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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: Blog New VA rule relieves financial distress for thousands of veterans with 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: Blog Protecting servicemembers from predatory lending
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report Detailing Consumer Complaint Response Deficiencies of the Big Three Credit Bureaus
Category: Report Annual report of consumer and credit reporting complaints: An analysis of complaint responses by Equifax, Experian, TransUnion
Category: Blog Hold credit reporting companies accountable for incorrect reports and shoddy service
Category: Press release CFPB and DOJ Put Landlords and Mortgage Servicers on Notice About Servicemembers’ and Veterans’ Rights
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: Press release CFPB Sues Pawn Lenders for Cheating Military Families
Category: Office of Research Publication Disputes on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Credit Report Disputes Far More Common in Majority Black and Hispanic Neighborhoods
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: Office of Research Publication Financial conditions for renters before and during the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Consumer advisories Consumer advisory: Know your rights under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)
Category: Blog Consumer Fraud Alert - Tips for avoiding VA home loan scams
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: Office of Research Publication 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: Report Office of Servicemember Affairs Annual Report
Category: Blog The Office of Servicemember Affairs year in review: Working together to protect servicemembers, veterans, and military families
Category: Office of Research Publication Changes in consumer financial status during the early months of the pandemic
Category: Blog Money Smarts for Military Families
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Blog New guide helps military families with unique financial challenges
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with LendUp Loans, LLC for Military Lending Act Violations
Category: Report 2020 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Omni Financial of Nevada, Inc. for Violations of the Military Lending Act, Electronic Fund Transfer Act, and Consumer Financial Protection Act
Category: Blog Listen to CFPB's new podcast episodes
Category: Blog Federal tools to help maximize GI Bill® education benefits
Category: Office of Research Publication 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: Report Debt and delinquency after military service: A study of the credit records of young veterans in the first year after separation
Category: Blog Honoring and empowering those who served our nation
Category: Blog Recursos del CFPB en múltiples idiomas
Category: Blog Empowering military consumers–all year long
Category: Blog Protecting your credit during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog Proteja su crédito durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Mortgage Companies to Address Deceptive Loan Advertisements Sent to Servicemembers and Veterans
Category: Blog What to consider when sharing your financial data
Category: Blog Closing remarks: Consumer Financial Protection Week
Category: Blog Alphabet soup: The ABCs of military consumer protection
Category: Report Financially Fit? Comparing the credit records of young servicemembers and civilians
Category: Blog New report shows how young servicemembers build credit histories
Category: Report Targeting credit builder loans
Category: Press release CFPB Study Shows Financial Product Could Help Consumers Build Credit
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: Blog Saluting service during National Military Appreciation Month
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Monster Loans, Thomas Chou, Sean Cowell, and Related Companies
Category: Office of Research Publication 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 Financial help for servicemembers affected by the coronavirus
Category: Blog Here's what we’ve been doing over the past year to help military families plan for their next financial journey.
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: Blog Are you in the military and getting ready to do your taxes? Make sure you know how to file for free
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: Office of Research Publication 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: Blog Applying for a job? It’s important to know what goes into your background screening reports
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 Datos que debe saber sobre el acuerdo con Equifax
Category: Blog Facts you can use about the Equifax settlement
Category: Blog An update on credit access and the Bureau’s first No-Action Letter
Category: Speech Statement by Kathy Kraninger at CFPB/FTC Equifax Settlement Press Conference
Category: Press release CFPB, FTC and States Announce Settlement with Equifax Over 2017 Data Breach
Category: Report Building a bridge to credit visibility report
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on Third-Party Debt Collections
Category: Report Market Snapshot: Third-Party Debt Collections Tradeline Reporting
Category: Blog Five myths in the military community about personal finance
Category: Blog New report explores when consumers apply for credit cards as their credit scores change
Category: Office of Research Publication Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Timing of Applications for Consumer Credit
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches Financial Education Tool for Active-Duty Servicemembers
Category: Blog Fight zombies and time travel – this is not how your parents learned about money
Category: Blog Servicemembers exhibit higher levels of financial well-being than the U.S. population overall
Category: Blog Check these items off your student loan to-do list
Category: Blog 5 ways you can guard against identity theft
Category: Blog Conozca una forma de preparar su crédito para una compra grande sin que le cueste nada
Category: Blog A no-cost way to prepare your credit for a big purchase
Category: Blog Veterans’ financial well-being is good, but challenges remain
Category: Report Financial Well-Being of Veterans
Category: Report Complaint snapshot: Servicemembers, Veterans, and Military Families 50 State Report
Category: Blog A 2018 review of financial concerns facing servicemembers
Category: Blog Los errores con su crédito que pueden estarle costando dinero
Category: Blog Credit mistakes that could be costing you money
Category: Blog New protections available for minors under 16
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on First-time Homebuying Servicemembers