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Category: Blog Appraisal standards must include federal prohibitions against discrimination
Category: Blog Los estándares de tasaciones deben incluir las prohibiciones federales contra la discriminación
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: Press release CFPB Seeks Public Input on Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Speech Deputy Director Martinez’s Prepared Remarks at the National Fair Housing Alliance Event Previewing “Our America: Lowballed”
Category: Office of Research Publication Making Ends Meet in 2022: Insights from the CFPB Making Ends Meet survey
Category: Blog Protecting borrowers’ control over their money
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 28, Fall 2022
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: 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: Press release CFPB Fines U.S. Bank $37.5 Million for Illegally Exploiting Personal Data to Open Sham Accounts for Unsuspecting Customers
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks at a Joint DOJ, CFPB Press Event on the Trident Enforcement Action
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Housing inflation is hitting low-income renters
Category: Press release CFPB, DOJ Order Trident Mortgage Company to Pay More Than $22 Million for Deliberate Discrimination Against Minority Families
Category: Blog Using special purpose credit programs to serve unmet credit needs
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: Blog Identifying and addressing the financial needs of immigrants
Category: Blog Rethinking the approach to regulations
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Deputy Director Zixta Martinez’s Keynote Address at the Consumer Federation of America’s 2022 Consumer Assembly
Category: Blog CFPB publishes Beginner’s Guide to Accessing and Using Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Data
Category: Blog CFPB tells credit card CEOs: Practice of suppressing payment data has potential for consumer harm
Category: Report Mortgage Servicing COVID-19 Pandemic Response Metrics: New Observations from Data Reported by Sixteen Servicers for May-December 2021
Category: Report Fair Lending Report of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 2021
Category: Blog The CFPB’s 2021 Fair Lending Annual Report to Congress
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 26, Spring 2022
Category: Office of Research Publication Credit card late fees
Category: Director's statement | Category: Press release CFPB Director Chopra Statement on Appraisal Task Force Report
Category: Blog The Fed is raising interest rates. What does that mean for borrowers and savers?
Category: Blog Cracking down on discrimination in the financial sector
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Deputy Director Zixta Martinez at the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals Convention & Housing Policy Summit
Category: Blog New effort focused on financial issues facing rural communities
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Outlines Options To Prevent Algorithmic Bias In Home Valuations
Category: Blog Appraisal discrimination is illegal under federal law
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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches Initiative to Save Americans Billions in Junk Fees
Category: Blog Americans pay $120 billion in credit card interest and fees each year
Category: Blog It’s illegal to penalize borrowers for being religious
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: Press release CFPB Shutters Lending by VC-Backed Fintech for Violating Agency Order
Category: Blog CFPB is standing up for civil rights protections
Category: Blog CFPB calls tech workers to action
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 25, Fall 2021
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights Supervisory Findings of Wide-Ranging Violations of Law in 2021
Category: Blog The LIBOR index for adjustable-rate loans is being discontinued: here’s what to watch for
Category: Director's statement Statement by CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on HUD Guidance on Special Purpose Credit Programs
Category: Office of Research Publication Disputes on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Testimony Opening Statement of Director Rohit Chopra before the House Committee on Financial Services
Category: Speech Remarks of Director Rohit Chopra at a Joint DOJ, CFPB, and OCC Press Conference on the Trustmark National Bank Enforcement Action
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: 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: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio at the NFHA’s Virtual Forum on Special Purpose Credit Programs
Category: Report Supplemental estimation methodology for institutional coverage and market-level cost estimates in the small business lending data collection notice of proposed rulemaking
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: 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: Blog Credit card use is still declining compared to pre-pandemic levels
Category: Blog Celebrating 10 years of consumer protection
Category: Blog Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
Category: Blog CFPB Prioritizing Resources Against Racial Bias in Home Appraisals
Category: Blog Challenging the Model Minority Myth: A closer look at Asian American and Pacific Islanders in the mortgage market
Category: Office of Research Publication Asian American and Pacific Islanders in the Mortgage Market
Category: Blog Delinquencies on credit accounts continue to be low despite the pandemic
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio at the National Association of Attorneys General Spring Consumer Protection Conference
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: Report Fair Lending Report 2020
Category: Blog Protecting consumers through a pandemic: 2020 Fair Lending Report to Congress
Category: Press release CFPB Compliance Bulletin Warns Mortgage Servicers: Unprepared is Unacceptable
Category: Press release CFPB Clarifies That Discrimination by Lenders on the Basis of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Is Illegal
Category: Office of Research Publication Balancing savings and debt: Findings from an online experiment
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, COVID-19 Prioritized Assessments Special Edition (Issue 23)
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sues 1st Alliance Lending, LLC and Its Principals for Alleged Unlawful Mortgage Lending Practices
Category: Blog Bureau takes additional steps to foster an inclusive financial system
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: Blog Bureau seeks formal comments to inform forthcoming guidance on serving LEP consumers