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Category: Blog 3 common credit issues and what you can do to fix them
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Request for Information on Consumer Complaints and Inquiries
Category: Blog Sign up for our email course and get your finances in shape
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 9 problemas financieros comunes después de un desastre natural y lo que puede hacer para enfrentarlos
Category: Blog People harmed by the RushCard outages in October 2015 may be eligible to receive compensation
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Final Rule To Help Mortgage Servicers Communicate With Certain Borrowers Facing Bankruptcy
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Request For Information On Consumer Complaint Reporting
Category: Blog 9 financial problems after a natural disaster—and what you can do about them
Category: Blog Buying a home? Sign up for our Buying a House newsletter
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: Public records
Category: Blog Thinking about buying a house in 2018? Here’s what you need to know
Category: Blog Know your data: Our latest list of consumer reporting companies
Category: Blog Looking for a loan? Find out how to Know Before You Owe
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: Press release CFPB Issues Public Statement On Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Compliance
Category: Blog 5 financial New Year’s resolutions
Category: Blog A five-step spending plan to avoid holiday debt
Category: Blog Consumer experiences with overdraft programs
Category: Report Consumer voices on overdraft programs
Category: Blog CFPB sends letters to financial institution CEO’s encouraging more consumer control over payment methods
Category: Press release CFPB Fines Xerox Business Services $1.1 Million for Incorrect Consumer Information Sent to Credit Reporting Agencies
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Blog Identification of language preference on the Uniform Residential Loan Application
Category: Blog CFPB and VA WARNO: VA refinancing offers that sound too good to be true
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Think Finance For Collecting On Debts That Consumers Did Not Legally Owe
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 How to spot a scammer
Category: Blog Tips for servicemembers with student debt
Category: Blog African-American and Hispanic borrowers harmed by Provident will receive $9 million in compensation
Category: Blog Complaints show military families and non-military families have different experiences in the financial marketplace
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 26
Category: Press release Newly Available Data Shows Lowest Mortgage Delinquency Rate Since the Financial Crisis
Category: Blog A 50-state look at complaints about student loans
Category: Blog How to get a handle on debt
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Consumer Complaints Spurred Actions That Brought More Than $750 Million in Relief for Student Loan Borrowers
Category: Report Annual report of the CFPB Student Loan Ombudsman 2017
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Debt-Relief Companies Illegally Posing As Federal Government
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Interim Final Rule To Help Mortgage Servicers Communicate With Certain Borrowers At Risk Of Foreclosure
Category: Blog eClosing and buying a home: Technology’s role in closing on a mortgage
Category: Blog Seven factors that determine your mortgage interest rate
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: Blog Does your college sponsor an affordable bank account?
Category: Blog Servicemembers and debt collection: Sharing your stories
Category: Press release CFPB Amends Rules to Provide Flexibility and Clarity to Certain Mortgage Lenders in Collecting Information
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: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts, Transworld Systems for Illegal Student Loan Debt Collection Lawsuits
Category: Blog Protección contra el robo de identidad tras el incidente en Equifax
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Ohio Land Bank Conference
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 Got a check in the mail from the CFPB? Here’s how to tell if it’s legit
Category: Blog Here’s what you should know if you were harmed by Morgan Drexen
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Annual Dollar Thresholds in Truth in Lending Act Regulations for Certain Credit Transactions
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Credit Repair Company for Charging Illegal Fees and Misleading Consumers
Category: Press release CFPB Temporarily Changes Mortgage Data Rule Reporting Threshold for Community Banks and Credit Unions
Category: Press release CFPB and American Express Reach Resolution to Address Discriminatory Card Terms in Puerto Rico and U.S. Territories
Category: Blog Here’s what you need to know about the new FFIEC HMDA Examiner Transaction Testing Guidelines
Category: Report A nationwide look at how student debt impacts older adults
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Aequitas Capital Management for Aiding Corinthian Colleges' Predatory Lending Scheme
Category: Blog Behind on bills: Three steps to help you make tough choices in tight moments
Category: Blog Know Before You Owe: We are designing new overdraft disclosure forms
Category: Report CFPB Data Point: Frequent overdrafters
Category: Press release CFPB Unveils Prototypes of "Know Before You Owe" Overdraft Disclosure Designed to Make Costs and Risks Easier to Understand
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Overdraft Press Call
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 The voice of the consumer
Category: Blog How to respond when a debt collector contacts you in three easy steps
Category: Press release Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition's 46th Annual Convention
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Changes to Mortgage Data Rule Reporting Threshold for Community Banks and Credit Unions
Category: Blog Buying a home? Watch out for mortgage closing scams
Category: Press release CFPB Finalizes Updates to "Know Before You Owe" Mortgage Disclosure
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 24
Category: Press release CFPB Releases State-Level Snapshot of Consumer Complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Actions Against Credit Repair Companies for Charging Illegal Fees and Misleading Consumers
Category: Blog How to understand special promotional financing offers on credit cards
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: Blog The IRS is using private debt collectors. Here’s what you should know.
Category: Blog How we keep you safe in the consumer financial marketplace
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 23
Category: Blog A snapshot of complaints made by older consumers
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Complaints from Older Consumers
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the People and Places Conference
Category: Blog We are seeking comment on our plan for assessing the ATR/QM rule
Category: Blog Our office of Servicemember Affairs guides you through the financial hurdles of your military career