Report analyzing consumer complaints received by the FTC in 2012, including a list of the Top 10 Consumer Complaints and complaint data by state and metropolitan area
Best Practices for Business: Protecting Personal Information and Fighting Fraud with the Red Flags RuleApril 29, 2009
Series of workshops that focused on how businesses can better secure personal information, implement best practices for developing an appropriate data security program, and respond to data breaches and other privacy and security threats.
Improving Consumer Mortgage Disclosures: An Empirical Assessment of Current and Prototype Disclosure FormsJune 13, 2007
Bureau of Economics report presenting the results of a study that found that mortgage disclosure forms fail to convey key mortgage costs and terms to many consumers.
Workshop exploring consumer protection issues arising from the emergence of "nontraditional" or "alternative" mortgage products in the United States residential mortgage marketplace.
Effect of Mortgage Broker Compensation Disclosures on Consumers and Competition: A Controlled ExperimentFebruary 27, 2004
Report presents the results of a study that examines the mortgage broker compensation disclosure proposed by HUD, as well as two alternative versions.
Forum convened consumer advocates, bankers, state and federal regulators, and New York homeowners and senior citizens to explore legislative, legal and community-based initiatives to combat predatory lending.