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Category: Speech Statement of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra, Member, FDIC Board of Directors, at the FDIC Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion Meeting
Category: Press release CFPB Kicks Off Personal Financial Data Rights Rulemaking
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks at Money 20/20
Category: Report 2022 Annual Report of the CFPB Education Loan Ombudsman
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Address Junk Data in Credit Reports
Category: Blog Examining the potential impact of high vehicle costs on Americans with deep subprime credit scores
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: Report Buy Now, Pay Later: Market trends and consumer impacts
Category: Office of Research Publication Consumer Finances in Rural Appalachia
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Protect the Public from Shoddy Data Security Practices
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks at the 2022 National Association of Attorneys General Presidential Summit
Category: Press release CFPB Warns that Digital Marketing Providers Must Comply with Federal Consumer Finance Protections
Category: Report The Convergence of Payments and Commerce: Implications for Consumers
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Hyundai to Pay $19 Million for Widespread Credit Reporting Failures
Category: Blog Protecting servicemembers from costly auto loans and wrongful repossessions
Category: Report Office of Servicemember Affairs 2021 Annual Report
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights Experiences of Military Families with Medical Billing, Credit Reporting, and Debt Collection
Category: Report Mortgage Servicing COVID-19 Pandemic Response Metrics: New Observations from Data Reported by Sixteen Servicers for May-December 2021
Category: Press release CFPB Supervisory Report Finds Unlawful Auto Repossessions, Breakdowns in Credit Report Disputes
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 26, Spring 2022
Category: Blog Overcharging for add-on products on auto loans
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: Medical billing and collection issues described in consumer complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Report Spotlights Medical Billing Challenges
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Challenges in Rural Banking Access
Category: Blog The student loan pause was extended—three things to keep in mind
Category: Report 2021 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Blog Overdraft fees can price people out of banking
Category: Blog Shining a Spotlight on Workers’ Financial Experiences
Category: Press release CFPB Moves to Thwart Illegal Auto Repossessions
Category: Blog Rising car prices means more auto loan debt
Category: Blog Report illustrates how the big three credit reporting companies are giving consumers the runaround
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: Office of Research Publication 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: Office of Research Publication Data Point: Overdraft/NSF Fee Reliance Since 2015 – Evidence from Bank Call Reports
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Stop False Identification by Background Screeners
Category: Office of Research Publication Disputes on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Credit Report Disputes Far More Common in Majority Black and Hispanic Neighborhoods
Category: Report 2021 Annual Report of the CFPB Education Loan Ombudsman
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Tech Giants to Turn Over Information on their Payment System Plans
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 Comparing auto loans for borrowers with subprime credit scores
Category: Office of Research Publication Subprime Auto Loan Outcomes by Lender Type
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: Report 2021 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Rule to Shine New Light on Small Businesses’ Access to Credit
Category: Speech Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio at the Press Call on the Small Business Lending Proposed Rule
Category: Blog Credit access declined during the pandemic for credit cards, but increased for mortgages and auto loans
Category: Press release Mortgage refinance loans drove an increase in closed-end originations in 2020, new CFPB report finds
Category: Office of Research Publication 2020 Mortgage Market Activity and Trends
Category: Report Mortgage Servicing COVID-19 Pandemic Response Metrics: Observations from Data Reported by Sixteen Servicers
Category: Press release CFPB Report: Mortgage Servicers’ Pandemic Response Varies Significantly
Category: Press release CFPB and FHFA Release Updated Data from the National Survey of Mortgage Originations for Public Use
Category: Consumer advisories Consumer advisory: Know your rights under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Uejio For AFR’s Celebration of the CFPB’s 10th Birthday
Category: Blog Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: COVID-19 issues described in consumer complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Consumer Complaint Bulletin Highlights Consumers’ Difficulties During Pandemic
Category: Office of Research Publication Commercial Credit on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Blog The trends of commercial credit reporting on consumer credit
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights Supervisory Findings of Wide-Ranging Violations of Law in 2020
Category: Blog Delinquencies on credit accounts continue to be low despite the pandemic
Category: Blog HMDA Threshold Report Blog
Category: Office of Research Publication A Brief Note on General Lending Patterns of Small to Medium Size Closed-end HMDA Reporters
Category: Office of Research Publication Manufactured Housing Finance: New Insights from the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Auto Lender for Unfair Loss Damage Waiver Practices
Category: Report Office of Servicemember Affairs Annual Report
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: Mortgage forbearance issues described in consumer complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Reports Detailing Mortgage Borrowers’ Continuing COVID-19 Challenges
Category: Report Measuring the financial well-being of Hispanics: 2018 Financial Well-being Score Benchmarks
Category: Office of Research Publication Changes in consumer financial status during the early months of the pandemic
Category: Press release CFPB Consumer Complaint Bulletin Examines County-Level Demographic Data
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: County-level demographic overview of consumer complaints
Category: Report 2020 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Press release CFPB Annual Complaint Report Highlights More Than a Half-Million Complaints Received in 2020
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Blog Credit applications remain depressed for credit cards and auto loans
Category: Blog Credit card debt fell even for consumers who were having financial difficulties before the pandemic
Category: Report Annual Report of the CFPB Private Education Loan Ombudsman 2020
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Nissan Motor Acceptance Corporation for Illegal Collections and Repossession Practices
Category: Report 2020 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Auto Lender for Unfair Loss Damage Waiver Practices
Category: Office of Research Publication Special issue brief: The early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on consumer credit
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Examines Early Impact of Pandemic on Consumer Credit
Category: Office of Research Publication An updated review of the new and revised data points in HMDA: Further observations using the 2019 HMDA data
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Analysis of HMDA Data Points
Category: Speech Oral Testimony of Director Kraninger Before the House Financial Services Committee
Category: Speech Oral Testimony of Director Kraninger Before the Senate Banking Committee
Category: Report Bureau Symposium: Consumer Access to Financial Records, a summary of the proceedings
Category: Blog What to consider when sharing your financial data
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Plan to Issue ANPR on Consumer-Authorized Access to Financial Data
Category: Press release CFPB Announces New Capability for the Consumer Complaint Database, Expands Ability to View Complaint Data Over Time
Category: Blog Closing remarks: Consumer Financial Protection Week
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Updated COVID-19 Consumer Complaint Data
Category: Report July Complaint Bulletin: Complaints mentioning coronavirus keywords