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Category: Blog How to get a handle on debt
Category: Blog Las 10 mejores maneras de proteger su información personal contra el uso indebido
Category: Blog Listening to our audience to serve up a better resource
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 Equifax data breach updates
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 The IRS is using private debt collectors. Here’s what you should know.
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Access Funding for Scamming Lead-Paint Poisoning Victims Out of Settlement Money
Category: Blog How to avoid credit repair service scams
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 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 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 Protecting one’s credit while in the criminal justice system
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 Beware of scams targeting older people during the holidays
Category: Blog What’s that chip doing on my credit card?
Category: Blog Servicemembers: Protecting your credit when you’re away from home
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down 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: 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 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: Blog How to protect vulnerable children from credit reporting problems
Category: Press Release CFPB Releases Tools To Protect Foster Care Children From Credit Reporting Problems
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 Protect yourself from buyer’s remorse
Category: Blog Why you should be suspicious of government logos
Category: Press Release CFPB Halts Alleged Nationwide Mortgage Loan Modification Scams
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 to stop mystery credit card fees
Category: Blog Notice about possible debt consolidation scam
Category: Blog Protecting Older Americans from financial abuse
Category: Blog Update: Notice about possible “sweepstakes” scam
Category: Blog Notice about possible “sweepstakes” scam
Category: Blog Something Good in Memphis
Category: Blog Notice about possibly malicious emails
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