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Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Commonwealth of Massachusetts File Suit Against Credit-Repair Telemarketers
Category: Blog Credit card debt during coronavirus: Relief options and tips
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Monster Loans, Thomas Chou, Sean Cowell, and Related Companies
Category: Blog Download new fraud prevention activity sheets for older adults
Category: Blog Online and mobile banking tips for beginners
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 Evite estafas mientras busca ayuda durante la cuarentena
Category: Blog Consejos para principiantes con la banca en línea y móvil
Category: Blog Consejos para mantenerse al día con sus finanzas durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Blog What you need to know about student loans and the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog Qué necesita saber sobre los préstamos estudiantiles y la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Blog Avoid scams while finding help during quarantine
Category: Blog Tips to stay on top of your finances during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Short-Term Lender for Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices
Category: Press release Federal Agencies Encourage Banks, Savings Associations, and Credit Unions to Offer Responsible Small-Dollar Loans to Consumers and Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19
Category: Press release Agencies Provide Additional Information to Encourage Financial Institutions to Work with Borrowers Affected by COVID-19
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit Against Fifth Third Bank, National Association for Allegedly Opening Unauthorized Accounts and Enrolling Consumers in Unauthorized Products and Services
Category: Blog Cómo diferenciar a un cobrador de deudas legítimo de los estafadores
Category: Blog Five ways to recognize a Social Security scam
Category: Blog Cinco formas de reconocer una estafa con su Seguro Social
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 21 (Winter 2020)
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles Lawsuit Against Think Finance Entities
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and U.S. Department of Education Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Better Serve Student Loan Borrowers
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 2019 Financial Literacy Annual Report
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 Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Remittance Rule
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Panels for CFPB-FTC Workshop on Accuracy in Consumer Reporting
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: Blog You might have heard that LIBOR is going away. Here’s what you need to know about LIBOR and adjustable-rate loans.
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and South Carolina File Suit against brokers of High-Interest Credit Offers
Category: Blog Need to save up for college? Stay motivated with these three tips
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 19 (Summer 2019)
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit against Certified Forensic Loan Auditors, Andrew Lehman, and Michael Carrigan, and Proposed Settlement with Carrigan
Category: Blog Spoil your grandkids, not scammers!
Category: Blog ¡Consienta a sus nietos, no a los estafadores!
Category: Report Planning for tax-time savings
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Research on Tax Time Savings
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 La cantidad de estafas con el número o beneficios del Seguro Social está en aumento
Category: Blog Scams involving your Social Security number and benefits are on the rise
Category: Report Building a Bridge to Credit Visibility
Category: Report Reporting of Suspected Elder Financial Exploitation by Financial Institutions: An update to the 2016 Advisory and Recommendations
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Recommends Financial Institutions Report Suspected Financial Exploitation of Older Adults
Category: Report Data point: Credit card revolvers
Category: Blog New report explores the extent of revolving in the U.S. credit card market
Category: Press release Agencies Issue Final Amendments to Regulation CC Regarding Funds Availability
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Student CU Connect CUSO over ITT Private Loan Program
Category: Press release CFPB To Hold First Symposium On June 25
Category: Blog How to choose the school that’s financially right for you
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Outlines Plan to Review Rules Under the Regulatory Flexibility Act
Category: Blog Check these items off your student loan to-do list
Category: Report Convening communities to build elder fraud prevention and response networks
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Symposia Series
Category: Speech Speech at the Bipartisan Policy Center By Kathleen L. Kraninger, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
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: Blog Your top five questions about checking accounts answered
Category: Blog Respondemos las 5 preguntas más importantes sobre cuentas corrientes
Category: Blog This tax season, protect yourself from IRS imposter scams
Category: Blog Financial institutions report widespread elder financial abuse
Category: Blog Three steps to prep for paying for college
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Cash Tyme
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Reaches Settlement with Enova International, Inc.
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Broker of High-interest Credit Offers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles Claims with Sterling Jewelers, Inc.
Category: Press release Regulators Encourage Institutions to Work with Borrowers Affected by Government Shutdown
Category: Report College credit card agreements 2018
Category: Press release Agencies Propose Amendments to Regulation CC Regarding Funds Availability
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with Cash Express
Category: Blog Managing someone else’s money: New protection from ID theft and fraud
Category: Blog Helpful tips for using mobile payment services and avoiding risky mistakes
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles With TCF National Bank
Category: Blog Check your mailbox: Veterans with severe disabilities and student loans should keep an eye out for this
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: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with Citibank, N.A.
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: Blog Strengthening the financial future of America’s young workers
Category: Press release Bureau Acting Director Mulvaney Statement on the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act
Category: Blog Share financial information with your spouse now to avoid problems later
Category: Blog Guard your new Medicare ID card to avoid fraud
Category: Blog 4 tips to spring clean your finances
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: Blog 9 financial problems after a natural disaster—and what you can do about them
Category: Blog Guard your wallet as well as your heart: Romance scams
Category: Blog Help is here for people with severe disabilities struggling with student loans
Category: Blog Looking for a loan? Find out how to Know Before You Owe