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Category: Blog How to tell the difference between a legitimate debt collector and scammers
Category: Blog Your top debt collection questions answered
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles With Bluestem
Category: Blog How to reduce your debt
Category: Blog Budgeting strategies and free tools to help you reach your goals
Category: Blog Track your spending with this easy tool
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Files Suit Against Future Income Payments LLC, Scott Kohn, and Related Entities
Category: Blog Budget help: Manage your monthly expenses with a bill calendar
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Releases Latest Supervisory Highlights
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: Press release Bureau Of Consumer Financial Protection Settles With Defendants In Hydra Group Payday Lending Case
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles With TCF National Bank
Category: Blog Check your mailbox: Veterans with severe disabilities and student loans should keep an eye out for this
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with Triton Management Group
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: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with Citibank, N.A.
Category: Blog What you need to know to get money from the settlement with BancorpSouth Bank for alleged discrimination
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles With Security Group, Inc.
Category: Blog Sign up for our email course and get your finances in shape
Category: Report Complaint snapshot: Debt collection
Category: Blog Complaint snapshot: An analysis of debt collection complaints
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Announces Settlement With Wells Fargo For Auto-Loan Administration and Mortgage Practices
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: Press release CFPB Issues Request For Information On External Engagements
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Request For Information On Supervision Processes
Category: Blog Help is here for people with severe disabilities struggling with student loans
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Request For Information On Enforcement Processes
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Request For Information On Administrative Adjudications
Category: Press release CFPB Publishes Request for Information on Civil Investigative Demands
Category: Blog Looking for a loan? Find out how to Know Before You Owe
Category: Press release Acting Director Mulvaney Announces Call for Evidence Regarding Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Functions
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 Fines Xerox Business Services $1.1 Million for Incorrect Consumer Information Sent to Credit Reporting Agencies
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Think Finance For Collecting On Debts That Consumers Did Not Legally Owe
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Freedom Debt Relief For Misleading Consumers About Its Debt-Settlement Services
Category: Blog How to spot a scammer
Category: Blog Tips for servicemembers with student debt
Category: Blog African-American and Hispanic borrowers harmed by Provident will receive $9 million in compensation
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: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Real Estate Settlement Services Provider for Steering Consumers to Affiliated Business
Category: Blog Servicemembers and debt collection: Sharing your stories
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Top Notch Funding for Lying in Loan Offers to NFL Players, Deepwater Horizon Victims, and 9/11 First Responders
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: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Zero Parallel for Steering Consumers Toward Bad Deals
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: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Credit Repair Company for Charging Illegal Fees and Misleading Consumers
Category: Press release CFPB and American Express Reach Resolution to Address Discriminatory Card Terms in Puerto Rico and U.S. Territories
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 Denied for a bank account? Here’s what you should know
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against JPMorgan Chase for Failures Related to Checking Account Screening Information
Category: Press release CFPB Warns Companies Against Tricking Consumers Into Expensive Pay-By-Phone Fees
Category: Blog Six years serving you
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: Press release CFPB Takes Actions Against Credit Repair Companies for Charging Illegal Fees and Misleading Consumers
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: Guides to Public Service Loan Forgiveness
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 The IRS is using private debt collectors. Here’s what you should know.
Category: Blog How we keep you safe in the consumer financial marketplace
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the People and Places Conference
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: Press release CFPB Sues Four Online Lenders for Collecting on Debts Consumers Did Not Legally Owe
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Spring 2017
Category: Press release CFPB Issues $1.25 Million Fine to Servicemember Auto Lender for Violating Consent Order
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 Sues Ocwen for Failing Borrowers Throughout Mortgage Servicing Process
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Ocwen Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Press release CFPB Files Suit Against Law Firm for Misrepresenting Attorney Involvement in Collection of Millions of Debts