The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says medical debt should be treated differently than other debt when calculating credit scores.
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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.
Hurricanes wreck finances as much as buildings. Here’s how to start putting your life back together.
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 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.
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.
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.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is preparing some new rules to reform the payday loan industry.
Should it be OK to waive your right to sue your lender for wrongdoing? The CFPB is considering next steps for arbitration agreements in the fine print.
A government crackdown on bad practices in the financial industry is scaring some companies into lawyering up.
Your stay-at-home husband or wife may soon have better access to credit, if a new proposed rule is adopted.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has warned companies that provide information to credit bureaus that they need to do a better job of investigating mistakes in credit reports.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau cracked down on CareCredit after receiving hundreds of complaints.
People who use private student loans tend to have more debt, and many of them could have taken out cheaper and less complicated federal loans.
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