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Category: Blog Federal tools to help maximize GI Bill® education benefits
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Settlement with Debt Collector for Credit Reporting Violation
Category: Blog Honoring and empowering those who served our nation
Category: Blog How can a debt collector contact you? Our new rule will help clarify.
Category: Blog CFPB’s clear rules of the road for debt collector communications lead to stronger consumer rights
Category: Report Annual Report of the CFPB Private Education Loan Ombudsman 2020
Category: Press release CFPB Private Education Loan Ombudsman Issues 2020 Annual Report
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles Lawsuit with Debt Collectors and Debt Buyers Encore Capital Group, Midland Funding, Midland Credit Management, and Asset Acceptance Capital Corp.
Category: Report 2020 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Finds Continued Decline in the Market for Certain Kinds of College Credit Cards
Category: Press release CFPB, FTC, State, and Federal Law Enforcement Partners Announce Nationwide Crackdown on Phantom and Abusive Debt Collection
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Podcast Series on Paying for Higher Education
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and New York Attorney General Take Action Against Debt-Collection Operation and Its Owners and Managers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sues Debt Collectors and Debt Buyers Encore Capital Group, Midland Funding, Midland Credit Management, and Asset Acceptance Capital Corp.
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 22 (Summer 2020)
Category: Report Special issue brief: The early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on consumer credit
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Examines Early Impact of Pandemic on Consumer Credit
Category: Blog More CFPB resources available in multiple languages
Category: Blog Back to school resources for teachers, parents and financial education practitioners
Category: Speech Oral Testimony of Director Kraninger Before the House Financial Services Committee
Category: Speech Oral Testimony of Director Kraninger Before the Senate Banking Committee
Category: Blog Co-signed a private student loan? Here are tips to protect yourself during COVID-19
Category: Blog ¿Es usted el coprestatario de un préstamo estudiantil privado? Le tenemos consejos para que se proteja durante la pandemia del COVID-19
Category: Press release CFPB Announces New Capability for the Consumer Complaint Database, Expands Ability to View Complaint Data Over Time
Category: Blog Closing remarks: Consumer Financial Protection Week
Category: Report July Complaint Bulletin: Complaints mentioning coronavirus keywords
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Updated COVID-19 Consumer Complaint Data
Category: Blog Alphabet soup: The ABCs of military consumer protection
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Online Tool to Help College Students Determine How to Pay for College
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: Press release CFPB Announces Consumer Financial Protection Week, Virtual Events Nationwide
Category: Blog Turning complaint into action: The CFPB works for you
Category: Speech Remarks by Director Kraninger During Consumer Data Industry Association Webinar
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 It’s not too late to fill out the FAFSA: Here’s what you need to know
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: Complaints mentioning coronavirus keywords
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Consumer Complaint Bulletin
Category: Press release CFPB to Provide Additional Extension of Comment Period for Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Time Barred Debt
Category: Blog Going virtual with your financial consultations during the Coronavirus emergency
Category: Speech Director Kraninger Remarks During Financial Literacy and Education Commission Public Meeting
Category: Speech Director Kraninger Remarks During National Association of Realtors 2020 Legislative Meetings
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Adds Enhancements to Consumer Complaint Database
Category: Blog Planning your finances for an uncertain future
Category: Blog Prepare sus finanzas para un futuro incierto
Category: Blog Build your kids’ money skills while they’re home from school
Category: Blog Desarrolle las habilidades de sus niños con el dinero, mientras los tiene en casa sin escuela
Category: Blog Qué necesita saber sobre los préstamos estudiantiles y la pandemia del coronavirus
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: Report 2019 Consumer Response annual report
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 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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and U.S. Department of Education Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Better Serve Student Loan Borrowers
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Blog Read our 2019 College Credit Card Report
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 Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition, Issue No. 20 (Fall 2019)
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: Blog How to tell the difference between a legitimate debt collector and scammers
Category: Report Financial well-being by state
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Financial Well-Being Report with State-by-State Comparisons
Category: Blog What international data tells us about youth financial literacy
Category: Blog Get money smart. 25 tips to improve your financial well-being
Category: Blog Sea inteligente con su dinero. Le damos 25 consejos para que mejore su bienestar financiero
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 New classroom resources available for middle school educators to teach financial literacy
Category: Report Measuring Youth Financial Capability
Category: Report Program for International Student Assessment (PISA): Financial Literacy Brief
Category: Blog Applying for a job? It’s important to know what goes into your background screening reports
Category: Blog ¿Habla usted español? Échele un vistazo a nuestros recursos y herramientas en su idioma
Category: Blog Do you speak Spanish? Check out our Spanish-language resources and financial tools
Category: Blog Need to save up for college? Stay motivated with these three tips
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to Enhance Consumer Complaint Database
Category: Speech Director Kraninger’s Speech at the National Consumer Empowerment Conference
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: Blog Today's Money as You Grow Bookshelf pick: "But I’ve Used All of My Pocket Change"
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: Blog Today's Money as You Grow Bookshelf pick: "How Much Is That Doggie in the Window?"
Category: Blog Opportunity for organizations that serve economically vulnerable populations to receive support
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Asset Recovery Associates
Category: Report The Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Blog Today's Money as You Grow Bookshelf pick: "Sally Jean, the Bicycle Queen"
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Blog Start saving today with our new savings booklet and email boot camp
Category: Blog Today's Money as You Grow Bookshelf pick: "Sam and the Lucky Money"