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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 Quarterly consumer credit trends: Public records
Category: Blog Thinking about buying a house in 2018? Here’s what you need to know
Category: Blog Know your data: Our latest list of consumer reporting companies
Category: Blog 5 financial New Year’s resolutions
Category: Press release CFPB Fines Xerox Business Services $1.1 Million for Incorrect Consumer Information Sent to Credit Reporting Agencies
Category: Blog Add your company to the list of sources for free credit scores
Category: Blog Has having more access to free credit scores made a difference? Let us know!
Category: Blog Las 10 mejores maneras de proteger su información personal contra el uso indebido
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 Equifax data breach updates
Category: Blog Protección contra el robo de identidad tras el incidente en Equifax
Category: Blog Identity theft protection following the Equifax data breach
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Credit Repair Company for Charging Illegal Fees and Misleading Consumers
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: 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 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: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at Operation HOPE Global Forums Annual Meeting
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the LendIt USA Conference
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition
Category: Blog Check our new list to see if your credit card offers you free access to one of your credit scores
Category: Press release CFPB Oversight Uncovers And Corrects Credit Reporting Problems
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 20
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Credit Reporting Complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Explores Impact of Alternative Data on Credit Access for Consumers Who Are Credit Invisible
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Alternative Data Field Hearing
Category: Blog Using alternative data to evaluate creditworthiness
Category: Blog What you need to know: Understanding why offers for “your” credit score are not all the same
Category: Press release CFPB Orders TransUnion and Equifax to Pay for Deceiving Consumers in Marketing Credit Scores and Credit Products
Category: Blog Who are the Credit Invisible?
Category: Blog We’re exploring the use of a list of companies that offer free credit scores
Category: Blog How to avoid credit repair service scams
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Credit Repair Company for Misleading Consumers and Charging Illegal Fees
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 11
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaints Snapshot Spotlights Credit Reporting Complaints
Category: Blog Protecting one’s credit while in the criminal justice system
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Winter 2016
Category: Blog You have the right to request your consumer reports
Category: Blog 6 tips for using your credit card this season
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Subprime Credit Reporting Company and Owner to Pay $8 Million Penalty for Illegal Practices
Category: Blog Fall 2015 rulemaking agenda
Category: Blog Servicemembers: Protecting your credit when you’re away from home
Category: Blog This month’s Complaint Report: Credit reporting issues
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Credit Reporting Complaints
Category: Blog Removing an outdated bankruptcy from a credit report: Jorge’s story
Category: Blog Consumer advisory: Fact-check your specialty consumer report
Category: Report Data point: Credit invisibles
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Credit Reporting Press Call
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds 26 Million Consumers Are Credit Invisible
Category: Blog Here’s what we’re hearing from Servicemembers and their families
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of David Silberman Before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
Category: Blog Millions of consumers will now have access to credit scores and reports through nonprofit counselors
Category: Report Consumer voices on credit reports and scores
Category: Press release CFPB Reports That More Than 50 Million Credit Card Consumers Have Access to Free Credit Scores
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Report Consumer credit reports: A study of medical and non-medical collections
Category: Blog Consumer Advisory: 7 ways to keep medical debt in check
Category: Blog Here’s how medical debt hurts your credit report
Category: Blog Veterans: Take advantage of student loan forgiveness, but don’t let it damage your credit
Category: Speech CFPB Director Richard Cordray’s Prepared Lecture on Economic Rights as Civil Rights at Michigan State University
Category: Blog Encontrando la ayuda que necesitas, en el idioma que entiendes – La historia de Higinio
Category: Blog Getting the help you need, in the language you understand – Higinio’s story
Category: Blog We can help you fight improper actions by debt collectors: Venida’s story
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Auto Finance Company for Distorting Borrower Credit Reports
Category: Report Consumer Response: A snapshot of complaints received
Category: Report Report on the use of remittance histories in credit scoring
Category: Report Data point: Medical debt and credit scores
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Medical Debt Study Press Call
Category: Press release CFPB Study Finds Medical Debt Overly Penalizes Consumer Credit Scores
Category: Blog How to protect vulnerable children from credit reporting problems
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Tools To Protect Foster Care Children From Credit Reporting Problems
Category: Report Credit reporting complaint snapshot
Category: Blog Now you have better options to dispute a credit report error
Category: Press release CFPB Calls on Top Credit Card Companies to Make Credit Scores Available to Consumers
Category: Blog Save the date: Join us for a Consumer Advisory Board meeting in Washington, D.C.
Category: Blog What’s the deal with health care credit cards? Four things you should know
Category: Press release CFPB Puts Companies on Notice About Duty to Investigate Consumer Credit Report Disputes
Category: Report A snapshot of complaints received
Category: Testimony Corey Stone at the Senate Commerce Subcommittee of Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance
Category: Blog Good credit – I want that!
Category: Report Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Blog Is your credit report wrong? How to find out and fix it
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of Corey Stone before the Senate Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection Subcommittee
Category: Report Key Dimensions and Processes in the U.S. Credit Reporting System: A review of how the nation’s largest credit bureaus manage consumer data
Category: Press release CFPB Report Details How the Nation’s Largest Credit Bureaus Manage Consumer Data
Category: Press release CFPB Report Details How the Nation’s Largest Credit Bureaus Manage Consumer Data
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks by Richard Cordray on a Credit Reporting White Paper Press Call
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Justice Department pledge to work together to protect consumers from credit discrimination
Category: Blog You have a right to see specialty consumer reports too
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issues warning to nationwide specialty consumer reporting agencies