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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: Report Children’s Savings Account Programs: Measuring Program Performance and Outcomes
Category: Press release CFPB, FTC, State, and Federal Law Enforcement Partners Announce Nationwide Crackdown on Phantom and Abusive Debt Collection
Category: Blog Preparedness means rebuilding toward a brighter future with emergency savings
Category: Report Perceived Financial Preparedness, Saving Habits, and Financial Security
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 Recursos del CFPB en múltiples idiomas
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Requests Information on the Impact of the CARD Act Regulations on Small Entities and the Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Blog Back to school resources for teachers, parents and financial education practitioners
Category: Speech Director Kraninger’s Remarks During the Women in Housing and Finance Annual Symposium
Category: Blog Empowering military consumers–all year long
Category: Blog Protecting your credit during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog Proteja su crédito durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Blog What to consider when sharing your financial data
Category: Report Evidence-based strategies to build emergency savings
Category: Blog New report synthesizes evidence-based strategies to build emergency savings
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Help Employers Develop Emergency Savings Programs to Boost Worker Financial Resilience
Category: Blog Alphabet soup: The ABCs of military consumer protection
Category: Report Targeting credit builder loans
Category: Press release CFPB Study Shows Financial Product Could Help Consumers Build Credit
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 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 Consumer reporting and the CARES Act
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Steps to Facilitate LIBOR Transition
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Takes Action to Help Consumers Receive Relief from Credit Card Issuers
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: Report Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) program status report for fiscal year (FY) 2019
Category: Blog La deuda de tarjeta de crédito durante la pandemia del coronavirus: opciones de alivio y consejos para manejarla
Category: Blog Beware of scams related to the coronavirus
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Monster Loans, Thomas Chou, Sean Cowell, and Related Companies
Category: Blog Going virtual with your financial consultations during the Coronavirus emergency
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 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 Protect yourself financially from the impact of the coronavirus
Category: Blog Esté alerta con las estafas relacionadas con el coronavirus
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: Press release CFPB Issues Credit Reporting Guidance During COVID-19 Pandemic
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 Tips for financial caregivers during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog Consejos para cuidadores financieros durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Blog Mga tips [payo] para sa mga tagapag-alaga pampananalapi sa panahon ng pandaigdigang salot ng coronavirus
Category: Blog The CFPB continues to help consumers make informed financial decisions with up-to-date information and resources
Category: Blog Are you in the military and getting ready to do your taxes? Make sure you know how to file for free
Category: Blog Thirty-four organizations join the 2020 Your Money, Your Goals Cohort
Category: Speech Director Kraninger's Remarks at the Credit Union National Association Government Affairs Conference
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 Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Blog CFPB hosts savings summit to find opportunities to help people save
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: Press release CFPB Issues Financial Literacy Annual Report
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: 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 Tax time is an opportunity to Start Small and Save Up
Category: Report Tax Time: An opportunity to Start Small and Save Up
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 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)