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Category: Blog CFPB tells credit card CEOs: Practice of suppressing payment data has potential for consumer harm
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 26, Spring 2022
Category: Blog Cómo prevenir y reportar estafas contra adultos mayores
Category: Blog How to prevent and report scams targeting older adults
Category: Report Credit card late fees
Category: Blog The Fed is raising interest rates. What does that mean for borrowers and savers?
Category: Blog If you’re a homeowner struggling to make housing-related payments due to the pandemic, help is available or coming soon
Category: Blog Ang hindi inaasahang gastos ng mga lihim na singil
Category: Blog 정크 수수료의 숨겨진 비용
Category: Blog Sự ảnh hưởng của phụ phí ẩn
Category: Blog The hidden cost of junk fees
Category: Blog El costo oculto de las tarifas inesperadas
Category: Blog التكلفة الخفية للرسوم المفاجئة وغير المتوقعة
Category: Blog 垃圾費的隱含費用
Category: Report Justice-Involved Individuals and the Consumer Financial Marketplace
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches Initiative to Save Americans Billions in Junk Fees
Category: Blog Americans pay $120 billion in credit card interest and fees each year
Category: Blog Making Ends Meet series: Consumer finances during the pandemic
Category: Report Consumer finances during the pandemic: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey
Category: Blog The LIBOR index for adjustable-rate loans is being discontinued: here’s what to watch for
Category: Report Disputes on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Press release CFPB Joins Other Financial Regulatory Agencies in Issuing Statement on Discontinuation of LIBOR
Category: Report The Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Declines in Credit Card Debt, New Applications and Increases in Digital Engagement in 2020
Category: Report 2021 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Report Finding a Continued Decline in College Credit Card Agreements in 2020
Category: Blog Credit access declined during the pandemic for credit cards, but increased for mortgages and auto loans
Category: Blog Credit card limits are rising for most groups after stagnating during the pandemic
Category: Blog Credit card use is still declining compared to pre-pandemic levels
Category: Blog Consumer Fraud Alert - Tips for avoiding VA home loan scams
Category: Blog Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
Category: Blog Dedicating July to military consumer protection
Category: Blog Delinquencies on credit accounts continue to be low despite the pandemic
Category: Report Consumer use of payday, auto title, and pawn loans: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey
Category: Blog Consumer use of payday, auto title, and pawn loans
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Takes Action Against Payment Processor and Its Former CEO for Supporting Internet-Based Technical-Support Scams
Category: Blog Break up with online romance scams
Category: Report Balancing savings and debt: Findings from an online experiment
Category: Blog What you should know about tech support scams
Category: Blog Lo que debe saber acerca de las estafas con falsa asistencia técnica
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Approval Order to Facilitate the Use of Dual Usage Credit Cards
Category: Blog Credit applications remain depressed for credit cards and auto loans
Category: Blog Credit card debt fell even for consumers who were having financial difficulties before the pandemic
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Payment Amount Furnishing & Consumer Reporting
Category: Blog New report explores the prevalence of actual payment information in consumer credit reporting
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Finds Continued Decline in the Market for Certain Kinds of College Credit Cards
Category: Report 2020 College credit card agreements
Category: Blog Play it safe online
Category: Report Special issue brief: The early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on consumer credit
Category: Blog Falling for scams could be a disaster
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Examines Early Impact of Pandemic on Consumer Credit
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Requests Information on the Impact of the CARD Act Regulations on Small Entities and the Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Recent trends in debt settlement and credit counseling
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Debt Settlements and Credit Counseling
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Steps to Facilitate LIBOR Transition
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Takes Action to Help Consumers Receive Relief from Credit Card Issuers
Category: Blog Cómo evitar las estafas de impostor de funcionario del gobierno relacionadas al COVID-19
Category: Blog How to avoid COVID-19 government imposter scams
Category: Blog Credit card debt during coronavirus: Relief options and tips
Category: Blog La deuda de tarjeta de crédito durante la pandemia del coronavirus: opciones de alivio y consejos para manejarla
Category: Blog Download new fraud prevention activity sheets for older adults
Category: Blog Descargue las nuevas hojas de actividades para adultos mayores
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 Tips to stay on top of your finances during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog Consejos para mantenerse al día con sus finanzas durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Blog Cómo diferenciar a un cobrador de deudas legítimo de los estafadores
Category: Blog Cinco formas de reconocer una estafa con su Seguro Social
Category: Blog Five ways to recognize a Social Security scam
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Blog Read our 2019 College Credit Card Report
Category: Report 2019 College credit card agreements
Category: Blog Seis consejos a tener en cuenta cuando le ofrezcan la tarjeta de crédito de una tienda
Category: Blog Six tips to consider when you’re offered a retail store credit card
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition, Issue No. 20 (Fall 2019)
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Panels for CFPB-FTC Workshop on Accuracy in Consumer Reporting
Category: Blog How to tell the difference between a legitimate debt collector and scammers
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: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 19 (Summer 2019)
Category: Report The Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Blog Protect yourself from credit card fraud at the register
Category: Blog Estafas de cierre de hipotecas: cómo protegerse usted y resguardar su dinero
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 Data point: Credit card revolvers
Category: Blog New report explores the extent of revolving in the U.S. credit card market
Category: Blog Mortgage Closing Scams: How to protect yourself and your closing funds
Category: Report Convening communities to build elder fraud prevention and response networks
Category: Blog Cómo echarle mano a su deuda
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 New protections available for minors under 16
Category: Report Suspicious Activity Reports on Elder Financial Exploitation: Issues and Trends
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles Claims with Sterling Jewelers, Inc.
Category: Press release Regulators Encourage Institutions to Work with Borrowers Affected by Government Shutdown
Category: Report College credit card agreements 2018
Category: Blog Helping to prevent scams targeted at veterans
Category: Blog The latest version of "Money Smart for Older Adults" is now available in Spanish!
Category: Blog ¡La nueva versión de Money Smart para Adultos Mayores está ahora disponible en español!