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Category: Blog New protections for servicemembers and veterans alert
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Cash Tyme
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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Reaches Settlement with Enova International, Inc.
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 with Broker of High-interest Credit Offers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Asks Congress for Clear Authority to Supervise for Compliance with the Military Lending Act
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: Blog Resolve to take control of your debt in the new year
Category: Blog Servicemembers, arm yourself with basic car buying skills—Stand your guard when it comes to add-on products
Category: Blog Servicemembers, arm yourself with basic car buying skills—How to trade in your car
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Files Complaint and Proposed Settlement with Village Capital & Investment LLC
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with State Farm Bank
Category: Blog Servicemembers, arm yourself with basic car buying skills—Should you buy a new or used car?
Category: Blog Servicemembers, arm yourself with basic car buying skills—How to shop for auto financing
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: Blog Helping to prevent scams targeted at veterans
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with Cash Express
Category: Report Complaint snapshot: 50 state report
Category: Blog How to tell the difference between a legitimate debt collector and scammers
Category: Blog Your top debt collection questions answered
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles With Bluestem
Category: Blog How to reduce your debt
Category: Blog Servicemembers’ “immediate actions” for financial success: pay down debt, make a plan, start early
Category: Blog Managing someone else’s money: New protection from ID theft and fraud
Category: Blog Budgeting strategies and free tools to help you reach your goals
Category: Blog Free credit freezes are here
Category: Blog Track your spending with this easy tool
Category: Blog Budget help: Manage your monthly expenses with a bill calendar
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: Blog Check your mailbox: Veterans with severe disabilities and student loans should keep an eye out for this
Category: Press release Bureau Settles With National Credit Adjusters, LLC and Bradley Hochstein
Category: Report Complaint snapshot: Debt collection
Category: Blog Complaint snapshot: An analysis of debt collection complaints
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
Category: Blog Ask CFPB your questions about credit reports and scores
Category: Blog 4 tips to spring clean your finances
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2018
Category: Press release CFPB And FTC Partner To Report On 2017 Activities To Combat Illegal Debt Collection Practices
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: Public records
Category: Blog Thinking about buying a house in 2018? Here’s what you need to know
Category: Blog Help is here for people with severe disabilities struggling with student loans
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 What does the Coast Guard know about the GI Bill that the other services do not?
Category: Press release CFPB Fines Xerox Business Services $1.1 Million for Incorrect Consumer Information Sent to Credit Reporting Agencies
Category: Blog CFPB and VA WARNO: VA refinancing offers that sound too good to be true
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Think Finance For Collecting On Debts That Consumers Did Not Legally Owe
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 2017 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Blog Thanking veterans for their service and supporting their financial well-being
Category: Blog How to spot a scammer
Category: Blog Tips for servicemembers with student debt
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 26
Category: Blog Complaints show military families and non-military families have different experiences in the financial marketplace
Category: Blog How to get a handle on debt
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Debt-Relief Companies Illegally Posing As Federal Government
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Interim Final Rule To Help Mortgage Servicers Communicate With Certain Borrowers At Risk Of Foreclosure
Category: Blog Las 10 mejores maneras de proteger su información personal contra el uso indebido
Category: Blog Servicemembers and debt collection: Sharing your stories
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: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts, Transworld Systems for Illegal Student Loan Debt Collection Lawsuits
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: Blog Got a check in the mail from the CFPB? Here’s how to tell if it’s legit
Category: Blog Here’s what you should know if you were harmed by Morgan Drexen
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Credit Repair Company for Charging Illegal Fees and Misleading Consumers
Category: Report Building the capacity of tax preparation providers to encourage saving
Category: Report A nationwide look at how student debt impacts older adults
Category: Blog Behind on bills: Three steps to help you make tough choices in tight moments
Category: Blog Denied for a bank account? Here’s what you should know
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against JPMorgan Chase for Failures Related to Checking Account Screening Information
Category: Blog How to respond when a debt collector contacts you in three easy steps
Category: Press release Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition's 46th Annual Convention
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Actions Against Credit Repair Companies for Charging Illegal Fees and Misleading Consumers
Category: Report Staying on track while giving back: The cost of student loan servicing breakdowns for people serving their communities
Category: Report CFPB data point: Becoming credit visible
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Study Finds Consumers in Lower-income Areas are More Likely to Become Credit Visible Due to Negative Records
Category: Blog The IRS is using private debt collectors. Here’s what you should know.
Category: Blog Our office of Servicemember Affairs guides you through the financial hurdles of your military career
Category: Report The Office of Servicemember Affairs: Charting our course through the military lifecycle
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds That 9 in 10 of the Highest-Risk Student Loan Borrowers Were Not Enrolled in Affordable Repayment Plans