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Category: Data, research, and reports |
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Consumer use of payday, auto title, and pawn loans

A new analysis in our Making Ends Meet survey series looks at how consumers use payday, auto title, and pawn loans. Use of these loans is persistent from year to year. Some consumers of these loans have lower cost credit available, while others lack access to other credit.

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Making Ends Meet series: Changes in consumer financial status during the early months of the pandemic

A new analysis in our Making Ends Meet survey series looks at the early impact of COVID-19 on the financial status of consumers, finding that their ability to stay on top of their finances was greater in June 2020 than June 2019, likely as a result of government policies and private programs to reduce financial distress.

Category: Info for consumers |
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Sepa cuáles son sus derechos como inquilino que enfrenta un desalojo

Si usted debe la renta, podría tener derecho a posponer el desalojo usando la Declaración de Protección contra el Desalojo del CDC. También podría tener derecho a recibir notificación de la moratoria de desalojos del CDC por parte de un cobrador de deudas. Sepa más acerca de las prácticas injustas de cobro de deudas y cómo evitar el desalojo durante la pandemia del COVID-19.

Category: Data, research, and reports |
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Protecting consumers through a pandemic: 2020 Fair Lending Report to Congress

This report describes our fair lending activities in supervision, enforcement, guidance and rulemaking, interagency coordination, and outreach and education for calendar year 2020.

Category: Info for consumers |
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Estafas con beneficios por desempleo: Cómo puede protegerse

Existen estafadores que están aprovechándose de la pandemia para introducir de forma fraudulenta, reclamos de beneficios por desempleo, utilizando información personal de identidad robada. Si le llegó una planilla de impuestos 1099-G por beneficios por desempleo que no ha solicitado o recibido, usted podría ser víctima de un robo de identidad.

Category: Info for consumers |
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Unemployment benefits scams: How to protect yourself

Scammers are taking advantage of the pandemic and fraudulently filing unemployment claims using stolen personal identity information. If you received a 1099-G tax form for unemployment benefits that you didn’t apply for or receive, you may be a victim of identity theft.

Category: At the CFPB |
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Mortgage Servicer Communication: Strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is presenting one of the biggest challenges to the mortgage servicing industry since the Great Recession. There are an estimated 3 million delinquent loans, including more than 2 million loans in long-term forbearance. The Bureau is closely monitoring how servicers are handling the increased volume and emphasizes the importance of good communication especially at a time when so many homeowners are distressed. The Bureau also encourages servicers to use all available tools to reach struggling homeowners.

Category: Info for consumers |
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A complete guide to COVID-19 financial relief

Americans are receiving the third and latest round of financial relief through the Economic Impact Payments (EIP). Yet, millions still haven’t received the first and second payments – and likely won’t receive the third unless they file a 2020 tax return. View our complete guide to the COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments.

Category: Info for consumers |
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Aproveche al máximo su reembolso de impuestos del 2021

Sepa porqué debería declarar sus impuestos en este 2021, y cómo la normativa “revise el pasado” del IRS le permite usar su ingreso del 2019 o del 2020 para recibir los mayores créditos fiscales posibles.

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