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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: 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: 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: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 19 (Summer 2019)
Category: Report Planning for tax-time savings
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Research on Tax Time Savings
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: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Blog Protect yourself from credit card fraud at the register
Category: Press release CFPB Extends Comment Period for Debt Collection Proposal
Category: Press release CFPB and the New York Attorney General Settle with Debt Collection Group
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: Blog Budgeting: How to create a budget and stick with it
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit Against Forster & Garbus, LLP
Category: Blog Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Help the multilingual communities you serve
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 Promising practices and lessons learned for Child Savings Account programs
Category: Blog Financial information and tools available to help people transitioning from incarceration
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 New protections for servicemembers and veterans alert
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 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: Blog Resolve to take control of your debt in the new year
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Advisory Committees Meet to Discuss Emerging Trends in Financial Services Technology
Category: Speech Toward a 21st century approach to consumer protection
Category: Blog Build a brighter future by saving at tax time
Category: Blog Child savings accounts help families build assets
Category: Report Child savings accounts: Advancing the field to better serve traditionally underserved consumers
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with Cash Express
Category: Report Complaint snapshot: 50 state report
Category: Blog Your top debt collection questions answered
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles With Bluestem
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: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: Telecommunications debt collection
Category: Blog More than 1-in-5 consumers had telecommunications-related collections on their consumer report in the past 5 years
Category: Blog WARNO: New security clearance guidelines make it more important than ever for servicemembers to monitor their credit
Category: Press release Bureau Settles With National Credit Adjusters, LLC and Bradley Hochstein
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: Report Complaint snapshot: Debt collection
Category: Blog Complaint snapshot: An analysis of debt collection complaints
Category: Blog 4 tips to spring clean your finances
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2018
Category: Press release CFPB And FTC Partner To Report On 2017 Activities To Combat Illegal Debt Collection Practices
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: 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: Report Spotlight on serving limited English proficient consumers
Category: Blog Five ways banks and lenders work with people who speak or understand limited English
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: Press release CFPB Sues Think Finance For Collecting On Debts That Consumers Did Not Legally Owe
Category: Blog How to spot a scammer
Category: Blog How to get a handle on debt
Category: Report Consumer Protection Principles: Consumer-authorized financial data sharing and aggregation
Category: Press release CFPB Outlines Principles For Consumer-Authorized Financial Data Sharing and Aggregation
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Debt-Relief Companies Illegally Posing As Federal Government
Category: Press release CFPB Finalizes Rule To Stop Payday Debt Traps
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Payday Rule Press Call
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Interim Final Rule To Help Mortgage Servicers Communicate With Certain Borrowers At Risk Of Foreclosure
Category: Blog Servicemembers and debt collection: Sharing your stories
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts, Transworld Systems for Illegal Student Loan Debt Collection Lawsuits
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2017
Category: Press release CFPB Supervision Recovers $14 Million in First Half of 2017 for Over 100,000 Consumers Harmed by Illegal Practices
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Ohio Land Bank Conference
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2018
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 and American Express Reach Resolution to Address Discriminatory Card Terms in Puerto Rico and U.S. Territories
Category: Report Building the capacity of tax preparation providers to encourage saving
Category: Blog If you are a tax preparer, we’ve got tips you can use to help people save and build assets during tax time
Category: Report A nationwide look at how student debt impacts older adults
Category: Blog We’re working to better serve people through financial coaching
Category: Report Financial Coaching: Advancing the field to better serve consumers
Category: Blog Behind on bills: Three steps to help you make tough choices in tight moments
Category: Press release CFPB Warns Companies Against Tricking Consumers Into Expensive Pay-By-Phone Fees