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Consumer Reports applauds major credit bureaus for permanently extending free weekly to credit reports

CR Had Called on the Credit Bureaus To Make Free Access Permanent and Is Now Urging Them To Do More To Ensure Reports Are Accurate …

September 20, 2023

Coalition letter urging FTC and CFPB to protect consumers from AI-generated “deepfake” voice clips and video used for financial fraud

Consumer Reports joined a wide ranging coalition of consumers groups and other organizations in a letter urging the Federal Trade Commission and Consumer Financial Protection…

September 14, 2023

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Consumer Reports calls on CFPB to enact stronger consumer protections for medical credit cards

Medical credit cards can result in high-interest debt for consumers struggling to pay for needed health care expenses  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports urged the…

September 12, 2023

CR letter to CFPB on the need for stronger consumer protections for medical credit cards

Consumer Reports letter urging the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to adopt new rules to protect consumers who use medical credit cards to cover needed health…

September 11, 2023

Consumer Reports memo of support for New York bills that strengthen protections for private student loan borrowers

Consumer Reports strongly supports S.362 and A.3155, which would create critically needed consumer protections for New York private student loan borrowers and cosigners, and ensure…

August 17, 2023

CR memo of support for New York’s proposed Consumer and Small Business Protection Act

Consumer Reports strongly supports A.7138 and S.795, also known as the Consumer and Small Business Protection Act (CSPA), which would strengthen the New York’s Deceptive…

August 17, 2023

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Consumer Reports praises CFPB for its plans to rein in abusive data broker practices

CFPB is developing proposed rules that would subject data brokers to the Fair Credit Reporting Act  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports applauded the Consumer Financial…

August 16, 2023

Consumer Reports letter to the CFPB on data broker abuses

Consumer Reports letter to the CFPB in response to the Bureau’s request for information on data broker practices. CR asked its members to share their experiences…

August 16, 2023

Consumer coalition letter on the FTC Collaboration Act of 2021 study

Letter to the Federal Trade Commission signed by Consumer Reports, Consumer Federation of America, National Consumer Law Center (on behalf of its low-income clients), National…

August 15, 2023

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Consumer Reports Supports TICKET Act for Transparent Ticket Pricing, Urges the Senate to Prioritize Consumer Protection

The TICKET Act would require “all-in pricing” for sales of tickets for concerts, sports events, and other live entertainment events WASHINGTON, DC – Consumer Reports…

July 26, 2023

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