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Category: Blog New report explores the relationship between Financial Well-Being and the contents of and engagement with credit reports
Category: Report Credit Characteristics, Credit Engagement Tools, and Financial Well-Being
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Research on Tax Time Savings
Category: Report Planning for tax-time savings
Category: Blog ¿Está buscando una forma fácil de ahorrar? Hágalo automáticamente
Category: Blog Start saving today with our new savings booklet and email boot camp
Category: Blog Looking for an easy way to save money? Make it automatic
Category: Report Building a Bridge to Credit Visibility
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: Report Data point: Credit card revolvers
Category: Blog New report explores the extent of revolving in the U.S. credit card market
Category: Blog New report explores when consumers apply for credit cards as their credit scores change
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Timing of Applications for Consumer Credit
Category: Blog Servicemembers exhibit higher levels of financial well-being than the U.S. population overall
Category: Blog Promising practices and lessons learned for Child Savings Account programs
Category: Blog Youth Financial Education: What We Know and Key Questions for Future Research
Category: Report Remittance rule assessment report
Category: Speech Speech at the Bipartisan Policy Center By Kathleen L. Kraninger, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Category: Blog Jumpstart your savings with Start Small, Save Up
Category: Blog Veterans’ financial well-being is good, but challenges remain
Category: Report Youth Financial Education Research Priorities
Category: Report Review of youth financial education: Effects and evidence
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on First-time Homebuying Servicemembers
Category: Blog Data provides first industry-wide look at mortgages to servicemembers
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Mortgages to First-time Homebuying Servicemembers
Category: Blog Six ways to save this year
Category: Blog Make a plan to save some of your tax refund
Category: Report Office of Servicemember Affairs – Annual Report
Category: Blog Here’s what we’re hearing from servicemembers, veterans, and military families
Category: Blog Assessing our rules: Our reports on the Ability to Repay and Qualified Mortgage Rule and the RESPA Mortgage Servicing Rule
Category: Report 2013 Ability-to-Repay and Qualified Mortgage Assessment Report
Category: Report 2013 RESPA Servicing Rule Assessment Report
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Publishes Assessments of Ability-to-Repay and Mortgage Servicing Rules
Category: Blog Cómo ahorrar para las emergencias y el futuro
Category: Blog Natural disaster assistance is reported on a minority of credit records among potentially affected consumers
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Natural Disasters and Credit Reporting
Category: Blog Consejos para los consumidores sobre el manejo del gasto
Category: Report Building a brighter future by saving at tax time
Category: Blog Build a brighter future by saving at tax time
Category: Blog Bureau releases its assessment report of the Remittance Rule
Category: Blog Two ways to save extra money
Category: Blog Servicemembers’ “immediate actions” for financial success: pay down debt, make a plan, start early
Category: Blog New research report on the geography of credit invisibility
Category: Report Data point: The geography of credit invisibility
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: Telecommunications debt collection
Category: Blog More than 1-in-5 consumers had telecommunications-related collections on their consumer report in the past 5 years
Category: Report Data point: Final student loan payments and broader household borrowing
Category: Blog New research report on student loan repayment and broader household borrowing
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: End-of-year credit card borrowing
Category: Blog Aggregate credit card borrowing exhibits end-of-year seasonal patterns which vary across different sets of consumers
Category: Report Know Before You Owe: Mortgage shopping study
Category: Blog 4 tips to spring clean your finances
Category: Blog How to save for emergencies and the future
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: Public records
Category: Blog Removal of public records has little effect on consumers’ credit scores
Category: Press release CFPB Publishes Request for Information on Civil Investigative Demands
Category: Blog Put your tax refund to work during America Saves Week
Category: Press release Acting Director Mulvaney Announces Call for Evidence Regarding Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Functions
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Sharp Increase In Riskier Longer-Term Auto Loans
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: Growth in longer-term auto loans
Category: Report Financial well-being in America
Category: Blog Want to see where you stand financially? Start with these 10 questions
Category: Press release CFPB's First National Survey on Financial Well-Being Shows More Than 40 Percent of U.S. Adults Struggle to Make Ends Meet
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 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: Report CFPB data point: Student loan repayment
Category: Report CFPB data point: Frequent overdrafters
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: Report CFPB Financial Well-Being Scale: Scale development technical report
Category: Blog Managing your spending to achieve your goals
Category: Blog Tax time saving tips
Category: Report Consumer Experiences With Debt Collection: Findings From the CFPB’s Survey on Consumer Views on Debt
Category: Blog Some people may experience refund delays this tax season
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Prepaid Product Complaints
Category: Blog Financial coaching can benefit consumers
Category: Report Financial Coaching: A Strategy to Improve Financial Well-Being
Category: Report Final Report of Findings: Post-Proposal Testing of Prepaid Card Disclosures
Category: Blog Project Catalyst research pilot: Tools for saving
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray to Corporation for Enterprise Development Assets Learning Conference
Category: Press release CFPB Project Catalyst Study Finds Savings Offers Double the Number of Consumers Saving
Category: Report Tools for saving: Using prepaid accounts to set aside funds
Category: Report Study of third-party debt collection operations
Category: Blog Researchers – Share your work at the CFPB Research Conference
Category: Report Supplemental findings on payday, payday installment, and vehicle title loans, and deposit advance products
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Auto Title Lending Research Press Call
Category: Blog Research finds one-in-five auto title loan borrowers have their vehicle seized
Category: Press release CFPB Finds One-in-Five Auto Title Loan Borrowers Have Vehicle Seized for Failing to Repay Debt
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2015
Category: Report Testing of Bankruptcy Periodic Statement Forms for Mortgage Servicing
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on Payday Lending Research Report Press Call
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Half of Online Payday Borrowers Rack Up an Average of $185 in Bank Penalties
Category: Blog New research shows online payday loan borrowers rack up steep fees
Category: Op-ed Making the most of your tax refund
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights High Rate of Debt Collection Complaints From Servicemembers and Their Families
Category: Blog 3 tips to help you make the most of your tax refund
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of CFPB Acting Deputy Director David Silberman Before the House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
Category: Report Measuring financial well-being: A guide to using the CFPB Financial Well-Being Scale