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Category: Blog Consumer experiences with overdraft programs
Category: Report Consumer voices on overdraft programs
Category: Blog CFPB sends letters to financial institution CEO’s encouraging more consumer control over payment methods
Category: Report 2017 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Blog A 50-state look at complaints about student loans
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: Blog Does your college sponsor an affordable bank account?
Category: Blog Understand your options: Tips for student loan borrowers with disabilities
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Ohio Land Bank Conference
Category: Press Release CFPB and American Express Reach Resolution to Address Discriminatory Card Terms in Puerto Rico and U.S. Territories
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Aequitas Capital Management for Aiding Corinthian Colleges' Predatory Lending Scheme
Category: Blog Too many student loan borrowers struggling, not enough benefiting from affordable repayment options
Category: Blog Know Before You Owe: We are designing new overdraft disclosure forms
Category: Report CFPB Data Point: Frequent overdrafters
Category: Press Release CFPB Unveils Prototypes of "Know Before You Owe" Overdraft Disclosure Designed to Make Costs and Risks Easier to Understand
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Overdraft Press Call
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: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
Category: Report Staying on track while giving back: The cost of student loan servicing breakdowns for people serving their communities
Category: Blog How we keep you safe in the consumer financial marketplace
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 Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition
Category: Press Release CFPB Oversight Uncovers And Corrects Credit Reporting Problems
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Press Release CFPB Finds Bank Marketing Deals With Colleges Can Mean Costly Fees and Risks for Students
Category: Press Release CFPB Launches Inquiry Into Challenges Consumers Face in Using and Securely Sharing Access to Their Digital Financial Records
Category: Blog Technology is changing how people access their financial records. Share your story.
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Field Hearing on Consumer Access to Financial Records
Category: Report 2016 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of Richard Cordray, Director, CFPB Before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Category: Blog What you need to know if you were harmed by Wells Fargo
Category: Blog Cientos de miles de cuentas creadas en secreto por los empleados de Wells Fargo Bank resultan en una multa histórica de $100 millones por parte del CFPB
Category: Blog ¿Tomó préstamos estudiantiles para asistir al ITT Tech? Pues, debe saber que tiene opciones.
Category: Blog Hundreds of thousands of accounts secretly created by Wells Fargo Bank employees leads to historic $100 million fine from the CFPB
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on the Wells Fargo Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Blog Did you take out student loans to attend ITT Tech? You have options.
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 14
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Monthly Complaints Snapshot Spotlights Bank Account and Service Complaints
Category: Report Report and Recommendations: Fighting Elder Financial Exploitation through Community Networks
Category: Blog Four ways to support your community’s fight against elder financial exploitation
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Finds Hundreds of Counties Nationwide Fighting Elder Financial Abuse with Community Efforts
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Wells Fargo for Illegal Student Loan Servicing Practices
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 CFPB and Financial Regulators Issue Guidance on How Banks Handle Consumer Deposit Account Discrepancies
Category: Blog Older Americans are not alone in the fight to stop financial abuse
Category: Report Recommendations and report for financial institutions on preventing and responding to elder financial exploitation
Category: Blog New insights on bank overdraft fees and 4 ways to avoid them
Category: Report 2015 College credit card agreements
Category: Press Release CFPB Warns Colleges About Secret Campus Credit Card Contracts
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Examines Bank Account and Service Complaints
Category: Blog You have protections when it comes to automatic debit payments from your account
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the American Bankers Association Annual Convention
Category: Report Mobile financial services: A summary of comments from the public on opportunities, challenges, and risks for the underserved
Category: Report 2015 Financial literacy annual report
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Nationwide Student Financial Aid Scam
Category: Blog New signs of trouble for student loan borrowers
Category: Report Student loan servicing
Category: Press Release CFPB Concerned About Widespread Servicing Failures Reported by Student Loan Borrowers
Category: Blog New students should look closely at college-sponsored bank accounts and shop around
Category: Blog When you make student loan payments on an income-driven plan, you might be in for a payment shock
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Citizens Bank Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders Citizens Bank to Pay $18.5 Million for Failing to Credit Full Deposit Amounts
Category: Blog It’s not too late to share your #studentdebtstress story
Category: Report Overseas & Underserved: Student Loan Servicing and the Cost to Our Men and Women in Uniform
Category: Report 2015 Mid-Year Update on Student Loan Complaints
Category: Blog Sound off on student loan servicing
Category: Op-Ed Stressed out by student debt
Category: Blog Live from Milwaukee!
Category: Blog Tell us about your student debt stress
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Field Hearing on Student Loans
Category: Blog Reminder: What happens to your student loans if your school is shut down
Category: Blog Save the date, Milwaukee!
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Ohio College Presidents’ Conference
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Winter 2015
Category: Blog Special announcement for Corinthian students
Category: Press Release CFPB Secures $480 Million in Debt Relief for Current and Former Corinthian Students
Category: Blog Seeking answers for struggling student loan borrowers
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Student Accounts Press Call
Category: Blog A New Year’s resolution to conquer your student debt
Category: Report 2014 College credit card agreements
Category: Blog Sunshine for college credit card agreements
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Finds Continued Decline in College Credit Card Agreements
Category: Blog Consumer Advisory: Student loan debt relief companies may cost you thousands of dollars and drive you further into debt
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action to End Student “Debt Relief” Scams
Category: Blog Veterans: Take advantage of student loan forgiveness, but don’t let it damage your credit
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Fall 2014
Category: Press Release CFPB Supervision Report Highlights Risky Practices in Student Loan Servicing
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at University of Michigan Law School
Category: Blog Struggling private student loan borrowers are still searching for help
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against M&T Bank for Deceptively Advertising Free Checking
Category: Blog Don’t let your student debt stop you from serving your country
Category: Blog Special notice for Corinthian students
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Corinthian Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues For-Profit Corinthian Colleges for Predatory Lending Scheme
Category: Blog Student loan debt doesn’t have to be scary: Leah’s story
Category: Blog Working together to protect student veterans