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Category: Info for consumers |
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Cómo puede usar su tarjeta de débito prepagada de Pago por Impacto Económico, sin tener que pagar tarifas por ello

Por la recientemente promulgada Ley CARES, muchos consumidores recibieron alivio financiero en abril a través de los pagos emitidos por el IRS. Usted podría haber recibido sus Pagos por Impacto Económico del gobierno en una tarjeta de débito prepagada, sepa cómo acceder al dinero y usarla, sin pagar tarifas.

Category: Info for consumers |
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Cách sử dụng thẻ ghi nợ trả trước trong chương trình Viện trợ do Tác động Kinh tế mà không phải trả phí

Quý vị có thể nhận được thẻ ghi nợ trả trước từ chính phủ với các khoản viện trợ do tác động kinh tế, tìm hiểu cách nhận số tiền này và sử dụng thẻ của quý vị mà không phải trả phí.

Category: Policy and compliance |
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Fall 2015 rulemaking agenda
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An important part of the CFPB’s mandate from Congress is to make rules governing consumer finance markets more effective and to create new rules when warranted. Today, we’re posting a semiannual update of our rulemaking agenda as part of the federal government’s Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions.

Category: Data, research, and reports |
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Sunshine for college credit card agreements
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Today, we’re releasing a report that looks at deals between financial institutions and colleges to market credit cards to students. This year we found that there are fewer schools marketing credit cards, and those that do are not making their agreements with credit card companies readily accessible to students.

Category: Policy and compliance | Category: At the CFPB |
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Evaluating ways to promote regular saving habits among prepaid card users
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We believe that consumers are more likely to save if they have access to the right tools. Today, we’re announcing that, as part of Project Catalyst, we’ll be working with American Express to evaluate practices to promote regular saving habits among prepaid card users.

Category: Policy and compliance |
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Fall 2014 rulemaking agenda
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Today, we’re posting a semi-annual update of our rulemaking agenda in conjunction with a broader initiative led by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to publish a Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions across the federal government. Our regulatory agenda includes rulemaking actions in the following stages: pre-rule, proposed rule, final rule, long term actions, and completed actions.

Category: Policy and compliance | Category: Info for consumers |
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Prepaid products: New disclosures to help you compare options
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We’re proposing new disclosure requirements that consumers would receive before deciding to open a prepaid account. Currently, each prepaid card company’s retail package discloses different information in different ways. This can be confusing if you’re trying to compare costs between prepaid accounts. Learn more about how we’re making it easier to compare options.

Category: At the CFPB |
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Spring 2014 rulemaking agenda
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Today, we’re posting a semi-annual update of our rulemaking agenda in conjunction with a broader initiative led by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to publish a Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions across the federal government. Under the Regulatory Flexibility Act, federal agencies are required to publish regulatory agendas twice a year.

Category: Policy and compliance |
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Prepaid cards: Help design a new disclosure
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We’re developing new disclosures that will provide a variety of protections for prepaid card users. As a part of this work, we’re developing a model disclosure form to standardize these disclosures and clearly present the most important fees so you can easily identify the best prepaid card for your needs. Take a look, and tell us what you think about the model forms.

Category: Info for consumers |
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Giving or receiving gift cards? Know the terms and avoid surprises
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My family and I just moved into a new house. With all the packing and unpacking, my kids and I found three gift cards we had forgotten about. Mine was from my birthday, almost a year ago. Theirs were from last Christmas. So while most consumers are shopping for this year’s holiday season, we’re putting […]

Category: Policy and compliance | Category: At the CFPB |
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Live from Durham, NC!
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On May 23rd, we visited Durham, NC, to hold a field hearing on general purpose reloadable prepaid cards, commonly known as prepaid cards. In concert with the hearing, we announced a new Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) on this rapidly growing market.

Watch a recording of Director Richard Cordray’s remarks and the hearing online.
Learn more about prepaid cards and our ANPR.