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Category: Blog Top 10 ways to protect yourself in the wake of the Equifax data breach
Category: Blog Servicemembers should secure their identity after the Equifax data breach
Category: Blog Equifax data breach updates
Category: Blog Protección contra el robo de identidad tras el incidente en Equifax
Category: Blog Identity theft protection following the Equifax data breach
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Credit Repair Company for Charging Illegal Fees and Misleading Consumers
Category: Report Building the capacity of tax preparation providers to encourage saving
Category: Blog Denied for a bank account? Here’s what you should know
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against JPMorgan Chase for Failures Related to Checking Account Screening Information
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
Category: Report Staying on track while giving back: The cost of student loan servicing breakdowns for people serving their communities
Category: Report CFPB Data Point: Becoming credit visible
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Study Finds Consumers in Lower-income Areas are More Likely to Become Credit Visible Due to Negative Records
Category: Blog Our office of Servicemember Affairs guides you through the financial hurdles of your military career
Category: Report The Office of Servicemember Affairs: Charting our course through the military lifecycle
Category: Press Release CFPB Issues $1.25 Million Fine to Servicemember Auto Lender for Violating Consent Order
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition
Category: Blog Check our new list to see if your credit card offers you free access to one of your credit scores
Category: Blog What you need to know: Understanding why offers for “your” credit score are not all the same
Category: Blog A Veterans Day complaint review: VA home loan refinancing
Category: Report A snapshot of servicemember complaints: a review of issues related to VA mortgage refinancing
Category: Blog Honoring our veterans
Category: Report 2016 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders Navy Federal Credit Union to Pay $28.5 Million for Improper Debt Collection Actions
Category: Blog We’re exploring the use of a list of companies that offer free credit scores
Category: Press Release CFPB Releases Updated Exam Procedures for Military Lending Act
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Credit Repair Company for Misleading Consumers and Charging Illegal Fees
Category: Blog How to avoid credit repair service scams
Category: Blog Be your family’s financial action hero during an emergency
Category: Report Report and Recommendations: Fighting Elder Financial Exploitation through Community Networks
Category: Blog Four ways to support your community’s fight against elder financial exploitation
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Finds Hundreds of Counties Nationwide Fighting Elder Financial Abuse with Community Efforts
Category: Blog The ABCs of money management for military kids
Category: Blog Guard against fraud and make better financial decisions for Military Consumer Protection Month
Category: Blog Arm yourself with knowledge when shopping for an auto loan
Category: Blog The changing face of family financial responsibilities
Category: Blog Protecting one’s credit while in the criminal justice system
Category: Blog Older Americans are not alone in the fight to stop financial abuse
Category: Report Recommendations and report for financial institutions on preventing and responding to elder financial exploitation
Category: Report Servicemembers 2015: A Year in Review
Category: Blog Servicemembers 2015: A year in review
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Highlights High Rate of Debt Collection Complaints From Servicemembers and Their Families
Category: Blog Older consumers targeted by fraudsters not once, but twice!
Category: Blog You have the right to request your consumer reports
Category: Blog 6 tips for using your credit card this season
Category: Blog Beware of scams targeting older people during the holidays
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders Subprime Credit Reporting Company and Owner to Pay $8 Million Penalty for Illegal Practices
Category: Report OSA semi-annual snapshot of servicemember complaints
Category: Blog Fall 2015 rulemaking agenda
Category: Blog Today we join America in honoring our veterans
Category: Report 2015 Financial literacy annual report
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders Servicemember Auto Loan Company to Pay $3.28 Million for Illegal Debt Collection Tactics
Category: Blog Don’t be a zombie with your personal finances
Category: Blog What’s that chip doing on my credit card?
Category: Blog Servicemembers: Protecting your credit when you’re away from home
Category: Blog Americans with disabilities have the right to improve their financial lives
Category: Press Release CFPB Statement On Department Of Defense Military Lending Act Final Rule
Category: Press Release CFPB Cautions Military Lenders Against Illegal Military Allotment Practices
Category: Blog Removing an outdated bankruptcy from a credit report: Jorge’s story
Category: Report Overseas & Underserved: Student Loan Servicing and the Cost to Our Men and Women in Uniform
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Finds Servicemembers Continue To Face Roadblocks From Student Loan Servicers
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Servicemember Auto Lender for Aggressive Debt Collection Tactics
Category: Press Release CFPB Launches Financial Coaching Initiative
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Financial Coaching Launch
Category: Report Data point: Credit invisibles
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Credit Reporting Press Call
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Finds 26 Million Consumers Are Credit Invisible
Category: Report Complaints received from servicemembers, veterans, and their families 2011-2014
Category: Blog Here’s what we’re hearing from Servicemembers and their families
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Military Allotment Processor for Charging Servicemembers Hidden Fees
Category: Blog The VA doesn’t send you mortgage ads
Category: Blog Consumer advisory: 3 pension advance traps to avoid
Category: Report Consumer voices on credit reports and scores
Category: Blog Are unpaid debts a military career-killer?
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Finds Loopholes In Military Lending Act Rules Rack Up Costs For Servicemembers
Category: Blog Freedom Stores to provide over $2.5 million in refunds and penalties
Category: Press Release CFPB and States Take Action Against Freedom Stores for Illegal Debt Collection Practices Against Servicemembers
Category: Report Consumer credit reports: A study of medical and non-medical collections
Category: Blog Consumer Advisory: 7 ways to keep medical debt in check
Category: Blog Here’s how medical debt hurts your credit report
Category: Press Release CFPB Issues Statement on Department of Defense’s Military Allotment System Reforms to Protect Servicemembers
Category: Blog Social Security disability income shouldn’t mean you don’t qualify for a mortgage
Category: Blog Veterans: Take advantage of student loan forgiveness, but don’t let it damage your credit
Category: Blog Getting the help you need, in the language you understand – Higinio’s story
Category: Blog Hosting a financial coach in your community
Category: Press Release CFPB Releases Statement on Department of Defense Proposal to Amend Military Lending Act Rule
Category: Blog Don’t let your student debt stop you from serving your country
Category: Blog Protecting servicemembers from predatory auto loans: Harry and Ari’s story
Category: Blog Reminder for steps you can take if you think your credit or debit card data was hacked
Category: Blog Working together to protect student veterans
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Association of Military Banks of America
Category: Press Release CFPB Shuts Down USA Discounters’ Servicemember Fee Scam
Category: Blog Closing the book on Colfax
Category: Press Release CFPB and 13 State Attorneys General Obtain About $92 Million in Debt Relief for Servicemembers Harmed by Predatory Lending Scheme
Category: Blog Consumer advisory: Don’t fall for a foreclosure relief scam or bogus legal help
Category: Report 2014 Financial literacy annual report
Category: Report Consumer Response: A snapshot of complaints received
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of CFPB Director Richard Cordray Before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
Category: Speech Statement by CFPB’s Holly Petraeus on DOJ, FDIC Enforcement Actions Against Sallie Mae