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Category: Blog Glossary of common financial terms in Spanish
Category: Blog Two ways to save extra money
Category: Blog How to reduce your debt
Category: Blog Managing someone else’s money: New protection from ID theft and fraud
Category: Report Sources and uses of data at the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Issues Report and RFI on the Bureau’s Sources and Uses of Data
Category: Blog Budgeting strategies and free tools to help you reach your goals
Category: Blog Opportunity for organizations that serve economically vulnerable populations to receive support
Category: Blog New research report on the geography of credit invisibility
Category: Report Data point: The geography of credit invisibility
Category: Blog Track your spending with this easy tool
Category: Report Measuring financial skill: A guide to using the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection's Financial Skill Scale
Category: Report Pathways to financial well-being
Category: Blog Facing a money decision? Check whether you use the 3 skills that stand out in people with high financial well-being
Category: Blog Budget help: Manage your monthly expenses with a bill calendar
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: Telecommunications debt collection
Category: Blog More than 1-in-5 consumers had telecommunications-related collections on their consumer report in the past 5 years
Category: Report Data point: Final student loan payments and broader household borrowing
Category: Blog New research report on student loan repayment and broader household borrowing
Category: Report Building Blocks to Help Youth Achieve Financial Capability: Measurement guide
Category: Blog Measuring a child’s progress on the building blocks of financial capability
Category: Blog What is WEAAD? Find out why June 15 is important for older people in your community
Category: Blog Sign up for our email course and get your finances in shape
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: End-of-year credit card borrowing
Category: Blog Aggregate credit card borrowing exhibits end-of-year seasonal patterns which vary across different sets of consumers
Category: Report Complaint snapshot: Debt collection
Category: Blog Share financial information with your spouse now to avoid problems later
Category: Report Know Before You Owe: Mortgage shopping study
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Request For Information On Consumer Financial Education
Category: Blog La temporada de impuestos llegó. Lo invitamos a seguir nuestros consejos para planear su reembolso y ahorros
Category: Report 2017 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2018
Category: Press release CFPB And FTC Partner To Report On 2017 Activities To Combat Illegal Debt Collection Practices
Category: Blog How to save for emergencies and the future
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: Public records
Category: Blog Removal of public records has little effect on consumers’ credit scores
Category: Blog Tax refund tips: Understanding refund advance loans and checks
Category: Blog Help is here for people with severe disabilities struggling with student loans
Category: Blog Your Money, Your Goals: Free tools for diverse communities
Category: Blog Know your data: Our latest list of consumer reporting companies
Category: Press release CFPB Publishes Request for Information on Civil Investigative Demands
Category: Blog Put your tax refund to work during America Saves Week
Category: Press release Acting Director Mulvaney Announces Call for Evidence Regarding Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Functions
Category: Blog Tax season is right around the corner—check out our tips for planning out your refund and savings
Category: Blog 5 financial New Year’s resolutions
Category: Blog Preparing America’s young workers for success
Category: Report Developing the financial capability of America’s young workers
Category: Blog Be money smart
Category: Report Spotlight on serving limited English proficient consumers
Category: Blog Five ways banks and lenders work with people who speak or understand limited English
Category: Report Consumer voices on overdraft programs
Category: Blog Sixty-one organizations join the 2018 Your Money, Your Goals cohort
Category: Report 2017 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: Growth in longer-term auto loans
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Sharp Increase In Riskier Longer-Term Auto Loans
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 26
Category: Press release Newly Available Data Shows Lowest Mortgage Delinquency Rate Since the Financial Crisis
Category: Blog How to get a handle on debt
Category: Report Consumer Protection Principles: Consumer-authorized financial data sharing and aggregation
Category: Blog Not sure how to talk money with your kids? Start by playing to your strengths
Category: Press release FFIEC Announces Availability of 2016 Data on Mortgage Lending
Category: Report Financial well-being in America
Category: Blog Want to see where you stand financially? Start with these 10 questions
Category: Press release CFPB's First National Survey on Financial Well-Being Shows More Than 40 Percent of U.S. Adults Struggle to Make Ends Meet
Category: Blog Listening to our audience to serve up a better resource
Category: Blog Project Catalyst collaboration to improve understanding of financial well-being
Category: Blog A financial toolkit for victims of hurricanes Maria, Irma, and Harvey
Category: Blog New financial empowerment tools for people with disabilities
Category: Blog Join the Your Money, Your Goals 2018 cohort
Category: Blog Ordinary trip to the grocery store with your kid? Explain as you go
Category: Report Building the capacity of tax preparation providers to encourage saving
Category: Blog If you are a tax preparer, we’ve got tips you can use to help people save and build assets during tax time
Category: Blog We’re working to better serve people through financial coaching
Category: Report Financial Coaching: Advancing the field to better serve consumers
Category: Report CFPB data point: Student loan repayment
Category: Blog Too many student loan borrowers struggling, not enough benefiting from affordable repayment options
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Percentage of Borrowers with $20K in Student Debt Doubled Over Last Decade
Category: Blog Behind on bills: Three steps to help you make tough choices in tight moments
Category: Blog This month’s Money as You Grow book club pick: “Tia Isa Wants a Car”
Category: Report CFPB data point: Frequent overdrafters
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 25
Category: Blog Try one thing this summer to grow your child’s money skills
Category: Blog Six years serving you
Category: Blog Announcing the 30 new organizations joining the Focus on People with Disabilities 2017 cohort
Category: Blog Building credit at the local level
Category: Blog This month’s Money as You Grow book club pick: “Those Shoes”
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the AAFCS Conference
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 24
Category: Press release CFPB Releases State-Level Snapshot of Consumer Complaints
Category: Report Effective financial education: Five principles and how to use them
Category: Blog Effective financial education: Five principles and how to use them
Category: Report Consumer insights on managing funds at retirement
Category: Blog More than just fun in the sun: Summer money matters for young workers
Category: Blog Helping people plan for retirement
Category: Blog This month’s Money as You Grow book club pick: “The Rag Coat”
Category: Report CFPB data point: Becoming credit visible
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Study Finds Consumers in Lower-income Areas are More Likely to Become Credit Visible Due to Negative Records
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 23
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Complaints from Older Consumers
Category: Blog Take this quiz to see how prepared you are to make financial decisions