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Category: Blog A Veterans Day complaint review: VA home loan refinancing
Category: Report A snapshot of servicemember complaints: a review of issues related to VA mortgage refinancing
Category: Press release CFPB Warns Financial Institutions About Potential Mortgage Lending Reporting Failures
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Mortgage Bankers Association
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Navy Federal Credit Union to Pay $28.5 Million for Improper Debt Collection Actions
Category: Press release Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Announces Availability of 2015 Data on Mortgage Lending
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray, Director of the CFPB, at the National Association of Federal Credit Unions
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Five Arizona Title Lenders for Failing to Disclose Loan Annual Percentage Rate to Consumers
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
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: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 14
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Monthly Complaints Snapshot Spotlights Bank Account and Service Complaints
Category: Report Report and Recommendations: Fighting Elder Financial Exploitation through Community Networks
Category: Blog Four ways to support your community’s fight against elder financial exploitation
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Finds Hundreds of Counties Nationwide Fighting Elder Financial Abuse with Community Efforts
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Wells Fargo for Illegal Student Loan Servicing Practices
Category: Blog We’ve updated our mortgage servicing rules to provide greater protections for mortgage borrowers and other homeowners
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Expands Foreclosure Protections
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Proposes Updates To “Know Before You Owe” Mortgage Disclosure Rule
Category: Press release Agencies Issue Proposal on Method to Adjust Thresholds for Exempting Certain Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Blog Consumers Count: Tools and resources for money decisions
Category: Blog La delimitación ilegal: Acción del CFPB y del Departamento de Justicia requiere que el banco BancorpSouth pague millones de dólares a consumidores perjudicados
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Supervisory Actions Return $24.5 Million To A Quarter-Million Consumers Harmed By Illegal Activities
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau And Department Of Justice Action Requires Bancorpsouth To Pay $10.6 Million To Address Discriminatory Mortgage Lending Practices
Category: Blog Redlining: CFPB and DOJ action requires BancorpSouth Bank to pay millions to harmed consumers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Annual Dollar Thresholds in Truth in Lending Act Regulations for Certain Credit Transactions
Category: Blog eRegulations updated with Regulations X, C, and more
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Former Wells Fargo Employee for Illegal Mortgage Fee-Shifting
Category: Press release CFPB and Financial Regulators Issue Guidance on How Banks Handle Consumer Deposit Account Discrepancies
Category: Blog Usted tiene el derecho a que lo traten de manera justa en el mercado financiero
Category: Blog You have the right to be treated fairly in the financial marketplace
Category: Report Testing of Bankruptcy Periodic Statement Forms for Mortgage Servicing
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Monthly Complaint Snapshot Examines Mortgage Complaints
Category: Blog Mortgage Moves: How many loan offers will you get?
Category: Blog Mortgage Moves: What kind of mortgage will you get?
Category: Blog Mortgage Moves: How will you approach your search?
Category: Blog Older Americans are not alone in the fight to stop financial abuse
Category: Report Recommendations and report for financial institutions on preventing and responding to elder financial exploitation
Category: Press release CFPB Rule Broadens Qualified Mortgage Coverage of Lenders Operating in Rural and Underserved Areas
Category: Blog Mortgage Moves: How much can you afford?
Category: Blog Mortgage Moves: Where will you start?
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Winter 2016
Category: Press release CFPB Establishes Process to Consider Applications to Designate Additional Areas as “Rural”
Category: Blog New insights on bank overdraft fees and 4 ways to avoid them
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Credit Union National Association
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks Public Input on Mortgage Lending Information Resubmission Guidelines
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Two Annual Threshold Adjustments
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Examines Bank Account and Service Complaints
Category: Blog You have protections when it comes to automatic debit payments from your account
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the American Bankers Association Annual Convention
Category: Report Mobile financial services: A summary of comments from the public on opportunities, challenges, and risks for the underserved
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Fall 2015
Category: Blog El Banco de Ahorros Hudson City pagará $27 millones para aumentar el acceso al crédito en vecindarios mayormente afroamericanos e hispanos que discriminaba
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Mortgage Bankers Association Annual Convention
Category: Press release CFPB Finalizes Rule to Improve Information About Access to Credit in the Mortgage Market
Category: Blog CFPB’s new rule will shine light on mortgage market practices
Category: Press release CFPB Provides Guidance About Marketing Services Agreements
Category: Blog Hudson City Savings Bank tendrá que pagar $27 millones para aumentar el acceso al crédito en vecindarios predominantemente negros e hispanos contra los que discriminaba
Category: Blog Know Before You Owe: New mortgage disclosures, new rule
Category: Press release CFPB Sends Industry Letter on Know Before You Owe Mortgage Disclosure Rule Compliance
Category: Report Student loan servicing
Category: Blog Understanding the mortgage process: Your home loan toolkit
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of CFPB Director Richard Cordray Before the House Committee on Financial Services
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on Hudson City Savings Bank Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Blog Know Before You Owe: Closing Disclosure
Category: Blog Know Before You Owe: Loan Estimate
Category: Blog HMDA data shows more people took out a mortgage to purchase a home in 2014 than 2013
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Mortgage Complaints
Category: Press release Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Announces Availability of 2014 Data on Mortgage Lending
Category: Press release CFPB Finalizes Rule to Facilitate Access to Credit in Rural and Underserved Areas
Category: Blog Buying a House: The homebuyer’s trusted resource
Category: Blog Know Before You Owe: Making the mortgage process easier for you
Category: Press release CFPB Releases New Tools as Part of Know Before You Owe Mortgage Initiative
Category: Press release Press Kit for the Know Before You Owe Mortgage Disclosure Rule
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the National Association of Realtors
Category: Report Technical Reports: National Survey of Mortgage Originations and National Mortgage Database
Category: Blog New students should look closely at college-sponsored bank accounts and shop around
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Citizens Bank Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Citizens Bank to Pay $18.5 Million for Failing to Credit Full Deposit Amounts
Category: Report Leveraging technology to empower mortgage consumers at closing
Category: Blog Three things to do before closing: What we learned from studying eClosing
Category: Blog Live from CFPB: Forum on Know Before You Owe eClosing pilot
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the CFPB Forum on eClosings
Category: Press release CFPB Study Finds Electronic Mortgage Closings Can Benefit Consumers
Category: Press release CFPB Provides Guidance About Private Mortgage Insurance Cancellation and Termination
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Mortgage Company for Blocking Consumers’ Attempts to Save Their Homes
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Mortgage Payment Company And Servicer For Deceptive Ads
Category: Blog The Know Before You Owe mortgage rule will take effect October 3, 2015
Category: Blog You have the right to a fair financial marketplace
Category: Press release CFPB Finalizes Two-Month Extension of Know Before You Owe Effective Date
Category: Blog Save the date, Know Before You Owe Forum on eClosing
Category: Report Consumer Protection Principles: Consumer protection in new faster payment systems
Category: Press release CFPB Outlines Guiding Principles for Faster Payment Networks
Category: Blog Applying for a mortgage can be complicated: Navid’s story
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Two-Month Extension of Know Before You Owe Mortgage Rule