The settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is over discrimination against Hispanic customers and practices used to sell credit card add-ons.
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says medical debt should be treated differently than other debt when calculating credit scores.
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 studied the impact of new regulations on how much people pay in overdraft fees. It’s still a lot.
The government is forcing lenders to make it clearer how to avoid foreclosure and slow down the process.
The CFPB says nearly half of U.S. homebuyers don’t shop around to find the best mortgage loan and seriously consider only one lender. To address the problem, it’s unveiled a new website.
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has accused two firms of tricking struggling student loan borrowers into paying high fees to receive help they can get on their own for free.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants prepaid card users to have financial protections similar to those enjoyed by consumers who have bank accounts and credit cards.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has filed suit against the country’s third-largest wireless carrier for alleged phone bill cramming.
Two federal agencies have filed suit against two separate online payday lenders for allegedly making unauthorized loans and then withdrawing money from consumers’ bank accounts.
Rome Finance’s predatory lending scheme affected 17,800 soldiers, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ordered BofA to pay fines and refund customers to settle claims that it cheated people with its marketing and billing practices for credit card add-on services.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants Americans to have free, regular access to their credit scores.
A new report cites a variety of consumer complaints about the way servicers communicate and process payments.
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.
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.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has partnered with the FTC to protect distressed homeowners from fraudulent loan modification companies.
Corinthian College students were lured into predatory loans and “destined to default,” government agency says.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is preparing some new rules to reform the payday loan industry.
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