPB’s clear rules of the road for debt collector communications lead to stronger consumer rights
Category: Report Annual Report of the CFPB Private Education Loan Ombudsman 2020
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Settlement With Washington Federal Bank, N.A. For Flawed Mortgage-Loan Data Reporting
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Ninth Mortgage Company to Address Deceptive Loan Advertisements Sent to Servicemembers and Veterans
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles Lawsuit with Debt Collectors and Debt Buyers Encore Capital Group, Midland Funding, Midland Credit Management, and Asset Acceptance Capital Corp.
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Nissan Motor Acceptance Corporation for Illegal Collections and Repossession Practices
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Policy Statement on Applications for Early Termination of Consent Orders
Category: Press release CFPB, FTC, State, and Federal Law Enforcement Partners Announce Nationwide Crackdown on Phantom and Abusive Debt Collection
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Auto Lender for Unfair Loss Damage Waiver Practices
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Eighth Mortgage Company to Address Deceptive Loan Advertisements Sent to Servicemembers and Veterans
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and New York Attorney General Take Action Against Debt-Collection Operation and Its Owners and Managers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sues Debt Collectors and Debt Buyers Encore Capital Group, Midland Funding, Midland Credit Management, and Asset Acceptance Capital Corp.
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 22 (Summer 2020)
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Seventh Mortgage Company to Address Deceptive Loan Advertisements Sent to Servicemembers and Veterans
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Fifth Mortgage Company to Address Deceptive Loan Advertisements Sent to Servicemembers and Veterans
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Sixth Mortgage Company to Address Deceptive Loan Advertisements Sent to Servicemembers and Veterans
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Remittance Transfer Providers for Remittance Transfer Rule Violations
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Fourth Mortgage Company to Address Deceptive Loan Advertisements Sent to Servicemembers and Veterans
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Third Mortgage Company to Address Deceptive Loan Advertisements Sent to Servicemembers and Veterans
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Settlement with TD Bank for Illegal Overdraft Practices
Category: Speech Oral Testimony of Director Kraninger Before the Senate Banking Committee
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Settlement with Foreclosure Relief Services Company and Its Owner
Category: Blog Alphabet soup: The ABCs of military consumer protection
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit Against Mortgage Creditor for Discriminatory Mortgage-Lending Practices
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sues Student-Loan Debt-Relief Operation for Taking Illegal Advance Fees and Settles with Some Participants
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Recent trends in debt settlement and credit counseling
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Debt Settlements and Credit Counseling
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Takes Action Against Student-Loan Debt-Relief Business and Its Owners for Taking Illegal Advance Fees
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit Against Loan Doctor and Edgar Radjabli for Deceptive Acts and Practices in Marketing a Savings CD Account
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Consumer Financial Protection Week, Virtual Events Nationwide
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Contract for Deed Companies for Engaging in Deceptive Acts and Practices and Violating Credit Reporting Rules
Category: Blog Coronavirus and dealing with debt: Tips to help ease the impact
Category: Blog Lidiando con el coronavirus y deudas: Consejos para aliviar el impacto
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: Press release CFPB to Provide Additional Extension of Comment Period for Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Time Barred Debt
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: 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 Tips to stay on top of your finances during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog Consejos para mantenerse al día con sus finanzas durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Short-Term Lender for Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2020
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on 2019 Administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
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: Blog Cómo diferenciar a un cobrador de deudas legítimo de los estafadores
Category: Report Disclosure of Time-Barred Debt and Revival: Findings from the CFPB’s Quantitative Disclosure Testing
Category: Report Quantitative Survey Testing of Model Disclosure Clauses and Forms for Debt Collection: Methodology Report
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Time-Barred Debt Disclosures
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, South Carolina, and Arkansas File Suit Against Brokers of High-Interest Credit Offers
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 21 (Winter 2020)
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles Lawsuit Against Think Finance Entities
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 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: Blog How to tell the difference between a legitimate debt collector and scammers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Action Against Student Loan Debt Relief Operation
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: 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: Report The Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Consumer Credit Card Market
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: Press release CFPB Extends Comment Period for Debt Collection Proposal
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 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: Blog Budgeting: How to create a budget and stick with it
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 What to do if you’re wrongfully billed for Medicare costs