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Category: Blog What does the Coast Guard know about the GI Bill that the other services do not?
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Citibank For Student Loan Servicing Failures That Harmed Borrowers
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 Tips for servicemembers with student debt
Category: Blog A 50-state look at complaints about student loans
Category: Blog How to get a handle on debt
Category: Report 50 state snapshot of student debt: A nationwide look at complaints about student loans
Category: Blog Sign up for our email course and get your finances in shape
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Finds Consumer Complaints Spurred Actions That Brought More Than $750 Million in Relief for Student Loan Borrowers
Category: Report Annual report of the CFPB Student Loan Ombudsman 2017
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: 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 2017
Category: Blog Got a check in the mail from the CFPB? Here’s how to tell if it’s legit
Category: Blog Here’s what you should know if you were harmed by Morgan Drexen
Category: Report A nationwide look at how student debt impacts older adults
Category: Blog A nationwide look at how student debt impacts older adults
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Aequitas Capital Management for Aiding Corinthian Colleges' Predatory Lending Scheme
Category: Report CFPB data point: Student loan repayment
Category: Report Innovation highlights: Emerging student loan repayment assistance
Category: Blog Too many student loan borrowers struggling, not enough benefiting from affordable repayment options
Category: Press Release CFPB Finds Percentage of Borrowers with $20K in Student Debt Doubled Over Last Decade
Category: Blog Behind on bills: Three steps to help you make tough choices in tight moments
Category: Blog How to respond when a debt collector contacts you in three easy steps
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
Category: Blog Certifique su servicio: Guías para el programa de Perdón de Préstamos por Servicio Público
Category: Report Staying on track while giving back: The cost of student loan servicing breakdowns for people serving their communities
Category: Blog Certify your service and stay on track for public service loan forgiveness
Category: Press Release CFPB Spotlights Borrower Complaints About Student Loan Servicers Mishandling Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Event
Category: Blog Certify your service: Guides to Public Service Loan Forgiveness
Category: Blog The IRS is using private debt collectors. Here’s what you should know.
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Finds That 9 in 10 of the Highest-Risk Student Loan Borrowers Were Not Enrolled in Affordable Repayment Plans
Category: Blog New data documents a disturbing cycle of defaults for struggling student loan borrowers
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Spring 2017
Category: Press Release CFPB Supervision Finds Some Student Loan and Mortgage Servicers Illegally Fail to Provide Protections to Borrowers
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 22
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Student Loan Complaints
Category: Press Release CFPB Files Suit Against Law Firm for Misrepresenting Attorney Involvement in Collection of Millions of Debts
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act annual report 2017
Category: Blog Consumer Advisory: Bad information about your college enrollment status can cost you
Category: Blog Increasing transparency in the student loan servicing market
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Debt Relief Attorneys for Collecting Illegal Fees from Struggling Consumers
Category: Blog Tips for student loan borrowers
Category: Blog What to do if you’re wrongfully billed for Medicare costs
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Navient Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Nation's Largest Student Loan Company Navient for Failing Borrowers at Every Stage of Repayment
Category: Blog Your feedback helped us update our Payback Playbook prototype
Category: Report Market Snapshot: Online debt sales
Category: Blog Consumer experiences with debt collection: Findings from our survey
Category: Report Consumer Experiences With Debt Collection: Findings From the CFPB’s Survey on Consumer Views on Debt
Category: Blog Your voice, your story. Consumer views on debt collection
Category: Press Release CFPB Survey Finds Over One-In-Four Consumers Contacted By Debt Collectors Feel Threatened
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the CFPB Debt Collection Event
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Two Law Firms for Misrepresenting Attorney Involvement to Collect on Medical Debts
Category: Report Snapshot of older consumers and student loan debt
Category: Blog Four tips to help older student loan borrowers navigate common problems with their student loans
Category: Press Release CFPB Warns Student Loan Servicing Problems Can Jeopardize Long-Term Financial Security for Older Borrowers
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 18
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Debt Collection Complaints
Category: Press Release CFPB Unveils Consumer Credit Trends Tool to Help Forecast Potential Consumer Risks
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the CFPB Research Conference
Category: Press Release CFPB and New York Attorney General File Lawsuit Against Illegal Nationwide Debt Collection Scheme
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 13 (Fall 2016)
Category: Press Release CFPB Supervision Recovers $11 Million for 225,000 Harmed Consumers
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Press Release CFPB Projects that One-in-Three Rehabilitated Student Loan Borrowers Will Re-default Within Two Years
Category: Report Annual report of the CFPB student loan ombudsman 2016
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders Navy Federal Credit Union to Pay $28.5 Million for Improper Debt Collection Actions
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray to the Community Bank Advisory Council
Category: Blog You have the right to pay off your student loan as fast as you can, without a penalty
Category: Blog La deuda estudiantil afecta considerablemente a las comunidades de color
Category: Blog The significant impact of student debt on communities of color
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Takes Action Against Bridgepoint Education, Inc. for Illegal Student Lending Practices
Category: Blog ¿Tomó préstamos estudiantiles para asistir al ITT Tech? Pues, debe saber que tiene opciones.
Category: Blog Did you take out student loans to attend ITT Tech? You have options.
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Wells Fargo for Illegal Student Loan Servicing Practices
Category: Blog Trying to enroll in an income-driven repayment plan? Avoid #ApplicationAbyss with our tips and resources.
Category: Report Midyear Update on Student Loan Complaints
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Finds Consumers Complain Of Needless Hurdles In Applying For Lower Student Loan Payments
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Expands Foreclosure Protections
Category: Report Study of third-party debt collection operations
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Considers Proposal to Overhaul Debt Collection Market
Category: Blog We’re working to improve fairness and transparency in the debt collection market for you
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on Field Hearing on Debt Collection
Category: Blog Consumers Count: Tools and resources for money decisions
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on Student Loan Servicing Press Call
Category: Blog Save the date, Sacramento, Calif.!
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2016
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Supervisory Actions Return $24.5 Million To A Quarter-Million Consumers Harmed By Illegal Activities
Category: Press Release CFPB Unveils Student Loan 'Payback Playbook' to Provide Borrowers With Personalized Snapshot of Repayment Options
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Student Loan Payback Playbook Press Call
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action to Halt Illegal Debt Collection Practices By Lawsuit Mill and Debt Buyer
Category: Press Release CFPB Halts Student Loan Debt Relief Scam