A recent FTC study shows those correcting credit report errors got a lower interest rate on a loan.
The FTC is requiring nine companies that collect personal data on consumers to reveal how they collect and use it.
One of the three credit bureaus, Equifax, has settled charges that it illegally sold consumer information to marketers selling debt relief products.
The FTC said almost 4,500 customers duped by fraudulent credit card representatives will get refunds.
Some drug prices posted on Medicare.gov were 10 times lower than what customers at Walgreens and CVS were charged, and the FTC is making good on that mistake.
The government filed a lawsuit against Wyndham, claiming security flaws led to three data breaches in two years.