The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau cracked down on CareCredit after receiving hundreds of complaints.
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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 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.
Starting in July, the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will start accepting complaints about deceptive and abusive financial products, from credit cards to payday loans. While you’re waiting, here are three other ways to voice your displeasure.
A new report shows which banks received the most complaints to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
U.S. Bank and Dealers’ Financial Service will return $6.5 million to service members who used the MILES program to finance car purchases.
Private student loans can go into auto-default if a co-signer dies or goes into bankruptcy. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is trying to help borrowers know what their options are.
Although poorer homebuyers have been hit hardest by foreclosures and mortgage abuses, a larger number of complaints are coming from richer folks.
A government study finds that banks’ deposit advance products frequently trap consumers in a cycle of debt just as payday lenders do.
The anti-borrower behavior of some private companies used by the federal government to service and collect student loans has been exposed.
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.
An analysis of credit card complaints found that one issuer rose to the top. Is it a card in your wallet?
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.
The government can now help settle disputes between you and a credit reporting agency. Here’s what you can complain about, and how.
Have you purchased Discover credit card protection or credit monitoring since December 2007? You might be getting some money back.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has revised a 2009 rule in order to help people with shared incomes qualify for credit cards.
The government is warning lenders about misleading seniors and veterans, and consumers to watch out for these signs of trouble.
You could have as many as 49 different credit scores. And the one you pay for may not be the same as the one a lender uses to judge your creditworthiness.
Some payday lenders plan to offer longer-term loans, hoping they can evade rules designed to protect consumers.
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