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Category: Report Building a bridge to credit visibility report
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: Office of Research Publication 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: Office of Research Publication 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 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: Blog Conozca una forma de preparar su crédito para una compra grande sin que le cueste nada
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 A no-cost way to prepare your credit for a big purchase
Category: Blog Veterans’ financial well-being is good, but challenges remain
Category: Report Financial Well-Being of Veterans
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 Forty organizations join the 2019 Your Money, Your Goals cohort
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: Office of Research Publication Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Mortgages to First-time Homebuying Servicemembers
Category: Blog Sign up for our email course and get your finances in shape
Category: Report Office of Servicemember Affairs – Annual Report
Category: Blog Here’s what we’re hearing from servicemembers, veterans, and military families
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 credito
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: 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: Blog Resolve to take control of your debt in the new year
Category: Report Financial Well-being of Older Americans
Category: Report 2018 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Blog Natural disaster assistance is reported on a minority of credit records among potentially affected consumers
Category: Office of Research Publication Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Natural Disasters and Credit Reporting
Category: Blog Three ways to enjoy the holidays without going into debt
Category: Speech Toward a 21st century approach to consumer protection
Category: Blog New financial education resources to help teachers bring youth financial capability into the classroom
Category: Blog Build a brighter future by saving at tax time
Category: Blog Bureau releases its assessment report of the Remittance Rule
Category: Blog Child savings accounts help families build assets
Category: Report Child savings accounts: Advancing the field to better serve traditionally underserved consumers
Category: Blog Guías para ayudar y manejar su cuenta de cheques
Category: Blog New research report on the geography of credit invisibility
Category: Office of Research Publication Data point: The geography of credit invisibility
Category: Blog Facing a money decision? Check whether you use the 3 skills that stand out in people with high financial well-being
Category: Report Measuring financial skill
Category: Report Pathways to financial well-being
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: Office of Research Publication 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 Building Blocks to Help Youth Achieve Financial Capability: Measurement guide
Category: Blog Measuring a child’s progress on the building blocks of financial capability
Category: Office of Research Publication 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: Press release CFPB Issues Request For Information On Consumer Financial Education
Category: Office of Research Publication 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: Press release Acting Director Mulvaney Announces Call for Evidence Regarding Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Functions
Category: Blog 5 financial New Year’s resolutions
Category: Report 2017 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Sharp Increase In Riskier Longer-Term Auto Loans
Category: Office of Research Publication Quarterly consumer credit trends: Growth in longer-term auto loans
Category: Blog How to get a handle on debt
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: Report Financial well-being in America
Category: Blog Project Catalyst collaboration to improve understanding of financial well-being
Category: Blog A financial toolkit for victims of hurricanes Maria, Irma, and Harvey
Category: Blog New financial empowerment tools for people with disabilities
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: Report Building the capacity of tax preparation providers to encourage saving
Category: Report Financial Coaching: Advancing the field to better serve consumers
Category: Blog We’re working to better serve people through financial coaching
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: Office of Research Publication CFPB data point: Student loan repayment
Category: Blog Behind on bills: Three steps to help you make tough choices in tight moments
Category: Office of Research Publication CFPB data point: Frequent overdrafters
Category: Blog Building credit at the local level
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the AAFCS Conference
Category: Report Effective financial education: Five principles and how to use them
Category: Blog Effective financial education: Five principles and how to use them
Category: Blog Helping people plan for retirement
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: Report CFPB Financial Well-Being Scale: Scale development technical report
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Financial Literacy and Education Commission Meeting
Category: Blog Tracking success—a core set of financial outcomes for financial empowerment programs
Category: Report Tracking success in financial capability and empowerment programs
Category: Blog Managing your spending to achieve your goals
Category: Report Personal finance teaching pedagogy
Category: Blog Tax time saving tips