As this year comes to a close, we wanted to take a moment to highlight some of the many actions the CFPB has taken to defend your rights as a consumer of financial services and products.  The CFPB has a tough job, as we all know, and they’ve done it well.  They are an indispensable cop on the beat and have made a significant difference for consumers.  The CFPB has been instrumental in moving our nation forward with a better functioning financial services marketplace.  We look forward to seeing what the CFPB has in store for 2015, and for pushing for your rights as financial services consumers.  If you need help from the CFPB, here is our one-stop resource list for how to get the help you need.

Here are some highlights of what the CFPB has done for you in 2014,  thirty-five things in 12 months, with links to our blog posts discussing the items in more detail.

In January, the CFPB:

In February, the CFPB:

In March, the CFPB:

In April, the CFPB:

In May, the CFPB:

In June, the CFPB:

In July, the CFPB:

In August, the CFPB:

In September, the CFPB:

In October, the CFPB:

In November, the CFPB:

In December, the CFPB:

As you can see, it’s been quite a year.  We at Consumers Union will continue to bring you updates of CFPB activities and our work to defend your dollars. Check back with us often for the latest news in 2015.

Have a complaint about any of these topics?  Contact the CFPB with information from our resource list.