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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

CFPB is the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a U.S. government agency dedicated to making sure you are treated fairly by banks, lenders and other financial institutions.

Opening and Managing a Checking Account

When choosing and using your bank or credit union account, it’s important to know your options.

Credit Reports and Scores

Your credit reports and scores have an impact on your finances. Our resources can help you better understand them, learn how to correct errors, and improve your credit record over time.

Debt Collection

Debt collection issues can be challenging. You don't have to face them alone. These resources, including guidance on the CFPB’s Debt Collection Rule, can help you understand how debt collection works and what your rights are.

Buying a House

Whether you’re just thinking about buying a home or about to close, CFPB can help you take control of the process.