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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: Blog Credit card debt during coronavirus: Relief options and tips
Category: Speech Director Kraninger Remarks During Financial Stability Oversight Council Meeting
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Monster Loans, Thomas Chou, Sean Cowell, and Related Companies
Category: Speech Director Kraninger Remarks During National Association of Realtors 2020 Legislative Meetings
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: Report Fair Lending Report 2019
Category: Blog Consejos para mantenerse al día con sus finanzas durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Guidance on Remittance Transfers During COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Blog Mantenemos el compromiso de proteger a los consumidores con nuestro trabajo de supervisión
Category: Blog Protecting your credit during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog Tips to stay on top of your finances during the coronavirus pandemic
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 Supervisory work continues with a commitment to protecting consumers
Category: Blog Lidiando con el coronavirus y deudas: Consejos para aliviar el impacto
Category: Press release CFPB Provides Flexibility During COVID-19 Pandemic
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: Blog Coronavirus and dealing with debt: Tips to help ease the impact
Category: Blog ¿Le preocupa no poder hacer los pagos del préstamo de su coche? Su prestamista puede tener opciones para ayudarle
Category: Report Market Snapshot: First-time Homebuyers
Category: Blog New report explores trends for first-time homebuyers
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Key Steps to Prevent Consumer Harm; Proposes Whistleblower Award Program, Other Measures
Category: Report GAO-IG Act Reporting
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 Worried about making your auto loan payments? Your lender may have options that can help
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Policy Regarding Prohibition on Abusive Acts of Practices
Category: Report 2019 BCFP Annual Employee Survey Results
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Action Against Monster Loans, Lend Tech Loans, and Student-Loan Debt-Relief Companies
Category: Blog Read our 2019 College Credit Card Report
Category: Report 2019 College credit card agreements
Category: Report Annual Report on the TILA, EFTA, and CARD Act
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Public records, credit scores, and credit performance
Category: Blog Seis consejos a tener en cuenta cuando le ofrezcan la tarjeta de crédito de una tienda
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition, Issue No. 20 (Fall 2019)
Category: Blog Six tips to consider when you’re offered a retail store credit card
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Panels for CFPB-FTC Workshop on Accuracy in Consumer Reporting
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Employment Background Screening Company
Category: Blog How to tell the difference between a legitimate debt collector and scammers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to Assess Integrated Mortgage Disclosure Rule
Category: Blog You might have heard that LIBOR is going away. Here’s what you need to know about LIBOR and adjustable-rate loans.
Category: Blog Applying for a job? It’s important to know what goes into your background screening reports
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 Data point: 2018 mortgage market activity and trends
Category: Report Introducing New and Revised Data Points in HMDA
Category: Press release FFIEC Announces Availability of 2018 Data on Mortgage Lending
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 Protect yourself from credit card fraud at the register
Category: Blog Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure: Your guides as you choose the home loan that’s right for you
Category: Blog La Estimación del Préstamo y la Declaración de Cierre. Las guías que necesita mientras elije el préstamo hipotecario que más le conviene
Category: Blog Facts you can use about the Equifax settlement
Category: Blog Datos que debe saber sobre el acuerdo con Equifax
Category: Blog Los pasos que debe tomar para cerrar el trato de su vivienda con confianza
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 Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Qualified Mortgage ANPR
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: Report Fair Lending Report 2018
Category: Report Sources and uses of data at the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
Category: Blog The essential steps to close on your home with confidence
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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit Against Forster & Garbus, LLP
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Outlines Plan to Review Rules Under the Regulatory Flexibility Act
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 5 ways you can guard against identity theft
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 Need help with your credit card debt? Start with your credit card company!
Category: Blog Get your credit on track with our new booklet
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2019
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on 2018 Administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Category: Blog Credit mistakes that could be costing you money
Category: Blog Los errores con su crédito que pueden estarle costando dinero
Category: Blog Buying a home? Sign up for our two-week email boot camp
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces 18th Edition of Supervisory Highlights