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Category: Press release CFPB, FTC and North Carolina Department of Justice File Amicus Brief in Henderson v. The Source for Public Data, L.P.
Category: Blog The CFPB is looking out for families, workers, and communities
Category: Blog Volunteering to help people make the most of the tax refund. An opportunity to give back
Category: Report The Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Declines in Credit Card Debt, New Applications and Increases in Digital Engagement in 2020
Category: Press release CFPB Report: Renters at Risk as COVID-19 Safety Net Ends
Category: Report Financial conditions for renters before and during the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Report 2021 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Report Finding a Continued Decline in College Credit Card Agreements in 2020
Category: Blog Credit access declined during the pandemic for credit cards, but increased for mortgages and auto loans
Category: Blog Credit card limits are rising for most groups after stagnating during the pandemic
Category: Blog Credit card use is still declining compared to pre-pandemic levels
Category: Blog Consumer Fraud Alert - Tips for avoiding VA home loan scams
Category: Blog Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
Category: Blog Should you buy now and pay later?
Category: Blog Errors in your tenant screening report shouldn’t keep you from finding a place to call home
Category: Report Commercial Credit on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Blog Dedicating July to military consumer protection
Category: Blog The trends of commercial credit reporting on consumer credit
Category: Blog Delinquencies on credit accounts continue to be low despite the pandemic
Category: Report Consumer use of payday, auto title, and pawn loans: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey
Category: Blog Consumer use of payday, auto title, and pawn loans
Category: Report Measuring the financial well-being of Hispanics: 2018 Financial Well-being Score Benchmarks
Category: Report Changes in consumer financial status during the early months of the pandemic
Category: Blog Making Ends Meet series: Changes in consumer financial status during the early months of the pandemic
Category: Blog Money Smarts for Military Families
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Takes Action Against Payment Processor and Its Former CEO for Supporting Internet-Based Technical-Support Scams
Category: Blog Break up with online romance scams
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Blog The Bureau is taking much-needed action to protect consumers, particularly the most economically vulnerable
Category: Report Balancing savings and debt: Findings from an online experiment
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Partnerships with Communities Across the Country to Promote Financial Resiliency
Category: Blog What you should know about tech support scams
Category: Blog Lo que debe saber acerca de las estafas con falsa asistencia técnica
Category: Report 2020 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Approval Order to Facilitate the Use of Dual Usage Credit Cards
Category: Blog Credit applications remain depressed for credit cards and auto loans
Category: Blog Credit card debt fell even for consumers who were having financial difficulties before the pandemic
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Payment Amount Furnishing & Consumer Reporting
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Settlement with Debt Collector for Credit Reporting Violation
Category: Blog New report explores the prevalence of actual payment information in consumer credit reporting
Category: Blog Honoring and empowering those who served our nation
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Finds Continued Decline in the Market for Certain Kinds of College Credit Cards
Category: Report 2020 College credit card agreements
Category: Blog Play it safe online
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 Falling for scams could be a disaster
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 Proteja su crédito durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Blog Protecting your credit during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog What to consider when sharing your financial data
Category: Press release CFPB Study Shows Financial Product Could Help Consumers Build Credit
Category: Report Targeting credit builder loans
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Debt Settlements and Credit Counseling
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Recent trends in debt settlement and credit counseling
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: Blog Cómo evitar las estafas de impostor de funcionario del gobierno relacionadas al COVID-19
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: Blog Credit card debt during coronavirus: Relief options and tips
Category: Blog La deuda de tarjeta de crédito durante la pandemia del coronavirus: opciones de alivio y consejos para manejarla
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Monster Loans, Thomas Chou, Sean Cowell, and Related Companies
Category: Blog Download new fraud prevention activity sheets for older adults
Category: Blog Descargue las nuevas hojas de actividades para adultos mayores
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 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 Tips to stay on top of your finances during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog Proteja sus finanzas del impacto del coronavirus
Category: Blog Consejos para mantenerse al día con sus finanzas durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Blog Protect yourself financially from the impact of the coronavirus
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Credit Reporting Guidance During COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Blog The CFPB continues to help consumers make informed financial decisions with up-to-date information and resources
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: Blog Cinco formas de reconocer una estafa con su Seguro Social
Category: Blog Five ways to recognize a Social Security scam
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: Blog Read our 2019 College Credit Card Report
Category: Report 2019 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Report 2019 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Blog Seis consejos a tener en cuenta cuando le ofrezcan la tarjeta de crédito de una tienda
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Public records, credit scores, and credit performance
Category: Blog Six tips to consider when you’re offered a retail store credit card
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition, Issue No. 20 (Fall 2019)
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: Press release CFPB Releases Financial Well-Being Report with State-by-State Comparisons
Category: Report Financial well-being by state