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Category: Blog Seis consejos a tener en cuenta cuando le ofrezcan la tarjeta de crédito de una tienda
Category: Blog Six tips to consider when you’re offered a retail store credit card
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition, Issue No. 20 (Fall 2019)
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Panels for CFPB-FTC Workshop on Accuracy in Consumer Reporting
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Employment Background Screening Company
Category: Blog New report shows how student loan borrowers fare on Income-Driven Repayment Plans
Category: Press release CFPB Releases New Report Exploring Differences between Large and Small Mortgage Servicers
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Interpretitive Rule on Screening and Training Requirements for Mortgage Loan Originators
Category: Blog What international data tells us about youth financial literacy
Category: Blog You might have heard that LIBOR is going away. Here’s what you need to know about LIBOR and adjustable-rate loans.
Category: Report Program for International Student Assessment (PISA): Financial Literacy Brief
Category: Report Market Snapshot: Background Screening Reports
Category: Blog Applying for a job? It’s important to know what goes into your background screening reports
Category: Blog New report explores trends in consumer bankruptcy
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: Press release CFPB Releases Research on Tax Time Savings
Category: Report The Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Blog Protect yourself from credit card fraud at the register
Category: Blog Datos que debe saber sobre el acuerdo con Equifax
Category: Blog Facts you can use about the Equifax settlement
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: Blog A report on the Bureau’s Building a Bridge to Credit Visibility Symposium
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: Blog New report explores the extent of revolving in the U.S. credit card market
Category: Blog Encouraging innovation in expanding credit access: 2018 Fair Lending Report to Congress
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2018
Category: Press release CFPB To Hold First Symposium On June 25
Category: Blog New report explores when consumers apply for credit cards as their credit scores change
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 Promising practices and lessons learned for Child Savings Account programs
Category: Blog 5 ways you can guard against identity theft
Category: Blog Cómo echarle mano a su deuda
Category: Blog Youth Financial Education: What We Know and Key Questions for Future Research
Category: Report Remittance rule assessment report
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Symposia Series
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: Blog Need help with your credit card debt? Start with your credit card company!
Category: Report Youth Financial Education Research Priorities
Category: Report Review of youth financial education: Effects and evidence
Category: Blog Get your credit on track with our new booklet
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
Category: Blog Data provides first industry-wide look at mortgages to servicemembers
Category: Blog New protections for servicemembers and veterans alert
Category: Blog Errores comunes que la gente encuentra en su reporte de crédito y cómo corregirlos
Category: Blog Common errors people find on their credit report - and how to get them fixed
Category: Blog Know your data: Our latest list of consumer reporting companies
Category: Report Office of Servicemember Affairs – Annual Report
Category: Blog Here’s what we’re hearing from servicemembers, veterans, and military families
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Broker of High-interest Credit Offers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles Claims with Sterling Jewelers, Inc.
Category: Blog Credit score myths that might be holding you back from improving your credit
Category: Blog Los mitos sobre el puntaje crediticio que pueden impedirle mejorar su crédito
Category: Press release Regulators Encourage Institutions to Work with Borrowers Affected by Government Shutdown
Category: Report 2013 Ability-to-Repay and Qualified Mortgage Assessment Report
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Publishes Assessments of Ability-to-Repay and Mortgage Servicing Rules
Category: Report 2013 RESPA Servicing Rule Assessment Report
Category: Report College credit card agreements 2018
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with State Farm Bank
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2017
Category: Blog Promoting fair, equitable, and nondiscriminatory access to credit: 2017 Fair Lending Report
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Dollar Thresholds in Regulations Z and M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Blog Natural disaster assistance is reported on a minority of credit records among potentially affected consumers
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Speech Toward a 21st century approach to consumer protection
Category: Blog Bureau releases its assessment report of the Remittance Rule
Category: Blog Managing someone else’s money: New protection from ID theft and fraud
Category: Blog Free credit freezes are here
Category: Blog New research report on the geography of credit invisibility
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Issues Updated FCRA Model Disclosures
Category: Blog More than 1-in-5 consumers had telecommunications-related collections on their consumer report in the past 5 years
Category: Blog WARNO: New security clearance guidelines make it more important than ever for servicemembers to monitor their credit
Category: Blog Save the date for the 'Building a Bridge to Credit Visibility' symposium
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with Citibank, N.A.
Category: Blog New research report on student loan repayment and broader household borrowing
Category: Blog Aggregate credit card borrowing exhibits end-of-year seasonal patterns which vary across different sets of consumers
Category: Press release Bureau Acting Director Mulvaney Statement on the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act
Category: Blog A new list identifies more ways to access credit scores—for free
Category: Report Know Before You Owe: Mortgage shopping study
Category: Blog 3 common credit issues and what you can do to fix them
Category: Blog Ask CFPB your questions about credit reports and scores
Category: Blog 4 tips to spring clean your finances
Category: Blog People harmed by the RushCard outages in October 2015 may be eligible to receive compensation
Category: Blog 9 problemas financieros comunes después de un desastre natural y lo que puede hacer para enfrentarlos
Category: Blog 9 financial problems after a natural disaster—and what you can do about them
Category: Blog Removal of public records has little effect on consumers’ credit scores
Category: Blog Thinking about buying a house in 2018? Here’s what you need to know
Category: Press release CFPB Publishes Request for Information on Civil Investigative Demands
Category: Press release Acting Director Mulvaney Announces Call for Evidence Regarding Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Functions