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Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks at Money 20/20
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds High Fees Charged on Student Banking Products Endorsed by Colleges
Category: Report 2022 College banking and credit card agreements
Category: Blog Mortgage borrowers can challenge inaccurate appraisals through the reconsideration of value process
Category: Report Buy Now, Pay Later: Market trends and consumer impacts
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s prepared remarks on the release of the CFPB’s Buy Now, Pay Later report
Category: Office of Research Publication Consumer Finances in Rural Appalachia
Category: Blog Why we’re modernizing how we collect credit card data
Category: Blog Examining the factors driving high credit card interest rates
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: Blog New risks emerge as line between payments and commerce blurs
Category: Blog CFPB recognizes national whistleblower day
Category: Press release CFPB Fines U.S. Bank $37.5 Million for Illegally Exploiting Personal Data to Open Sham Accounts for Unsuspecting Customers
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Housing inflation is hitting low-income renters
Category: Blog Long hold times or excellent care? Tell us about the customer service at your bank or credit union!
Category: Report Credit Card Line Decreases
Category: Blog New report explores the impact of credit card line decreases on consumers
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Deputy Director Zixta Martinez’s Prepared Remarks at the FDIC Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion
Category: Blog Rethinking the approach to regulations
Category: Press release CFPB Launches Initiative to Improve Customer Service at Big Banks
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra in Great Falls, Montana on Relationship Banking and Customer Service
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Order to Terminate Upstart No-Action Letter
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 Support Spanish-speaking customers with Spanish-language disclosures
Category: Blog Exams lead to remediation for private loan servicers’ unfair practices
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 26, Spring 2022
Category: Press release CFPB Invokes Dormant Authority to Examine Nonbank Companies Posing Risks to Consumers
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Challenges in Rural Banking Access
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Financial Challenges Facing Rural Communities
Category: Speech Director Chopra's Opening Remarks to the Community Bank and Credit Union Advisory Councils
Category: Blog Helping borrowers hold mortgage servicers accountable
Category: Office of Research Publication Credit card late fees
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 New effort focused on financial issues facing rural communities
Category: Blog Ang hindi inaasahang gastos ng mga lihim na singil
Category: Blog 정크 수수료의 숨겨진 비용
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 Sự ảnh hưởng của phụ phí ẩn
Category: Report Justice-Involved Individuals and the Consumer Financial Marketplace
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches Initiative to Save Americans Billions in Junk Fees
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on the Junk Fees RFI Press Call
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: Office of Research Publication Consumer finances during the pandemic: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey
Category: Blog Making Ends Meet series: Consumer finances during the pandemic
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: Press release Agencies Announce Dollar Thresholds in Regulations Z and M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Office of Research Publication Disputes on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Tech Giants to Turn Over Information on their Payment System Plans
Category: Press release CFPB Joins Other Financial Regulatory Agencies in Issuing Statement on Discontinuation of LIBOR
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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Report Finding a Continued Decline in College Credit Card Agreements in 2020
Category: Report 2021 College credit card agreements
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: 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: Blog Credit card limits are rising for most groups after stagnating during the pandemic
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Interpretive Rule on Certain Mortgage and Disclosure Timing Requirements for the 2021 Juneteenth Federal Holiday
Category: Blog Credit card use is still declining compared to pre-pandemic levels
Category: Blog Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
Category: Blog Delinquencies on credit accounts continue to be low despite the pandemic
Category: Office of Research Publication Consumer use of payday, auto title, and pawn loans: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey
Category: Blog Consumer use of payday, auto title, and pawn loans
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Reverse Mortgage Lender for Deceptive Advertising
Category: Office of Research Publication Balancing savings and debt: Findings from an online experiment
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Rule on Higher-Priced Mortgage Loan Escrow Exemption
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sues 1st Alliance Lending, LLC and Its Principals for Alleged Unlawful Mortgage Lending Practices
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and National Credit Union Administration Sign Memorandum of Understanding
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues an Approval Order to Facilitate Employee Access to Earned but Unpaid Wages
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Approval Order to Facilitate the Use of Dual Usage Credit Cards
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: Blog El CFPB en búsqueda de comentarios formales para mejorar las directrices para servir a consumidores LEP
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Dollar Thresholds in Regulations Z and M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Blog Bureau seeks formal comments to inform forthcoming guidance on serving LEP consumers
Category: Office of Research Publication Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Payment Amount Furnishing & Consumer Reporting
Category: Blog New report explores the prevalence of actual payment information in consumer credit reporting
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Final Rule Extending the GSE Patch
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Finds Continued Decline in the Market for Certain Kinds of College Credit Cards
Category: Report 2020 College credit card agreements
Category: Office of Research Publication Data point: How mortgages change before origination
Category: Report Integrated Mortgage Disclosures Under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z) Rule Assessment
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Assessment of TRID Mortgage Loan Disclosure Rule
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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Requests Information on the Impact of the CARD Act Regulations on Small Entities and the Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Press release CFPB Extends Comment Period on Request for Information on Ways to Prevent Credit Discrimination and Build a More Inclusive Financial System
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Proposes New Category of Qualified Mortgages to Encourage Innovation and Access to Affordable Mortgage Credit
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Mortgage Companies to Address Deceptive Loan Advertisements Sent to Servicemembers and Veterans
Category: Office of Research Publication Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Recent trends in debt settlement and credit counseling