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Category: Press release Bureau Settles With National Credit Adjusters, LLC and Bradley Hochstein
Category: Report Building Blocks to Help Youth Achieve Financial Capability: Measurement guide
Category: Blog Measuring a child’s progress on the building blocks of financial capability
Category: Blog What is WEAAD? Find out why June 15 is important for older people in your community
Category: Blog Sign up for our email course and get your finances in shape
Category: Report Complaint snapshot: Debt collection
Category: Blog Complaint snapshot: An analysis of debt collection complaints
Category: Blog Share financial information with your spouse now to avoid problems later
Category: Report Know Before You Owe: Mortgage shopping study
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Request For Information On Consumer Financial Education
Category: Blog La temporada de impuestos llegó. Lo invitamos a seguir nuestros consejos para planear su reembolso y ahorros
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 How to save for emergencies and the future
Category: Blog Tax refund tips: Understanding refund advance loans and checks
Category: Blog Help is here for people with severe disabilities struggling with student loans
Category: Blog Your Money, Your Goals: Free tools for diverse communities
Category: Blog Know your data: Our latest list of consumer reporting companies
Category: Press release CFPB Publishes Request for Information on Civil Investigative Demands
Category: Blog Put your tax refund to work during America Saves Week
Category: Press release Acting Director Mulvaney Announces Call for Evidence Regarding Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Functions
Category: Report The consumer credit card market
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on the State of the Credit Card Market
Category: Blog Tax season is right around the corner—check out our tips for planning out your refund and savings
Category: Blog 5 financial New Year’s resolutions
Category: Blog Preparing America’s young workers for success
Category: Report Developing the financial capability of America’s young workers
Category: Blog Be money smart
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: Report Consumer voices on overdraft programs
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Think Finance For Collecting On Debts That Consumers Did Not Legally Owe
Category: Blog Sixty-one organizations join the 2018 Your Money, Your Goals cohort
Category: Report 2017 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Blog How to spot a scammer
Category: Blog How to get a handle on debt
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Debt-Relief Companies Illegally Posing As Federal Government
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Interim Final Rule To Help Mortgage Servicers Communicate With Certain Borrowers At Risk Of Foreclosure
Category: Blog Not sure how to talk money with your kids? Start by playing to your strengths
Category: Report Financial well-being in America
Category: Blog Want to see where you stand financially? Start with these 10 questions
Category: Press release CFPB's First National Survey on Financial Well-Being Shows More Than 40 Percent of U.S. Adults Struggle to Make Ends Meet
Category: Blog Listening to our audience to serve up a better resource
Category: Blog Servicemembers and debt collection: Sharing your stories
Category: Blog Project Catalyst collaboration to improve understanding of financial well-being
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: Blog A financial toolkit for victims of hurricanes Maria, Irma, and Harvey
Category: Blog New financial empowerment tools for people with disabilities
Category: Blog Join the Your Money, Your Goals 2018 cohort
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: Blog Ordinary trip to the grocery store with your kid? Explain as you go
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: Blog This month’s Money as You Grow book club pick: “Tia Isa Wants a Car”
Category: Blog Try one thing this summer to grow your child’s money skills
Category: Blog Six years serving you
Category: Blog How to respond when a debt collector contacts you in three easy steps
Category: Blog Announcing the 30 new organizations joining the Focus on People with Disabilities 2017 cohort
Category: Blog Building credit at the local level
Category: Blog This month’s Money as You Grow book club pick: “Those Shoes”
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the AAFCS Conference
Category: Report Effective financial education: Five principles and how to use them
Category: Blog Effective financial education: Five principles and how to use them
Category: Report Consumer insights on managing funds at retirement
Category: Blog More than just fun in the sun: Summer money matters for young workers
Category: Blog Helping people plan for retirement
Category: Blog This month’s Money as You Grow book club pick: “The Rag Coat”
Category: Blog The IRS is using private debt collectors. Here’s what you should know.
Category: Blog Take this quiz to see how prepared you are to make financial decisions
Category: Report CFPB Financial Well-Being Scale: Scale development technical report
Category: Blog New information will help U.S. improve financial literacy
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Financial Literacy and Education Commission Meeting
Category: Blog The Your Money, Your Goals webpage has a new look and new financial empowerment tools
Category: Blog Our office of Servicemember Affairs guides you through the financial hurdles of your military career
Category: Report The Office of Servicemember Affairs: Charting our course through the military lifecycle
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds That 9 in 10 of the Highest-Risk Student Loan Borrowers Were Not Enrolled in Affordable Repayment Plans
Category: Blog This month’s Money as You Grow book club pick: "My Rows and Piles of Coins"
Category: Blog Celebrate Children’s Book Week with the Money as You Grow book club
Category: Blog Tracking success—a core set of financial outcomes for financial empowerment programs
Category: Report Tracking success in financial capability and empowerment programs
Category: Blog Get money smart
Category: Press release CFPB Files Suit Against Law Firm for Misrepresenting Attorney Involvement in Collection of Millions of Debts
Category: Blog This month’s Money as You Grow book club pick: "Curious George Saves His Pennies"
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Report A guide for advancing K-12 financial education
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act annual report 2017
Category: Report The power of light-touch financial education: A demonstration with credit card revolvers
Category: Blog Thirty organizations join the 2017 Your Money, Your Goals cohort
Category: Blog This month’s Money as You Grow book club pick: “Lemonade in Winter”
Category: Report Consumer insights on managing spending
Category: Blog Managing your spending to achieve your goals
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Financial Literacy and Education Commission Meeting