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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: Blog Servicemembers exhibit higher levels of financial well-being than the U.S. population overall
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 Veterans’ financial well-being is good, but challenges remain
Category: Blog Need help with your credit card debt? Start with your credit card company!
Category: Blog Get your credit on track with our new booklet
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: Blog Data provides first industry-wide look at mortgages to servicemembers
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Mortgages to First-time Homebuying Servicemembers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on 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 Here’s what we’re hearing from servicemembers, veterans, and military families
Category: Report Office of Servicemember Affairs – Annual Report
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 Regulators Encourage Institutions to Work with Borrowers Affected by Government Shutdown
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with USAA Federal Savings Bank
Category: Report College credit card agreements 2018
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Advisory Committees Meet to Discuss Emerging Trends in Financial Services Technology
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with State Farm Bank
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: Report Technical Reports: National Survey of Mortgage Originations and National Mortgage Database
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection and Federal Housing Finance Agency Release National Survey of Mortgage Originations Dataset for Public Use
Category: Blog Guías para ayudar y manejar su cuenta de cheques
Category: Report Complaint snapshot: 50 state report
Category: Blog Managing someone else’s money: New protection from ID theft and fraud
Category: Report Sources and uses of data at the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
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 New research report on the geography of credit invisibility
Category: Report Data point: The geography of credit invisibility
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Issues Updated FCRA Model Disclosures
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 TCF National Bank
Category: Report Data point: Final student loan payments and broader household borrowing
Category: Blog New research report on student loan repayment and broader household borrowing
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with Citibank, N.A.
Category: Report 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 Complaint snapshot: Debt collection
Category: Blog A new list identifies more ways to access credit scores—for free
Category: Report Know Before You Owe: Mortgage shopping study
Category: Blog 3 common credit issues and what you can do to fix them
Category: Report 2017 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Blog Ask CFPB your questions about credit reports and scores
Category: Blog 4 tips to spring clean your finances
Category: Blog 9 problemas financieros comunes después de un desastre natural y lo que puede hacer para enfrentarlos
Category: Blog People harmed by the RushCard outages in October 2015 may be eligible to receive compensation
Category: Blog 9 financial problems after a natural disaster—and what you can do about them
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: Public records
Category: Blog Removal of public records has little effect on consumers’ credit scores
Category: Blog Thinking about buying a house in 2018? Here’s what you need to know
Category: Report 2017 College credit card agreements
Category: Report The consumer credit card market
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on the State of the Credit Card Market
Category: Blog 5 financial New Year’s resolutions
Category: Blog A five-step spending plan to avoid holiday debt
Category: Report Consumer voices on overdraft programs
Category: Blog Consumer experiences with overdraft programs
Category: Blog CFPB sends letters to financial institution CEO’s encouraging more consumer control over payment methods
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: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: Growth in longer-term auto loans
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Sharp Increase In Riskier Longer-Term Auto Loans
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 26
Category: Press release Newly Available Data Shows Lowest Mortgage Delinquency Rate Since the Financial Crisis
Category: Blog How to get a handle on debt
Category: Report Consumer Protection Principles: Consumer-authorized financial data sharing and aggregation
Category: Press release FFIEC Announces Availability of 2016 Data on Mortgage Lending
Category: Blog Las 10 mejores maneras de proteger su información personal contra el uso indebido
Category: Report Financial well-being in America
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: Blog Equifax data breach updates
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 Protección contra el robo de identidad tras el incidente en Equifax
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2017
Category: Press release CFPB Supervision Recovers $14 Million in First Half of 2017 for Over 100,000 Consumers Harmed by Illegal Practices
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2018
Category: Blog Identity theft protection following the Equifax data breach
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Annual Dollar Thresholds in Truth in Lending Act Regulations for Certain Credit Transactions
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Credit Repair Company for Charging Illegal Fees and Misleading Consumers