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Category: Blog How to get a handle on debt
Category: Report Consumer Protection Principles: Consumer-authorized financial data sharing and aggregation
Category: Blog Project Catalyst collaboration to improve understanding of financial well-being
Category: Press release CFPB Announces First No-Action Letter to Upstart Network
Category: Blog Supporting consumer-friendly innovation: Announcing our first no-action letter
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: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2018
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Annual Dollar Thresholds in Truth in Lending Act Regulations for Certain Credit Transactions
Category: Press release CFPB and American Express Reach Resolution to Address Discriminatory Card Terms in Puerto Rico and U.S. Territories
Category: Report Innovation highlights: Emerging student loan repayment assistance
Category: Press release CFPB Announces New Advisory Board and Council Members
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
Category: Blog How to understand special promotional financing offers on credit cards
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 21
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Credit Card Complaints
Category: Report The power of light-touch financial education: A demonstration with credit card revolvers
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the LendIt USA Conference
Category: Report Consumer insights on managing spending
Category: Blog Mastercard and UniRush to Pay $10 Million to Consumers Harmed by RushCard Technology Breakdown
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the RushCard Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Mastercard and UniRush to Pay $13 Million for RushCard Breakdowns That Cut Off Consumers' Access to Funds
Category: Blog Easy-to-remember guidelines help people reduce credit card debt
Category: Blog Accepting applications for our Academic Research Council
Category: Report 2016 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release CFPB Unveils Consumer Credit Trends Tool to Help Forecast Potential Consumer Risks
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the CFPB Research Conference
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Bank Marketing Deals With Colleges Can Mean Costly Fees and Risks for Students
Category: Blog Who are the Credit Invisible?
Category: Blog Technology is changing how people access their financial records. Share your story.
Category: Report Project Catalyst report: Promoting consumer-friendly innovation
Category: Press release CFPB Releases First-Ever Project Catalyst Innovation Highlights Report
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at Money 20/20
Category: Press release CFPB Finalizes Strong Federal Protections for Prepaid Account Consumers
Category: Blog Project Catalyst research pilot: Tools for saving
Category: Blog We’re exploring the use of a list of companies that offer free credit scores
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Updated Exam Procedures for Military Lending Act
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray to Corporation for Enterprise Development Assets Learning Conference
Category: Press release CFPB Project Catalyst Study Finds Savings Offers Double the Number of Consumers Saving
Category: Report Tools for saving: Using prepaid accounts to set aside funds
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of Richard Cordray, Director, CFPB Before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Category: Blog Cientos de miles de cuentas creadas en secreto por los empleados de Wells Fargo Bank resultan en una multa histórica de $100 millones por parte del CFPB
Category: Blog Hundreds of thousands of accounts secretly created by Wells Fargo Bank employees leads to historic $100 million fine from the CFPB
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on the Wells Fargo Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Fines Wells Fargo $100 Million for Widespread Illegal Practice of Secretly Opening Unauthorized Accounts
Category: Press release CFPB Orders First National Bank of Omaha to Pay $32.25 Million for Illegal Credit Card Practices
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 13
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Credit Card Complaints
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Academic Research Council
Category: Blog New research shows online payday loan borrowers rack up steep fees
Category: Press release CFPB Finalizes Policy to Facilitate Consumer-Friendly Innovation
Category: Blog Accepting applications for our Academic Research Council
Category: Blog 6 tips for using your credit card this season
Category: Report 2015 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release CFPB Warns Colleges About Secret Campus Credit Card Contracts
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Federation of America
Category: Press release CFPB Finds CARD Act Helped Consumers Avoid More Than $16 Billion in Gotcha Credit Card Fees
Category: Report The Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Credit Card Complaints
Category: Blog What’s that chip doing on my credit card?
Category: Report Student loan servicing
Category: Blog Three things to do before closing: What we learned from studying eClosing
Category: Blog You have the right to a fair financial marketplace
Category: Blog Citibank to refund $700 million to credit card customers for unfair and deceptive practices
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Citibank to Pay $700 Million in Consumer Relief for Illegal Credit Card Practices
Category: Blog We’re ordering JP Morgan Chase to refund $50 million and stop collecting on 528,000 accounts
Category: Blog Spring 2015 rulemaking agenda
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of David Silberman Before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
Category: Blog Register for our research conference on consumer finance
Category: Press release CFPB Finalizes Rule Aimed at Improving Credit Card Agreement Submission Process
Category: Blog Save the date: Join us for an Academic Research Council meeting in Washington, D.C.
Category: Blog Save the date: Join us for a Community Bank Advisory Council meeting in Washington, D.C.
Category: Press release CFPB Launches Public Inquiry to Inform Agency Review of the Credit Card Market
Category: Blog We took a look at arbitration agreements and here’s what we found
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks to Improve Process for Industry Submission of Consumer Credit Card Agreements
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Subprime Credit Card Company to Refund $2.7 Million for Charging Illegal Credit Card Fees
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Sham Credit Card
Category: Op-ed What we really need to be better off financially
Category: Blog Nearly half of mortgage borrowers don’t shop around when they buy a home
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Texas Company for Sham Credit Card
Category: Report 2014 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Continued Decline in College Credit Card Agreements
Category: Blog Sunshine for college credit card agreements
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Project Catalyst Research Pilot On Consumer Saving
Category: Blog Evaluating ways to promote regular saving habits among prepaid card users
Category: Blog Save the date and call for research papers
Category: Blog The 2014 annual report from the CFPB Ombudsman’s Office
Category: Blog We’re open to innovative approaches to benefit consumers
Category: Blog Promoting saving at tax time
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Project Catalyst Research Pilot on Tax-Time Saving
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Majority of Manufactured-Housing Borrowers Have Expensive Loans
Category: Blog New Project Catalyst research pilot to study early intervention credit counseling
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Project Catalyst Research Pilot
Category: Blog Updated mortgage data available
Category: Blog Reminder for steps you can take if you think your credit or debit card data was hacked
Category: Blog You could still end up paying interest on a zero percent interest credit card offer
Category: Press release CFPB Warns Credit Card Companies Against Deceptively Marketing Promotional Offers
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against ACE Cash Express for Pushing Payday Borrowers Into Cycle of Debt
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the GE Capital Enforcement Action Press Call