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Category: Blog What does the Coast Guard know about the GI Bill that the other services do not?
Category: Blog CFPB and VA WARNO: VA refinancing offers that sound too good to be true
Category: Report 2017 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Blog Thanking veterans for their service and supporting their financial well-being
Category: Blog Tips for servicemembers with student debt
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 How to get a handle on debt
Category: Blog Sign up for our email course and get your finances in shape
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: 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: 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: 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 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 Building credit at the local level
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 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 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: 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: 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 Managing your spending to achieve your goals
Category: Report Personal finance teaching pedagogy
Category: Blog Tax time saving tips
Category: Blog Easy-to-remember guidelines help people reduce credit card debt
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.
Category: Blog A Veterans Day complaint review: VA home loan refinancing
Category: Report A snapshot of servicemember complaints: a review of issues related to VA mortgage refinancing
Category: Blog Honoring our veterans
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Financial Literacy and Education Commission
Category: Report 2016 Financial Literacy Annual Report
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 Orders Navy Federal Credit Union to Pay $28.5 Million for Improper Debt Collection Actions
Category: Press Release CFPB Releases Updated Exam Procedures for Military Lending Act
Category: Report Tools for saving: Using prepaid accounts to set aside funds
Category: Press Release CFPB Project Catalyst Study Finds Savings Offers Double the Number of Consumers Saving
Category: Blog How to avoid credit repair service scams
Category: Blog Don’t let malicious mail make off with your money
Category: Blog Be your family’s financial action hero during an emergency
Category: Report Building Blocks to Help Youth Achieve Financial Capability: A new model and recommendations
Category: Blog Four strategies to help youth achieve financial capability
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Unveils Youth Financial Education Initiatives
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau at the Youth Financial Capability Town Hall
Category: Report Report and Recommendations: Fighting Elder Financial Exploitation through Community Networks
Category: Blog Four ways to support your community’s fight against elder financial exploitation
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Finds Hundreds of Counties Nationwide Fighting Elder Financial Abuse with Community Efforts
Category: Blog CFPB announces 30 new Your Money, Your Goals partners to help low-income consumers
Category: Blog The ABCs of money management for military kids
Category: Blog Inmigrantes enfrentan desafíos financieros únicos
Category: Blog ¡El mantelito del CFPB con información sobre educación financiera está ahora disponible en español!
Category: Blog Immigrants facing unique financial challenges
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on FINRA Foundation National Financial Capability Study Release
Category: Blog Don’t get taken for a ride; protect yourself from an auto loan you can’t afford
Category: Blog Guard against fraud and make better financial decisions for Military Consumer Protection Month
Category: Blog Arm yourself with knowledge when shopping for an auto loan
Category: Blog World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Play a part in prevention
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Category: Blog Serving up hot meals with consumer education to protect older Americans from abuse
Category: Blog The changing face of family financial responsibilities
Category: Blog Protecting one’s credit while in the criminal justice system
Category: Op-Ed Making the most of your tax refund
Category: Blog Creating your own financial rules to live by
Category: Blog Older Americans are not alone in the fight to stop financial abuse
Category: Report Recommendations and report for financial institutions on preventing and responding to elder financial exploitation
Category: Report Servicemembers 2015: A Year in Review
Category: Blog Servicemembers 2015: A year in review
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Highlights High Rate of Debt Collection Complaints From Servicemembers and Their Families
Category: Blog Older consumers targeted by fraudsters not once, but twice!
Category: Blog Guides to help you open and manage your checking account
Category: Press Release CFPB Releases Tool to Help Measure Financial Well-Being
Category: Report Measuring financial well-being: A guide to using the CFPB Financial Well-Being Scale
Category: Blog Beware of scams targeting older people during the holidays
Category: Report OSA semi-annual snapshot of servicemember complaints