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Category: Blog CFPB and VA WARNO: VA refinancing offers that sound too good to be true
Category: Blog Thanking veterans for their service and supporting their financial well-being
Category: Report 2017 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Blog How to spot a scammer
Category: Blog Tips for servicemembers with student debt
Category: Blog Complaints show military families and non-military families have different experiences in the financial marketplace
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 26
Category: Blog Servicemembers and debt collection: Sharing your stories
Category: Blog Servicemembers should secure their identity after the Equifax data breach
Category: Report Building the capacity of tax preparation providers to encourage saving
Category: Report Staying on track while giving back: The cost of student loan servicing breakdowns for people serving their communities
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 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: Press Release CFPB Releases Updated Exam Procedures for Military Lending Act
Category: Blog Be your family’s financial action hero during an emergency
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: 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: Report OSA semi-annual snapshot of servicemember complaints
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 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: 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 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: 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: 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 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 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: Report 2014 Financial literacy annual report
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
Category: Blog Join us for a forum to discuss consumer issues for veterans
Category: Press Release CFPB Recovers More Than $1 Million for Servicemembers, Veterans, and their Families
Category: Report Complaints received from servicemembers, veterans, and their families
Category: Blog Behind the numbers: Servicemember complaints
Category: Blog New feedback system for GI Bill and Tuition Assistance recipients
Category: Blog Servicemembers, you have new mortgage protections in 2014
Category: Testimony Hollister K. Petraeus Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of Director Cordray Before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
Category: Blog Know your financial adviser
Category: Blog What military families should know about payday loans
Category: Blog Trick-or-treating for your money
Category: Press Release CFPB Lays Out Guidelines for Protecting Servicemembers in the Payday Lending Market
Category: Report Public service and student debt
Category: Blog December in August
Category: Testimony Hollister K. Petraeus Before the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs
Category: Testimony Hollister K. Petraeus Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Category: Blog Financial coaching services to transitioning veterans and economically vulnerable consumers
Category: Blog Your first line of consumer defense
Category: Blog What you should know about military allotments
Category: Speech Director Cordray Remarks on MILES Enforcement Press Call
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders Auto Lenders to Refund Approximately $6.5 Million to Servicemembers
Category: Blog Who will you be caring for?
Category: Blog A snapshot of financial complaints from the military
Category: Blog Good credit – I want that!
Category: Blog Savers vs. pirates: Teaching your kids to save
Category: Blog How do you build financial capability?
Category: Testimony Director Richard Cordray Before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Category: Blog Protect yourself from buyer’s remorse
Category: Blog Hit or myth?
Category: Blog Tax time
Category: Blog VA trademarks ‘GI Bill’ to shield vets from deceptive marketing
Category: Blog Buyer beware – Potentially deceptive mortgage ads are targeting veterans and older Americans
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Warns Companies Against Misleading Consumers with False Mortgage Advertisements
Category: Blog Honoring those who have worn the uniform, working for military families