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The Hidden Costs of Risky Auto Loans to Consumers and Our Communities

In much of America, owning a car is the price of admission to society. Owning a car is also expensive, and drives millions of households...

Feb 13, 2019 Report

Frontier Group provides information and ideas to help citizens and decision-makers navigate these changes and steer America toward a more sustainable and vibrant society. Here’s...

Dec 27, 2018 Blog Post

The last two years have seen a reversal of fortune for consumer protection, resulting in new risks for consumers shopping for products in the financial...

Dec 4, 2018 Blog Post

Here are two things you probably don’t know about colonoscopies. First, they’re one of the most commonly performed screening exams. Millions of us get colonoscopies...

Aug 6, 2018 Blog Post

What does “human error” really mean? And what is the role of automated vehicles in protecting us from it? These are important questions to clarify...

Aug 3, 2018 Blog Post
CFPB Data Reveal Consumer Complaints by Company

For most of its history, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has stood up for consumers, including by publishing detailed analyses of financial complaints. However,...

Jun 5, 2018 Report
The Case for Public Access to the CFPB’s Financial Complaints Database

The acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Mick Mulvaney, is considering removing public access to the CFPB's online repository of more than one...

Jun 4, 2018 Report
Oregon Patients and Providers Need Better Information on the Cost of Health Care

Oregon consumers have a limited ability to learn the price of health care in advance of receiving treatment. When patients are asked to make decisions...

Mar 20, 2018 Report

In the years since the Great Recession, a torrent of cheap and easy credit has washed over car showrooms and used car lots. Many have...

Feb 15, 2018 Blog Post

Especially when more and more political involvement takes place online, online comments to the FCC on net neutrality should have been thoroughly vetted and...

Jan 9, 2018 Blog Post

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