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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: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
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 Listening to our audience to serve up a better resource
Category: Blog Servicemembers and debt collection: Sharing your stories
Category: Blog Servicemembers should secure their identity after the Equifax data breach
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: Blog A nationwide look at how student debt impacts older adults
Category: Report A nationwide look at how student debt impacts older adults
Category: Blog Don’t let marketers tell you how to age in place
Category: Report Staying on track while giving back: The cost of student loan servicing breakdowns for people serving their communities
Category: Blog Preventing financial exploitation on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Category: Report Consumer insights on managing funds at retirement
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: 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: 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: 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 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 ¡El mantelito del CFPB con información sobre educación financiera está ahora disponible en español!
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 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 Older Americans are not alone in the fight to stop financial abuse
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: 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 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: Report OSA semi-annual snapshot of servicemember complaints
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the American Bankers Association Annual Convention
Category: Blog Today we join America in honoring our veterans
Category: Report 2015 Financial literacy annual report
Category: Blog Save the date, Washington, D.C.!
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 Helping financial caregivers in every state
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: 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: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the White House Conference on Aging
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: 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: Press Release CFPB Launches Financial Coaching Initiative
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Financial Coaching Launch
Category: Blog Consumer advisory: Your benefits are protected from garnishment
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the White House Conference on Aging Regional Forum
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: 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: 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