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Category: Blog Estafas con beneficios por desempleo: Cómo puede protegerse
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Encourages Financial Institutions and Debt Collectors to Allow Stimulus Payments to Reach Consumers
Category: Blog Consumer Advisory: Take action to protect your Economic Impact Payment if your account is overdrawn
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sues 1st Alliance Lending, LLC and Its Principals for Alleged Unlawful Mortgage Lending Practices
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Santander Consumer USA Inc. for Credit Reporting Violations in Connection with Its Auto Loans
Category: Blog New report explores the prevalence of actual payment information in consumer credit reporting
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Settlement with Debt Collector for Credit Reporting Violation
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Payment Amount Furnishing & Consumer Reporting
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 22 (Summer 2020)
Category: Blog Recursos del CFPB en múltiples idiomas
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Settlement with TD Bank for Illegal Overdraft Practices
Category: Blog Proteja su crédito durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Blog Protecting your credit during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog What to consider when sharing your financial data
Category: Blog Alphabet soup: The ABCs of military consumer protection
Category: Report Targeting credit builder loans
Category: Press release CFPB Study Shows Financial Product Could Help Consumers Build Credit
Category: Blog Innovation spotlight: Providing adverse action notices when using AI/ML models
Category: Blog Usted tiene opciones para recibir sus beneficios por desempleo
Category: Blog You have options for how to receive your unemployment benefits
Category: Blog Consumer reporting and the CARES Act
Category: Blog Taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Law charting a path ahead
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Commonwealth of Massachusetts File Suit Against Credit-Repair Telemarketers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Monster Loans, Thomas Chou, Sean Cowell, and Related Companies
Category: Blog Online and mobile banking tips for beginners
Category: Blog Consejos para principiantes con la banca en línea y móvil
Category: Report The early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on credit applications
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Shows Substantial Decline in Credit Applications in March
Category: Blog Consejos para mantenerse al día con sus finanzas durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Blog Tips to stay on top of your finances during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Credit Reporting Guidance During COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Short-Term Lender for Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices
Category: Press release Federal Agencies Encourage Banks, Savings Associations, and Credit Unions to Offer Responsible Small-Dollar Loans to Consumers and Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19
Category: Press release Agencies Provide Additional Information to Encourage Financial Institutions to Work with Borrowers Affected by COVID-19
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Action Against Monster Loans, Lend Tech Loans, and Student-Loan Debt-Relief Companies
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Public records, credit scores, and credit performance
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition, Issue No. 20 (Fall 2019)
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Remittance Rule
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 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 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 Planning for tax-time savings
Category: Blog Datos que debe saber sobre el acuerdo con Equifax
Category: Blog Facts you can use about the Equifax settlement
Category: Blog An update on credit access and the Bureau’s first No-Action Letter
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: 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: Report Sources and uses of data at the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
Category: Press release Agencies Issue Final Amendments to Regulation CC Regarding Funds Availability
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 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: 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 Your top five questions about checking accounts answered
Category: Blog Respondemos las 5 preguntas más importantes sobre cuentas corrientes
Category: Blog Credit mistakes that could be costing you money
Category: Blog Los errores con su crédito que pueden estarle costando dinero
Category: Blog New protections available for minors under 16
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Mortgages to First-time Homebuying Servicemembers
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: Blog Know your data: Our latest list of consumer reporting companies
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 Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with State Farm Bank
Category: Press release Agencies Propose Amendments to Regulation CC Regarding Funds Availability
Category: Blog Natural disaster assistance is reported on a minority of credit records among potentially affected consumers
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Natural Disasters and Credit Reporting
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Blog Managing someone else’s money: New protection from ID theft and fraud
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: Blog Helpful tips for using mobile payment services and avoiding risky mistakes
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: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: Telecommunications debt collection
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 Updates Regulation P To Implement Legislation Amending Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles With TCF National Bank
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: Blog 3 common credit issues and what you can do to fix them