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Which top-selling auto manufacturers are sued the most, and the least, over defective cars in California?

For 40 years, California’s landmark auto Lemon Law has offered protection and legal recourse to consumers who purchase seriously defective vehicles. While only a...

May 24, 2022 Report

Want to buy complex, unregulated securities and investment products? There’s a super simple app for that.

Jan 31, 2022 Blog Post

Buy now, pay later apps give consumers the flexibility of paying for purchases in installments, but that convenience comes at a cost. Besides being unregulated...

Jan 4, 2022 Blog Post

Consumer Reports' new analysis of over 800,000 auto loans might make you rethink getting a car loan through a dealership. And it should make us...

Nov 2, 2021 Blog Post
Medical costs and bankruptcies in Oregon

The high cost of health care, expensive monthly insurance premiums, high deductibles, and expenses not covered by insurance all add to health care’s strain on...

Sep 9, 2021 Report

A key new question in the world of consumer protection: how to protect people's digital right to privacy. Until government takes further action, you can...

Aug 12, 2021 Blog Post

With our phones constantly at our sides, feeding us ads that seem a bit too on the nose, many can’t help but wonder if our...

Jul 15, 2021 Blog Post

The information in the CFPB's Consumer Complaint Database is a treasure trove of information about consumer experiences in the financial marketplace. But the database can...

Feb 11, 2021 Blog Post

We give dating apps really detailed personal info. Dating apps use your data – find out how with policy analyst R.J. Cross.

Feb 11, 2021 Blog Post

While it’s no secret that many consumers are facing financial distress during COVID-19, data from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau can shed some light on...

Nov 10, 2020 Blog Post

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