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Category: Blog Budgeting: How to create a budget and stick with it
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 Fight zombies and time travel – this is not how your parents learned about money
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches Financial Education Tool for Active-Duty Servicemembers
Category: Blog Servicemembers exhibit higher levels of financial well-being than the U.S. population overall
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit Against Forster & Garbus, LLP
Category: Blog What to do if you’re wrongfully billed for Medicare costs
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: Report Financial Well-Being of Veterans
Category: Blog Need help with your credit card debt? Start with your credit card company!
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2019
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on 2018 Administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Category: Report Complaint snapshot: Servicemembers, Veterans, and Military Families 50 State Report
Category: Blog A 2018 review of financial concerns facing servicemembers
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 Six ways to save this year
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 Free credit freezes are here
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