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Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to Examine Colleges’ In-House Lending Practices
Category: Report State of Bureau Websites and Digital Services
Category: Blog Americans pay $120 billion in credit card interest and fees each year
Category: Report CFPB Report on Diversity and Inclusion within Financial Services
Category: Blog CFPB Releases Report on Diversity and Inclusion within Financial Services
Category: Press release CFPB Bans BrightSpeed Solutions and Its Former CEO for Supporting Telemarketing Scammers Targeting Older Americans
Category: Blog It’s illegal to penalize borrowers for being religious
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Settlement Regarding the 2019 Taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Law
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Bulletin to Prevent Unlawful Medical Debt Collection and Credit Reporting
Category: Blog Our public inquiry on buy now, pay later
Category: Press release CFPB Sues United Holding Group, Its Affiliates, and Its Owners for Illegal Debt Collection Practices
Category: Blog Protecting servicemembers from predatory lending
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report Detailing Consumer Complaint Response Deficiencies of the Big Three Credit Bureaus
Category: Report Annual report of consumer and credit reporting complaints: An analysis of complaint responses by Equifax, Experian, TransUnion
Category: Blog Hold credit reporting companies accountable for incorrect reports and shoddy service
Category: Report Consumer finances during the pandemic: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey
Category: Blog Making Ends Meet series: Consumer finances during the pandemic
Category: Press release CFPB Shutters Lending by VC-Backed Fintech for Violating Agency Order
Category: Press release CFPB and DOJ Put Landlords and Mortgage Servicers on Notice About Servicemembers’ and Veterans’ Rights
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Access Funding and Its Leadership for Misleading Consumers with Structured Settlements
Category: Blog CFPB is standing up for civil rights protections
Category: Blog Know before you buy (now, pay later) this holiday season
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Opens Inquiry Into “Buy Now, Pay Later” Credit
Category: Blog CFPB Calls Tech Workers to Action
Category: Director's statement Statement of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra Member, FDIC Board of Directors December Open Meeting of the Board
Category: Director's statement Prepared Remarks of Director Rohit Chopra on the FDIC’s Deposit Insurance Fund Restoration Plan
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: Press release CFPB Report Highlights Supervisory Findings of Wide-Ranging Violations of Law in 2021
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 25, Fall 2021
Category: Blog The LIBOR index for adjustable-rate loans is being discontinued: here’s what to watch for
Category: Speech Remarks of Director Rohit Chopra at the Elder Justice Coordinating Council Meeting
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Final Rule to Facilitate Transition from LIBOR
Category: Director's statement Statement of Director Rohit Chopra on the LIBOR Transition Rule
Category: Director's statement Statement by CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on HUD Guidance on Special Purpose Credit Programs
Category: Speech Director Chopra Remarks – December NAAG Meeting
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: Report Data Point: Checking Account Overdraft at Financial Institutions Served by Core Processors
Category: Press release CFPB Research Shows Banks’ Deep Dependence on Overdraft Fees
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Report Data Point: Overdraft/NSF Fee Reliance Since 2015 – Evidence from Bank Call Reports
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on the Overdraft Press Call
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Dollar Thresholds in Regulations Z and M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
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: Press release CFPB Seeks Input on Detecting Discrimination in Mortgage Lending
Category: Report CFPB financial report fiscal year 2021
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Pawn Lenders for Cheating Military Families
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Prevent Avoidable Foreclosures
Category: Speech Remarks of Deputy Director Zixta Martinez at Academic Research Council Meeting
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Stop False Identification by Background Screeners
Category: Director's statement Statement Regarding the Advisory Opinion to Curb False Identity Matching
Category: Speech Remarks of Associate Director Karen Andre at Combined Community Bank Advisory Council and Credit Union Advisory Council Meeting
Category: Speech Remarks of Deputy Director Zixta Martinez at Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Report Disputes on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Credit Report Disputes Far More Common in Majority Black and Hispanic Neighborhoods
Category: Director's statement Statement of CFPB Director Chopra on Stablecoin Report
Category: Press release CFPB Names New Chiefs for Supervision and Enforcement Positions
Category: Testimony Opening Statement of Director Rohit Chopra before the House Committee on Financial Services
Category: Testimony Opening Statement of Director Rohit Chopra before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of Director Rohit Chopra before the House Committee on Financial Services
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of Director Rohit Chopra before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Category: Report 2021 Annual Report of the CFPB Education Loan Ombudsman
Category: Speech Remarks of Director Rohit Chopra at a Joint DOJ, CFPB, and OCC Press Conference on the Trustmark National Bank Enforcement Action
Category: Press release CFPB, DOJ and OCC Take Action Against Trustmark National Bank for Deliberate Discrimination Against Black and Hispanic Families
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Tech Giants to Turn Over Information on their Payment System Plans
Category: Director's statement Statement Regarding the CFPB’s Inquiry into Big Tech Payment Platforms
Category: Press release CFPB Joins Other Financial Regulatory Agencies in Issuing Statement on Discontinuation of LIBOR
Category: Director's statement Joint Statement on Managing the LIBOR Transition
Category: Press release CFPB Penalizes JPay for Siphoning Taxpayer-Funded Benefits Intended to Help People Re-enter Society After Incarceration
Category: Director's statement Statement of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on the JPay Enforcement Action
Category: Press release CFPB, FTC and North Carolina Department of Justice File Amicus Brief in Henderson v. The Source for Public Data, L.P.
Category: Blog The CFPB Ombudsman’s Office celebrates Ombuds Day
Category: Director's statement Statement of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra and FTC Chair Lina M. Khan on Amicus Brief filed in Henderson v. The Source for Public Data, L.P.
Category: Press release CFPB Names Key Senior Positions
Category: Blog The CFPB is looking out for families, workers, and communities
Category: Report Semi-Annual Report of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against American Advisors Group for Deceptively Marketing Reverse Mortgages to Consumers
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: Report Subprime Auto Loan Outcomes by Lender Type
Category: Report The Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Declines in Credit Card Debt, New Applications and Increases in Digital Engagement in 2020
Category: Report Consumer Complaint Research Brief: Consumer complaints throughout the credit life cycle, by demographic characteristics
Category: Press release CFPB Report: Consumer Complaint Submission Patterns Vary by Demographic Characteristics of Census Tract
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces New Advisory Committee Members
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Software Company That Helps Credit-Repair Businesses Charge Illegal Fees
Category: Report Plain Writing Act compliance report 2021
Category: Press release CFPB Report: Renters at Risk as COVID-19 Safety Net Ends
Category: Report Financial conditions for renters before and during the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Report Guide to Remote Financial Coaching
Category: Report 2021 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Report Finding a Continued Decline in College Credit Card Agreements in 2020
Category: Press release CFPB Sues LendUp Loans for Violating 2016 Consent Order and Deceiving Borrowers
Category: Press release Statement by CFPB Acting Director Uejio on CFPB Victory in Legal Challenge to Payday Lending Rule Protections
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Student Lender for Misleading Borrowers about Income Share Agreements