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.
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed suit against ITT Educational Services, accusing the for-profit company of making predatory loans to its students.
Despite political hurdles, the federal watchdog agency has made many changes to the way financial companies operate.
President Obama isn’t done wrangling with Republicans over consumer rights, and wants Richard Cordray to stay.
The federal regulator is warning consumers about using virtual currencies like bitcoins.
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?
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 to take a role in overseeing student loan companies to make sure borrowers are treated fairly.
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.
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.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says these lenders were falsely suggesting a government affiliation in pursuit of reverse mortgage customers.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ordered U.S. Bank to refund consumers $48 million for illegally billing them for services they didn’t fully receive.
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 CFPB says consumers can be blindsided by unexpected charges after signing up for a credit card interest-rate promotion.
A CFPB study found that consumers often end up paying the equivalent of 17,000 percent interest when they purchase a small-ticket item and overdraw their account.
The U.S. government says your credit score significantly differs from what lenders see 20 percent of the time.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo loan officers illegally engaged in kickback scheme with a title company.
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