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Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Protect the Public from Shoddy Data Security Practices
Category: Report Understanding Required Financial Assistance in Medical Care
Category: Press release CFPB Publishes Analysis of Potential Impacts of Medical Debt Credit Reporting Changes
Category: Report Consumer Credit Trends Report: Paid and Low-Balance Medical Collections on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Hyundai to Pay $19 Million for Widespread Credit Reporting Failures
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Advisory to Protect Privacy When Companies Compile Personal Data
Category: Report Credit Card Line Decreases
Category: Blog New report explores the impact of credit card line decreases on consumers
Category: Press release CFPB Affirms Ability for States to Police Credit Reporting Markets
Category: Press release CFPB Helps Survivors Mitigate the Financial Consequences of Human Trafficking
Category: Blog Buy Now, Pay Later and Credit Reporting
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Deputy Director Zixta Martinez’s Keynote Address at the Consumer Federation of America’s 2022 Consumer Assembly
Category: Report Office of Servicemember Affairs 2021 Annual Report
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights Experiences of Military Families with Medical Billing, Credit Reporting, and Debt Collection
Category: Blog Credit disputes: getting a clear statement of results from your furnisher
Category: Blog Credit reporting companies and furnishers have obligations to assure accuracy in consumer reports
Category: Press release CFPB Supervisory Report Finds Unlawful Auto Repossessions, Breakdowns in Credit Report Disputes
Category: Blog Cómo prevenir y reportar estafas contra adultos mayores
Category: Blog How to prevent and report scams targeting older adults
Category: Press release CFPB Report Spotlights Medical Billing Challenges
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Challenges in Rural Banking Access
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks on the Repeat Offender Lawsuit Against TransUnion and John Danaher
Category: Blog Alamin ang iyong mga karapatan at proteksyon pagdating sa mga medikal na singil at pangongolekta.
Category: Blog Ou dwe konnen ki dwa ak pwoteksyon ou genyen nan sa ki gen pou wè avèk bòdwo medikal ak rekouvreman
Category: Blog Biết các quyền và biện pháp bảo vệ của quý vị khi đề cập tới hóa đơn và thu nợ y tế
Category: Blog Know your rights and protections when it comes to medical bills and collections
Category: Blog 瞭解你關於醫療帳單和收帳的權利和保護措施
Category: Blog Conozca sus derechos y protecciones en relación a las facturas médicas y los cobros
Category: Blog Знайте и защищайте свои права, касающиеся медицинских счетов и взыскания задолженности
Category: Blog 의료비 및 추심에 대한 권리와 보호조치에 대해 알아보세요.
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks to Halt Negative Credit Reporting for Survivors of Human Trafficking
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Opening Remarks to the Consumer Advisory Board
Category: Report Medical debt burden in the United States
Category: Blog Inaccurate small business credit reports can block access to loans
Category: Blog Report illustrates how the big three credit reporting companies are giving consumers the runaround
Category: Blog If you’re a homeowner struggling to make housing-related payments due to the pandemic, help is available or coming soon
Category: Blog No Surprises Act: How we are protecting people from the side effects of surprise medical bills
Category: Report Justice-Involved Individuals and the Consumer Financial Marketplace
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Blog Our public inquiry on buy now, pay later
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report Detailing Consumer Complaint Response Deficiencies of the Big Three Credit Bureaus
Category: Blog Hold credit reporting companies accountable for incorrect reports and shoddy service
Category: Report Annual report of consumer and credit reporting complaints: An analysis of complaint responses by Equifax, Experian, TransUnion
Category: Blog Know before you buy (now, pay later) this holiday season
Category: Blog Understand how the CFPB’s Debt Collection Rule impacts you
Category: Report Disputes on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Credit Report Disputes Far More Common in Majority Black and Hispanic Neighborhoods
Category: Press release CFPB, FTC and North Carolina Department of Justice File Amicus Brief in Henderson v. The Source for Public Data, L.P.
Category: Report Financial conditions for renters before and during the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Blog Consumer Fraud Alert - Tips for avoiding VA home loan scams
Category: Blog Should you buy now and pay later?
Category: Blog Errors in your tenant screening report shouldn’t keep you from finding a place to call home
Category: Report Commercial Credit on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Blog Dedicating July to military consumer protection
Category: Blog The trends of commercial credit reporting on consumer credit
Category: Report Changes in consumer financial status during the early months of the pandemic
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Takes Action Against Payment Processor and Its Former CEO for Supporting Internet-Based Technical-Support Scams
Category: Blog Break up with online romance scams
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Blog Lo que debe saber acerca de las estafas con falsa asistencia técnica
Category: Blog What you should know about tech support scams
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Settlement with Debt Collector for Credit Reporting Violation
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Payment Amount Furnishing & Consumer Reporting
Category: Blog New report explores the prevalence of actual payment information in consumer credit reporting
Category: Blog Play it safe online
Category: Blog Falling for scams could be a disaster
Category: Blog Recursos del CFPB en múltiples idiomas
Category: Blog Protecting your credit during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog Proteja su crédito durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Blog What to consider when sharing your financial data
Category: Report Targeting credit builder loans
Category: Press release CFPB Study Shows Financial Product Could Help Consumers Build Credit
Category: Blog Consumer reporting and the CARES Act
Category: Blog Cómo evitar las estafas de impostor de funcionario del gobierno relacionadas al COVID-19
Category: Blog How to avoid COVID-19 government imposter scams
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Commonwealth of Massachusetts File Suit Against Credit-Repair Telemarketers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Monster Loans, Thomas Chou, Sean Cowell, and Related Companies
Category: Blog Download new fraud prevention activity sheets for older adults
Category: Blog Descargue las nuevas hojas de actividades para adultos mayores
Category: Report The early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on credit applications
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Shows Substantial Decline in Credit Applications in March
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Credit Reporting Guidance During COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Blog Cómo diferenciar a un cobrador de deudas legítimo de los estafadores
Category: Blog Cinco formas de reconocer una estafa con su Seguro Social
Category: Blog Five ways to recognize a Social Security scam
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Action Against Monster Loans, Lend Tech Loans, and Student-Loan Debt-Relief Companies
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Public records, credit scores, and credit performance
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: Blog Applying for a job? It’s important to know what goes into your background screening reports
Category: Press release CFPB and FTC to Host December Workshop on Accuracy in Consumer Reporting
Category: Blog New report explores the relationship between Financial Well-Being and the contents of and engagement with credit reports
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 19 (Summer 2019)
Category: Blog Protect yourself from credit card fraud at the register
Category: Blog Estafas de cierre de hipotecas: cómo protegerse usted y resguardar su dinero
Category: Blog Datos que debe saber sobre el acuerdo con Equifax
Category: Blog Facts you can use about the Equifax settlement
Category: Blog An update on credit access and the Bureau’s first No-Action Letter
Category: Speech Statement by Kathy Kraninger at CFPB/FTC Equifax Settlement Press Conference