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Category: Blog How to avoid COVID-19 government imposter scams
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Commonwealth of Massachusetts File Suit Against Credit-Repair Telemarketers
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: Blog Download new fraud prevention activity sheets for older adults
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 Evite estafas mientras busca ayuda durante la cuarentena
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 Avoid scams while finding help during quarantine
Category: Blog Protecting your credit during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Report Office of Servicemember Affairs Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2019
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Credit Reporting Guidance During COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Short-Term Lender for Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices
Category: Blog Proteja su crédito durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2020
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit Against Fifth Third Bank, National Association for Allegedly Opening Unauthorized Accounts and Enrolling Consumers in Unauthorized Products and Services
Category: Blog Cómo diferenciar a un cobrador de deudas legítimo de los estafadores
Category: Blog Five ways to recognize a Social Security scam
Category: Blog Cinco formas de reconocer una estafa con su Seguro Social
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles Lawsuit Against Think Finance Entities
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Action Against Monster Loans, Lend Tech Loans, and Student-Loan Debt-Relief Companies
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: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition, Issue No. 20 (Fall 2019)
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 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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and South Carolina File Suit against brokers of High-Interest Credit Offers
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)
Category: Blog Today's Money as You Grow Bookshelf pick: "But I’ve Used All of My Pocket Change"
Category: Report Credit Characteristics, Credit Engagement Tools, and Financial Well-Being
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit against Certified Forensic Loan Auditors, Andrew Lehman, and Michael Carrigan, and Proposed Settlement with Carrigan
Category: Blog Spoil your grandkids, not scammers!
Category: Blog ¡Consienta a sus nietos, no a los estafadores!
Category: Report Planning for tax-time savings
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Research on Tax Time Savings
Category: Blog Today's Money as You Grow Bookshelf pick: "How Much Is That Doggie in the Window?"
Category: Blog Opportunity for organizations that serve economically vulnerable populations to receive support
Category: Blog Today's Money as You Grow Bookshelf pick: "Sally Jean, the Bicycle Queen"
Category: Blog Start saving today with our new savings booklet and email boot camp
Category: Blog Protect yourself from credit card fraud at the register
Category: Blog Today's Money as You Grow Bookshelf pick: "Sam and the Lucky Money"
Category: Blog Estafas de cierre de hipotecas: cómo protegerse usted y resguardar su dinero
Category: Blog Facts you can use about the Equifax settlement
Category: Blog Datos que debe saber sobre el acuerdo con Equifax
Category: Blog Today’s Money as You Grow Bookshelf pick: "Jingle Dancer"
Category: Blog An update on credit access and the Bureau’s first No-Action Letter
Category: Blog La cantidad de estafas con el número o beneficios del Seguro Social está en aumento
Category: Blog Scams involving your Social Security number and benefits are on the rise
Category: Press release CFPB, FTC and States Announce Settlement with Equifax Over 2017 Data Breach
Category: Speech Statement by Kathy Kraninger at CFPB/FTC Equifax Settlement Press Conference
Category: Report Building a Bridge to Credit Visibility
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 Reporting of Suspected Elder Financial Exploitation by Financial Institutions: An update to the 2016 Advisory and Recommendations
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Recommends Financial Institutions Report Suspected Financial Exploitation of Older Adults
Category: Blog How to reduce your debt
Category: Blog Cómo reducir su deuda
Category: Blog Five myths in the military community about personal finance
Category: Blog Track your spending with this easy tool
Category: Blog Una herramienta fácil para vigilar sus gastos
Category: Press release CFPB To Hold First Symposium On June 25
Category: Blog Budgeting: How to create a budget and stick with it
Category: Blog Cómo hacer un presupuesto y mantenerse en él
Category: Blog Mortgage Closing Scams: How to protect yourself and your closing funds
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Timing of Applications for Consumer Credit
Category: Blog New report explores when consumers apply for credit cards as their credit scores change
Category: Blog Fight zombies and time travel – this is not how your parents learned about money
Category: Blog Servicemembers exhibit higher levels of financial well-being than the U.S. population overall
Category: Blog Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Help the multilingual communities you serve
Category: Blog What to do if you’re wrongfully billed for Medicare costs
Category: Blog Check these items off your student loan to-do list
Category: Report Convening communities to build elder fraud prevention and response networks
Category: Blog Promising practices and lessons learned for Child Savings Account programs
Category: Blog 5 ways you can guard against identity theft
Category: Blog Youth Financial Education: What We Know and Key Questions for Future Research
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Symposia Series
Category: Blog Conozca una forma de preparar su crédito para una compra grande sin que le cueste nada
Category: Speech Speech at the Bipartisan Policy Center By Kathleen L. Kraninger, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Category: Blog A no-cost way to prepare your credit for a big purchase
Category: Blog Veterans’ financial well-being is good, but challenges remain
Category: Blog Bill Calendar: Know what you owe and when it's due