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Category: Blog Co-signed a private student loan? Here are tips to protect yourself during COVID-19
Category: Blog Closing remarks: Consumer Financial Protection Week
Category: Blog Alphabet soup: The ABCs of military consumer protection
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Online Tool to Help College Students Determine How to Pay for College
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Recent trends in debt settlement and credit counseling
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Debt Settlements and Credit Counseling
Category: Blog Coronavirus and dealing with debt: Tips to help ease the impact
Category: Blog It’s not too late to fill out the FAFSA: Here’s what you need to know
Category: Press release CFPB to Provide Additional Extension of Comment Period for Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Time Barred Debt
Category: Blog What you need to know about student loans and the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog Qué necesita saber sobre los préstamos estudiantiles y la pandemia del coronavirus
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: Blog Lidiando con el coronavirus y deudas: Consejos para aliviar el impacto
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: Report Quantitative Survey Testing of Model Disclosure Clauses and Forms for Debt Collection: Methodology Report
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Time-Barred Debt Disclosures
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 21 (Winter 2020)
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and U.S. Department of Education Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Better Serve Student Loan Borrowers
Category: Report 2019 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition, Issue No. 20 (Fall 2019)
Category: Report Data Point: Borrower Experiences on Income-Driven Repayment
Category: Blog New report shows how student loan borrowers fare on Income-Driven Repayment Plans
Category: Blog How to tell the difference between a legitimate debt collector and scammers
Category: Blog You might have heard that LIBOR is going away. Here’s what you need to know about LIBOR and adjustable-rate loans.
Category: Blog Need to save up for college? Stay motivated with these three tips
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: Report Market Snapshot: Third-Party Debt Collections Tradeline Reporting
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on Third-Party Debt Collections
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Student CU Connect CUSO over ITT Private Loan Program
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 How to choose the school that’s financially right for you
Category: Blog What to do if you’re wrongfully billed for Medicare costs
Category: Blog Check these items off your student loan to-do list
Category: Blog Need help with your credit card debt? Start with your credit card company!
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2019
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on 2018 Administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Category: Blog Three steps to prep for paying for college
Category: Blog New protections for servicemembers and veterans alert
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Cash Tyme
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Reaches Settlement with Enova International, Inc.
Category: Press release Regulators Encourage Institutions to Work with Borrowers Affected by Government Shutdown
Category: Blog Resolve to take control of your debt in the new year
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with Cash Express
Category: Report Complaint snapshot: 50 state report
Category: Blog Your top debt collection questions answered
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles With Bluestem
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: Telecommunications debt collection
Category: Blog More than 1-in-5 consumers had telecommunications-related collections on their consumer report in the past 5 years
Category: Blog WARNO: New security clearance guidelines make it more important than ever for servicemembers to monitor their credit
Category: Blog Check your mailbox: Veterans with severe disabilities and student loans should keep an eye out for this
Category: Press release Bureau Settles With National Credit Adjusters, LLC and Bradley Hochstein
Category: Report Data point: Final student loan payments and broader household borrowing
Category: Blog New research report on student loan repayment and broader household borrowing
Category: Report Complaint snapshot: Debt collection
Category: Blog Complaint snapshot: An analysis of debt collection complaints
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2018
Category: Press release CFPB And FTC Partner To Report On 2017 Activities To Combat Illegal Debt Collection Practices
Category: Blog Help is here for people with severe disabilities struggling with student loans
Category: Blog Looking for a loan? Find out how to Know Before You Owe
Category: Report The consumer credit card market
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on the State of the Credit Card Market
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: Report Annual report of the CFPB Student Loan Ombudsman 2017
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Consumer Complaints Spurred Actions That Brought More Than $750 Million in Relief for Student Loan Borrowers
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: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2017
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 2018
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.