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Category: Blog Support Spanish-speaking customers with Spanish-language disclosures
Category: Blog Exams lead to remediation for private loan servicers’ unfair practices
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 26, Spring 2022
Category: Press release CFPB Invokes Dormant Authority to Examine Nonbank Companies Posing Risks to Consumers
Category: Press release CFPB Report Spotlights Medical Billing Challenges
Category: Blog Transcript Withholding Holds Back Workers and Wages
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2022
Category: Blog Protecting families and honest businesses from debt collection abuses
Category: Blog Know your rights and protections when it comes to medical bills and collections
Category: Blog Helping borrowers hold mortgage servicers accountable
Category: Blog CFPB Extends Opportunity for Public to Provide Input on Junk Fees
Category: Blog New effort focused on financial issues facing rural communities
Category: Blog Shining a Spotlight on Workers’ Financial Experiences
Category: Report Medical debt burden in the United States
Category: Blog No Surprises Act: How we are protecting people from the side effects of surprise medical bills
Category: Blog New VA rule relieves financial distress for thousands of veterans with medical bills
Category: Report Justice-Involved Individuals and the Consumer Financial Marketplace
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches Initiative to Save Americans Billions in Junk Fees
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on the Junk Fees RFI Press Call
Category: Report CFPB Report on Diversity and Inclusion within Financial Services
Category: Blog CFPB releases report on diversity and inclusion within financial services
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Bulletin to Prevent Unlawful Medical Debt Collection and Credit Reporting
Category: Press release CFPB Sues United Holding Group, Its Affiliates, and Its Owners for Illegal Debt Collection Practices
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 25, Fall 2021
Category: Blog Understand how the CFPB’s Debt Collection Rule impacts you
Category: Report 2021 Annual Report of the CFPB Education Loan Ombudsman
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Tech Giants to Turn Over Information on their Payment System Plans
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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Report Finding a Continued Decline in College Credit Card Agreements in 2020
Category: Blog Did you get a notice that your student loans are transferring to a new servicer? Learn more about what this means for you
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Rule to Shine New Light on Small Businesses’ Access to Credit
Category: Speech Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio at the Press Call on the Small Business Lending Proposed Rule
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: Blog El CFPB en búsqueda de comentarios formales para mejorar las directrices para servir a consumidores LEP
Category: Blog Bureau seeks formal comments to inform forthcoming guidance on serving LEP consumers
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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Requests Information on the Impact of the CARD Act Regulations on Small Entities and the Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Blog Alphabet soup: The ABCs of military consumer protection
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Debt Settlements and Credit Counseling
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Recent trends in debt settlement 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 Going virtual with your financial consultations during the Coronavirus emergency
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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Time-Barred Debt Disclosures
Category: Report Quantitative Survey Testing of Model Disclosure Clauses and Forms for Debt Collection: Methodology Report
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 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Help the multilingual communities you serve
Category: Blog Cómo descubrir a un estafador
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Outlines Plan to Review Rules Under the Regulatory Flexibility Act
Category: Blog What to do if you’re wrongfully billed for Medicare costs
Category: Blog Promising practices and lessons learned for Child Savings Account programs
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Proposes Regulations to Implement the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act