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Category: Blog Five myths in the military community about personal finance
Category: Blog Mortgage Closing Scams: How to protect yourself and your closing funds
Category: Blog Fight zombies and time travel – this is not how your parents learned about money
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches Financial Education Tool for Active-Duty Servicemembers
Category: Blog Servicemembers exhibit higher levels of financial well-being than the U.S. population overall
Category: Report Convening communities to build elder fraud prevention and response networks
Category: Blog Veterans’ financial well-being is good, but challenges remain
Category: Report Financial Well-Being of Veterans
Category: Report Complaint snapshot: Servicemembers, Veterans, and Military Families 50 State Report
Category: Blog A 2018 review of financial concerns facing servicemembers
Category: Blog Data provides first industry-wide look at mortgages to servicemembers
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Mortgages to First-time Homebuying Servicemembers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on First-time Homebuying Servicemembers
Category: Report Suspicious Activity Reports on Elder Financial Exploitation: Issues and Trends
Category: Blog Six ways to save this year
Category: Blog New protections for servicemembers and veterans alert
Category: Blog Here’s what we’re hearing from servicemembers, veterans, and military families
Category: Report Office of Servicemember Affairs – Annual Report
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Broker of High-interest Credit Offers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Asks Congress for Clear Authority to Supervise for Compliance with the Military Lending Act
Category: Blog Servicemembers, arm yourself with basic car buying skills—Stand your guard when it comes to add-on products
Category: Blog Servicemembers, arm yourself with basic car buying skills—How to trade in your car
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Files Complaint and Proposed Settlement with Village Capital & Investment LLC
Category: Blog Servicemembers, arm yourself with basic car buying skills—Should you buy a new or used car?
Category: Blog Servicemembers, arm yourself with basic car buying skills—How to shop for auto financing
Category: Blog Helping to prevent scams targeted at veterans
Category: Blog How to tell the difference between a legitimate debt collector and scammers
Category: Blog The latest version of "Money Smart for Older Adults" is now available in Spanish!
Category: Blog ¡La nueva versión de Money Smart para Adultos Mayores está ahora disponible en español!
Category: Blog Servicemembers’ “immediate actions” for financial success: pay down debt, make a plan, start early
Category: Blog Free credit freezes are here
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Issues Updated FCRA Model Disclosures
Category: Blog WARNO: New security clearance guidelines make it more important than ever for servicemembers to monitor their credit
Category: Blog Check your mailbox: Veterans with severe disabilities and student loans should keep an eye out for this
Category: Blog Bureau joins task force on market integrity and consumer fraud
Category: Blog Guard your wallet as well as your heart: Romance scams
Category: Blog Help is here for people with severe disabilities struggling with student loans
Category: Blog Warning: Lottery scam using a CFPB employee’s name
Category: Blog This holiday season, don’t let scammers take advantage of your generosity
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 How to spot a scammer
Category: Blog Tips for servicemembers with student debt
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 26
Category: Blog Complaints show military families and non-military families have different experiences in the financial marketplace
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 Equifax data breach updates
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 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 Nation's Largest Student Loan Company Navient for Failing Borrowers at Every Stage of Repayment
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 You have the right to someone in your financial corner
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: Press release CFPB Report Highlights High Rate of Debt Collection Complaints From Servicemembers and Their Families
Category: Blog Servicemembers 2015: A year in review
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