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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 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 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: Report 2016 Financial Literacy Annual Report
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: Blog Don’t let malicious mail make off with your money
Category: Report Report and Recommendations: Fighting Elder Financial Exploitation through Community Networks
Category: Blog Four ways to support your community’s fight against elder financial exploitation
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Finds Hundreds of Counties Nationwide Fighting Elder Financial Abuse with Community Efforts
Category: Blog 3 things you should consider before co-signing for an auto loan
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaints Snapshot Spotlights Credit Reporting Complaints
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 11
Category: Blog The changing face of family financial responsibilities
Category: Blog Protecting one’s credit while in the criminal justice system
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Elder Financial Abuse Press Call
Category: Report Recommendations and report for financial institutions on preventing and responding to elder financial exploitation
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: 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: Blog Beware of scams targeting older people during the holidays
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: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the American Bankers Association Annual Convention
Category: Blog Save the date, Washington, D.C.!
Category: Report 2015 Financial literacy annual report
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: Press release CFPB and New York Department of Financial Services Sue Pension Advance Companies for Deceiving Consumers About Loan Costs
Category: Blog Live from Springfield, Va.: Managing Someone Else’s Money
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at Managing Someone Else’s Money Event
Category: Blog Save the date, Springfield!
Category: Blog Removing an outdated bankruptcy from a credit report: Jorge’s story
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the White House Conference on Aging
Category: Blog Sound off on student loan servicing
Category: Consumer advisories Consumer advisory: Don’t be misled by reverse mortgage advertising
Category: Report A closer look at reverse mortgage advertisements and consumer risks
Category: Blog Planning for financial decisions as you age
Category: Blog Fact-check your specialty consumer report
Category: Consumer advisories Consumer advisory: Your benefits are protected from garnishment
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: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the White House Conference on Aging Regional Forum
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: Report Snapshot of reverse mortgage complaints December 2011 – 2014
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights Consumer Frustration Around Reverse Mortgages
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 Food for thought at your Thanksgiving table
Category: Blog Veterans: Take advantage of student loan forgiveness, but don’t let it damage your credit
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Debt Collection Tops Older Consumer Complaints
Category: Report A snapshot of debt collection complaints submitted by older consumers
Category: Speech CFPB Director Richard Cordray’s Prepared Lecture on Economic Rights as Civil Rights at Michigan State University
Category: Press release FDIC and CFPB Collaborate to Develop a Spanish-Language Tool for Older Adults to Prevent Financial Exploitation
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 2014 Financial literacy annual report
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: Press release CFPB Helps Assisted Living and Nursing Facilities Protect Seniors from Financial Abuse
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 Three things to keep your retirement plan on track
Category: Report Snapshot of older consumers and mortgage debt
Category: Press release CFPB Spotlights Mortgage Debt Challenges Faced By Older Americans
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: Report Credit reporting complaint snapshot
Category: Blog Now you have better options to dispute a credit report error
Category: Press release CFPB Calls on Top Credit Card Companies to Make Credit Scores Available to Consumers
Category: Blog Save the date: Join us for a Consumer Advisory Board meeting in Washington, D.C.
Category: Blog What’s the deal with health care credit cards? Four things you should know
Category: Blog Know your financial adviser
Category: Speech Director Richard Cordray Remarks on Release of Managing Someone Else’s Money Guides
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Guides For Managing Someone Else’s Money
Category: Press release Nora Dowd Eisenhower Remarks on Release of Managing Someone Else’s Money Guides
Category: Press release Federal Regulators Issue Guidance on Reporting Financial Abuse of Older Adults
Category: Speech Director Cordray Remarks at the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Press Call
Category: Speech Nora Dowd Eisenhower Remarks at Press Call on GLBA Interagency Guidance