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Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Protect the Public from Shoddy Data Security Practices
Category: Director's statement Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks at the 2022 National Association of Attorneys General Presidential Summit
Category: Press release CFPB Warns that Digital Marketing Providers Must Comply with Federal Consumer Finance Protections
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Hello Digit for Lying to Consumers About Its Automated Savings Algorithm
Category: Report The Convergence of Payments and Commerce: Implications for Consumers
Category: Press release CFPB Fines U.S. Bank $37.5 Million for Illegally Exploiting Personal Data to Open Sham Accounts for Unsuspecting Customers
Category: Report Understanding Required Financial Assistance in Medical Care
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks at a Joint DOJ, CFPB Press Event on the Trident Enforcement Action
Category: Press release CFPB, DOJ Order Trident Mortgage Company to Pay More Than $22 Million for Deliberate Discrimination Against Minority Families
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 Federal Regulators Fine Bank of America $225 Million Over Botched Disbursement of State Unemployment Benefits at Height of Pandemic
Category: Press release CFPB Sues ACE Cash Express for Concealing No-Cost Repayment Plans and Improperly Withdrawing Consumers’ Funds
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: Blog Identifying and addressing the financial needs of immigrants
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: Press release CFPB Seeks Ban Against Operator of Student Loan Debt Relief Scam Reboot
Category: Blog Credit disputes: getting a clear statement of results from your furnisher
Category: Press release CFPB and New York Attorney General Shut Down Debt Collection Ring
Category: Press release CFPB Bolsters Enforcement Efforts by States
Category: Report Mortgage Servicing COVID-19 Pandemic Response Metrics: New Observations from Data Reported by Sixteen Servicers for May-December 2021
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Scam’s Ringleaders to Pay More Than $8 Million to Consumers and Student Loan Borrowers
Category: Blog Credit reporting companies and furnishers have obligations to assure accuracy in consumer reports
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Bank of America to Pay $10 Million Penalty for Illegal Garnishments
Category: Press release CFPB Supervisory Report Finds Unlawful Auto Repossessions, Breakdowns in Credit Report Disputes
Category: Press release CFPB Obtains Ban Against Debt Relief CEO Daniel Crenshaw
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks on the Lawsuit Against MoneyGram
Category: Press release El CFPB y la fiscal general de Nueva York demandan a MoneyGram, infractor reincidente, por dejar varadas a familias.
Category: Press release CFPB and NY Attorney General Sue Repeat Offender MoneyGram For Leaving Families High and Dry
Category: Press release 消費者金融保護局和紐約州檢察長起訴 讓家庭處於無助境地的慣犯速匯金
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: Medical billing and collection issues described in consumer complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Report Spotlights Medical Billing Challenges
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Challenges in Rural Banking Access
Category: Blog The student loan pause was extended—three things to keep in mind
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 2021 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Press release CFPB Sanctions Edfinancial for Lying about Student Loan Cancellation
Category: Director's statement CFPB Director Chopra Statement on Edfinancial and Student Loan Cancellation for Public Service
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech “Reining in Repeat Offenders”: 2022 Distinguished Lecture on Regulation, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Category: Blog CFPB Extends Opportunity for Public to Provide Input on Junk Fees
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Policy on Contractual ‘Gag’ Clauses and Fake Review Fraud
Category: Blog Shining a Spotlight on Workers’ Financial Experiences
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 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: 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: Press release CFPB Bans BrightSpeed Solutions and Its Former CEO for Supporting Telemarketing Scammers Targeting Older Americans
Category: Blog Our public inquiry on buy now, pay later
Category: Press release CFPB Sues United Holding Group, Its Affiliates, and Its Owners for Illegal Debt Collection Practices
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: Press release CFPB Shutters Lending by VC-Backed Fintech for Violating Agency Order
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Access Funding and Its Leadership for Misleading Consumers with Structured Settlements
Category: Blog Know before you buy (now, pay later) this holiday season
Category: Speech Director Chopra Remarks – December NAAG Meeting
Category: Report Data Point: Checking Account Overdraft at Financial Institutions Served by Core Processors
Category: Press release CFPB Research Shows Banks’ Deep Dependence on Overdraft Fees
Category: Report Data Point: Overdraft/NSF Fee Reliance Since 2015 – Evidence from Bank Call Reports
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: Testimony Opening Statement of Director Rohit Chopra before the House Committee on Financial Services
Category: Speech Remarks of Director Rohit Chopra at a Joint DOJ, CFPB, and OCC Press Conference on the Trustmark National Bank Enforcement Action
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Tech Giants to Turn Over Information on their Payment System Plans
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: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against American Advisors Group for Deceptively Marketing Reverse Mortgages to Consumers
Category: Report Consumer Complaint Research Brief: Consumer complaints throughout the credit life cycle, by demographic characteristics
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Software Company That Helps Credit-Repair Businesses Charge Illegal Fees
Category: Report Financial conditions for renters before and during the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Report 2021 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release CFPB Sues LendUp Loans for Violating 2016 Consent Order and Deceiving Borrowers
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: Press release Mortgage refinance loans drove an increase in closed-end originations in 2020, new CFPB report finds
Category: Report 2020 Mortgage Market Activity and Trends
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Debt Collector for Failing to Investigate Reports of Identity Theft and Misrepresenting Consumers’ Debts
Category: Report Mortgage Servicing COVID-19 Pandemic Response Metrics: Observations from Data Reported by Sixteen Servicers