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Category: Blog How can a debt collector contact you? Our new rule will help clarify.
Category: Blog CFPB’s clear rules of the road for debt collector communications lead to stronger consumer rights
Category: Report Annual Report of the CFPB Private Education Loan Ombudsman 2020
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles Lawsuit with Debt Collectors and Debt Buyers Encore Capital Group, Midland Funding, Midland Credit Management, and Asset Acceptance Capital Corp.
Category: Blog Play it safe online
Category: Report Children’s Savings Account Programs: Measuring Program Performance and Outcomes
Category: Press release CFPB, FTC, State, and Federal Law Enforcement Partners Announce Nationwide Crackdown on Phantom and Abusive Debt Collection
Category: Blog Preparedness means rebuilding toward a brighter future with emergency savings
Category: Report Perceived Financial Preparedness, Saving Habits, and Financial Security
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and New York Attorney General Take Action Against Debt-Collection Operation and Its Owners and Managers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sues Debt Collectors and Debt Buyers Encore Capital Group, Midland Funding, Midland Credit Management, and Asset Acceptance Capital Corp.
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 22 (Summer 2020)
Category: Blog Falling for scams could be a disaster
Category: Blog Recursos del CFPB en múltiples idiomas
Category: Blog Back to school resources for teachers, parents and financial education practitioners
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Settlement with TD Bank for Illegal Overdraft Practices
Category: Speech Director Kraninger’s Remarks During the Women in Housing and Finance Annual Symposium
Category: Blog Empowering military consumers–all year long
Category: Speech Oral Testimony of Director Kraninger Before the House Financial Services Committee
Category: Blog Protecting your credit during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog Proteja su crédito durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Speech Oral Testimony of Director Kraninger Before the Senate Banking Committee
Category: Blog What to consider when sharing your financial data
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Mortgage Companies to Address Deceptive Loan Advertisements Sent to Servicemembers and Veterans
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Settlement with Foreclosure Relief Services Company and Its Owner
Category: Report Evidence-based strategies to build emergency savings
Category: Blog New report synthesizes evidence-based strategies to build emergency savings
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Help Employers Develop Emergency Savings Programs to Boost Worker Financial Resilience
Category: Press release CFPB Announces New Capability for the Consumer Complaint Database, Expands Ability to View Complaint Data Over Time
Category: Blog Closing remarks: Consumer Financial Protection Week
Category: Report July Complaint Bulletin: Complaints mentioning coronavirus keywords
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Updated COVID-19 Consumer Complaint Data
Category: Blog Alphabet soup: The ABCs of military consumer protection
Category: Report Targeting credit builder loans
Category: Press release CFPB Study Shows Financial Product Could Help Consumers Build Credit
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 Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit Against Loan Doctor and Edgar Radjabli for Deceptive Acts and Practices in Marketing a Savings CD Account
Category: Blog Considering an early retirement withdrawal? CARES Act rules and what you should know.
Category: Blog ¿Está pensando hacer un retiro temprano de su fondo de jubilación? Conozca qué establece la Ley CARES y otros datos que debe saber al respecto
Category: Blog Turning complaint into action: The CFPB works for you
Category: Blog You have options for how to receive your unemployment benefits
Category: Blog Usted tiene opciones para recibir sus beneficios por desempleo
Category: Speech Remarks by Director Kraninger During Consumer Data Industry Association Webinar
Category: Blog Coronavirus and dealing with debt: Tips to help ease the impact
Category: Blog Lidiando con el coronavirus y deudas: Consejos para aliviar el impacto
Category: Blog Consumer reporting and the CARES Act
Category: Blog New resource in the fight against elder financial fraud
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Tool to Help Communities Prevent and Respond to Elder Fraud
Category: Blog Taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Law charting a path ahead
Category: Blog How to avoid COVID-19 government imposter scams
Category: Blog Cómo evitar las estafas de impostor de funcionario del gobierno relacionadas al COVID-19
Category: Report Retirement Security and Financial Decision-making: Research Brief
Category: Press release CFPB Study Highlights Challenges Retirees Face to Meet Expenses in Early Years of Retirement
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Commonwealth of Massachusetts File Suit Against Credit-Repair Telemarketers
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: Complaints mentioning coronavirus keywords
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Consumer Complaint Bulletin
Category: Press release CFPB to Provide Additional Extension of Comment Period for Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Time Barred Debt
Category: Blog Beware of scams related to the coronavirus
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Monster Loans, Thomas Chou, Sean Cowell, and Related Companies
Category: Speech Director Kraninger Remarks During Financial Literacy and Education Commission Public Meeting
Category: Speech Director Kraninger Remarks During National Association of Realtors 2020 Legislative Meetings
Category: Blog Download new fraud prevention activity sheets for older adults
Category: Blog Descargue las nuevas hojas de actividades para adultos mayores
Category: Blog Online and mobile banking tips for beginners
Category: Blog Consejos para principiantes con la banca en línea y móvil
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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Adds Enhancements to Consumer Complaint Database
Category: Blog Planning your finances for an uncertain future
Category: Blog Prepare sus finanzas para un futuro incierto
Category: Blog Avoid scams while finding help during quarantine
Category: Blog Evite estafas mientras busca ayuda durante la cuarentena
Category: Blog Here's what we’ve been doing over the past year to help military families plan for their next financial journey.
Category: Blog Protect yourself financially from the impact of the coronavirus
Category: Blog Esté alerta con las estafas relacionadas con el coronavirus
Category: Report Office of Servicemember Affairs Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2019
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: Press release CFPB Issues Credit Reporting Guidance During COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Short-Term Lender for Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices
Category: Report 2019 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Press release Federal Agencies Encourage Banks, Savings Associations, and Credit Unions to Offer Responsible Small-Dollar Loans to Consumers and Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19
Category: Press release Agencies Provide Additional Information to Encourage Financial Institutions to Work with Borrowers Affected by COVID-19
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2020
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on 2019 Administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Category: Blog Tips for financial caregivers during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog Consejos para cuidadores financieros durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Blog Mga tips [payo] para sa mga tagapag-alaga pampananalapi sa panahon ng pandaigdigang salot ng coronavirus
Category: Blog The CFPB continues to help consumers make informed financial decisions with up-to-date information and resources
Category: Blog Are you in the military and getting ready to do your taxes? Make sure you know how to file for free
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit Against Fifth Third Bank, National Association for Allegedly Opening Unauthorized Accounts and Enrolling Consumers in Unauthorized Products and Services
Category: Blog Thirty-four organizations join the 2020 Your Money, Your Goals Cohort
Category: Speech Director Kraninger's Remarks at the Credit Union National Association Government Affairs Conference
Category: Blog Cómo diferenciar a un cobrador de deudas legítimo de los estafadores
Category: Report Disclosure of Time-Barred Debt and Revival: Findings from the CFPB’s Quantitative Disclosure Testing
Category: Report Quantitative Survey Testing of Model Disclosure Clauses and Forms for Debt Collection: Methodology Report
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Time-Barred Debt Disclosures
Category: Blog Five ways to recognize a Social Security scam
Category: Blog Cinco formas de reconocer una estafa con su Seguro Social