New research report detailing how borrowers are paying off their student loans, what they do after, and what it might mean for their personal finances and the broader economy.
Aggregate credit card borrowing exhibits end-of-year seasonal patterns which vary across different sets of consumers
This report finds that aggregate end-of-year consumer credit card borrowing roughly follows end-of-year retail expenditure patterns, with consumer borrowing experiences differing across consumers with different credit scores and different credit card utilization rates at baseline.
The National Consumer Assistance Plan (NCAP) was launched in March 2015 by the three nationwide credit reporting companies in response to a multi-state settlement. In this report, we explore how the removal of public records resulting from the NCAP affected consumers' credit records and their credit scores.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today published the Request for Information (RFI) about the Bureau’s Civil Investigative Demands (CIDs) that was announced as part of Acting Director Mick Mulvaney’s call for evidence last week.
Acting Director Mulvaney Announces Call for Evidence Regarding Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Functions
Seeks Public Input on Ways to Better Fulfill Statutory Obligations
Six-Year Auto Loans Carry Higher Costs and Higher Default Rates than Five-Year Auto Loans
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.
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
According to a new CFPB report, at-risk student loan borrowers are struggling with repayment, even with options to help them available.
Record Student Debt Spurring Employers to Offer Student Loan Repayment Benefits