The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today released a report warning that millions of renters and their families may suffer previously avoided economic harms of the COVID-19 pandemic as federal and state relief programs end. The report, “Financial conditions for renters before and during the COVID-19 Pandemic,” finds that some government relief efforts likely helped maintain the financial stability of renters and their families, suggesting that many may be at risk as those programs expire.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Partnerships with Communities Across the Country to Promote Financial Resiliency
On January 19, 2021, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced that it will partner with seven communities across the country to help build financial resiliency among Americans.
Good morning. Thank you, Kara, for that kind introduction. And thank you to Women in Housing and Finance for hosting this event.
I’m thrilled for the invitation to address members of the Credit Union National Association. Since becoming Director in December 2018, I have appreciated the cooperative relationship the Bureau has with CUNA.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued its Financial Literacy Annual Report for fiscal year 2019.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) released today the results of a pilot study, Planning for tax-time savings, launched with the tax preparation company H&R Block that shows that simple messages encouraging customers to use their prepaid card to save at tax time increased the likelihood that they would do so.
Speech at the Bipartisan Policy Center By Kathleen L. Kraninger, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Thank you to our hosts for the invitation, and to all of you for coming today. I’m particularly honored to be at a forum focused on bringing people together from across the political spectrum to forge commonsense solutions for the pressing issues facing our Nation.
Good morning. Thank you Ruth for the introduction and for inviting the Bureau to be a part of this year’s Consumer Empowerment Conference. Consumer Action has graciously invited Bureau employees to speak at this event in years past, and I am honored to continue this tradition. And I am especially happy to return to my roots here in the Midwest.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) today issued a Request for Information (RFI) on consumer financial education.
CFPB's First National Survey on Financial Well-Being Shows More Than 40 Percent of U.S. Adults Struggle to Make Ends Meet
Bureau Releases Interactive Online Tool to Help Consumers Measure Their Financial Well-Being
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau opened its doors less than six years ago. Our mission is to stand on the side of consumers and ensure they are treated fairly in the financial marketplace. Through fair rules, consistent oversight, appropriate law enforcement, and broad-based consumer engagement, we are working to restore trust and confidence in the markets for household financial products and services.
Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Financial Literacy and Education Commission Meeting
Thank you all for being here. I always look forward to the meetings of our Financial Literacy and Education Commission. Each time we gather, our discussions reaffirm my belief that for this country to prosper, sound financial education must be one of the foundations we work to strengthen, for people young and old.
CFPB Launches Inquiry Into Challenges Consumers Face in Using and Securely Sharing Access to Their Digital Financial Records
Bureau Seeks Stakeholder Input on Security, Consumer Choice, and Control of Records
Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Field Hearing on Consumer Access to Financial Records
Thank you all for joining us in Salt Lake City. We have a special moment right now to peer into the future and see what we can learn. And we have a great opportunity to begin to discuss how we can help shape the future in ways that support and protect consumers.
Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Financial Literacy and Education Commission
We are glad to welcome the Department of the Interior to their first meeting as a member of the Commission. Today we are releasing the 2016 National Strategy for Financial Literacy. The report provides the Commission and everyone working in the field of financial education with an important framework for promoting financial education. It also highlights important progress that has been made towards the goals that were outlined in the previous strategy from 2011.
Project Also Finds Savings Persist After Offers End
Bureau Releases Report on Teaching Financial Fundamentals and Offers a Tool for Educators
Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau at the Youth Financial Capability Town Hall
Today we are pleased to announce two new pieces of work in the field of financial education. First, we are issuing a new report discussing a development model that identifies the building blocks our young people need to achieve financial capability at different stages of their growth and maturity. Second, we are releasing a teaching tool that we call a “personal finance pedagogy.” This tool will help support teachers in more effectively delivering financial education to their students. The Consumer Bureau believes that these new resources will prove valuable for anyone working to promote youth financial education.
Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on FINRA Foundation National Financial Capability Study Release
It is a real pleasure for me to have the chance to spend some time with you today. I want to begin by thanking Chairman Ketchum, Gerri Walsh, and the rest of the FINRA team for their efforts in creating the National Financial Capability Study, which is now one of the nation’s leading surveys of financial capability.
Thank you for joining us. We are here in Kansas City, known as “the Heart of America,” to discuss concerns about payday lending and other types of loans made to consumers facing an immediate need for cash.
Crossposted from Medium.com. This column was originally posted online on April 5, 2016. Each year at this time, many consumers receive the largest lump sum payment they will see all year – their income tax refund. This seems like it should be a “golden moment” to save. But for many people, making ends meet throughout […]
Resource Will Provide Questions Financial Educators Can Use to Assess the Financial Wellness of Consumers WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is releasing a tool to measure consumer financial well-being, based on a definition that the Bureau released in January 2015. This first-of-its-kind tool provides questions that educators and others working […]
Thank you all for joining us today as we announce the launch of our ROADS to Financial Independence initiative. A large part of our work at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau involves empowering consumers to take control of their financial lives. This first-of-its-kind initiative aims to improve the financial well-being and economic security of individuals […]
ROADS to Financial Independence Initiative Will Pilot in Six Communities Nationwide WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is announcing the launch of the Reach Outcomes. Achieve Dreams. Succeed. (ROADS) to Financial Independence initiative, which is aimed at improving the financial well-being and economic security of individuals with disabilities. The initiative, which […]