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How we keep you safe in the consumer financial marketplace

The CFPB works to create a level playing field in financial markets and to help ensure fairness for consumers. Our SEFL division helps ensure compliance with federal consumer financial laws by supervising market participants and bringing enforcement actions when appropriate. 

Published Category: Info for consumers

What you need to know: Understanding why offers for “your” credit score are not all the same

There are many credit scores available to you as a consumer as well as to lenders. A credit score you receive may not be the same score your lender is using to make a credit decision. Your credit score starts with the information in your credit report and may be different depending on the data used to calculate it.

Cientos de miles de cuentas creadas en secreto por los empleados de Wells Fargo Bank resultan en una multa histórica de $100 millones por parte del CFPB

La Oficina para la Protección Financiera del Consumidor (CFPB, por sus siglas en inglés) multa a Wells Fargo por abrir cuentas secretas sin el conocimiento o consentimiento de los consumidores.