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We’re surrounded by advertising. Every day, we see billboards, TV ads, advertisements in magazines, and corporate sponsors at all sorts of events. Much of the...

Jul 16, 2019 Blog Post

Testimony of R.J. Cross, Frontier Group policy analyst, at a hearing on examining discrimination in the automobile loan and insurance industries before the U.S. House...

May 1, 2019 Blog Post
Putting Students' Financial Well-Being at Risk

College students across the U.S. are at risk of being taken advantage of by banks that pay colleges to market checking accounts directly to students....

Apr 4, 2019 Report
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

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