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Category: Blog Protecting your credit during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog What to consider when sharing your financial data
Category: Report Targeting credit builder loans
Category: Press release CFPB Study Shows Financial Product Could Help Consumers Build Credit
Category: Blog Consumer reporting and the CARES Act
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Commonwealth of Massachusetts File Suit Against Credit-Repair Telemarketers
Category: Speech Director Kraninger Remarks During Financial Stability Oversight Council Meeting
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Monster Loans, Thomas Chou, Sean Cowell, and Related Companies
Category: Speech Director Kraninger Remarks During National Association of Realtors 2020 Legislative Meetings
Category: Report The Early Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Credit Applications
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Shows Substantial Decline in Credit Applications in March
Category: Blog Protecting consumers and encouraging innovation: 2019 Fair Lending Report to Congress
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2019
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Advisory Committees to Meet on May 1, 2020
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Guidance on Remittance Transfers During COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Credit Reporting Guidance During COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Blog Supervisory work continues with a commitment to protecting consumers
Category: Blog Mantenemos el compromiso de proteger a los consumidores con nuestro trabajo de supervisión
Category: Press release CFPB Provides Flexibility During COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Blog Proteja su crédito durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Key Steps to Prevent Consumer Harm; Proposes Whistleblower Award Program, Other Measures
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 21 (Winter 2020)
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Policy Regarding Prohibition on Abusive Acts of Practices
Category: Blog We are accepting applications for our Advisory Committees
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Action Against Monster Loans, Lend Tech Loans, and Student-Loan Debt-Relief Companies
Category: Report Annual Report on the TILA, EFTA, and CARD Act
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Public records, credit scores, and credit performance
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition, Issue No. 20 (Fall 2019)
Category: Blog Applying for a job? It’s important to know what goes into your background screening reports
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Advisory Committee Members
Category: Press release CFPB and FTC to Host December Workshop on Accuracy in Consumer Reporting
Category: Blog New report explores the relationship between Financial Well-Being and the contents of and engagement with credit reports
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 19 (Summer 2019)
Category: Blog Facts you can use about the Equifax settlement
Category: Blog Datos que debe saber sobre el acuerdo con Equifax
Category: Blog An update on credit access and the Bureau’s first No-Action Letter
Category: Press release CFPB, FTC and States Announce Settlement with Equifax Over 2017 Data Breach
Category: Speech Statement by Kathy Kraninger at CFPB/FTC Equifax Settlement Press Conference
Category: Report Building a Bridge to Credit Visibility
Category: Report Market Snapshot: Third-Party Debt Collections Tradeline Reporting
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on Third-Party Debt Collections
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2018
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Timing of Applications for Consumer Credit
Category: Blog New report explores when consumers apply for credit cards as their credit scores change
Category: Blog Check these items off your student loan to-do list
Category: Blog 5 ways you can guard against identity theft
Category: Blog Conozca una forma de preparar su crédito para una compra grande sin que le cueste nada
Category: Speech Speech at the Bipartisan Policy Center By Kathleen L. Kraninger, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Category: Blog A no-cost way to prepare your credit for a big purchase
Category: Blog We are accepting applications for our Advisory Committees
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Enhancements to Advisory Committees and Opening of Member Applications
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on 2018 Administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Category: Blog Credit mistakes that could be costing you money
Category: Blog Los errores con su crédito que pueden estarle costando dinero
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces 18th Edition of Supervisory Highlights
Category: Blog New protections available for minors under 16
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Mortgages to First-time Homebuying Servicemembers
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 18 (Winter 2019)
Category: Blog New protections for servicemembers and veterans alert
Category: Blog Common errors people find on their credit report - and how to get them fixed
Category: Blog Errores comunes que la gente encuentra en su reporte de crédito y cómo corregirlos
Category: Blog Know your data: Our latest list of consumer reporting companies
Category: Blog Credit score myths that might be holding you back from improving your credit
Category: Blog Los mitos sobre el puntaje crediticio que pueden impedirle mejorar su crédito
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with State Farm Bank
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2017
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Natural Disasters and Credit Reporting
Category: Blog Natural disaster assistance is reported on a minority of credit records among potentially affected consumers
Category: Blog Managing someone else’s money: New protection from ID theft and fraud
Category: Blog Free credit freezes are here
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Issues Updated FCRA Model Disclosures
Category: Press release Agencies Issue Statement Reaffirming the Role of Supervisory Guidance
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Releases Latest Supervisory Highlights
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: Blog WARNO: New security clearance guidelines make it more important than ever for servicemembers to monitor their credit
Category: Blog Bureau roundtables seek public input
Category: Blog A new list identifies more ways to access credit scores—for free
Category: Blog 3 common credit issues and what you can do to fix them
Category: Blog Ask CFPB your questions about credit reports and scores
Category: Blog 4 tips to spring clean your finances
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: Public records
Category: Blog Thinking about buying a house in 2018? Here’s what you need to know
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Request For Information On Supervision Processes
Category: Press release CFPB Publishes Request for Information on Civil Investigative Demands
Category: Press release Acting Director Mulvaney Announces Call for Evidence Regarding Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Functions
Category: Blog 5 financial New Year’s resolutions
Category: Press release CFPB Fines Xerox Business Services $1.1 Million for Incorrect Consumer Information Sent to Credit Reporting Agencies
Category: Blog Has having more access to free credit scores made a difference? Let us know!
Category: Blog Add your company to the list of sources for free credit scores
Category: Blog Las 10 mejores maneras de proteger su información personal contra el uso indebido
Category: Blog Equifax data breach updates
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 Protección contra el robo de identidad tras el incidente en Equifax
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2017
Category: Press release CFPB Supervision Recovers $14 Million in First Half of 2017 for Over 100,000 Consumers Harmed by Illegal Practices
Category: Blog Identity theft protection following the Equifax data breach
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2018