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.
Search Results for cfpb
The government is forcing lenders to make it clearer how to avoid foreclosure and slow down the process.
The U.S. government says your credit score significantly differs from what lenders see 20 percent of the time.
Hurricanes wreck finances as much as buildings. Here’s how to start putting your life back together.
An analysis of credit card complaints found that one issuer rose to the top. Is it a card in your wallet?
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau cracked down on CareCredit after receiving hundreds of complaints.
American Express is the fourth credit card company to reach a major settlement with the federal government over the marketing of these types of products.
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.
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.
Although poorer homebuyers have been hit hardest by foreclosures and mortgage abuses, a larger number of complaints are coming from richer folks.
A new report shows which banks received the most complaints to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Yet another big bank is in trouble with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for the way it sold credit card add-on products to customers.
Letters or calls from debt collectors can be scary, but don’t let fear guide your response; not all debt collectors are legitimate, and you have rights.
U.S. Bank and Dealers’ Financial Service will return $6.5 million to service members who used the MILES program to finance car purchases.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is ready to play hardball with the largely unregulated industry, and for the first time has referred a case for criminal prosecution.
Concerned about how college kids get or spend money? The government wants your opinion, which could shape new regulations.
A government study finds that banks’ deposit advance products frequently trap consumers in a cycle of debt just as payday lenders do.
New mortgage rules are going into effect Jan. 10 to protect homeowners and investors from the kinds of risky mortgages that were sold during the recent real estate bubble and led so many people into foreclosure.
Your stay-at-home husband or wife may soon have better access to credit, if a new proposed rule is adopted.
A government crackdown on bad practices in the financial industry is scaring some companies into lawyering up.