In March 2012, we launched Ask CFPB, our database of clear, unbiased answers to your financial questions. At that time we had 360 answers. Last week, we added number 1,000. Find out how your questions help us serve you better.
Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that it will use all available legal avenues, including disparate impact, to pursue lenders whose practices discriminate against consumers.
Bureau Targets Lending Practices that Unlawfully Price Out, Cut Off Specific Segments of the Population WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that it will use all available legal avenues, including disparate impact, to pursue lenders whose practices discriminate against consumers. The Bureau will equip consumers with the information they need […]
At issue in the lawsuit is the total amount of fees that a credit card issuer may require a consumer to pay with respect to a credit card account prior to the opening of an account.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is seeking public comment on a proposal to revise a 2011 rule that the Federal Reserve Board had issued on credit card fees, in response to a federal court ruling that had granted a preliminary injunction to block the rule from taking effect. At issue in […]
It can be hard to understand the language of financial products and services. Just what exactly is a grace period? What about an ARM? A balloon payment? And while the Internet can serve up an answer, how can you be sure it’s the right one? Ask CFPB, a new interactive online tool from the Consumer […]