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Category: Info for consumers |
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Lo que debe saber si se enfrenta a una ejecución hipotecaria (foreclosure) luego de un desastre natural
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Si como consecuencia de un desastre natural usted tiene dificultades para hacer sus pagos  hipotecarios o no puede cumplir con las obligaciones de una hipoteca inversa (reverse mortgage) tales como impuestos o seguro, existen recursos y opciones que potencialmente pueden ayudarle a evitar una ejecución hipotecaria (foreclosure).

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Join the Your Money, Your Goals 2018 cohort
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Whether you’re helping people get a job, find a place to live, or deal with a legal problem, money always comes up. Your Money, Your Goals can help your staff and volunteers start the conversation. We’re looking for 40 organizations to work with us in 2018 to bring Your Money, Your Goals to the people you serve. 

Category: Info for consumers |
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CFPB announces 30 new Your Money, Your Goals partners to help low-income consumers
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The Office of Financial Empowerment announces 30 new partners selected to participate in Your Money, Your Goals training and expand the reach of financial empowerment tools and information to low-income consumers. The national launch report, released today, outlines the initial success of the Your Money, Your Goals initiative.

Category: Info for consumers |
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La delimitación ilegal: Acción del CFPB y del Departamento de Justicia requiere que el banco BancorpSouth pague millones de dólares a consumidores perjudicados
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El banco BancorpSouth pagará $10.6 millones para responder al problema de la delimitación ilegal y otras alegaciones de discriminación, luego de que por primera vez  el CFPB utilizara a personas encubiertas para ayudar a respaldar dichas alegaciones de discriminación.

Category: Info for consumers |
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Redlining: CFPB and DOJ action requires BancorpSouth Bank to pay millions to harmed consumers
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BancorpSouth Bank will pay $10.6 million to address redlining and other discrimination claims. After, for the first time, we used undercover testers to help support claims of discrimination.

Category: Info for consumers |
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Working to improve the financial lives of people with disabilities
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Our job is to empower consumers by providing them with the information they need to make the best financial decisions for themselves and their families. As part of our mission to protect and empower all consumers, we’re launching ROADS (Reach Outcomes. Achieve Dreams. Succeed) to Financial Independence – a first-of-its-kind nationwide initiative to provide financial counseling services to people with disabilities who are working or transitioning into the workforce.

Category: Info for consumers |
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Income from the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Program shouldn’t mean you don’t qualify for a mortgage
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Everyone should be able to qualify for mortgages they can afford based on their stable income. Our reminder to mortgage lenders should help people who receive Section 8 HCV Homeownership Program vouchers receive fair and equal access to credit.

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More momentum for promoting tools for social services programs
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In the six months since we announced the release of Your Money, Your Goals: A Financial Empowerment Toolkit for Social Services Programs, organizations across the country have been at work equipping frontline social services staff to use its information and tools to help their clients learn financial decision-making skills. This comprehensive guide to empowered financial decision-making covers topics like budgeting daily expenses, managing debt, and avoiding financial tricks and traps.

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Your Money, Your Goals: Financial empowerment tools for social services
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Many people feel overwhelmed by their financial situations, and they may not know where to go for help. For many low-income Americans, frontline staff of nonprofit and public social services programs are in a unique position to provide that help. To support their efforts, we’ve developed and field-tested a toolkit for financial services programs called Your Money, Your Goals.