This blog highlights National Veterans and Military Families Month and the resources, releases, and collaboration CFPB/Office of Servicemember Affairs (OSA) are conducting during the month to support military consumer education, protection and empowerment.
We have announced a final rule on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), which clarifies how debt collectors can communicate with consumers. Here are several things you should know.
CFPB’s clear rules of the road for debt collector communications lead to stronger consumer rights
We are finally leaving 1977 behind and developing a debt collection system that works for consumers and industry in the modern world.
Do you know or work with someone who doesn’t typically file taxes? They may be eligible for Economic Impact Payments (EIP). Help those you serve claim their money with a new guide and resources from the CFPB.
This October 8th is Annual Ombuds Day, meant to increase awareness and help educate about the ombudsman profession.
Better clarity regarding the treatment of MSAs under RESPA Section 8. The Bureau remains committed to vigorous enforcement of RESPA Section 8.
Three ways to protect yourself and your loved ones online.
Thinking about tomorrow? A brighter financial future is within reach. Take the first step and add to your emergency savings today.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced its first Tech Sprint to reduce regulatory burden and improve consumer understanding of financial services.
Scammers take advantage of people during stressful times. Protect yourself and loved ones by learning the warning signs of disaster-related scams and sharing new CFPB placemats and related handouts.
Research by Bureau experts supports and often impacts Bureau policy. Under the new procedures the Bureau will subject important research to external peer review. Peer review by outside experts ensures the quality and credibility of technical and scientific research.
Consumers who are of limited English proficiency face unique challenges in learning about and accessing financial services. Watch our webinar to learn how CFPB is working to make our resources accessible to everyone.
Aquellos consumidores con limitado manejo del inglés enfrentan retos únicos para conocer y acceder a servicios financieros. Mire nuestro webinar para que sepa cómo el CFPB está trabajando para lograr que sus recursos sean accesibles para todos.
This fall, wherever you are and however you teach, these activities and tools can help build financial skills in children and young adults.
Americans who don’t file taxes because of their income level are still eligible to receive Economic Impact Payments for themselves and their dependents. Learn what you need to do to receive your payment.
This blog highlights Military Consumer Protection Month and the year-round Military Consumer Campaign. It also encourages members of the military community to learn more about the organizations, resources and consumer laws that protect them 365 days a year.
The Bureau reminds creditors of the availability of the Special Purpose Credit Program (SPCP) provisions of Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) and Regulation B to help meet the credit needs of underserved communities.
Your credit reports and scores play an important role in your future financial opportunities. Learn how to manage and protect your credit during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
Sus informes y puntajes de crédito juegan un papel muy importante en sus oportunidades financieras futuras. Usted puede usar los siguientes pasos para manejar y proteger su crédito durante la pandemia del COVID-19 (coronavirus).
The CFPB is taking steps to help create real and sustainable changes in our financial system so that African Americans and other minorities have equal opportunities to build wealth and close the economic divide.
A growing number of financial services are powered by data sharing. Learn the key things to consider before sharing your data, and tips for sharing your data in the best way.
If you’ve co-signed a private student loan, you’re financially responsible for missed payments. If you or the borrower have been financially impacted by the coronavirus, here are steps to protect your finances and credit during the pandemic.
¿Es usted el coprestatario de un préstamo estudiantil privado? Le tenemos consejos para que se proteja durante la pandemia del COVID-19
Si es el coprestatario de un préstamo estudiantil privado usted es responsable por cualquier pago omitido. Si usted o el prestatario principal han visto sus finanzas impactadas por el coronavirus, le mostramos pasos para protegerlas, y cuidar crédito durante la pandemia.