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Category: Blog What does the Coast Guard know about the GI Bill that the other services do not?
Category: Blog A five-step spending plan to avoid holiday debt
Category: Blog CFPB sends letters to financial institution CEO’s encouraging more consumer control over payment methods
Category: Blog CFPB and VA WARNO: VA refinancing offers that sound too good to be true
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Think Finance For Collecting On Debts That Consumers Did Not Legally Owe
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: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Payday Rule Press Call
Category: Press Release CFPB Finalizes Rule To Stop Payday Debt Traps
Category: Blog Servicemembers and debt collection: Sharing your stories
Category: Blog Servicemembers should secure their identity after the Equifax data breach
Category: Press Release CFPB Supervision Recovers $14 Million in First Half of 2017 for Over 100,000 Consumers Harmed by Illegal Practices
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2017
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Zero Parallel for Steering Consumers Toward Bad Deals
Category: Press Release CFPB Announces Annual Dollar Thresholds in Truth in Lending Act Regulations for Certain Credit Transactions
Category: Press Release CFPB and American Express Reach Resolution to Address Discriminatory Card Terms in Puerto Rico and U.S. Territories
Category: Report Building the capacity of tax preparation providers to encourage saving
Category: Press Release CFPB Warns Companies Against Tricking Consumers Into Expensive Pay-By-Phone Fees
Category: Blog Six years serving you
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
Category: Report Staying on track while giving back: The cost of student loan servicing breakdowns for people serving their communities
Category: Blog How to understand special promotional financing offers on credit cards
Category: Blog How we keep you safe in the consumer financial marketplace
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the People and Places Conference
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 Sues Four Online Lenders for Collecting on Debts Consumers Did Not Legally Owe
Category: Press Release CFPB Issues $1.25 Million Fine to Servicemember Auto Lender for Violating Consent Order
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Spring 2017
Category: Press Release CFPB Supervision Finds Some Student Loan and Mortgage Servicers Illegally Fail to Provide Protections to Borrowers
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2016
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 21
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Credit Card Complaints
Category: Report The power of light-touch financial education: A demonstration with credit card revolvers
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition
Category: Press Release CFPB Oversight Uncovers And Corrects Credit Reporting Problems
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Report Consumer insights on managing spending
Category: Press Release CFPB and State of Virginia Take Action Against Woodbridge Gold & Pawn for Deceiving Consumers About Loan Costs
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders Mastercard and UniRush to Pay $13 Million for RushCard Breakdowns That Cut Off Consumers' Access to Funds
Category: Blog Mastercard and UniRush to Pay $10 Million to Consumers Harmed by RushCard Technology Breakdown
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the RushCard Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Blog Easy-to-remember guidelines help people reduce credit card debt
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Pawn Companies for Deceiving Consumers About Loan Costs
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Moneytree for Deceptive Advertising and Collection Practices
Category: Press Release CFPB Unveils Consumer Credit Trends Tool to Help Forecast Potential Consumer Risks
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the CFPB Research Conference
Category: Press Release CFPB Finds Bank Marketing Deals With Colleges Can Mean Costly Fees and Risks for Students
Category: Blog Who are the Credit Invisible?
Category: Press Release CFPB Warns Financial Companies About Sales and Production Incentives That May Lead to Fraud or Consumer Abuse
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: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 13 (Fall 2016)
Category: Press Release CFPB Supervision Recovers $11 Million for 225,000 Harmed Consumers
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders Navy Federal Credit Union to Pay $28.5 Million for Improper Debt Collection Actions
Category: Press Release CFPB Finalizes Strong Federal Protections for Prepaid Account Consumers
Category: Blog We’re exploring the use of a list of companies that offer free credit scores
Category: Press Release CFPB Releases Updated Exam Procedures for Military Lending Act
Category: Report Tools for saving: Using prepaid accounts to set aside funds
Category: Press Release CFPB Project Catalyst Study Finds Savings Offers Double the Number of Consumers Saving
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray to Corporation for Enterprise Development Assets Learning Conference
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders LendUp to Pay $3.63 Million for Failing to Deliver Promised Benefits
Category: Press Release CFPB Fines Titlemax Parent Company $9 Million for Luring Consumers Into More Costly Loans
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of Richard Cordray, Director, CFPB Before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Category: Blog Cientos de miles de cuentas creadas en secreto por los empleados de Wells Fargo Bank resultan en una multa histórica de $100 millones por parte del CFPB
Category: Blog Be your family’s financial action hero during an emergency
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Fines Wells Fargo $100 Million for Widespread Illegal Practice of Secretly Opening Unauthorized Accounts
Category: Blog Hundreds of thousands of accounts secretly created by Wells Fargo Bank employees leads to historic $100 million fine from the CFPB
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on the Wells Fargo Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders First National Bank of Omaha to Pay $32.25 Million for Illegal Credit Card Practices
Category: Blog The ABCs of money management for military kids
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 13
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Credit Card Complaints
Category: Blog We want to hear from the public about payday loans
Category: Blog Consumers Count: Five years standing up for you
Category: Blog Guard against fraud and make better financial decisions for Military Consumer Protection Month
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2016
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Supervisory Actions Return $24.5 Million To A Quarter-Million Consumers Harmed By Illegal Activities
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Mortgage Servicing Special Edition
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Supervision Finds Mortgage Servicers' Ongoing Technology Failures and Process Breakdowns Trigger Rule Violations
Category: Blog Arm yourself with knowledge when shopping for an auto loan
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Proposes Rule to End Payday Debt Traps
Category: Report Supplemental findings on payday, payday installment, and vehicle title loans, and deposit advance products
Category: Blog We’ve proposed a rule to protect consumers from payday debt traps
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Category: Blog Save the date: Join us for a Consumer Advisory Board meeting in Little Rock, Ark.
Category: Press Release CFPB Finds One-in-Five Auto Title Loan Borrowers Have Vehicle Seized for Failing to Repay Debt
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Auto Title Lending Research Press Call
Category: Report Single-Payment Vehicle Title Lending
Category: Blog Save the date, Kansas City, Mo.!
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Check Cashing and Payday Lending Company for Tricking and Trapping Consumers
Category: Blog The changing face of family financial responsibilities
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2015