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Category: Blog A five-step spending plan to avoid holiday debt
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: Blog How to get a handle on debt
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: 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: Press Release CFPB Announces Annual Dollar Thresholds in Truth in Lending Act Regulations for Certain Credit Transactions
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 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: Press Release CFPB Seeks Comment on Proposed Changes to Prepaid Rule
Category: Blog How to understand special promotional financing offers on credit cards
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 Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 21
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Credit Card Complaints
Category: Report The power of light-touch financial education: A demonstration with credit card revolvers
Category: Report Consumer insights on managing spending
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders Mastercard and UniRush to Pay $13 Million for RushCard Breakdowns That Cut Off Consumers' Access to Funds
Category: Blog Mastercard and UniRush to Pay $10 Million to Consumers Harmed by RushCard Technology Breakdown
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the RushCard Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Blog Easy-to-remember guidelines help people reduce credit card debt
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 Finds Bank Marketing Deals With Colleges Can Mean Costly Fees and Risks for Students
Category: Blog Who are the Credit Invisible?
Category: Report 2016 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press Release CFPB Finalizes Strong Federal Protections for Prepaid Account Consumers
Category: Blog We’re exploring the use of a list of companies that offer free credit scores
Category: Press Release CFPB Releases Updated Exam Procedures for Military Lending Act
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of Richard Cordray, Director, CFPB Before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
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: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Fines Wells Fargo $100 Million for Widespread Illegal Practice of Secretly Opening Unauthorized Accounts
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: Press Release CFPB Orders First National Bank of Omaha to Pay $32.25 Million for Illegal Credit Card 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: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 13
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Credit Card Complaints
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Annual Dollar Thresholds in Truth in Lending Act Regulations for Certain Credit Transactions
Category: Blog 6 tips for using your credit card this season
Category: Report 2015 College credit card agreements
Category: Press Release CFPB Warns Colleges About Secret Campus Credit Card Contracts
Category: Press Release CFPB Finds CARD Act Helped Consumers Avoid More Than $16 Billion in Gotcha Credit Card Fees
Category: Report The Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Federation of America
Category: Report 2015 Financial literacy annual report
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Nationwide Student Financial Aid Scam
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Credit Card Complaints
Category: Blog New signs of trouble for student loan borrowers
Category: Report Student loan servicing
Category: Blog What’s that chip doing on my credit card?
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: Blog Citibank to refund $700 million to credit card customers for unfair and deceptive practices
Category: Blog You have the right to a fair financial marketplace
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders Citibank to Pay $700 Million in Consumer Relief for Illegal Credit Card Practices
Category: Blog We’re ordering JP Morgan Chase to refund $50 million and stop collecting on 528,000 accounts
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: Press Release CFPB Finalizes Rule Aimed at Improving Credit Card Agreement Submission Process
Category: Press Release CFPB Launches Public Inquiry to Inform Agency Review of the Credit Card Market
Category: Press Release CFPB Seeks to Improve Process for Industry Submission of Consumer Credit Card Agreements
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders Subprime Credit Card Company to Refund $2.7 Million for Charging Illegal Credit Card Fees
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Sham Credit Card
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: Press Release CFPB Sues Texas Company for Sham Credit Card
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: 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: Blog New Project Catalyst research pilot to study early intervention credit counseling