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Category: Blog What does the Coast Guard know about the GI Bill that the other services do not?
Category: Blog This holiday season, help your kids build solid money habits
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: Blog CFPB and VA WARNO: VA refinancing offers that sound too good to be true
Category: Blog Sixty-one organizations join the 2018 Your Money, Your Goals cohort
Category: Report 2017 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Blog Thanking veterans for their service and supporting their financial well-being
Category: Blog How to spot a scammer
Category: Blog Tips for servicemembers with student debt
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Blog Complaints show military families and non-military families have different experiences in the financial marketplace
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 26
Category: Blog A 50-state look at complaints about student loans
Category: Blog How to get a handle on debt
Category: Blog Sign up for our email course and get your finances in shape
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Finds Consumer Complaints Spurred Actions That Brought More Than $750 Million in Relief for Student Loan Borrowers
Category: Report Annual report of the CFPB Student Loan Ombudsman 2017
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 Does your college sponsor an affordable bank account?
Category: Blog Understand your options: Tips for student loan borrowers with disabilities
Category: Blog Project Catalyst collaboration to improve understanding of financial well-being
Category: Blog Servicemembers should secure their identity after the Equifax data breach
Category: Blog New financial empowerment tools for people with disabilities
Category: Blog Join the Your Money, Your Goals 2018 cohort
Category: Report Issue Brief: The costs and risks of using a reverse mortgage to delay collecting Social Security
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Warns That Taking Out a Reverse Mortgage Loan Can Be an Expensive Way to Maximize Social Security Benefits
Category: Blog Things to consider before borrowing a reverse mortgage to delay collecting Social Security
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: Blog A nationwide look at how student debt impacts older adults
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: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Aequitas Capital Management for Aiding Corinthian Colleges' Predatory Lending Scheme
Category: Blog Too many student loan borrowers struggling, not enough benefiting from affordable repayment options
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 Don’t let marketers tell you how to age in place
Category: Blog Try one thing this summer to grow your child’s money skills
Category: Blog Six years serving you
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: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the AAFCS Conference
Category: Report Staying on track while giving back: The cost of student loan servicing breakdowns for people serving their communities
Category: Blog Preventing financial exploitation on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
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: Blog More than just fun in the sun: Summer money matters for young workers
Category: Blog Helping people plan for retirement
Category: Report Consumer insights on managing funds at retirement
Category: Blog This month’s Money as You Grow book club pick: “The Rag Coat”
Category: Blog It’s not too late to spring clean your finances
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 23
Category: Blog A snapshot of complaints made by older consumers
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Complaints from Older Consumers
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: Report Tracking success in financial capability and empowerment programs
Category: Blog Tracking success—a core set of financial outcomes for financial empowerment programs
Category: Press Release CFPB Issues $1.25 Million Fine to Servicemember Auto Lender for Violating Consent Order
Category: Blog Get money smart
Category: Blog This month’s Money as You Grow book club pick: "Curious George Saves His Pennies"
Category: Report A guide for advancing K-12 financial education
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
Category: Report Personal finance teaching pedagogy
Category: Blog Tax time saving tips
Category: Blog This month's Money as You Grow Book Club pick: "Count on Pablo"
Category: Blog Easy-to-remember guidelines help people reduce credit card debt
Category: Blog What to do if you’re wrongfully billed for Medicare costs
Category: Report Snapshot of older consumers and student loan debt
Category: Blog Four tips to help older student loan borrowers navigate common problems with their student loans
Category: Press Release CFPB Warns Student Loan Servicing Problems Can Jeopardize Long-Term Financial Security for Older Borrowers
Category: Press Release CFPB Finds Bank Marketing Deals With Colleges Can Mean Costly Fees and Risks for Students
Category: Blog Who are the Credit Invisible?
Category: Press Release CFPB Launches Inquiry Into Challenges Consumers Face in Using and Securely Sharing Access to Their Digital Financial Records
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Field Hearing on Consumer Access to Financial Records
Category: Blog Technology is changing how people access their financial records. Share your story.