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Category: Blog What is WEAAD? Find out why June 15 is important for older people in your community
Category: Blog Strengthening the financial future of America’s young workers
Category: Press release Bureau Acting Director Mulvaney Statement on the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act
Category: Blog Share financial information with your spouse now to avoid problems later
Category: Blog Guard your new Medicare ID card to avoid fraud
Category: Blog Guard your wallet as well as your heart: Romance scams
Category: Blog Warning: Lottery scam using a CFPB employee’s name
Category: Blog This holiday season, don’t let scammers take advantage of your generosity
Category: Blog Consumer experiences with overdraft programs
Category: Report Consumer voices on overdraft programs
Category: Blog CFPB sends letters to financial institution CEO’s encouraging more consumer control over payment methods
Category: Report 2017 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Blog How to spot a scammer
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
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 Does your college sponsor an affordable bank account?
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: 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: Press release CFPB Report Warns That Taking Out a Reverse Mortgage Loan Can Be an Expensive Way to Maximize Social Security Benefits
Category: Report Issue Brief: The costs and risks of using a reverse mortgage to delay collecting Social Security
Category: Blog Things to consider before borrowing a reverse mortgage to delay collecting Social Security
Category: Press release CFPB and American Express Reach Resolution to Address Discriminatory Card Terms in Puerto Rico and U.S. Territories
Category: Report Building the capacity of tax preparation providers to encourage saving
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: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Overdraft Press Call
Category: Report CFPB data point: Frequent overdrafters
Category: Press release CFPB Unveils Prototypes of "Know Before You Owe" Overdraft Disclosure Designed to Make Costs and Risks Easier to Understand
Category: Blog Know Before You Owe: We are designing new overdraft disclosure forms
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against JPMorgan Chase for Failures Related to Checking Account Screening Information
Category: Blog Denied for a bank account? Here’s what you should know
Category: Blog Don’t let marketers tell you how to age in place
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
Category: Blog Preventing financial exploitation on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Category: Report Consumer insights on managing funds at retirement
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: Press release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Complaints from Older Consumers
Category: Blog A snapshot of complaints made by older consumers
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 23
Category: Report CFPB Financial Well-Being Scale: Scale development technical report
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition
Category: Press release CFPB Oversight Uncovers And Corrects Credit Reporting Problems
Category: Press release CFPB Warns Student Loan Servicing Problems Can Jeopardize Long-Term Financial Security for Older Borrowers
Category: Report Snapshot of older consumers and student loan debt
Category: Blog Four tips to help older student loan borrowers navigate common problems with their student loans
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Access Funding for Scamming Lead-Paint Poisoning Victims Out of Settlement Money
Category: Press release CFPB Launches Inquiry Into Challenges Consumers Face in Using and Securely Sharing Access to Their Digital Financial Records
Category: Blog Technology is changing how people access their financial records. Share your story.
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Field Hearing on Consumer Access to Financial Records
Category: Report 2016 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Navy Federal Credit Union to Pay $28.5 Million for Improper Debt Collection Actions
Category: Blog How to avoid credit repair service scams
Category: Blog Don’t let malicious mail make off with your money
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray, Director of the CFPB, at the National Association of Federal Credit Unions
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of Richard Cordray, Director, CFPB Before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Category: Blog Cientos de miles de cuentas creadas en secreto por los empleados de Wells Fargo Bank resultan en una multa histórica de $100 millones por parte del CFPB
Category: Blog What you need to know if you were harmed by Wells Fargo
Category: Blog Be your family’s financial action hero during an emergency
Category: Blog Hundreds of thousands of accounts secretly created by Wells Fargo Bank employees leads to historic $100 million fine from the CFPB
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on the Wells Fargo Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Fines Wells Fargo $100 Million for Widespread Illegal Practice of Secretly Opening Unauthorized Accounts
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 14
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Monthly Complaints Snapshot Spotlights Bank Account and Service Complaints
Category: Blog Four ways to support your community’s fight against elder financial exploitation
Category: Report Report and Recommendations: Fighting Elder Financial Exploitation through Community Networks
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Finds Hundreds of Counties Nationwide Fighting Elder Financial Abuse with Community Efforts
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Wells Fargo for Illegal Student Loan Servicing Practices
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 3 things you should consider before co-signing for an auto loan
Category: Press release CFPB and Financial Regulators Issue Guidance on How Banks Handle Consumer Deposit Account Discrepancies
Category: Blog Serving up hot meals with consumer education to protect older Americans from abuse
Category: Blog The changing face of family financial responsibilities
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: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Elder Financial Abuse Press Call
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Advisory and Report for Financial Institutions on Preventing Elder Financial Abuse
Category: Blog Save the date: Join us for a Credit Union Advisory Council meeting in Washington, D.C.
Category: Blog New insights on bank overdraft fees and 4 ways to avoid them
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Credit Union National Association
Category: Blog Older consumers targeted by fraudsters not once, but twice!
Category: Blog Beware of scams targeting older people during the holidays
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Examines Bank Account and Service Complaints
Category: Blog You have protections when it comes to automatic debit payments from your account
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the American Bankers Association Annual Convention