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The CFPB's Office of Servicemember Affairs hosts an ongoing series of virtual Military Financial Educator Forums on consumer financial topics for service providers who work with servicemembers, veterans, and their families. These are training videos that you can access at any time. There are More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Video
Tags: Military, financial readiness, training video
Date: 5/31/2017
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new portal helps you find information and learn about credit scores and reports while providing links to additional resources. It includes sections on the difference between credit scores and credit reports, what to look for and how to dispute errors on More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Websites
Tags: credit management, understanding credit, credit scores, disputes, consumer
Date: 5/31/2017
Steps and tips on how to rebuild credit from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Download guide in PDF Format. More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Guide
Tags: credit repair, tips
Date: 5/31/2017
Worksheet to help consumers create their own customized financial rule of thumb for checking credit reports More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Worksheets
Tags: Financial Education, Credit Reports, Consumer Credit; Financial Decision-making
Date: 4/12/2017
The Equal Credit Opportunity Act prohibits credit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age, or because you get public assistance. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017
Your credit report contains information about where you live, how you pay your bills, and whether you’ve been sued or arrested, or have filed for bankruptcy. Credit reporting companies sell the information in your report to creditors, insurers, employers, and other businesses that use it to More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Tools Website
Date: 3/31/2017
How, why, and when to order the free copies of your credit report you’re entitled to from each of the nationwide credit reporting companies. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017
Explains employer responsibilities and consumer rights when using information in credit reports to evaluate applications for employment, as well as employee retention, promotion or reassignment. Advises consumers to review their credit reports before applying for a job. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Brochure
Date: 3/31/2017
Check your free credit report at least once a year to find and fix mistakes, update your information, and guard against identity theft. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Guidance
Date: 4/22/2013