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Category: Blog Track your spending with this easy tool
Category: Blog Una herramienta fácil para vigilar sus gastos
Category: Blog Budgeting: How to create a budget and stick with it
Category: Blog Cómo hacer un presupuesto y mantenerse en él
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: Blog Servicemembers exhibit higher levels of financial well-being than the U.S. population overall
Category: Blog Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Help the multilingual communities you serve
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 Promising practices and lessons learned for Child Savings Account programs
Category: Blog 5 ways you can guard against identity theft
Category: Blog Youth Financial Education: What We Know and Key Questions for Future Research
Category: Blog Conozca una forma de preparar su crédito para una compra grande sin que le cueste nada
Category: Speech Speech at the Bipartisan Policy Center By Kathleen L. Kraninger, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
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: Blog Bill Calendar: Know what you owe and when it's due
Category: Blog El calendario de facturas: Sepa cuánto debe y cuándo debe pagar
Category: Report Review of youth financial education: Effects and evidence
Category: Report Youth Financial Education Research Priorities
Category: Blog Get Money Smart during Money Smart Week
Category: Blog Get your credit on track with our new booklet
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2019
Category: Blog Credit mistakes that could be costing you money
Category: Blog Los errores con su crédito que pueden estarle costando dinero
Category: Blog Forty organizations join the 2019 Your Money, Your Goals cohort
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: Press release CFPB Announces Start Small, Save Up Initiative
Category: Blog Three steps to prep for paying for college
Category: Blog Make a plan to save some of your tax refund
Category: Blog New protections for servicemembers and veterans alert
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 Sign up for our email course and get your finances in shape
Category: Blog Know your data: Our latest list of consumer reporting companies
Category: Blog Here’s what we’re hearing from servicemembers, veterans, and military families
Category: Report Office of Servicemember Affairs – Annual Report
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: Blog The 2018 Financial Literacy Annual Report sums up a year of achievements in financial education
Category: Report 2018 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Advisory Committees Meet to Discuss Emerging Trends in Financial Services Technology
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with State Farm Bank
Category: Blog Cómo ahorrar para las emergencias y el futuro
Category: Report Consumer insights on paying bills
Category: Blog Adjusting your bill due dates can help you stay on top of your bills and manage your cash flow
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: Report Technical Reports: National Survey of Mortgage Originations and National Mortgage Database
Category: Blog Helping to prevent scams targeted at veterans
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection and Federal Housing Finance Agency Release National Survey of Mortgage Originations Dataset for Public Use
Category: Blog New financial education resources to help teachers bring youth financial capability into the classroom
Category: Blog El glosario de términos financieros comunes en español
Category: Report Building a brighter future by saving at tax time
Category: Blog Build a brighter future by saving at tax time
Category: Blog Child savings accounts help families build assets
Category: Report Child savings accounts: Advancing the field to better serve traditionally underserved consumers
Category: Report Complaint snapshot: 50 state report
Category: Blog Glossary of common financial terms in Spanish
Category: Blog Two ways to save extra money
Category: Blog How to reduce your debt
Category: Blog Managing someone else’s money: New protection from ID theft and fraud
Category: Report Sources and uses of data at the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Issues Report and RFI on the Bureau’s Sources and Uses of Data
Category: Blog Free credit freezes are here
Category: Blog New research report on the geography of credit invisibility
Category: Report Data point: The geography of credit invisibility
Category: Report Measuring financial skill: A guide to using the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection's Financial Skill Scale
Category: Report Pathways to financial well-being
Category: Blog Facing a money decision? Check whether you use the 3 skills that stand out in people with high financial well-being
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: Report Data point: Final student loan payments and broader household borrowing
Category: Blog New research report on student loan repayment and broader household borrowing
Category: Report Building Blocks to Help Youth Achieve Financial Capability: Measurement guide
Category: Blog Measuring a child’s progress on the building blocks of financial capability
Category: Blog What is WEAAD? Find out why June 15 is important for older people in your community
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: 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: Blog How to save for emergencies and the future
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: Public records