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Category: Blog Sign up for our email course and get your finances in shape
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: Blog 5 financial New Year’s resolutions
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: 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 Las 10 mejores maneras de proteger su información personal contra el uso indebido
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: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts, Transworld Systems for Illegal Student Loan Debt Collection Lawsuits
Category: Blog Project Catalyst collaboration to improve understanding of financial well-being
Category: Blog Top 10 ways to protect yourself in the wake of the Equifax data breach
Category: Blog Servicemembers should secure their identity after the Equifax data breach
Category: Blog Equifax data breach updates
Category: Blog Protección contra el robo de identidad tras el incidente en Equifax
Category: Press Release CFPB Supervision Recovers $14 Million in First Half of 2017 for Over 100,000 Consumers Harmed by Illegal Practices
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2017
Category: Blog Identity theft protection following the Equifax data breach
Category: Blog A financial toolkit for victims of hurricanes Maria, Irma, and Harvey
Category: Blog Consejos financieros para víctimas de los huracanes María, Irma y Harvey
Category: Blog New financial empowerment tools for people with disabilities
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: Report Financial Coaching: Advancing the field to better serve consumers
Category: Blog We’re working to better serve people through financial coaching
Category: Blog Behind on bills: Three steps to help you make tough choices in tight moments
Category: Blog How to respond when a debt collector contacts you in three easy steps
Category: Blog Building credit at the local level
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: Blog Effective financial education: Five principles and how to use them
Category: Report Effective financial education: Five principles and how to use them
Category: Blog Helping people plan for retirement
Category: Blog How to understand special promotional financing offers on credit cards
Category: Blog The IRS is using private debt collectors. Here’s what you should know.
Category: Report CFPB Financial Well-Being Scale: Scale development technical report
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Financial Literacy and Education Commission Meeting
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: 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 Files Suit Against Law Firm for Misrepresenting Attorney Involvement in Collection of Millions of Debts
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 21
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Credit Card Complaints
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: Report Consumer insights on managing spending
Category: Blog Managing your spending to achieve your goals
Category: Report Personal finance teaching pedagogy
Category: Blog Tax time saving tips
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders Mastercard and UniRush to Pay $13 Million for RushCard Breakdowns That Cut Off Consumers' Access to Funds
Category: Blog Mastercard and UniRush to Pay $10 Million to Consumers Harmed by RushCard Technology Breakdown
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the RushCard Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Debt Relief Attorneys for Collecting Illegal Fees from Struggling Consumers
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 Market Snapshot: Online debt sales
Category: Blog Consumer experiences with debt collection: Findings from our survey
Category: Report Consumer Experiences With Debt Collection: Findings From the CFPB’s Survey on Consumer Views on Debt
Category: Blog Your voice, your story. Consumer views on debt collection
Category: Press Release CFPB Survey Finds Over One-In-Four Consumers Contacted By Debt Collectors Feel Threatened
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the CFPB Debt Collection Event
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Two Law Firms for Misrepresenting Attorney Involvement to Collect on Medical Debts
Category: Report Snapshot of older consumers and student loan debt
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 18
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Debt Collection Complaints
Category: Report 2016 College credit card agreements
Category: Press Release CFPB Unveils Consumer Credit Trends Tool to Help Forecast Potential Consumer Risks
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the CFPB Research Conference
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 Sues Access Funding for Scamming Lead-Paint Poisoning Victims Out of Settlement Money
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.
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Financial Literacy and Education Commission
Category: Press Release CFPB and New York Attorney General File Lawsuit Against Illegal Nationwide Debt Collection Scheme
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 13 (Fall 2016)
Category: Report 2016 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Blog Join the 2017 Your Money, Your Goals Cohort
Category: Report Financial Coaching: A Strategy to Improve Financial Well-Being
Category: Blog Financial coaching can benefit consumers
Category: Press Release CFPB Projects that One-in-Three Rehabilitated Student Loan Borrowers Will Re-default Within Two Years
Category: Report Annual report of the CFPB student loan ombudsman 2016