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Category: Report Consumer Credit and the Removal of Medical Collections from Credit Reports
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks on the Interagency Enforcement Policy Statement on “Artificial Intelligence”
Category: Press release CFPB and Federal Partners Confirm Automated Systems and Advanced Technology Not an Excuse for Lawbreaking Behavior
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of James S. Rice, Assistant Director, Office of Servicemember Affairs, before the U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs
Category: Blog Mientras la deuda de tarjetas de crédito alcanza un nuevo pico, en la CFPB nos enfocamos en aumentar la competencia y reducir los costos
Category: Blog As outstanding credit card debt hits new high, the CFPB is focusing on ways to increase competition and reduce costs
Category: Office of Research Publication Insights into Consumers’ Financial Standing and Distress from 2019-2022: Evidence from a CDFI
Category: Press release CFPB Finalizes Rule to Create a New Data Set on Small Business Lending in America
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Remarks at the NCRC Just Economy Conference
Category: Press release La CFPB Finaliza Normativa para Crear un Nuevo Conjunto de Datos para el Crédito a la Pequeña Empresa en el País
Category: Press release CFPB Mejora Herramienta para Promover Competencia y Comparación de Tarjetas de Crédito
Category: Press release CFPB Enhances Tool to Promote Competition and Comparison Shopping in Credit Card Market
Category: Report 2022 Financial Literacy Annual Report
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: Press release CFPB Proposes Rule to Rein in Excessive Credit Card Late Fees
Category: Director's statement Director Chopra’s Remarks on Press Call for Credit Card Late Fees NPRM
Category: Press release La CFPB Propone Normativa para Frenar el Cobro de Excesivas Penalidades por Atraso con Tarjetas de Crédito
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Credit score transitions during the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks Public Input on Consumer Credit Card Market
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 Protecting borrowers’ control over their money
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: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 28, Fall 2022
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Update on student loan borrowers during payment suspension
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 Herramientas financieras para las víctimas de los huracanes Fiona e Ian
Category: Blog A financial toolkit for victims of hurricanes Fiona and Ian
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: 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 Exploring the connection between financial assistance for medical care and medical collections
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: Press release CFPB Fines U.S. Bank $37.5 Million for Illegally Exploiting Personal Data to Open Sham Accounts for Unsuspecting Customers
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 Banks’ overdraft/NSF fee revenues evolve along with their policies
Category: Blog Using special purpose credit programs to serve unmet credit needs
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: Op-ed | Category: Speech Deputy Director Zixta Martinez’s Prepared Remarks at the FDIC Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion
Category: Blog Identifying and addressing the financial needs of immigrants
Category: Press release CFPB Helps Survivors Mitigate the Financial Consequences of Human Trafficking
Category: Press release CFPB Launches Inquiry into Practices that Leave Workers Indebted to Employers
Category: Blog CFPB tells credit card CEOs: Practice of suppressing payment data has potential for consumer harm
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Profiles of older adults living in mobile homes
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: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Financial Challenges Facing Rural Communities
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
Category: Blog Climate risk should be considered in housing decisions
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks to Halt Negative Credit Reporting for Survivors of Human Trafficking
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Opening Remarks to the Consumer Advisory Board
Category: Office of Research Publication Credit card late fees
Category: Office of Research Publication New Data on the Characteristics of Mortgage Borrowers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Office of Research Publication Emergency Savings and Financial Security: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey and Consumer Credit Panel
Category: Blog The Fed is raising interest rates. What does that mean for borrowers and savers?
Category: Blog Safely sending money to loved ones in conflict areas
Category: Report 2021 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Report Medical debt burden in the United States
Category: Press release CFPB Estimates $88 Billion in Medical Bills on Credit Reports
Category: Blog Report illustrates how the big three credit reporting companies are giving consumers the runaround
Category: Blog If you’re a homeowner struggling to make housing-related payments due to the pandemic, help is available or coming soon
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