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Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Rule to Close Bank Overdraft Loophole that Costs Americans Billions Each Year in Junk Fees
Category: Press release Reporte de la CFPB Identifica los Retos que Enfrentan los Prestatarios con la Reanudación de los Pagos a Préstamos Estudiantiles
Category: Report Issue Spotlight: Federal Student Loan Return to Repayment
Category: Press release CFPB Report Identifies Challenges Faced by Borrowers in Resumption of Student Loan Payments
Category: Director's statement Statement of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on the Federal Student Loan Return to Repayment Issue Spotlight
Category: Office of Research Publication The Neighborhood Geography of Mortgage Lending
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Report Showing Many Americans Are Surprised by Overdraft Fees
Category: Office of Research Publication Overdraft and Nonsufficient Fund Fees: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey and Consumer Credit Panel
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Many College-Sponsored Financial Products Charge High and Unusual Fees
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: A look at cash-out refinance mortgages and their borrowers between 2013 to 2023
Category: Office of Research Publication Making Ends Meet in 2023: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey
Category: Testimony Opening Statement of Director Rohit Chopra before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Category: Testimony Opening Statement of Director Rohit Chopra before the House Committee on Financial Services
Category: Press release CFPB and 11 States Order Prehired to Provide Students More than $30 Million in Relief for Illegal Student Lending Practices
Category: Report Report of the CFPB Education Loan Ombudsman
Category: Report Vast majority of NSF fees have been eliminated, saving consumers nearly $2 billion annually
Category: Press release CFPB Mortgage Report Finds Jumps in Closing Costs and Denials for Insufficient Income, Growing Proportion of Cash-Out Refinances
Category: Office of Research Publication Data Point: 2022 Mortgage Market Activity and Trends
Category: Director's statement Statement of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on Mortgage Market Activity and Trends
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds College Tuition Payment Plans Can Put Student Borrowers at Risk
Category: Blog As payments on federal student loans resume, federal student loan borrowers may be eligible for cancellation or lower payments
Category: Blog Prestamistas estudiantiles federales podrían recibir cancelación o pagos más bajos
Category: Blog Las dificultades financieras son más duras en Puerto Rico, que en el resto del país
Category: Blog Financial struggles in Puerto Rico bite deeper than the rest of the United States
Category: Blog Looking at credit scores only tells part of the story – cashflow data may tell another part
Category: Press release State Partners and CFPB Sue Prehired For Illegal Student Lending Practices
Category: Press release Autoridades Estatales y la CFPB Demandan a Prehired por sus Prácticas Ilegales en Préstamos
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Initial Fresh Start program changes followed by increased credit scores for affected student loan borrowers
Category: Blog How are mortgages with a COVID-related forbearance performing in 2023?
Category: Office of Research Publication Consumer Finances in Rural Areas of the Southern Region
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Update on student loan borrowers during payment suspension
Category: Report Tuition Payment Plans in Higher Education
Category: Report Overdraft/NSF Revenue in Q4 2022 down nearly 50% versus pre-pandemic levels
Category: Blog Mortgage data shows that borrowers could save $100 a month (or more) by choosing cheaper lenders
Category: Office of Research Publication Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Financing and Consumer Financial Outcomes
Category: Blog Adjustable-rate loans are changing, because a widely-used interest rate index expires in June
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Rule to Facilitate Orderly Wind Down of LIBOR
Category: Press release CFPB Joins Other Financial Regulatory Agencies in Issuing Statement on Completing the LIBOR Transition
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Who gets sued in civil courts? Civil judgments are not evenly distributed
Category: Report Consumer Credit and the Removal of Medical Collections from Credit Reports
Category: Blog Protecting people from discriminatory targeting
Category: Office of Research Publication Insights into Consumers’ Financial Standing and Distress from 2019-2022: Evidence from a CDFI
Category: Press release CFPB Heightens Scrutiny of Unlawful Collection of Payments on Discharged Student Loans
Category: Press release CFPB investiga Cobro Ilegal de Préstamos Estudiantiles Descargados
Category: Report 2022 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Junk Fees Special Edition, Issue 29, Winter 2023
Category: Office of Research Publication Report on the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Rule Voluntary Review
Category: Office of Research Publication Consumer Use of Buy Now, Pay Later: Insights from the CFPB Making Ends Meet Survey
Category: Press release CFPB examina altas tarifas que reducen beneficios públicos | CFPB
Category: Press release New CFPB Issue Spotlight Examines High Fees that Chip Away at Public Benefits
Category: Blog Our auto finance data pilot
Category: Blog Why the largest credit card companies are suppressing actual payment data on your credit report
Category: Blog Por qué las grandes compañías emisoras de tarjetas de crédito suprimen datos reales de pagos en su informe de crédito
Category: Report Market Snapshot: Trends in Third-Party Debt Collections Tradelines Reporting
Category: Report Banks’ overdraft/NSF fee revenue declines significantly compared to pre-pandemic levels
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Credit score transitions during the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Blog Office of Research Blog: Even as rents increase, fewer people are buying
Category: Office of Research Publication Making Ends Meet in 2022: Insights from the CFPB Making Ends Meet survey
Category: Press release CFPB & FHFA news release announcing the publication of updated loan-level data for public use collected through the National Survey of Mortgage Originations
Category: Report Protecting Those Who Protect Us: Evidence of activated Guard and Reserve servicemembers’ usage of credit protections under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Members of the Reserves and National Guard Paying Millions of Dollars in Extra Interest Each Year
Category: Press release Reservistas y Guardias Nacionales pagan más intereses
Category: Office of Research Publication Consumer Savings App Strategies and Savings Outcomes
Category: Blog Mejorando la data del público usada en préstamos automotrices
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Higher interest rates leading to higher debt burdens for mortgage borrowers
Category: Blog Enhancing public data on auto lending
Category: Press release CFPB Reports Highlight Problems with Tenant Background Checks
Category: Press release Reporte de la CFPB Destaca Problemas con la Verificación de Antecedentes de Inquilinos
Category: Report Consumer Snapshot: Tenant Background Checks
Category: Report Tenant Background Checks Market Report
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Update on student loan borrowers during payment suspension
Category: Report 2022 Annual Report of the CFPB Education Loan Ombudsman
Category: Press release CFPB Supervisory Examinations Find Violations of Federal Law by Student Loan Servicers and University-Owned Lenders
Category: Blog Examining the potential impact of high vehicle costs on Americans with deep subprime credit scores
Category: Press release CFPB Launches Effort to Spur New Opportunities for Homeowners in the Mortgage Market
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks at the Exchequer Club Fireside Chat
Category: Office of Research Publication Data Point: 2021 Mortgage Market Activity and Trends
Category: Blog Market monitoring insights: examining the potential credit impact of high vehicle costs for consumers
Category: Office of Research Publication Consumer Finances in Rural Appalachia
Category: Press release CFPB Report Details Family Finances and Debt in Rural Appalachia
Category: Blog Exploring the connection between financial assistance for medical care and medical collections
Category: Speech Director Chopra's Remarks on the Announcement Regarding the Cancellation of Loans for ITT Tech Students
Category: Office of Research Publication Understanding Required Financial Assistance in Medical Care
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Housing inflation is hitting low-income renters
Category: Press release CFPB Publishes Analysis of Potential Impacts of Medical Debt Credit Reporting Changes
Category: Office of Research Publication Consumer Credit Trends Report: Paid and Low-Balance Medical Collections on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Blog Time is running out for student loan servicers to help servicemembers with student loans get debt relief
Category: Blog Banks’ overdraft/NSF fee revenues evolve along with their policies
Category: Press release CFPB Sues ACE Cash Express for Concealing No-Cost Repayment Plans and Improperly Withdrawing Consumers’ Funds
Category: Report Credit Card Line Decreases
Category: Blog New report explores the impact of credit card line decreases on consumers
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks Ban Against Operator of Student Loan Debt Relief Scam Reboot
Category: Blog Loan Cancellation for Student Loan Borrowers Who Attended Corinthian Colleges
Category: Blog FFELP student loan borrowers: take full advantage of fixes to Income-Driven Repayment
Category: Blog Exams lead to remediation for private loan servicers’ unfair practices
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 26, Spring 2022
Category: Press release CFPB Report Spotlights Medical Billing Challenges
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Challenges in Rural Banking Access
Category: Office of Research Publication Student Loan Borrowers Potentially At-Risk when Payment Suspension Ends
Category: Blog The student loan pause was extended—three things to keep in mind