Our new interactive Financial Well-Being tool lets you see your financial well-being score—that is, how well your money situation provides you with financial security and freedom of choice.
According to a new CFPB report, at-risk student loan borrowers are struggling with repayment, even with options to help them available.
We recently published our Consumer Response Annual Report, which provides an overview of the complaints we received in 2016.
Understanding the promises and pitfalls of using alternative data to assess creditworthiness.
Many new financial innovations rely on people
choosing to give a company access to their digital financial records held by
another company. If you’re using these kinds of services, we’d love to hear
from you. Make your voice heard.
Today the CFPB is updating the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) requirements with a new rule that will shine more light on lending practices in America’s largest consumer financial market, the mortgage market.
As part of our work to educate consumers to make informed financial decisions, we at the CFPB—along with the other members of the FFIEC—are committed to making HMDA data clear and available to you. Bringing transparency to the mortgage market can lead to the greater likelihood that similarly situated consumers receive similar loan terms.
Last year, we released a web-based tool that provides the public with easier access to mortgage data for 2007 through 2012. Today, we’re updating the database with 2013 data.
During the event, we participated and watched representatives from traditionally disconnected groups work together on some of the most pressing issues facing the local and federal government. We asked participants to analyze our public Consumer Complaint Database and our Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Database.
While rates aren’t set in stone yet, interest rates on new federal student loans are expected to jump this July. We’ve updated our Paying for College tool using our best guess of what the rates will be, so you can have a better estimate of what your monthly payment might be after graduation.