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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 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: 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 Five ways to recognize a Social Security scam
Category: Blog Cinco formas de reconocer una estafa con su Seguro Social
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: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition, Issue No. 20 (Fall 2019)
Category: Blog Six tips to consider when you’re offered a retail store credit card
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 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: 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!
Category: Blog Managing someone else’s money: New protection from ID theft and fraud
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Issues Updated FCRA Model Disclosures
Category: Blog Bureau joins task force on market integrity and consumer fraud
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: 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: Blog Guard your wallet as well as your heart: Romance scams
Category: Blog Warning: Lottery scam using a CFPB employee’s name
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 This holiday season, don’t let scammers take advantage of your generosity
Category: Blog A five-step spending plan to avoid holiday debt
Category: Blog CFPB sends letters to financial institution CEO’s encouraging more consumer control over payment methods
Category: Blog How to spot a scammer
Category: Blog How to get a handle on debt
Category: Blog Las 10 mejores maneras de proteger su información personal contra el uso indebido
Category: Blog Listening to our audience to serve up a better resource
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: Blog Identity theft protection following the Equifax data breach
Category: Blog A financial toolkit for victims of hurricanes Maria, Irma, and Harvey
Category: Blog Consejos financieros para víctimas de los huracanes María, Irma y Harvey
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2018
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Annual Dollar Thresholds in Truth in Lending Act Regulations for Certain Credit Transactions
Category: Press release CFPB and American Express Reach Resolution to Address Discriminatory Card Terms in Puerto Rico and U.S. Territories
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
Category: Blog How to understand special promotional financing offers on credit cards
Category: Blog The IRS is using private debt collectors. Here’s what you should know.
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 21
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Credit Card Complaints
Category: Report The power of light-touch financial education: A demonstration with credit card revolvers
Category: Report Consumer insights on managing spending
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Mastercard and UniRush to Pay $13 Million for RushCard Breakdowns That Cut Off Consumers' Access to Funds
Category: Blog Mastercard and UniRush to Pay $10 Million to Consumers Harmed by RushCard Technology Breakdown
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the RushCard Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Blog Easy-to-remember guidelines help people reduce credit card debt
Category: Report 2016 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release CFPB Unveils Consumer Credit Trends Tool to Help Forecast Potential Consumer Risks
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the CFPB Research Conference
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Bank Marketing Deals With Colleges Can Mean Costly Fees and Risks for Students
Category: Blog Who are the Credit Invisible?
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Access Funding for Scamming Lead-Paint Poisoning Victims Out of Settlement Money
Category: Press release CFPB Finalizes Strong Federal Protections for Prepaid Account Consumers
Category: Blog We’re exploring the use of a list of companies that offer free credit scores