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Category: Blog How to avoid COVID-19 government imposter scams
Category: Report Retirement Security and Financial Decision-making: Research Brief
Category: Blog Considering an early retirement withdrawal? CARES Act rules and what you should know.
Category: Press release CFPB Study Highlights Challenges Retirees Face to Meet Expenses in Early Years of Retirement
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Commonwealth of Massachusetts File Suit Against Credit-Repair Telemarketers
Category: Blog Beware of scams related to the coronavirus
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 Online and mobile banking tips for beginners
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 Consejos para principiantes con la banca en línea y móvil
Category: Blog Avoid scams while finding help during quarantine
Category: Blog Esté alerta con las estafas relacionadas con el coronavirus
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Short-Term Lender for Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices
Category: Blog Consejos para cuidadores financieros durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Blog Tips for financial caregivers during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog Mga tips [payo] para sa mga tagapag-alaga pampananalapi sa panahon ng pandaigdigang salot ng coronavirus
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: 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: 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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and South Carolina File Suit against brokers of High-Interest Credit Offers
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: Blog Virtual valuables? Consider your digital footprint as you prepare for the future.
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: 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: Press release CFPB To Hold First Symposium On June 25
Category: Report Convening communities to build elder fraud prevention and response networks
Category: Blog 5 ways you can guard against identity theft
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Symposia Series
Category: Speech Speech at the Bipartisan Policy Center By Kathleen L. Kraninger, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Category: Blog This tax season, protect yourself from IRS imposter scams
Category: Blog Financial institutions report widespread elder financial abuse
Category: Report Suspicious Activity Reports on Elder Financial Exploitation: Issues and Trends
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Cash Tyme
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Reaches Settlement with Enova International, Inc.
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Broker of High-interest Credit Offers
Category: Report Financial Well-being of Older Americans
Category: Blog Helping to prevent scams targeted at veterans
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with Cash Express
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection to Hold Press Availability After Town Hall in Baton Rouge, La.
Category: Blog Bringing the Bureau to your community
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 Managing someone else’s money: New protection from ID theft and fraud
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles With TCF National Bank
Category: Blog What is WEAAD? Find out why June 15 is important for older people in your community
Category: Blog Share financial information with your spouse now to avoid problems later
Category: Blog Guard your new Medicare ID card to avoid fraud
Category: Blog Guard your wallet as well as your heart: Romance scams
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: Report 2017 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Freedom Debt Relief For Misleading Consumers About Its Debt-Settlement Services
Category: Blog How to spot a scammer
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Blog Listening to our audience to serve up a better resource
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Credit Repair Company for Charging Illegal Fees and Misleading Consumers
Category: Blog Things to consider before borrowing a reverse mortgage to delay collecting Social Security
Category: Report Issue Brief: The costs and risks of using a reverse mortgage to delay collecting Social Security
Category: Press release CFPB Report Warns That Taking Out a Reverse Mortgage Loan Can Be an Expensive Way to Maximize Social Security Benefits
Category: Report Building the capacity of tax preparation providers to encourage saving
Category: Report A nationwide look at how student debt impacts older adults
Category: Blog A nationwide look at how student debt impacts older adults
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Aequitas Capital Management for Aiding Corinthian Colleges' Predatory Lending Scheme
Category: Blog Don’t let marketers tell you how to age in place
Category: Blog Preventing financial exploitation on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Category: Report Consumer insights on managing funds at retirement
Category: Blog A snapshot of complaints made by older consumers
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 23
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Complaints from Older Consumers
Category: Report CFPB Financial Well-Being Scale: Scale development technical report
Category: Press release CFPB Sues TCF National Bank for Tricking Consumers Into Costly Overdraft Service
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the TCF Bank Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Report Snapshot of older consumers and student loan debt
Category: Blog Four tips to help older student loan borrowers navigate common problems with their student loans
Category: Press release CFPB Warns Student Loan Servicing Problems Can Jeopardize Long-Term Financial Security for Older Borrowers
Category: Report 2016 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Blog Don’t let malicious mail make off with your money
Category: Press release CFPB Orders First National Bank of Omaha to Pay $32.25 Million for Illegal Credit Card Practices
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: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Wells Fargo for Illegal Student Loan Servicing Practices
Category: Blog ¡El mantelito del CFPB con información sobre educación financiera está ahora disponible en español!
Category: Blog World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Play a part in prevention
Category: Blog 3 things you should consider before co-signing for an auto loan
Category: Blog Serving up hot meals with consumer education to protect older Americans from abuse