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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 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 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: Press Release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Credit Repair Company for Charging Illegal Fees and Misleading Consumers
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: Blog Things to consider before borrowing a reverse mortgage to delay collecting Social Security
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 The IRS is using private debt collectors. Here’s what you should know.
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 23
Category: Blog A snapshot of complaints made by older consumers
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: Press Release CFPB Sues Access Funding for Scamming Lead-Paint Poisoning Victims Out of Settlement Money
Category: Report 2016 Financial Literacy Annual Report
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: 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 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 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
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: Press Release CFPB Issues Advisory and Report for Financial Institutions on Preventing Elder Financial Abuse
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Elder Financial Abuse Press Call
Category: Blog Save the date: Join us for a Credit Union Advisory Council meeting in Washington, D.C.
Category: Blog Older consumers targeted by fraudsters not once, but twice!
Category: Blog Beware of scams targeting older people during the holidays
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the American Bankers Association Annual Convention
Category: Report 2015 Financial literacy annual report
Category: Blog Save the date, Washington, D.C.!
Category: Blog Helping financial caregivers in every state
Category: Blog What’s that chip doing on my credit card?
Category: Blog Servicemembers: Protecting your credit when you’re away from home
Category: Press Release CFPB and New York Department of Financial Services Sue Pension Advance Companies for Deceiving Consumers About Loan Costs
Category: Blog Managing Someone Else’s Money: Virginia
Category: Blog Live from Springfield, Va.: Managing Someone Else’s Money
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at Managing Someone Else’s Money Event
Category: Blog Save the date, Springfield!
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the White House Conference on Aging
Category: Blog Sound off on student loan servicing
Category: Blog Consumer advisory: Don’t be misled by reverse mortgage advertising
Category: Report A closer look at reverse mortgage advertisements and consumer risks
Category: Blog Planning for financial decisions as you age
Category: Blog Consumer advisory: Your benefits are protected from garnishment
Category: Blog Sprint and Verizon will refund $120 million to consumers harmed by illegal billing practices
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action to Obtain $120 Million in Redress from Sprint and Verizon for Illegal Mobile Cramming
Category: Press Release CFPB Files Suit Against Nationwide Biweekly for Luring Consumers with False Promises of Mortgage Savings
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the White House Conference on Aging Regional Forum
Category: Press Release CFPB and Federal Trade Commission Take Action Against Green Tree Servicing for Mistreating Borrowers Trying to Save Their Homes
Category: Press Release CFPB and Navajo Nation Take Action to Stop an Illegal Tax-Refund Scheme
Category: Blog The VA doesn’t send you mortgage ads
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Participants in Robo-Call Phantom Debt Collection Operation
Category: Blog We’re suing a robo-call debt collector
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against “Bad Check” Debt Collector
Category: Blog Consumer advisory: 3 pension advance traps to avoid
Category: Report Snapshot of reverse mortgage complaints December 2011 – 2014
Category: Blog Consumer advisory: Three steps you should take if you have a reverse mortgage
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Highlights Consumer Frustration Around Reverse Mortgages
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Sham Credit Card
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Texas Company for Sham Credit Card
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Sprint for Cramming Consumers with Unauthorized Third-Party Charges
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action to End Student “Debt Relief” Scams
Category: Blog Consumer Advisory: Student loan debt relief companies may cost you thousands of dollars and drive you further into debt
Category: Blog Food for thought at your Thanksgiving table
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Franklin Loan Corporation for Steering Consumers into Costlier Mortgages
Category: Report A snapshot of debt collection complaints submitted by older consumers