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Category: Report 2017 College credit card agreements
Category: Report The consumer credit card market
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on the State of the Credit Card Market
Category: Blog A five-step spending plan to avoid holiday debt
Category: Blog CFPB sends letters to financial institution CEO’s encouraging more consumer control over payment methods
Category: Blog How to get a handle on debt
Category: Blog Las 10 mejores maneras de proteger su información personal contra el uso indebido
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 Protección contra el robo de identidad tras el incidente en Equifax
Category: Press release CFPB Supervision Recovers $14 Million in First Half of 2017 for Over 100,000 Consumers Harmed by Illegal Practices
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2017
Category: Blog Identity theft protection following the Equifax data breach
Category: Blog A financial toolkit for victims of hurricanes Maria, Irma, and Harvey
Category: Blog Consejos financieros para víctimas de los huracanes María, Irma y Harvey
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Annual Dollar Thresholds in Truth in Lending Act Regulations for Certain Credit Transactions
Category: Press release CFPB and American Express Reach Resolution to Address Discriminatory Card Terms in Puerto Rico and U.S. Territories
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
Category: Blog How to understand special promotional financing offers on credit cards
Category: Blog The IRS is using private debt collectors. Here’s what you should know.
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 21
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Credit Card Complaints
Category: Report The power of light-touch financial education: A demonstration with credit card revolvers
Category: Report Consumer insights on managing spending
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Mastercard and UniRush to Pay $13 Million for RushCard Breakdowns That Cut Off Consumers' Access to Funds
Category: Blog Mastercard and UniRush to Pay $10 Million to Consumers Harmed by RushCard Technology Breakdown
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the RushCard Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Blog Easy-to-remember guidelines help people reduce credit card debt
Category: Blog Understanding the Overdraft “Opt-in” Choice
Category: Report 2016 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release CFPB Unveils Consumer Credit Trends Tool to Help Forecast Potential Consumer Risks
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the CFPB Research Conference
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Bank Marketing Deals With Colleges Can Mean Costly Fees and Risks for Students
Category: Blog Who are the Credit Invisible?
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Access Funding for Scamming Lead-Paint Poisoning Victims Out of Settlement Money
Category: Press release CFPB Finalizes Strong Federal Protections for Prepaid Account Consumers
Category: Blog We’re exploring the use of a list of companies that offer free credit scores
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Updated Exam Procedures for Military Lending Act
Category: Blog How to avoid credit repair service scams
Category: Blog Don’t let malicious mail make off with your money
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of Richard Cordray, Director, CFPB Before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Category: Blog Cientos de miles de cuentas creadas en secreto por los empleados de Wells Fargo Bank resultan en una multa histórica de $100 millones por parte del CFPB
Category: Blog Be your family’s financial action hero during an emergency
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Fines Wells Fargo $100 Million for Widespread Illegal Practice of Secretly Opening Unauthorized Accounts
Category: Blog Hundreds of thousands of accounts secretly created by Wells Fargo Bank employees leads to historic $100 million fine from the CFPB
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on the Wells Fargo Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Press release CFPB Orders First National Bank of Omaha to Pay $32.25 Million for Illegal Credit Card Practices
Category: Report Report and Recommendations: Fighting Elder Financial Exploitation through Community Networks
Category: Blog Four ways to support your community’s fight against elder financial exploitation
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Finds Hundreds of Counties Nationwide Fighting Elder Financial Abuse with Community Efforts
Category: Blog Inmigrantes enfrentan desafíos financieros únicos
Category: Blog ¡El mantelito del CFPB con información sobre educación financiera está ahora disponible en español!
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 13
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Credit Card Complaints
Category: Blog Immigrants facing unique financial challenges
Category: Blog Guard against fraud and make better financial decisions for Military Consumer Protection Month
Category: Blog World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Play a part in prevention
Category: Blog Serving up hot meals with consumer education to protect older Americans from abuse
Category: Blog Protecting one’s credit while in the criminal justice system
Category: Blog Older Americans are not alone in the fight to stop financial abuse
Category: Report Recommendations and report for financial institutions on preventing and responding to elder financial exploitation
Category: Blog Older consumers targeted by fraudsters not once, but twice!
Category: Blog 6 tips for using your credit card this season
Category: Report 2015 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release CFPB Warns Colleges About Secret Campus Credit Card Contracts
Category: Blog Beware of scams targeting older people during the holidays
Category: Report The Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Federation of America
Category: Press release CFPB Finds CARD Act Helped Consumers Avoid More Than $16 Billion in Gotcha Credit Card Fees
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Credit Card Complaints
Category: Report Student loan servicing
Category: Blog What’s that chip doing on my credit card?
Category: Blog Servicemembers: Protecting your credit when you’re away from home
Category: Blog Citibank to refund $700 million to credit card customers for unfair and deceptive practices
Category: Blog You have the right to a fair financial marketplace
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Citibank to Pay $700 Million in Consumer Relief for Illegal Credit Card Practices
Category: Blog We’re ordering JP Morgan Chase to refund $50 million and stop collecting on 528,000 accounts
Category: Press release CFPB Finalizes Rule Aimed at Improving Credit Card Agreement Submission Process
Category: Press release CFPB Launches Public Inquiry to Inform Agency Review of the Credit Card Market
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks to Improve Process for Industry Submission of Consumer Credit Card Agreements
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Subprime Credit Card Company to Refund $2.7 Million for Charging Illegal Credit Card Fees
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Sham Credit Card
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Texas Company for Sham Credit Card
Category: Report 2014 College credit card agreements
Category: Blog Sunshine for college credit card agreements
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Continued Decline in College Credit Card Agreements
Category: Blog Consumer Advisory: Student loan debt relief companies may cost you thousands of dollars and drive you further into debt
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to End Student “Debt Relief” Scams
Category: Blog Resources in Spanish that could help thousands of older Hispanics spot financial exploitation and scams
Category: Blog New Project Catalyst research pilot to study early intervention credit counseling
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Project Catalyst Research Pilot
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Online Payday Lender for Cash-Grab Scam
Category: Blog Reminder for steps you can take if you think your credit or debit card data was hacked
Category: Blog You could still end up paying interest on a zero percent interest credit card offer
Category: Press release CFPB Warns Credit Card Companies Against Deceptively Marketing Promotional Offers
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Small Debit Purchases Lead to Expensive Overdraft Charges
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Overdraft Data Point Press Call