Tag: CFPB

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (also known as the CFPB) is the consumer watchdog agency in charge of monitoring the companies that serve people’s financial needs. From keeping collectors honest or ensuring your fully informed by your creditors and lenders, updates from this government agency can have a big impact on you and your financial world.

Credit report changes could erase negative information

Credit Report Changes Could Boost Your Score

Mar 27, 2017 | April Lewis-Parks

The big 3 credit bureaus in the U.S. plan to adjust reporting information on July 1. Here’s how these new credit report changes could boost your score.

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The threat of debt collectors looms with past due debt

Feeling the Threat of Debt Collectors

Jan 16, 2017 | Meghan Alard

A new report finds one in four consumers felt threatened during a collection call. Here’s what you can do to avoid the threat of debt collectors.

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New protections for prepaid credit cards

New Protections for Prepaid Credit Cards

Oct 17, 2016 | Meghan Alard

If you use prepaid credit cards to avoid high-interest debt, the CFPB has some new prepaid card protections that will affect your usage and accounts.

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Do You Really Owe the Debt?

Apr 08, 2016 | Meghan Alard

Before you make a commitment to make a payment to a debt collector, make sure the debt is actually one you owe before you eliminate debt for someone else.

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Filing Complaints through the CFPB

May 01, 2015 | Meghan Alard

The CFPB’s annual report shows debt collection remains the biggest thorn in consumers’ sides. It’s in your best interest to take action before charge-off.

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2014 Debt Collection Complaints

Feb 06, 2015 | Meghan Alard

The CFPB has released their first annual report of debt collection complaints. Learn what challenges other consumers faced from collectors last year.

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Are Overdraft Fee Policies Outdated?

Dec 01, 2014 | Meghan Alard

Some banks revise their overdraft policies ahead of new CFPB regulation. Could paying high overdraft fees soon be a thing of the past for consumers?

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Does Your Credit Score Make You "Unbankable"?

Oct 16, 2014 | Meghan Alard

The CFPB is looking to change the way banks use credit reports to avoid having consumers get into situations where they can’t even open a bank account.

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Scheme Aimed at Ripping Off Military Members Shutdown

Aug 27, 2014 | April Lewis-Parks

Scam artists stole millions of dollars from military members and other consumers. But they were caught. Find out how you can avoid being scammed.

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