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Armed with greater knowledge about the notoriously opaque student loan market, citizens and consumers will now be able to make more educated and informed choices...

Dec 10, 2013 Blog Post
The CFPB's Consumer Complaint Database Gets Real Results for Victims of Credit Reporting Errors

One in 20 Americans has an error on one or more of their credit reports that could affect the prices they pay for financial products....

Nov 19, 2013 Report
The CFPB's Consumer Complaint Database Gets Real Results for Student Borrowers

Private student loans (PSLs) are typically far more risky and expensive for consumers seeking a way to pay for college than federally-backed student loans. Private...

Oct 24, 2013 Report

The CFPB’s Consumer Complaint Database reminds us of the power of information transparency. Now that banks and other financial services firms know that consumer...

Sep 18, 2013 Blog Post
CFPB's Consumer Complaint Database Gets Real Results for Consumers

Established in 2010, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) helps protect consumers from dangerous and unfair practices in the marketplace for financial services. Addressing consumer...

Sep 17, 2013 Report

In a shining display of transparency and open government, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has made its database of consumer complaints about financial services available...

Jul 23, 2013 Blog Post

Frontier Group's new report about the potential pitfalls associated with privatizing traffic law enforcement is receiving national media attention.

Oct 27, 2011 Blog Post

Transportation investments such as the construction of new transit lines, bike lanes and passenger rail services aren't always cheap. But in comparison to the nation's...

Sep 13, 2011 Blog Post

Our new report, "Safer by Design," tells the story of of 14 leading businesses that have taken the time to think carefully about their products...

Feb 17, 2011 Blog Post
California Consumers' Search for Answers About How Companies Share Their Personal Information

Consumers often have little knowledge of, or control over, how companies with which they do business share their personal information. In 2003, California enacted the...

Dec 1, 2007 Report

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