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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: Blog Alphabet soup: The ABCs of military consumer protection
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: Report Semi-Annual Report Spring 2020
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 CFPB to Provide Additional Extension of Comment Period for Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Time Barred Debt
Category: Report Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) program status report for fiscal year (FY) 2019
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: Report FY 2019 Office of Minority and Women Inclusion annual report to Congress
Category: Report No FEAR Act Annual Report for fiscal year 2019
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: 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: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 21 (Winter 2020)
Category: Report Semi-Annual Report Fall 2019
Category: Report 2019 BCFP Annual Employee Survey Results
Category: Blog Read our 2019 College Credit Card Report
Category: Report State of Bureau Websites and Digital Services
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition, Issue No. 20 (Fall 2019)
Category: Blog How to tell the difference between a legitimate debt collector and scammers
Category: Report Financial report fiscal year 2019
Category: Report Semi-Annual Report Spring 2019
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 19 (Summer 2019)
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 CFPB Extends Comment Period for Debt Collection Proposal
Category: Press release CFPB and the New York Attorney General Settle with Debt Collection Group
Category: Report CFPB Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan Update FY 2019 – FY 2022
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: Report Sources and uses of data at the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
Category: Blog Budgeting: How to create a budget and stick with it
Category: Report Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) program status report for fiscal year (FY) 2018
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
Category: Report Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Independent Audit of Selected Operations and Budget, Fiscal Year 2018
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Proposes Regulations to Implement the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Category: Speech Speech at the Bipartisan Policy Center By Kathleen L. Kraninger, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Category: Speech Thoughts on the Future of Financial Services Regulation in the U.S.
Category: Blog Need help with your credit card debt? Start with your credit card company!
Category: Report FY 2018 Office of Minority and Women Inclusion annual report to Congress
Category: Report No FEAR Act annual report for fiscal year (FY) 2018
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: Report Semi-Annual Report Fall 2018
Category: Blog New protections for servicemembers and veterans alert
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Cash Tyme
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Reaches Settlement with Enova International, Inc.
Category: Press release Regulators Encourage Institutions to Work with Borrowers Affected by Government Shutdown
Category: Report 2018 BCFP Annual Employee Survey Results
Category: Blog Resolve to take control of your debt in the new year
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Advisory Committees Meet to Discuss Emerging Trends in Financial Services Technology
Category: Report Financial report fiscal year 2018
Category: Speech Toward a 21st century approach to consumer protection
Category: Report Semi-Annual Report Spring 2018
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with Cash Express
Category: Report Complaint snapshot: 50 state report
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection to Hold Press Availability After Town Hall in Baton Rouge, La.
Category: Blog Your top debt collection questions answered
Category: Blog Bringing the Bureau to your community
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles With Bluestem
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Issues Report and RFI on the Bureau’s Sources and Uses of Data
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: Report 2018 Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan
Category: Press release Bureau Settles With National Credit Adjusters, LLC and Bradley Hochstein
Category: Report Complaint snapshot: Debt collection
Category: Blog Complaint snapshot: An analysis of debt collection complaints
Category: Report Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Independent Audit of Selected Operations and Budget, Fiscal Year 2017
Category: Report Semi-Annual Report Fall 2017
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Semi-Annual Report
Category: Report No FEAR Act annual report for fiscal year 2017
Category: Report Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) program status report for fiscal year (FY) 2017
Category: Report 2017 Office of Minority and Women Inclusion annual report to Congress
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: Report The consumer credit card market
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on the State of the Credit Card Market
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Think Finance For Collecting On Debts That Consumers Did Not Legally Owe
Category: Report Financial report of the CFPB for fiscal year 2017
Category: Blog How to spot a scammer
Category: Blog How to get a handle on debt
Category: Blog We invite your feedback on our draft Strategic Plan for FY 2018 - FY 2022
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: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2018