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Category: Blog What is WEAAD? Find out why June 15 is important for older people in your community
Category: Blog Sign up for our email course and get your finances in shape
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: Report Complaint snapshot: Debt collection
Category: Blog Share financial information with your spouse now to avoid problems later
Category: Blog A new list identifies more ways to access credit scores—for free
Category: Report Know Before You Owe: Mortgage shopping study
Category: Blog 3 common credit issues and what you can do to fix them
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Request For Information On Consumer Financial Education
Category: Blog La temporada de impuestos llegó. Lo invitamos a seguir nuestros consejos para planear su reembolso y ahorros
Category: Report 2017 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Blog Ask CFPB your questions about credit reports and scores
Category: Blog 4 tips to spring clean your finances
Category: Press release CFPB And FTC Partner To Report On 2017 Activities To Combat Illegal Debt Collection Practices
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2018
Category: Blog How to save for emergencies and the future
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: Public records
Category: Blog Removal of public records has little effect on consumers’ credit scores
Category: Blog Thinking about buying a house in 2018? Here’s what you need to know
Category: Blog Tax refund tips: Understanding refund advance loans and checks
Category: Blog Help is here for people with severe disabilities struggling with student loans
Category: Blog Your Money, Your Goals: Free tools for diverse communities
Category: Blog Know your data: Our latest list of consumer reporting companies
Category: Press release CFPB Publishes Request for Information on Civil Investigative Demands
Category: Blog Put your tax refund to work during America Saves Week
Category: Press release Acting Director Mulvaney Announces Call for Evidence Regarding Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Functions
Category: Blog Tax season is right around the corner—check out our tips for planning out your refund and savings
Category: Blog 5 financial New Year’s resolutions
Category: Report Developing the financial capability of America’s young workers
Category: Blog Preparing America’s young workers for success
Category: Blog Be money smart
Category: Report Spotlight on serving limited English proficient consumers
Category: Blog Five ways banks and lenders work with people who speak or understand limited English
Category: Report Consumer voices on overdraft programs
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 Sixty-one organizations join the 2018 Your Money, Your Goals cohort
Category: Report 2017 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Sharp Increase In Riskier Longer-Term Auto Loans
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: Growth in longer-term auto loans
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 26
Category: Press release Newly Available Data Shows Lowest Mortgage Delinquency Rate Since the Financial Crisis
Category: Report Consumer Protection Principles: Consumer-authorized financial data sharing and aggregation
Category: Blog Not sure how to talk money with your kids? Start by playing to your strengths
Category: Press release FFIEC Announces Availability of 2016 Data on Mortgage Lending
Category: Blog Las 10 mejores maneras de proteger su información personal contra el uso indebido
Category: Report Financial well-being in America
Category: Blog Want to see where you stand financially? Start with these 10 questions
Category: Press release CFPB's First National Survey on Financial Well-Being Shows More Than 40 Percent of U.S. Adults Struggle to Make Ends Meet
Category: Blog Listening to our audience to serve up a better resource
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 Project Catalyst collaboration to improve understanding of financial well-being
Category: Blog Protección contra el robo de identidad tras el incidente en Equifax
Category: Blog Identity theft protection following the Equifax data breach
Category: Blog Join the Your Money, Your Goals 2018 cohort
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Credit Repair Company for Charging Illegal Fees and Misleading Consumers
Category: Blog Ordinary trip to the grocery store with your kid? Explain as you go
Category: Report Building the capacity of tax preparation providers to encourage saving
Category: Blog We’re working to better serve people through financial coaching
Category: Report Financial Coaching: Advancing the field to better serve consumers
Category: Report CFPB data point: Student loan repayment
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 This month’s Money as You Grow book club pick: “Tia Isa Wants a Car”
Category: Report CFPB data point: Frequent overdrafters
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: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 25
Category: Blog Try one thing this summer to grow your child’s money skills
Category: Blog Six years serving you
Category: Blog Announcing the 30 new organizations joining the Focus on People with Disabilities 2017 cohort
Category: Blog Building credit at the local level
Category: Press release Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition's 46th Annual Convention
Category: Blog This month’s Money as You Grow book club pick: “Those Shoes”
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the AAFCS Conference
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Actions Against Credit Repair Companies for Charging Illegal Fees and Misleading Consumers
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 24
Category: Press release CFPB Releases State-Level Snapshot of Consumer Complaints
Category: Report Effective financial education: Five principles and how to use them
Category: Blog Effective financial education: Five principles and how to use them
Category: Report Consumer insights on managing funds at retirement
Category: Blog More than just fun in the sun: Summer money matters for young workers
Category: Blog Helping people plan for retirement
Category: Blog This month’s Money as You Grow book club pick: “The Rag Coat”
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: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 23
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Complaints from Older Consumers
Category: Blog Take this quiz to see how prepared you are to make financial decisions
Category: Report CFPB Financial Well-Being Scale: Scale development technical report
Category: Blog New information will help U.S. improve financial literacy
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Financial Literacy and Education Commission Meeting
Category: Blog The Your Money, Your Goals webpage has a new look and new financial empowerment tools
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