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Category: Blog Credit reporting companies and furnishers have obligations to assure accuracy in consumer reports
Category: Press release CFPB Supervisory Report Finds Unlawful Auto Repossessions, Breakdowns in Credit Report Disputes
Category: Press release CFPB Report Spotlights Medical Billing Challenges
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Challenges in Rural Banking Access
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks on the Repeat Offender Lawsuit Against TransUnion and John Danaher
Category: Blog Know your rights and protections when it comes to medical bills and collections
Category: Blog Climate risk should be considered in housing decisions
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks to Halt Negative Credit Reporting for Survivors of Human Trafficking
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Opening Remarks to the Consumer Advisory Board
Category: Blog Overdraft fees can price people out of banking
Category: Blog New effort focused on financial issues facing rural communities
Category: Report 2021 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Report Medical debt burden in the United States
Category: Blog Inaccurate small business credit reports can block access to loans
Category: Blog Report illustrates how the big three credit reporting companies are giving consumers the runaround
Category: Blog No Surprises Act: How we are protecting people from the side effects of surprise medical bills
Category: Report Justice-Involved Individuals and the Consumer Financial Marketplace
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Blog Our public inquiry on buy now, pay later
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report Detailing Consumer Complaint Response Deficiencies of the Big Three Credit Bureaus
Category: Blog Hold credit reporting companies accountable for incorrect reports and shoddy service
Category: Report Annual report of consumer and credit reporting complaints: An analysis of complaint responses by Equifax, Experian, TransUnion
Category: Blog Know before you buy (now, pay later) this holiday season
Category: Blog Understand how the CFPB’s Debt Collection Rule impacts you
Category: Report Disputes on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Credit Report Disputes Far More Common in Majority Black and Hispanic Neighborhoods
Category: Report 2021 Annual Report of the CFPB Education Loan Ombudsman
Category: Press release CFPB, FTC and North Carolina Department of Justice File Amicus Brief in Henderson v. The Source for Public Data, L.P.
Category: Report Financial conditions for renters before and during the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Report Guide to Remote Financial Coaching
Category: Blog Everyone deserves a second chance. Use our tools to financially empower people in transition from incarceration
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Online Tool to Help Renters and Landlords Access Federal Assistance
Category: Blog Should you buy now and pay later?
Category: Blog Errors in your tenant screening report shouldn’t keep you from finding a place to call home
Category: Report Commercial Credit on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Blog Dedicating July to military consumer protection
Category: Blog The trends of commercial credit reporting on consumer credit
Category: Blog Practitioner tools for navigating financial exchanges with family and friends
Category: Report Financial Coaching Initiative: Results and Lessons Learned
Category: Report Measuring the financial well-being of Hispanics: 2018 Financial Well-being Score Benchmarks
Category: Report Changes in consumer financial status during the early months of the pandemic
Category: Blog Money Smarts for Military Families
Category: Blog How we’re helping consumers during Financial Capability Month
Category: Blog A complete guide to COVID-19 financial relief
Category: Blog ¿Está pidiendo o prestándole dinero a familiares o amigos? Use esta hoja de trabajo
Category: Blog Borrowing or lending money to family or friends? Use this worksheet
Category: Press release CFPB Submits 2020 Report to Congress on the Administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2021
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Blog New guide helps military families with unique financial challenges
Category: Report 2020 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Blog Listen to CFPB's new podcast episodes
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Payment Amount Furnishing & Consumer Reporting
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Settlement with Debt Collector for Credit Reporting Violation
Category: Blog New report explores the prevalence of actual payment information in consumer credit reporting
Category: Blog Honoring and empowering those who served our nation
Category: Blog More CFPB resources available in multiple languages
Category: Blog Recursos del CFPB en múltiples idiomas
Category: Blog Back to school resources for teachers, parents and financial education practitioners
Category: Blog Proteja su crédito durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Blog Protecting your credit during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog What to consider when sharing your financial data
Category: Report Targeting credit builder loans
Category: Press release CFPB Study Shows Financial Product Could Help Consumers Build Credit
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Consumer Financial Protection Week, Virtual Events Nationwide
Category: Blog Consumer reporting and the CARES Act
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Commonwealth of Massachusetts File Suit Against Credit-Repair Telemarketers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Monster Loans, Thomas Chou, Sean Cowell, and Related Companies
Category: Blog Going virtual with your financial consultations during the Coronavirus emergency
Category: Report The early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on credit applications
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Shows Substantial Decline in Credit Applications in March
Category: Blog Build your kids’ money skills while they’re home from school
Category: Blog Desarrolle las habilidades de sus niños con el dinero, mientras los tiene en casa sin escuela
Category: Report Office of Servicemember Affairs Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2019
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Credit Reporting Guidance During COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2020
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Action Against Monster Loans, Lend Tech Loans, and Student-Loan Debt-Relief Companies
Category: Report 2019 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Public records, credit scores, and credit performance
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition, Issue No. 20 (Fall 2019)
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Financial Well-Being Report with State-by-State Comparisons
Category: Report Financial well-being by state
Category: Blog Sea inteligente con su dinero. Le damos 25 consejos para que mejore su bienestar financiero
Category: Blog What international data tells us about youth financial literacy
Category: Blog Get money smart. 25 tips to improve your financial well-being
Category: Blog New classroom resources available for middle school educators to teach financial literacy
Category: Report Measuring Youth Financial Capability
Category: Report Program for International Student Assessment (PISA): Financial Literacy Brief
Category: Blog Applying for a job? It’s important to know what goes into your background screening reports
Category: Blog Do you speak Spanish? Check out our Spanish-language resources and financial tools
Category: Blog ¿Habla usted español? Échele un vistazo a nuestros recursos y herramientas en su idioma
Category: Blog Need to save up for college? Stay motivated with these three tips
Category: Press release CFPB and FTC to Host December Workshop on Accuracy in Consumer Reporting
Category: Blog New report explores the relationship between Financial Well-Being and the contents of and engagement with credit reports
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 19 (Summer 2019)
Category: Blog Today's Money as You Grow Bookshelf pick: "But I’ve Used All of My Pocket Change"
Category: Report Credit Characteristics, Credit Engagement Tools, and Financial Well-Being
Category: Blog Today's Money as You Grow Bookshelf pick: "How Much Is That Doggie in the Window?"