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Category: At the CFPB |
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The CFPB is mobile-first

Today, the majority of traffic to consumerfinance.gov comes from mobile devices, matching a nation-wide trend. We are proud of the work that we have done to make our systems mobile-friendly and are committed to doing more.

Category: Data, research, and reports |
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Exploring the connection between financial assistance for medical care and medical collections

Consumers, including those with insurance, incur significant charges related to medical care. Nonprofit healthcare providers are required to establish financial assistance policies for consumers who cannot afford services. In this blog, we explore the connection between eligibility for these financial assistance programs and the prevalence of medical collections using our Making Ends Meet Survey.

Category: Policy and compliance |
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Why we’re modernizing how we collect credit card data

By gathering better price and availability data for more credit card products and making it publicly available, the CFPB seeks to empower consumers to choose the best card for their unique situation and to encourage issuers to compete more on rates.

Category: Data, research, and reports |
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New risks emerge as line between payments and commerce blurs

Innovations across the payments ecosystem are transforming how people access financial products and services. However, the ease and utility of these services may raise concerns if peoples’ financial data is aggregated and monetized without their full awareness, knowledge, or permission.

Category: At the CFPB |
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Technologists wanted

The CFPB is hiring product managers, designers, engineers, data scientists, and more to help detect and prevent unfair, deceptive, and abusive practices in financial markets.

Category: At the CFPB |
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Accepting applications for CFPB advisory committees

Beginning on Tuesday, July 5, we’re accepting applications to serve on our four advisory committees, which provide insight and advice as we carry out our work. Applications are due by July 24, 2022. Credit Union Advisory Council, Community Bank Advisory Council, Consumer Advisory Board, Academic Research Council.