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Category: Blog Credit disputes: getting a clear statement of results from your furnisher
Category: Blog CFPB tells credit card CEOs: Practice of suppressing payment data has potential for consumer harm
Category: Blog Explainer: What is nonbank supervision?
Category: Blog FFELP student loan borrowers: take full advantage of fixes to Income-Driven Repayment
Category: Blog CFPB launches new system to promote consistent enforcement of consumer financial protections
Category: Blog Improving how the CFPB gathers feedback
Category: Blog Support Spanish-speaking customers with Spanish-language disclosures
Category: Blog Data spotlight: Older adults living in mobile homes
Category: Blog The CFPB’s 2021 Fair Lending Annual Report to Congress
Category: Blog Credit reporting companies and furnishers have obligations to assure accuracy in consumer reports
Category: Blog Exams lead to remediation for private loan servicers’ unfair practices
Category: Blog Overcharging for add-on products on auto loans
Category: Blog Cómo prevenir y reportar estafas contra adultos mayores
Category: Blog How to prevent and report scams targeting older adults
Category: Blog Transcript Withholding Holds Back Workers and Wages
Category: Blog Protecting families and honest businesses from debt collection abuses
Category: Blog The student loan pause was extended—three things to keep in mind
Category: Blog Consumers on course to save $1 billion in NSF fees annually, but some banks continue to charge these fees
Category: Blog Busting myths about bankruptcy and private student loans
Category: Blog Know your rights and protections when it comes to medical bills and collections
Category: Blog Are you getting the help with your medical bills you are entitled to?
Category: Blog Climate risk should be considered in housing decisions
Category: Blog Helping borrowers hold mortgage servicers accountable
Category: Blog Overdraft fees can price people out of banking
Category: Blog CFPB Extends Opportunity for Public to Provide Input on Junk Fees
Category: Blog The Fed is raising interest rates. What does that mean for borrowers and savers?
Category: Blog Cracking down on discrimination in the financial sector
Category: Blog Designing for the people we serve
Category: Blog Safely sending money to loved ones in conflict areas
Category: Blog Using the Homeowner Assistance Fund program to help borrowers prevent foreclosure
Category: Blog New effort focused on financial issues facing rural communities
Category: Blog Shining a Spotlight on Workers’ Financial Experiences
Category: Blog Rising car prices means more auto loan debt
Category: Blog Using special purpose credit programs to serve unmet credit needs
Category: Blog Inaccurate small business credit reports can block access to loans
Category: Blog Report illustrates how the big three credit reporting companies are giving consumers the runaround
Category: Blog If you’re a homeowner struggling to make housing-related payments due to the pandemic, help is available or coming soon
Category: Blog Comparing overdraft fees and policies across banks
Category: Blog No Surprises Act: How we are protecting people from the side effects of surprise medical bills
Category: Blog New VA rule relieves financial distress for thousands of veterans with medical bills
Category: Blog Appraisal discrimination is illegal under federal law
Category: Blog Ang hindi inaasahang gastos ng mga lihim na singil
Category: Blog 정크 수수료의 숨겨진 비용
Category: Blog Sự ảnh hưởng của phụ phí ẩn
Category: Blog The hidden cost of junk fees
Category: Blog El costo oculto de las tarifas inesperadas
Category: Blog التكلفة الخفية للرسوم المفاجئة وغير المتوقعة
Category: Blog 垃圾費的隱含費用
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Blog Don’t let sloppy servicing keep you from benefitting under the PSLF Fix before it expires on October 31, 2022
Category: Blog Americans pay $120 billion in credit card interest and fees each year
Category: Blog CFPB releases report on diversity and inclusion within financial services
Category: Blog It’s illegal to penalize borrowers for being religious
Category: Blog Our public inquiry on buy now, pay later
Category: Blog Protecting servicemembers from predatory lending
Category: Blog Hold credit reporting companies accountable for incorrect reports and shoddy service
Category: Blog Making Ends Meet series: Consumer finances during the pandemic
Category: Blog CFPB is standing up for civil rights protections
Category: Blog Know before you buy (now, pay later) this holiday season
Category: Blog CFPB calls tech workers to action
Category: Blog Fall 2021 Rulemaking Agenda
Category: Blog Seven examples of unfair practices and other violations by mortgage servicers: CFPB supervision activities uncover red flags
Category: Blog How Should Regulators Review Bank Mergers?
Category: Blog The LIBOR index for adjustable-rate loans is being discontinued: here’s what to watch for
Category: Blog Give us feedback on the draft CFPB Strategic Plan for FY 2022-26
Category: Blog CFPB Ombudsman’s Office 2021 Annual Report
Category: Blog Understand how the CFPB’s Debt Collection Rule impacts you
Category: Blog Ethics Guidance to Protect the Public Trust and Detect Revolving Door Misconduct
Category: Blog The CFPB Ombudsman’s Office celebrates Ombuds Day
Category: Blog The CFPB is looking out for families, workers, and communities
Category: Blog Deadline to request initial forbearance for HUD/FHA, USDA, or VA backed loans is extended until National Emergency ends
Category: Blog Volunteering to help people make the most of the tax refund. An opportunity to give back
Category: Blog New rule ensures mortgage servicers provide options to potentially vulnerable borrowers exiting forbearance
Category: Blog Comparing auto loans for borrowers with subprime credit scores
Category: Blog Did you get a notice that your student loans are transferring to a new servicer? Learn more about what this means for you
Category: Blog Do you know how to spot a rental assistance scam?
Category: Blog Safely sending money to loved ones in the wake of Haiti earthquake
Category: Blog Mientras las protecciones expiran, la nueva normativa para la administración hipotecaria busca reducir las ejecuciones que sean evitables
Category: Blog New mortgage servicing rule aims to prevent avoidable foreclosures as protections expire
Category: Blog The CDC eviction moratorium has ended: Learn your options
Category: Blog La moratoria a los desalojos del CDC ha terminado: Conozca sus opciones
Category: Blog Credit access declined during the pandemic for credit cards, but increased for mortgages and auto loans
Category: Blog The Bureau continues to fight to help alleviate housing insecurity through its Tech Sprint Program
Category: Blog Everyone deserves a second chance. Use our tools to financially empower people in transition from incarceration
Category: Blog Credit card limits are rising for most groups after stagnating during the pandemic
Category: Blog Four reasons why landlords should take advantage of federal rental assistance
Category: Blog Higher education emergency grants available for college students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Blog Qué significa para usted la nueva moratoria a los desalojos del CDC
Category: Blog What the new CDC eviction moratorium means for you
Category: Blog Federal housing protections have ended – Learn how to avoid foreclosure and eviction
Category: Blog Las protecciones federales a la vivienda han terminado. Sepa cómo evitar la ejecución y el desalojo
Category: Blog Credit card use is still declining compared to pre-pandemic levels
Category: Blog How the people you serve can find help with rent and utilities
Category: Blog We have resources to help you avoid foreclosure
Category: Blog Celebrating 10 years of consumer protection
Category: Blog Consumer Fraud Alert - Tips for avoiding VA home loan scams
Category: Blog Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
Category: Blog Rental assistance may help you and your tenants get through the pandemic
Category: Blog Use our toolkit to help spread the word about pandemic financial relief options
Category: Blog Should you buy now and pay later?