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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: Blog Applying for a job? It’s important to know what goes into your background screening reports
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and South Carolina File Suit against brokers of High-Interest Credit Offers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit Against Fair Collections & Outsourcing and Michael E. Sobota
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 Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit against Certified Forensic Loan Auditors, Andrew Lehman, and Michael Carrigan, and Proposed Settlement with Carrigan
Category: Report Planning for tax-time savings
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Research on Tax Time Savings
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Asset Recovery Associates
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Maxitransfers Corporation
Category: Blog Facts you can use about the Equifax settlement
Category: Blog Datos que debe saber sobre el acuerdo con Equifax
Category: Press release CFPB, Arkansas State AG Settle with Brokers of High-Interest Credit Offers
Category: Blog An update on credit access and the Bureau’s first No-Action Letter
Category: Press release CFPB and the New York Attorney General Settle with Debt Collection Group
Category: Press release CFPB, FTC and States Announce Settlement with Equifax Over 2017 Data Breach
Category: Speech Statement by Kathy Kraninger at CFPB/FTC Equifax Settlement Press Conference
Category: Report Building a Bridge to Credit Visibility
Category: Report Market Snapshot: Third-Party Debt Collections Tradeline Reporting
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on Third-Party Debt Collections
Category: Report Reporting of Suspected Elder Financial Exploitation by Financial Institutions: An update to the 2016 Advisory and Recommendations
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Recommends Financial Institutions Report Suspected Financial Exploitation of Older Adults
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles Lawsuit Against Freedom Debt Relief
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2018
Category: Blog Encouraging innovation in expanding credit access: 2018 Fair Lending Report to Congress
Category: Press release Agencies Issue Final Amendments to Regulation CC Regarding Funds Availability
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Student CU Connect CUSO over ITT Private Loan Program
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Timing of Applications for Consumer Credit
Category: Blog New report explores when consumers apply for credit cards as their credit scores change
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with BSI Financial Services
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit Against Forster & Garbus, LLP
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Outlines Plan to Review Rules Under the Regulatory Flexibility Act
Category: Blog Check these items off your student loan to-do list
Category: Blog 5 ways you can guard against identity theft
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit Against Lexington Law, PGX Holdings, and Related Entities
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Policy Change Regarding Bureau Civil Investigative Demands
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 A no-cost way to prepare your credit for a big purchase
Category: Blog Your top five questions about checking accounts answered
Category: Blog Respondemos las 5 preguntas más importantes sobre cuentas corrientes
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2019
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on 2018 Administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Category: Blog Credit mistakes that could be costing you money
Category: Blog Los errores con su crédito que pueden estarle costando dinero
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces 18th Edition of Supervisory Highlights
Category: Blog New protections available for minors under 16
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Mortgages to First-time Homebuying Servicemembers
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 18 (Winter 2019)
Category: Blog New protections for servicemembers and veterans alert
Category: Blog Common errors people find on their credit report - and how to get them fixed
Category: Blog Errores comunes que la gente encuentra en su reporte de crédito y cómo corregirlos
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with NDG Financial Corp.
Category: Blog Know your data: Our latest list of consumer reporting companies
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Changes to Senior Leadership
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 Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with USAA Federal Savings Bank
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Files Complaint and Proposed Settlement with Village Capital & Investment LLC
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with State Farm Bank
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2017
Category: Press release Agencies Propose Amendments to Regulation CC Regarding Funds Availability
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Natural Disasters and Credit Reporting
Category: Blog Natural disaster assistance is reported on a minority of credit records among potentially affected consumers
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with Santander Consumer USA Inc.
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with Cash Express
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles With Bluestem
Category: Blog Managing someone else’s money: New protection from ID theft and fraud
Category: Blog Free credit freezes are here
Category: Blog Helpful tips for using mobile payment services and avoiding risky mistakes
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Files Suit Against Future Income Payments LLC, Scott Kohn, and Related Entities
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Issues Updated FCRA Model Disclosures
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Releases Latest Supervisory Highlights
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: Blog WARNO: New security clearance guidelines make it more important than ever for servicemembers to monitor their credit
Category: Press release Bureau Of Consumer Financial Protection Settles With Defendants In Hydra Group Payday Lending Case
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles With TCF National Bank
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with Triton Management Group
Category: Press release Bureau Settles With National Credit Adjusters, LLC and Bradley Hochstein
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with Citibank, N.A.
Category: Blog What you need to know to get money from the settlement with BancorpSouth Bank for alleged discrimination
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles With Security Group, Inc.
Category: Blog Strengthening the financial future of America’s young workers
Category: Press release Bureau Acting Director Mulvaney Statement on the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act
Category: Blog Share financial information with your spouse now to avoid problems later
Category: Blog A new list identifies more ways to access credit scores—for free
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Announces Settlement With Wells Fargo For Auto-Loan Administration and Mortgage Practices
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: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2018
Category: Press release CFPB And FTC Partner To Report On 2017 Activities To Combat Illegal Debt Collection Practices
Category: Report 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