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Category: Blog A financial toolkit for victims of hurricanes Maria, Irma, and Harvey
Category: Blog Consejos financieros para víctimas de los huracanes María, Irma y Harvey
Category: Blog The IRS is using private debt collectors. Here’s what you should know.
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Credit Repair Company for Misleading Consumers and Charging Illegal Fees
Category: Blog Don’t let malicious mail make off with your money
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 Inmigrantes enfrentan desafíos financieros únicos
Category: Blog ¡El mantelito del CFPB con información sobre educación financiera está ahora disponible en español!
Category: Blog Immigrants facing unique financial challenges
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 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Play a part in prevention
Category: Blog Serving up hot meals with consumer education to protect older Americans from abuse
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: Blog Older consumers targeted by fraudsters not once, but twice!
Category: Blog Key tips to consider if choosing a lump-sum pension payout
Category: Blog Beware of scams targeting older people during the holidays
Category: Blog 5 things to consider before you collect your Social Security benefits
Category: Blog Consumer advisory: Don’t be misled by reverse mortgage advertising
Category: Blog Planning for financial decisions as you age
Category: Blog Consumer advisory: Fact-check your specialty consumer report
Category: Blog Consumer advisory: Your benefits are protected from garnishment
Category: Blog Reminder: What happens to your student loans if your school is shut down
Category: Blog Consumer advisory: You’ve got options when it comes to overdraft
Category: Blog The VA doesn’t send you mortgage ads
Category: Blog We’re suing a robo-call debt collector
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Participants in Robo-Call Phantom Debt Collection Operation
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against “Bad Check” Debt Collector
Category: Blog Consumer advisory: 3 pension advance traps to avoid
Category: Blog Consumer advisory: Three steps you should take if you have a reverse mortgage
Category: Blog Save the date: Join us for the Winter 2015 Consumer Advisory Board meeting in Washington, DC
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Sham Credit Card
Category: Blog Are unpaid debts a military career-killer?
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Texas Company for Sham Credit Card
Category: Blog Consumer Advisory: Student loan debt relief companies may cost you thousands of dollars and drive you further into debt
Category: Blog Consumer Advisory: 7 ways to keep medical debt in check
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action to End Student “Debt Relief” Scams
Category: Blog Resources in Spanish that could help thousands of older Hispanics spot financial exploitation and scams
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Online Payday Lender for Cash-Grab Scam
Category: Blog Reminder for steps you can take if you think your credit or debit card data was hacked
Category: Blog Save the date: Join us for a Consumer Advisory Board meeting in Washington, DC
Category: Blog Consumer advisory: Virtual currencies and what you should know about them
Category: Blog Consumer advisory: Don’t fall for a foreclosure relief scam or bogus legal help
Category: Blog We’re helping long-term care facilities protect older Americans from financial exploitation
Category: Press Release CFPB, Federal Partners, and State Attorneys General File Order Requiring SunTrust to Provide $540 Million in Relief to Homeowners for Servicing Wrongs
Category: Blog Save the date: Join us for a Consumer Advisory Board meeting in Reno, Nevada
Category: Blog Four steps you can take if you think your credit or debit card data was hacked
Category: Press Release CFPB Issues Consumer Advisory on Industry’s Data Breach
Category: Blog Managing someone else’s money
Category: Blog Trick-or-treating for your money
Category: Blog Consumer advisory: Stop getting sidetracked by your student loan servicer
Category: Blog Financial coaching services to transitioning veterans and economically vulnerable consumers
Category: Blog Your first line of consumer defense
Category: Testimony Corey Stone at the Senate Commerce Subcommittee of Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance
Category: Blog How do you build financial capability?
Category: Blog Check the screen for ATM fees
Category: Blog Tax time is the perfect time to save
Category: Blog What can students do to protect themselves?
Category: Blog Overcoming the challenges of recognizing elder financial abuse
Category: Blog Protect yourself from buyer’s remorse
Category: Blog Hit or myth?
Category: Blog Partnering in an information sharing agreement with the Navajo Nation to protect tribal consumers
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches Inquiry on Campus Financial Products
Category: Blog Protecting funds from the <em>Cobell v. Salazar</em> settlement
Category: Blog Why you should be suspicious of government logos
Category: Press Release CFPB Halts Alleged Nationwide Mortgage Loan Modification Scams
Category: Blog Prepare your finances for emergencies
Category: Blog Don’t take a bath on a flood-damaged car
Category: Blog Protecting and rebuilding your finances after a disaster
Category: Blog Checklist to rebuild your finances
Category: Blog Avoiding loan scams after a natural disaster
Category: Blog How will the Discover order handle refunds?
Category: Blog Consumer advisory: Accessing your scholarships and student loan funds
Category: Blog How to stop mystery credit card fees
Category: Blog How will the Capital One order handle refunds?
Category: Blog So how many consumer reporting companies are there?
Category: Blog Notice about possible debt consolidation scam
Category: Blog Update: Notice about possible “sweepstakes” scam
Category: Blog Notice about possible “sweepstakes” scam
Category: Blog Fair Notice on Fair Lending
Category: Blog Advancing consumers’ interests
Category: Blog Notice about possibly malicious emails
Category: Blog What’s your status when it comes to overdraft coverage?
Category: Press Release Federal and State Officials Announce New Law Enforcement Partnership to Protect Military Community
Category: Blog Tips for avoiding mortgage modification scams
Category: Press Release SIGTARP, CFPB, and Treasury form Joint Task Force to Combat HAMP Mortgage Modification Scams; Release a Consumer Fraud Alert to Protect Homeowners
Category: Blog Coordinating Consumer Complaints
Category: Blog Better Together: How NCPW partner agencies are protecting consumers
Category: Blog A Ray of HOPE for American Consumers
Category: Blog What’s your status when it comes to overdraft coverage?