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Category: Blog Understand how the CFPB’s Debt Collection Rule impacts you
Category: Report 2021 Annual Report of the CFPB Education Loan Ombudsman
Category: Report The Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Declines in Credit Card Debt, New Applications and Increases in Digital Engagement in 2020
Category: Blog Four reasons why landlords should take advantage of federal rental assistance
Category: Blog Las protecciones federales a la vivienda han terminado. Sepa cómo evitar la ejecución y el desalojo
Category: Press release CFPB Confirms Effective Date for Debt Collection Final Rules
Category: Blog Rental assistance may help you and your tenants get through the pandemic
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 24, Summer 2021
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio at the National Association of Attorneys General Spring Consumer Protection Conference
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Federal Trade Commission Put Nation’s Largest Landlords on Notice About Tenants’ Pandemic Protections
Category: Blog Sepa cuáles son sus derechos como inquilino que enfrenta un desalojo
Category: Press release CFPB and New York Attorney General File Suit to Seize Hidden Assets from Operator of Shuttered Debt Collection Scheme
Category: Press release CFPB Rule Clarifies Tenants Can Hold Debt Collectors Accountable for Illegal Evictions
Category: Blog Know your rights as a renter facing eviction
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio for the Interim Final Rule on CDC Eviction Moratorium Rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Delay of Effective Date for Recent Debt Collection Rules
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Debt Collector And Its Owner For Falsely Threatening Consumers with Legal Action
Category: Press release CFPB Submits 2020 Report to Congress on the Administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2021
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Operators of An Unlawful Student Loan Debt-Relief Scheme
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, COVID-19 Prioritized Assessments Special Edition (Issue 23)
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Final Rule on Consumer Disclosures Related to Debt Collection
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sues Debt Collector BounceBack, Inc.
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Settlement with Debt Collector for Credit Reporting Violation
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Final Rule to Implement the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
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 Settles Lawsuit with Debt Collectors and Debt Buyers Encore Capital Group, Midland Funding, Midland Credit Management, and Asset Acceptance Capital Corp.
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 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: 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: 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 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 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 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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on Third-Party Debt Collections
Category: Report Market Snapshot: Third-Party Debt Collections Tradeline Reporting
Category: Blog Budgeting: How to create a budget and stick with it
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit Against Forster & Garbus, LLP
Category: Blog Cómo descubrir a un estafador
Category: Blog What to do if you’re wrongfully billed for Medicare costs
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Proposes Regulations to Implement the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Category: Blog Cómo echarle mano a su deuda
Category: Speech Speech at the Bipartisan Policy Center By Kathleen L. Kraninger, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Category: Blog Need help with your credit card debt? Start with your credit card company!
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on 2018 Administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2019
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: Blog Resolve to take control of your debt in the new year
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with Cash Express
Category: Report Complaint snapshot: 50 state report
Category: Blog Your top debt collection questions answered
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles With Bluestem
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: Press release Bureau Settles With National Credit Adjusters, LLC and Bradley Hochstein
Category: Blog Complaint snapshot: An analysis of debt collection complaints
Category: Report Complaint snapshot: Debt collection
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: 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: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2018
Category: Blog Here’s what you should know if you were harmed by Morgan Drexen
Category: Blog Got a check in the mail from the CFPB? Here’s how to tell if it’s legit