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Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Issues Report and RFI on the Bureau’s Sources and Uses of Data
Category: Blog Free credit freezes are here
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Issues Updated FCRA Model Disclosures
Category: Office of Research Publication 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: Blog WARNO: New security clearance guidelines make it more important than ever for servicemembers to monitor their credit
Category: Blog A new list identifies more ways to access credit scores—for free
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: Press release CFPB Issues Request For Information On Its Guidance and Implementation Support
Category: Blog 4 tips to spring clean your finances
Category: Office of Research Publication Quarterly consumer credit trends: Public records
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Request For Information On External Engagements
Category: Blog Thinking about buying a house in 2018? Here’s what you need to know
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Request For Information On Supervision Processes
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Request For Information On Enforcement Processes
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Request For Information On Administrative Adjudications
Category: Blog 5 financial New Year’s resolutions
Category: Press release CFPB Fines Xerox Business Services $1.1 Million for Incorrect Consumer Information Sent to Credit Reporting Agencies
Category: Blog Has having more access to free credit scores made a difference? Let us know!
Category: Blog Add your company to the list of sources for free credit scores
Category: Press release CFPB Finalizes Rule To Stop Payday Debt Traps
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Payday Rule Press Call
Category: Blog Las 10 mejores maneras de proteger su información personal contra el uso indebido
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: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2017
Category: Blog Identity theft protection following the Equifax data breach
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Credit Repair Company for Charging Illegal Fees and Misleading Consumers
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: Press release CFPB Warns Companies Against Tricking Consumers Into Expensive Pay-By-Phone Fees
Category: Press release Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition's 46th Annual Convention
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Actions Against Credit Repair Companies for Charging Illegal Fees and Misleading Consumers
Category: Office of Research Publication 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: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at Operation HOPE Global Forums Annual Meeting
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 LendIt USA Conference
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition
Category: Blog Check our new list to see if your credit card offers you free access to one of your credit scores
Category: Press release CFPB Oversight Uncovers And Corrects Credit Reporting Problems
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Credit Reporting Complaints
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 20
Category: Blog Using alternative data to evaluate creditworthiness
Category: Press release CFPB Explores Impact of Alternative Data on Credit Access for Consumers Who Are Credit Invisible
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Alternative Data Field Hearing
Category: Press release CFPB Orders TransUnion and Equifax to Pay for Deceiving Consumers in Marketing Credit Scores and Credit Products
Category: Blog What you need to know: Understanding why offers for “your” credit score are not all the same
Category: Blog Who are the Credit Invisible?
Category: Press release CFPB Warns Financial Companies About Sales and Production Incentives That May Lead to Fraud or Consumer Abuse
Category: Blog We’re exploring the use of a list of companies that offer free credit scores
Category: Blog How to avoid credit repair service scams
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Credit Repair Company for Misleading Consumers and Charging Illegal Fees
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaints Snapshot Spotlights Credit Reporting Complaints
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 11
Category: Blog Protecting one’s credit while in the criminal justice system
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Winter 2016
Category: Blog You have the right to request your consumer reports
Category: Blog 6 tips for using your credit card this season
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Subprime Credit Reporting Company and Owner to Pay $8 Million Penalty for Illegal Practices
Category: Blog Fall 2015 rulemaking agenda
Category: Blog Servicemembers: Protecting your credit when you’re away from home
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Credit Reporting Complaints
Category: Blog This month’s Complaint Report: Credit reporting issues
Category: Blog Removing an outdated bankruptcy from a credit report: Jorge’s story
Category: Blog Fact-check your specialty consumer report
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds 26 Million Consumers Are Credit Invisible
Category: Office of Research Publication Data point: Credit invisibles
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Credit Reporting Press Call
Category: Blog Here’s what we’re hearing from Servicemembers and their families
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of David Silberman Before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
Category: Blog Millions of consumers will now have access to credit scores and reports through nonprofit counselors
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Press release CFPB Reports That More Than 50 Million Credit Card Consumers Have Access to Free Credit Scores
Category: Report Consumer voices on credit reports and scores
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Supervisory Compliance Bulletin
Category: Blog Seven ways to keep medical debt in check
Category: Report Consumer credit reports: A study of medical and non-medical collections
Category: Blog Here’s how medical debt hurts your credit report
Category: Blog Veterans: Take advantage of student loan forgiveness, but don’t let it damage your credit
Category: Speech CFPB Director Richard Cordray’s Prepared Lecture on Economic Rights as Civil Rights at Michigan State University
Category: Blog Encontrando la ayuda que necesitas, en el idioma que entiendes – La historia de Higinio
Category: Blog Getting the help you need, in the language you understand – Higinio’s story
Category: Blog We can help you fight improper actions by debt collectors: Venida’s story
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Auto Finance Company for Distorting Borrower Credit Reports
Category: Report Consumer Response: A snapshot of complaints received
Category: Office of Research Publication Report on the use of remittance histories in credit scoring
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Deputy Director Steve Antonakes at the American Bankers Association Regulatory Compliance Conference
Category: Press release CFPB Study Finds Medical Debt Overly Penalizes Consumer Credit Scores
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Medical Debt Study Press Call
Category: Office of Research Publication Data point: Medical debt and credit scores
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: Testimony Meredith Fuchs Before the House Committee on Financial Services
Category: Report Credit reporting complaint snapshot