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Category: Blog Servicemembers and debt collection: Sharing your stories
Category: Blog Understand your options: Tips for student loan borrowers with disabilities
Category: Blog Equifax data breach updates
Category: Blog Project Catalyst collaboration to improve understanding of financial well-being
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 Supporting consumer-friendly innovation: Announcing our first no-action letter
Category: Blog Protección contra el robo de identidad tras el incidente en Equifax
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: Blog Join the Your Money, Your Goals 2018 cohort
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: Blog Things to consider before borrowing a reverse mortgage to delay collecting Social Security
Category: Blog Ordinary trip to the grocery store with your kid? Explain as you go
Category: Blog Here’s what you need to know about the new FFIEC HMDA Examiner Transaction Testing Guidelines
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: Blog A nationwide look at how student debt impacts older adults
Category: Blog We’re working to better serve people through financial coaching
Category: Blog Too many student loan borrowers struggling, not enough benefiting from affordable repayment options
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: Blog Know Before You Owe: We are designing new overdraft disclosure forms
Category: Blog Denied for a bank account? Here’s what you should know
Category: Blog The voice of the consumer
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: 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: Blog Buying a home? Watch out for mortgage closing scams
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
Category: Blog Certifique su servicio: Guías para el programa de Perdón de Préstamos por Servicio Público
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: Blog Preventing financial exploitation on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Category: Blog Effective financial education: Five principles and how to use them
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 How to understand special promotional financing offers on credit cards
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: Blog Take this quiz to see how prepared you are to make financial decisions
Category: Blog We are seeking comment on our plan for assessing the ATR/QM rule
Category: Blog New information will help U.S. improve financial literacy
Category: Blog The Your Money, Your Goals webpage has a new look and new financial empowerment tools
Category: Blog Four tips to get back on track if you’re behind on your auto loan
Category: Blog Our office of Servicemember Affairs guides you through the financial hurdles of your military career
Category: Blog New data documents a disturbing cycle of defaults for struggling student loan borrowers
Category: Blog This month’s Money as You Grow book club pick: "My Rows and Piles of Coins"
Category: Blog Request for information on small business lending
Category: Blog Solicitud de información sobre el mercado de préstamos para pequeñas empresas
Category: Blog We are seeking comment on our plan for assessing the mortgage servicing rule
Category: Blog Making the decision to rent or buy
Category: Blog Thinking about when you’ll claim Social Security benefits is time well spent
Category: Blog Celebrate Children’s Book Week with the Money as You Grow book club
Category: Blog Tracking success—a core set of financial outcomes for financial empowerment programs
Category: Blog Get money smart
Category: Blog CFPB finalizes effective date extension for prepaid accounts rule
Category: Blog We’re updating the ex parte policy on rulemaking
Category: Blog Safeguarding against credit discrimination: 2016 Fair Lending Report
Category: Blog We are proposing changes to Regulation C to help industry comply and are looking for your feedback
Category: Blog This month’s Money as You Grow book club pick: "Curious George Saves His Pennies"
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Blog The Consumer Bureau is proposing changes to Regulation B to help mortgage lenders and is looking for your feedback
Category: Blog We are seeking comment on our plan for assessing the remittance rule
Category: Blog Thirty organizations join the 2017 Your Money, Your Goals cohort
Category: Blog CFPB proposes to extend the prepaid accounts rule’s effective date
Category: Blog This month’s Money as You Grow book club pick: “Lemonade in Winter”
Category: Blog Check our new list to see if your credit card offers you free access to one of your credit scores
Category: Blog How to deal with “bad credit”—or no credit—when you want to buy a home
Category: Blog Managing your spending to achieve your goals
Category: Blog Consumer Advisory: Bad information about your college enrollment status can cost you
Category: Blog Increasing transparency in the student loan servicing market
Category: Blog Using alternative data to evaluate creditworthiness
Category: Blog Making the move to homeownership on your own or with someone else
Category: Blog Tax time saving tips
Category: Blog This month's Money as You Grow Book Club pick: "Count on Pablo"
Category: Blog Mastercard and UniRush to Pay $10 Million to Consumers Harmed by RushCard Technology Breakdown
Category: Blog How to decide how much to spend on your down payment
Category: Blog Tips for student loan borrowers
Category: Blog Your mortgage calculator may be setting you up for a surprise
Category: Blog Easy-to-remember guidelines help people reduce credit card debt
Category: Blog Understanding the Overdraft “Opt-in” Choice
Category: Blog What to do if you’re wrongfully billed for Medicare costs
Category: Blog Accepting applications for our Advisory Board and Councils
Category: Blog Accepting applications for our Academic Research Council
Category: Blog Your feedback helped us update our Payback Playbook prototype
Category: Blog Your voice, your story. Consumer views on debt collection
Category: Blog Consumer experiences with debt collection: Findings from our survey