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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: Blog Thanking veterans for their service and supporting their financial well-being
Category: Report 2017 Financial Literacy Annual Report
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 Las 10 mejores maneras de proteger su información personal contra el uso indebido
Category: Blog Listening to our audience to serve up a better resource
Category: Blog Servicemembers and debt collection: Sharing your stories
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: Report Building the capacity of tax preparation providers to encourage saving
Category: Report Staying on track while giving back: The cost of student loan servicing breakdowns for people serving their communities
Category: Blog The IRS is using private debt collectors. Here’s what you should know.
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 Issues $1.25 Million Fine to Servicemember Auto Lender for Violating Consent Order
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Access Funding for Scamming Lead-Paint Poisoning Victims Out of Settlement Money
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: Report 2016 Financial Literacy Annual Report
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: 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 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 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: 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: 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: 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 Beware of scams targeting older people during the holidays
Category: Report OSA semi-annual snapshot of servicemember complaints
Category: Blog Today we join America in honoring our veterans
Category: Report 2015 Financial literacy annual report
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders Servicemember Auto Loan Company to Pay $3.28 Million for Illegal Debt Collection Tactics
Category: Blog Don’t be a zombie with your personal finances
Category: Blog What’s that chip doing on my credit card?
Category: Blog Servicemembers: Protecting your credit when you’re away from home
Category: Blog Americans with disabilities have the right to improve their financial lives
Category: Press Release CFPB Statement On Department Of Defense Military Lending Act Final Rule
Category: Press Release CFPB Cautions Military Lenders Against Illegal Military Allotment Practices
Category: Report Overseas & Underserved: Student Loan Servicing and the Cost to Our Men and Women in Uniform
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Finds Servicemembers Continue To Face Roadblocks From Student Loan Servicers
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Servicemember Auto Lender for Aggressive Debt Collection Tactics
Category: Press Release CFPB Launches Financial Coaching Initiative
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Financial Coaching Launch
Category: Report Complaints received from servicemembers, veterans, and their families 2011-2014
Category: Blog Here’s what we’re hearing from Servicemembers and their families
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Military Allotment Processor for Charging Servicemembers Hidden Fees
Category: Blog The VA doesn’t send you mortgage ads
Category: Blog Consumer advisory: 3 pension advance traps to avoid
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Sham Credit Card
Category: Blog Are unpaid debts a military career-killer?
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Finds Loopholes In Military Lending Act Rules Rack Up Costs For Servicemembers
Category: Blog Freedom Stores to provide over $2.5 million in refunds and penalties
Category: Press Release CFPB and States Take Action Against Freedom Stores for Illegal Debt Collection Practices Against Servicemembers
Category: Blog Consumer Advisory: Student loan debt relief companies may cost you thousands of dollars and drive you further into debt
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action to End Student “Debt Relief” Scams
Category: Press Release CFPB Issues Statement on Department of Defense’s Military Allotment System Reforms to Protect Servicemembers
Category: Blog Social Security disability income shouldn’t mean you don’t qualify for a mortgage
Category: Blog Veterans: Take advantage of student loan forgiveness, but don’t let it damage your credit
Category: Blog Resources in Spanish that could help thousands of older Hispanics spot financial exploitation and scams
Category: Blog Hosting a financial coach in your community
Category: Press Release CFPB Releases Statement on Department of Defense Proposal to Amend Military Lending Act Rule
Category: Blog Don’t let your student debt stop you from serving your country
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Online Payday Lender for Cash-Grab Scam
Category: Blog Protecting servicemembers from predatory auto loans: Harry and Ari’s story
Category: Blog Reminder for steps you can take if you think your credit or debit card data was hacked
Category: Blog Working together to protect student veterans
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Association of Military Banks of America
Category: Press Release CFPB Shuts Down USA Discounters’ Servicemember Fee Scam
Category: Blog Closing the book on Colfax
Category: Press Release CFPB and 13 State Attorneys General Obtain About $92 Million in Debt Relief for Servicemembers Harmed by Predatory Lending Scheme
Category: Blog Consumer advisory: Don’t fall for a foreclosure relief scam or bogus legal help
Category: Report 2014 Financial literacy annual report
Category: Blog We’re helping long-term care facilities protect older Americans from financial exploitation
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of CFPB Director Richard Cordray Before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs