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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 Opportunity for organizations that serve economically vulnerable populations to receive support
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: 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: 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 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: Report Know Before You Owe: Mortgage shopping study
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Request For Information On Consumer Financial Education
Category: Report 2017 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: Public records
Category: Blog Removal of public records has little effect on consumers’ credit scores
Category: Blog Know your data: Our latest list of consumer reporting companies
Category: Blog 5 financial New Year’s resolutions
Category: Report 2017 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: Growth in longer-term auto loans
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Sharp Increase In Riskier 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: Blog How to get a handle on debt
Category: Report Consumer Protection Principles: Consumer-authorized financial data sharing and aggregation
Category: Press release FFIEC Announces Availability of 2016 Data on Mortgage Lending
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 Project Catalyst collaboration to improve understanding of financial well-being
Category: Blog A financial toolkit for victims of hurricanes Maria, Irma, and Harvey
Category: Blog New financial empowerment tools for people with disabilities
Category: Report Building the capacity of tax preparation providers to encourage saving
Category: Blog If you are a tax preparer, we’ve got tips you can use to help people save and build assets during tax time
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 Behind on bills: Three steps to help you make tough choices in tight moments
Category: Report CFPB data point: Frequent overdrafters
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 25
Category: Blog Building credit at the local level
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the AAFCS Conference
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: Blog Helping people plan for retirement
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: Report CFPB Financial Well-Being Scale: Scale development technical report
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Financial Literacy and Education Commission Meeting
Category: Blog Tracking success—a core set of financial outcomes for financial empowerment programs
Category: Report Tracking success in financial capability and empowerment programs
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 22
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Student Loan Complaints
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Deputy Director David Silberman at the Community Bank Advisory Council
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Report 2016 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 21
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Credit Card Complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Nationstar Mortgage for Flawed Mortgage Loan Reporting
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the LendIt USA Conference
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 20
Category: Blog Managing your spending to achieve your goals
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Credit Reporting Complaints
Category: Blog Using alternative data to evaluate creditworthiness
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: Report Personal finance teaching pedagogy
Category: Blog Tax time saving tips
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 19
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Mortgage Complaints
Category: Blog Easy-to-remember guidelines help people reduce credit card debt
Category: Report Consumer Experiences With Debt Collection: Findings From the CFPB’s Survey on Consumer Views on Debt
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 18
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Debt Collection Complaints
Category: Blog Who are the Credit Invisible?
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 17
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Debt Settlement, Check Cashing, and Other Financial Service Complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Launches Inquiry Into Challenges Consumers Face in Using and Securely Sharing Access to Their Digital Financial Records
Category: Blog Technology is changing how people access their financial records. Share your story.
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Field Hearing on Consumer Access to Financial Records
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Financial Literacy and Education Commission
Category: Report 2016 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press release CFPB Warns Financial Institutions About Potential Mortgage Lending Reporting Failures
Category: Blog Join the 2017 Your Money, Your Goals Cohort
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 16
Category: Blog Financial coaching can benefit consumers
Category: Report Financial Coaching: A Strategy to Improve Financial Well-Being