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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 Protecting servicemembers from abuses of the military allotment system
Category: Blog Loan Cancellation for Student Loan Borrowers Who Attended Corinthian Colleges
Category: Blog FFELP student loan borrowers: take full advantage of fixes to Income-Driven Repayment
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Protect Depositors from False Claims About FDIC Insurance
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Scam’s Ringleaders to Pay More Than $8 Million to Consumers and Student Loan Borrowers
Category: Blog Exams lead to remediation for private loan servicers’ unfair practices
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 26, Spring 2022
Category: Press release CFPB Obtains Ban Against Debt Relief CEO Daniel Crenshaw
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: Medical billing and collection issues described in consumer complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Report Spotlights Medical Billing Challenges
Category: Blog Transcript Withholding Holds Back Workers and Wages
Category: Blog The student loan pause was extended—three things to keep in mind
Category: Report Student Loan Borrowers Potentially At-Risk when Payment Suspension Ends
Category: Blog Busting myths about bankruptcy and private student loans
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks on the Repeat Offender Lawsuit Against TransUnion and John Danaher
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: Blog Overdraft fees can price people out of banking
Category: Report 2021 Financial Literacy Annual Report
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 New VA rule relieves financial distress for thousands of veterans with medical bills
Category: Report Justice-Involved Individuals and the Consumer Financial Marketplace
Category: Blog Don’t let sloppy servicing keep you from benefitting under the PSLF Fix before it expires on October 31, 2022
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to Examine Colleges’ In-House Lending Practices
Category: Press release CFPB Bans BrightSpeed Solutions and Its Former CEO for Supporting Telemarketing Scammers Targeting Older Americans
Category: Blog Protecting servicemembers from predatory lending
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 and DOJ Put Landlords and Mortgage Servicers on Notice About Servicemembers’ and Veterans’ Rights
Category: Blog The LIBOR index for adjustable-rate loans is being discontinued: here’s what to watch for
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Pawn Lenders for Cheating Military Families
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Stop False Identification by Background Screeners
Category: Report Disputes on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Report 2021 Annual Report of the CFPB Education Loan Ombudsman
Category: Press release CFPB Joins Other Financial Regulatory Agencies in Issuing Statement on Discontinuation of LIBOR
Category: Report Consumer Complaint Research Brief: Consumer complaints throughout the credit life cycle, by demographic characteristics
Category: Press release CFPB Report: Consumer Complaint Submission Patterns Vary by Demographic Characteristics of Census Tract
Category: Report Financial conditions for renters before and during the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Report 2021 College credit card agreements
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: Blog Higher education emergency grants available for college students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Consumer advisories Consumer advisory: Know your rights under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Uejio For AFR’s Celebration of the CFPB’s 10th Birthday
Category: Blog Consumer Fraud Alert - Tips for avoiding VA home loan scams
Category: Blog Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Fintech Company GreenSky for Enabling Merchants to Secure Loans for Consumers Without Their Authorization
Category: Blog Should you buy now and pay later?
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: COVID-19 issues described in consumer complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Consumer Complaint Bulletin Highlights Consumers’ Difficulties During Pandemic
Category: Blog Dedicating July to military consumer protection
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Company and its Owners and Executives for Deceptive Debt-Relief and Credit-Repair Services
Category: Blog Delinquencies on credit accounts continue to be low despite the pandemic
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Company and its CEO for Deceptive Deposit and Loan Products
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Auto Lender for Unfair Loss Damage Waiver Practices
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Debt-Settlement Company for Charging Consumers Unlawful Fees
Category: Report Office of Servicemember Affairs Annual Report
Category: Blog The Office of Servicemember Affairs year in review: Working together to protect servicemembers, veterans, and military families
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: Mortgage forbearance issues described in consumer complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Reports Detailing Mortgage Borrowers’ Continuing COVID-19 Challenges
Category: Blog Money Smarts for Military Families
Category: Press release CFPB Consumer Complaint Bulletin Examines County-Level Demographic Data
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: County-level demographic overview of consumer complaints
Category: Press release Statement by CFPB Acting Director Dave Uejio on Mr. Cooper Unauthorized Withdrawals
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Reverse Mortgage Lender for Deceptive Advertising
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against SettleIt, Inc. for Steering Consumers into High-Cost Loans
Category: Press release CFPB Annual Complaint Report Highlights More Than a Half-Million Complaints Received in 2020
Category: Report 2020 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Operators of An Unlawful Student Loan Debt-Relief Scheme
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Virginia, Massachusetts, and New York Attorneys General Sue Libre for Predatory Immigrant-Services Scam
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio for the Libre Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Blog Struggling during the pandemic? COVID-19 financial relief and protections extended
Category: Blog New guide helps military families with unique financial challenges
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with LendUp Loans, LLC for Military Lending Act Violations
Category: Report 2020 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Omni Financial of Nevada, Inc. for Violations of the Military Lending Act, Electronic Fund Transfer Act, and Consumer Financial Protection Act
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Student Loan Servicers Discover Bank, The Student Loan Corporation, and Discover Products, Inc. for Violating a Bureau Consent Order and Other Unlawful Practices
Category: Blog Listen to CFPB's new podcast episodes
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sues Debt Collector BounceBack, Inc.
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Debt Collector for Engaging in Deceptive Debt Collection Practices in Three States
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with U.S. Equity Advantage, Inc. and Its Owner, Robert M. Steenbergh, for Deceptive Sales Practices
Category: Blog Federal tools to help maximize GI Bill® education benefits
Category: Blog Honoring and empowering those who served our nation
Category: Report Debt and delinquency after military service: A study of the credit records of young veterans in the first year after separation
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Lawsuit Against Driver Loan, LLC And Its CEO
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with SMART Payment Plan, LLC for Deceptive Sales Practices
Category: Report Annual Report of the CFPB Private Education Loan Ombudsman 2020
Category: Press release CFPB Private Education Loan Ombudsman Issues 2020 Annual Report
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Finds Continued Decline in the Market for Certain Kinds of College Credit Cards
Category: Report 2020 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Podcast Series on Paying for Higher Education
Category: Report Special issue brief: The early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on consumer credit
Category: Blog Falling for scams could be a disaster