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Category: Blog More than 1-in-5 consumers had telecommunications-related collections on their consumer report in the past 5 years
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles With TCF National Bank
Category: Report Data point: Final student loan payments and broader household borrowing
Category: Blog New research report on student loan repayment and broader household borrowing
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: End-of-year credit card borrowing
Category: Blog Aggregate credit card borrowing exhibits end-of-year seasonal patterns which vary across different sets of consumers
Category: Blog Strengthening the financial future of America’s young workers
Category: Report Complaint snapshot: Debt collection
Category: Press release Bureau Acting Director Mulvaney Statement on the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act
Category: Blog Share financial information with your spouse now to avoid problems later
Category: Report Know Before You Owe: Mortgage shopping study
Category: Report 2017 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: Public records
Category: Blog Removal of public records has little effect on consumers’ credit scores
Category: Press release CFPB Finalizes Changes to Prepaid Accounts Rule
Category: Press release CFPB Publishes Request for Information on Civil Investigative Demands
Category: Press release Acting Director Mulvaney Announces Call for Evidence Regarding Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Functions
Category: Report Consumer voices on overdraft programs
Category: Blog Consumer experiences with overdraft programs
Category: Blog CFPB sends letters to financial institution CEO’s encouraging more consumer control over payment methods
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: Growth in longer-term auto loans
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Sharp Increase In Riskier Longer-Term Auto Loans
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 26
Category: Press release Newly Available Data Shows Lowest Mortgage Delinquency Rate Since the Financial Crisis
Category: Report Consumer Protection Principles: Consumer-authorized financial data sharing and aggregation
Category: Press release FFIEC Announces Availability of 2016 Data on Mortgage Lending
Category: Report Financial well-being in America
Category: Blog Want to see where you stand financially? Start with these 10 questions
Category: Press release CFPB's First National Survey on Financial Well-Being Shows More Than 40 Percent of U.S. Adults Struggle to Make Ends Meet
Category: Blog Does your college sponsor an affordable bank account?
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2017
Category: Press release CFPB Supervision Recovers $14 Million in First Half of 2017 for Over 100,000 Consumers Harmed by Illegal Practices
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Ohio Land Bank Conference
Category: Press release CFPB and American Express Reach Resolution to Address Discriminatory Card Terms in Puerto Rico and U.S. Territories
Category: Report CFPB data point: Student loan repayment
Category: Blog Too many student loan borrowers struggling, not enough benefiting from affordable repayment options
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Percentage of Borrowers with $20K in Student Debt Doubled Over Last Decade
Category: Blog Know Before You Owe: We are designing new overdraft disclosure forms
Category: Report CFPB data point: Frequent overdrafters
Category: Press release CFPB Unveils Prototypes of "Know Before You Owe" Overdraft Disclosure Designed to Make Costs and Risks Easier to Understand
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Overdraft Press Call
Category: Blog Denied for a bank account? Here’s what you should know
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against JPMorgan Chase for Failures Related to Checking Account Screening Information
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 25
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 24
Category: Press release CFPB Releases State-Level Snapshot of Consumer Complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks Comment on Proposed Changes to Prepaid Rule
Category: Report CFPB data point: Becoming credit visible
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Study Finds Consumers in Lower-income Areas are More Likely to Become Credit Visible Due to Negative Records
Category: Blog How we keep you safe in the consumer financial marketplace
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 23
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Complaints from Older Consumers
Category: Report CFPB Financial Well-Being Scale: Scale development technical report
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 22
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Student Loan Complaints
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Deputy Director David Silberman at the Community Bank Advisory Council
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Report 2016 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 21
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Credit Card Complaints
Category: Blog We are seeking comment on our plan for assessing the remittance rule
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Nationstar Mortgage for Flawed Mortgage Loan Reporting
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the LendIt USA Conference
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition
Category: Press release CFPB Oversight Uncovers And Corrects Credit Reporting Problems
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 20
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Credit Reporting Complaints
Category: Blog Using alternative data to evaluate creditworthiness
Category: Press release CFPB Explores Impact of Alternative Data on Credit Access for Consumers Who Are Credit Invisible
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Alternative Data Field Hearing
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 19
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Mortgage Complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Sues TCF National Bank for Tricking Consumers Into Costly Overdraft Service
Category: Blog Understanding the Overdraft “Opt-in” Choice
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the TCF Bank Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Report Consumer Experiences With Debt Collection: Findings From the CFPB’s Survey on Consumer Views on Debt
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 18
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Debt Collection Complaints
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 17
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Debt Settlement, Check Cashing, and Other Financial Service Complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Launches Inquiry Into Challenges Consumers Face in Using and Securely Sharing Access to Their Digital Financial Records
Category: Blog Technology is changing how people access their financial records. Share your story.
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Field Hearing on Consumer Access to Financial Records
Category: Press release CFPB Warns Financial Institutions About Potential Mortgage Lending Reporting Failures
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 16
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Prepaid Product Complaints
Category: Blog Financial coaching can benefit consumers
Category: Report Financial Coaching: A Strategy to Improve Financial Well-Being
Category: Report Final Report of Findings: Post-Proposal Testing of Prepaid Card Disclosures
Category: Press release CFPB Finalizes Strong Federal Protections for Prepaid Account Consumers
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Prepaid Accounts Rule Press Call
Category: Report Tools for saving: Using prepaid accounts to set aside funds
Category: Press release CFPB Project Catalyst Study Finds Savings Offers Double the Number of Consumers Saving
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray to Corporation for Enterprise Development Assets Learning Conference
Category: Press release Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Announces Availability of 2015 Data on Mortgage Lending
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 15
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of Richard Cordray, Director, CFPB Before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Category: Blog What you need to know if you were harmed by Wells Fargo