The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed suit against ITT Educational Services, accusing the for-profit company of making predatory loans to its students.
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants Americans to have free, regular access to their credit scores.
The CFPB has released a new online tool that allows people to sift through data on home loans made in their communities and compare it with other locations.
Do you understand how your credit card rewards work, and do you think they’re fair? The federal government is studying reward programs.
The Bipartisan Policy Center says there are several things the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could do better. What do you think?
Despite political hurdles, the federal watchdog agency has made many changes to the way financial companies operate.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says the Credit CARD Act has reduced fees for late payments and overlimit purchases.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau tells employers that prepaid cards, which often come loaded with fees, can’t be employees’ only option for being paid.
A new report cites a variety of consumer complaints about the way servicers communicate and process payments.
Some Republicans are trying to stop the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau from operating, despite the protections and money it’s won back for wronged consumers.
Next year, it’ll become more expensive and harder to qualify for a mortgage. If you’re sitting on the fence, now’s the time to get off it.
President Obama isn’t done wrangling with Republicans over consumer rights, and wants Richard Cordray to stay.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to take a role in overseeing student loan companies to make sure borrowers are treated fairly.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau studied the impact of new regulations on how much people pay in overdraft fees. It’s still a lot.
The federal government is warning banks they face penalties for mistreating consumers who owe money. It’s also giving consumers ways to challenge debts and debt collection practices.
Did you purchase any kind of extra credit protection or credit score monitoring? You may be getting some money back soon.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants anonymous financial information to improve its oversight of the banking and credit industries. Banks don’t see the point.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has been busy lately. Here’s a round-up of the money they’ve reclaimed for consumers from unfair credit practices.
In its first couple years, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has fined big banks millions and assumed oversight of credit reporting agencies. That was a warm-up.
The government is forcing lenders to make it clearer how to avoid foreclosure and slow down the process.