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Category: Blog Protecting your credit during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog What to consider when sharing your financial data
Category: Report Evidence-based strategies to build emergency savings
Category: Blog New report synthesizes evidence-based strategies to build emergency savings
Category: Blog Closing remarks: Consumer Financial Protection Week
Category: Blog Alphabet soup: The ABCs of military consumer protection
Category: Report Financially Fit? Comparing the credit records of young servicemembers and civilians
Category: Blog New report shows how young servicemembers build credit histories
Category: Report Targeting credit builder loans
Category: Report Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey
Category: Press release CFPB Study Shows Financial Product Could Help Consumers Build Credit
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Making Ends Meet Survey
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: Blog Innovation spotlight: Providing adverse action notices when using AI/ML models
Category: Report Data point: 2019 mortgage market activity and trends
Category: Press release FFIEC Announces Availability of 2019 Data on Mortgage Lending
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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Commonwealth of Massachusetts File Suit Against Credit-Repair Telemarketers
Category: Press release CFPB to Provide Additional Extension of Comment Period for Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Time Barred Debt
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Monster Loans, Thomas Chou, Sean Cowell, and Related Companies
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: Blog Protecting consumers and encouraging innovation: 2019 Fair Lending Report to Congress
Category: Blog Here's what we’ve been doing over the past year to help military families plan for their next financial journey.
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: Blog Proteja su crédito durante la pandemia del coronavirus
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: Report Market Snapshot: First-time Homebuyers
Category: Blog New report explores trends for first-time homebuyers
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: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 21 (Winter 2020)
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Report Data Point: Small Business Lending and the Great Recession
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Action Against Monster Loans, Lend Tech Loans, and Student-Loan Debt-Relief Companies
Category: Report 2019 College credit card agreements
Category: Report 2019 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Public records, credit scores, and credit performance
Category: Blog A new retrospective on the removal of public records
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition, Issue No. 20 (Fall 2019)
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Panels for CFPB-FTC Workshop on Accuracy in Consumer Reporting
Category: Report Data Point: Borrower Experiences on Income-Driven Repayment
Category: Blog New report shows how student loan borrowers fare on Income-Driven Repayment Plans
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Employment Background Screening Company
Category: Report Data Point: Servicer Size in the Mortgage Market
Category: Press release CFPB Releases New Report Exploring Differences between Large and Small Mortgage Servicers
Category: Blog How to tell the difference between a legitimate debt collector and scammers
Category: Blog What international data tells us about youth financial literacy
Category: Report Program for International Student Assessment (PISA): Financial Literacy Brief
Category: Report Market Snapshot: Background Screening Reports
Category: Blog Applying for a job? It’s important to know what goes into your background screening reports
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Consumer Bankruptcy, BAPCPA, and the Great Recession
Category: Blog New report explores trends in consumer bankruptcy
Category: Press release CFPB and FTC to Host December Workshop on Accuracy in Consumer Reporting
Category: Blog New report explores the relationship between Financial Well-Being and the contents of and engagement with credit reports
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 19 (Summer 2019)
Category: Report Credit Characteristics, Credit Engagement Tools, and Financial Well-Being
Category: Report Planning for tax-time savings
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Research on Tax Time Savings
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Asset Recovery Associates
Category: Report The Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Blog Facts you can use about the Equifax settlement
Category: Blog Datos que debe saber sobre el acuerdo con Equifax
Category: Blog An update on credit access and the Bureau’s first No-Action Letter
Category: Press release CFPB Extends Comment Period for Debt Collection Proposal
Category: Press release CFPB and the New York Attorney General Settle with Debt Collection Group
Category: Press release CFPB, FTC and States Announce Settlement with Equifax Over 2017 Data Breach
Category: Speech Statement by Kathy Kraninger at CFPB/FTC Equifax Settlement Press Conference
Category: Report Building a Bridge to Credit Visibility
Category: Report Market Snapshot: Third-Party Debt Collections Tradeline Reporting
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on Third-Party Debt Collections
Category: Report Data point: Credit card revolvers
Category: Blog New report explores the extent of revolving in the U.S. credit card market
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 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 Promising practices and lessons learned for Child Savings Account programs
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Proposes Regulations to Implement the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
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: Report Remittance rule assessment report
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