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Category: Blog Supporting consumer-friendly innovation: Announcing our first no-action letter
Category: Blog Protección contra el robo de identidad tras el incidente en Equifax
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2017
Category: Press release CFPB Supervision Recovers $14 Million in First Half of 2017 for Over 100,000 Consumers Harmed by Illegal Practices
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Ohio Land Bank Conference
Category: Blog Identity theft protection following the Equifax data breach
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 New financial empowerment tools for people with disabilities
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Zero Parallel for Steering Consumers Toward Bad Deals
Category: Blog Join the Your Money, Your Goals 2018 cohort
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray at the Cincinnati AFL-CIO Labor Day Picnic
Category: Blog Got a check in the mail from the CFPB? Here’s how to tell if it’s legit
Category: Blog Here’s what you should know if you were harmed by Morgan Drexen
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Annual Dollar Thresholds in Truth in Lending Act Regulations for Certain Credit Transactions
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Credit Repair Company for Charging Illegal Fees and Misleading Consumers
Category: Blog Things to consider before borrowing a reverse mortgage to delay collecting Social Security
Category: Report Issue Brief: The costs and risks of using a reverse mortgage to delay collecting Social Security
Category: Press release CFPB Report Warns That Taking Out a Reverse Mortgage Loan Can Be an Expensive Way to Maximize Social Security Benefits
Category: Press release CFPB Temporarily Changes Mortgage Data Rule Reporting Threshold for Community Banks and Credit Unions
Category: Blog Ordinary trip to the grocery store with your kid? Explain as you go
Category: Press release CFPB and American Express Reach Resolution to Address Discriminatory Card Terms in Puerto Rico and U.S. Territories
Category: Blog Here’s what you need to know about the new FFIEC HMDA Examiner Transaction Testing Guidelines
Category: Report Building the capacity of tax preparation providers to encourage saving
Category: Blog If you are a tax preparer, we’ve got tips you can use to help people save and build assets during tax time
Category: Report A nationwide look at how student debt impacts older adults
Category: Blog A nationwide look at how student debt impacts older adults
Category: Blog We’re working to better serve people through financial coaching
Category: Report Financial Coaching: Advancing the field to better serve consumers
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Aequitas Capital Management for Aiding Corinthian Colleges' Predatory Lending Scheme
Category: Report CFPB data point: Student loan repayment
Category: Report Innovation highlights: Emerging student loan repayment assistance
Category: Blog Too many student loan borrowers struggling, not enough benefiting from affordable repayment options
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Percentage of Borrowers with $20K in Student Debt Doubled Over Last Decade
Category: Blog Behind on bills: Three steps to help you make tough choices in tight moments
Category: Blog This month’s Money as You Grow book club pick: “Tia Isa Wants a Car”
Category: Report CFPB Data Point: Frequent overdrafters
Category: Blog Know Before You Owe: We are designing new overdraft disclosure forms
Category: Press release CFPB Unveils Prototypes of "Know Before You Owe" Overdraft Disclosure Designed to Make Costs and Risks Easier to Understand
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Overdraft Press Call
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: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 25
Category: Blog The voice of the consumer
Category: Press release CFPB Warns Companies Against Tricking Consumers Into Expensive Pay-By-Phone Fees
Category: Report Plain Writing Act compliance report 2017
Category: Blog Three tools to help your homebuying process
Category: Blog Don’t let marketers tell you how to age in place
Category: Blog Try one thing this summer to grow your child’s money skills
Category: Blog Six years serving you
Category: Blog Spring 2017 rulemaking agenda
Category: Blog How to respond when a debt collector contacts you in three easy steps
Category: Blog Announcing the 30 new organizations joining the Focus on People with Disabilities 2017 cohort
Category: Blog How to help employees improve their financial well-being
Category: Blog Building credit at the local level
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Changes to Mortgage Data Rule Reporting Threshold for Community Banks and Credit Unions
Category: Press release Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition's 46th Annual Convention
Category: Blog This month’s Money as You Grow book club pick: “Those Shoes”
Category: Blog We’ve issued a new rule on arbitration to help groups of people take companies to court
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Rule to Ban Companies From Using Arbitration Clauses to Deny Groups of People Their Day in Court
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Arbitration Rule Announcement
Category: Blog Buying a home? Watch out for mortgage closing scams
Category: Press release CFPB Finalizes Updates to "Know Before You Owe" Mortgage Disclosure
Category: Press release CFPB Announces New Advisory Board and Council Members
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
Category: Report 2017 Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the AAFCS Conference
Category: Blog Certifique su servicio: Guías para el programa de Perdón de Préstamos por Servicio Público
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 24
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Actions Against Credit Repair Companies for Charging Illegal Fees and Misleading Consumers
Category: Press release CFPB Releases State-Level Snapshot of Consumer Complaints
Category: Report Semi-Annual Report Spring 2017
Category: Report Staying on track while giving back: The cost of student loan servicing breakdowns for people serving their communities
Category: Blog Certify your service: Guides to Public Service Loan Forgiveness
Category: Blog Certify your service and stay on track for public service loan forgiveness
Category: Press release CFPB Spotlights Borrower Complaints About Student Loan Servicers Mishandling Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Event
Category: Blog Preventing financial exploitation on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks Comment on Proposed Changes to Prepaid Rule
Category: Report Effective financial education: Five principles and how to use them
Category: Blog Effective financial education: Five principles and how to use them
Category: Report Consumer insights on managing funds at retirement
Category: Blog More than just fun in the sun: Summer money matters for young workers
Category: Blog Helping people plan for retirement
Category: Blog This month’s Money as You Grow book club pick: “The Rag Coat”
Category: Blog It’s not too late to spring clean your finances
Category: Blog How to understand special promotional financing offers on credit cards
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Encourages Retail Credit Card Companies to Consider More Transparent Promotions
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Takes Action Against Fay Servicing for Failing to Provide Mortgage Borrowers with Protections Against Foreclosure
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 The IRS is using private debt collectors. Here’s what you should know.
Category: Blog How we keep you safe in the consumer financial marketplace
Category: Blog A snapshot of complaints made by older consumers
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 23
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Complaints from Older Consumers
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the People and Places Conference
Category: Blog Take this quiz to see how prepared you are to make financial decisions
Category: Report CFPB Financial Well-Being Scale: Scale development technical report