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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: Blog Have medical debt? Anything already paid or under $500 should no longer be on your credit report
Category: Blog ¿Tiene deudas médicas? Ninguna que haya pagado o que sea menos de $500, debería aparecer en su informe de crédito
Category: Report Medical Credit Cards and Financing Plans
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Director Rohit Chopra at the American Association of Healthcare Administration Management
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights Costly Credit Cards and Loans Pushed on Patients
Category: Office of Research Publication Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Financing and Consumer Financial Outcomes
Category: Blog Credit reporting companies should do more to ensure that servicemembers receive the free credit monitoring services they are legally entitled to
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Guidance to Protect Homeowners from Illegal Collection Tactics on Zombie Mortgages
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Director Rohit Chopra on Zombie Mortgage Debt
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: Press release CFPB emite directrices contra tácticas ilegales de cobro de hipotecas zombis
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks on the Interagency Enforcement Policy Statement on “Artificial Intelligence”
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of James S. Rice, Assistant Director, Office of Servicemember Affairs, before the U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs
Category: Office of Research Publication Insights into Consumers’ Financial Standing and Distress from 2019-2022: Evidence from a CDFI
Category: Blog Tell us your experiences with data brokers
Category: Press release CFPB ordena a delincuente reincidente, pagar $24 millones
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Repeat Offender Portfolio Recovery Associates to Pay More Than $24 Million for Continued Illegal Debt Collection Practices and Consumer Reporting Violations
Category: Report 2022 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press release CFPB Launches Inquiry Into the Business Practices of Data Brokers
Category: Press release CFPB lanza averiguación sobre Corredores de Datos
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
Category: Press release New CFPB Issue Spotlight Examines High Fees that Chip Away at Public Benefits
Category: Blog Tell us about your experiences with rental background checks and fees
Category: Blog Opine acerca de sus experiencias con las revisiones de antecedentes a inquilinos y sus tarifas
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: Blog Debt collectors re-evaluate medical debt furnishing in light of data integrity issues
Category: Press release CFPB Finds One-Third Decline in Collections Items on Consumer Credit Reports
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: Report Servicemember reports about identity theft are increasing
Category: Press release CFPB toma acción contra demandas falsas a consumidores
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Halt Debt Collection Mill From Bombarding Consumers with Junk Lawsuits
Category: Blog Office of Research Blog: Even as rents increase, fewer people are buying
Category: Report Annual report of consumer and credit reporting complaints: An analysis of complaint responses by Equifax, Experian, TransUnion
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Report on TransUnion, Experian, and Equifax
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: Blog You can help caregivers spot illegal nursing home debt collection tactics
Category: Blog Usted puede ayudar a cuidadores a descubrir tácticas ilegales de cobranzas de deudas con hogares de cuidado
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: Press release La CFPB Toma Acciones Contra Carrington Mortgage por negarle a Propietarios sus Derechos Bajo la Ley CARES
Category: Blog Enhancing public data on auto lending
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Carrington Mortgage for Cheating Homeowners out of CARES Act Rights
Category: Press release Los Exámenes de Supervisión de la CFPB Encuentran Fallas en el Reporte del Crédito, Uso de Tarifas Inesperadas y Engañoso Manejo de las Protecciones por COVID-19
Category: Press release CFPB Supervisory Examinations Find Credit Reporting Failures, Junk Fees, and Mishandling of COVID-19 Protections
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: Press release CFPB Issues Guidance to Address Shoddy Investigation Practices by Consumer Reporting Companies
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 28, Fall 2022
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Update on student loan borrowers during payment suspension
Category: Blog Your voices help drive our work
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: Press release CFPB Launches Effort to Spur New Opportunities for Homeowners in the Mortgage Market
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: Blog Furnishers have an obligation to investigate consumer disputes
Category: Report Issue Spotlight: Nursing Home Debt Collection
Category: Press release CFPB and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Take Action to Protect Caregivers and Families from Illegal Nursing Home Debt Collection Practices
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks at the CFPB Field Hearing on Nursing Home Debt Collection Practices
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: 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: Press release CFPB Orders Hyundai to Pay $19 Million for Widespread Credit Reporting Failures
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: Press release CFPB Issues Advisory to Protect Privacy When Companies Compile Personal Data
Category: Report Credit Card Line Decreases
Category: Blog New report explores the impact of credit card line decreases on consumers
Category: Press release CFPB Affirms Ability for States to Police Credit Reporting Markets
Category: Press release CFPB Helps Survivors Mitigate the Financial Consequences of Human Trafficking
Category: Blog Tell us your stories about employer-driven debt
Category: Blog Buy Now, Pay Later and Credit Reporting
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Deputy Director Zixta Martinez’s Keynote Address at the Consumer Federation of America’s 2022 Consumer Assembly
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: Blog Credit disputes: getting a clear statement of results from your furnisher
Category: Press release CFPB and New York Attorney General Shut Down Debt Collection Ring
Category: Blog Credit reporting companies and furnishers have obligations to assure accuracy in consumer reports
Category: Press release CFPB Supervisory Report Finds Unlawful Auto Repossessions, Breakdowns in Credit Report Disputes