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Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Podcast Series on Paying for Higher Education
Category: Report Special issue brief: The early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on consumer credit
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: Blog Back to school resources for teachers, parents and financial education practitioners
Category: Blog Co-signed a private student loan? Here are tips to protect yourself during COVID-19
Category: Blog Closing remarks: Consumer Financial Protection Week
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Online Tool to Help College Students Determine How to Pay for College
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: Blog It’s not too late to fill out the FAFSA: Here’s what you need to know
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 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: 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 Qué necesita saber sobre los préstamos estudiantiles y la pandemia del coronavirus
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: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 21 (Winter 2020)
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and U.S. Department of Education Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Better Serve Student Loan Borrowers
Category: Blog Read our 2019 College Credit Card Report
Category: Report 2019 College credit card agreements
Category: Report 2019 Financial Literacy Annual Report
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: Press release CFPB Announces Panels for CFPB-FTC Workshop on Accuracy in Consumer Reporting
Category: Report Data point: Borrower experiences on income-driven repayment
Category: Blog New report shows how student loan borrowers fare on Income-Driven Repayment Plans
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 Need to save up for college? Stay motivated with these three tips
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: Report Data point: Credit card revolvers
Category: Blog New report explores the extent of revolving in the U.S. credit card market
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Student CU Connect CUSO over ITT Private Loan Program
Category: Blog How to choose the school that’s financially right for you
Category: Blog Check these items off your student loan to-do list
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 Three steps to prep for paying for college
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 Managing someone else’s money: New protection from ID theft and fraud
Category: Blog Check your mailbox: Veterans with severe disabilities and student loans should keep an eye out for this
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 Help is here for people with severe disabilities struggling with student loans
Category: Blog Looking for a loan? Find out how to Know Before You Owe
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 What does the Coast Guard know about the GI Bill that the other services do not?
Category: Blog A five-step spending plan to avoid holiday debt
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Citibank For Student Loan Servicing Failures That Harmed Borrowers
Category: Blog CFPB sends letters to financial institution CEO’s encouraging more consumer control over payment methods
Category: Report 2017 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Blog Tips for servicemembers with student debt
Category: Blog A 50-state look at complaints about student loans
Category: Blog How to get a handle on debt
Category: Report 50 state snapshot of student debt: A nationwide look at complaints about student loans
Category: Report Annual report of the CFPB Student Loan Ombudsman 2017
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Consumer Complaints Spurred Actions That Brought More Than $750 Million in Relief for Student Loan Borrowers
Category: Blog Does your college sponsor an affordable bank account?
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts, Transworld Systems for Illegal Student Loan Debt Collection Lawsuits
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: 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: Report A nationwide look at how student debt impacts older adults
Category: Blog A nationwide look at how student debt impacts older adults
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Aequitas Capital Management for Aiding Corinthian Colleges' Predatory Lending Scheme
Category: Report CFPB data point: Student loan repayment
Category: Report Innovation highlights: Emerging student loan repayment assistance
Category: Blog Too many student loan borrowers struggling, not enough benefiting from affordable repayment options
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Percentage of Borrowers with $20K in Student Debt Doubled Over Last Decade
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
Category: Blog Certifique su servicio: Guías para el programa de Perdón de Préstamos por Servicio Público
Category: Report Staying on track while giving back: The cost of student loan servicing breakdowns for people serving their communities
Category: Blog Certify your service: Guides to Public Service Loan Forgiveness
Category: Blog Certify your service and stay on track for public service loan forgiveness
Category: Press release CFPB Spotlights Borrower Complaints About Student Loan Servicers Mishandling Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Event
Category: Blog How to understand special promotional financing offers on credit cards
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds That 9 in 10 of the Highest-Risk Student Loan Borrowers Were Not Enrolled in Affordable Repayment Plans
Category: Blog New data documents a disturbing cycle of defaults for struggling student loan borrowers
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Spring 2017
Category: Press release CFPB Supervision Finds Some Student Loan and Mortgage Servicers Illegally Fail to Provide Protections to Borrowers