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Category: Blog CFPB and VA WARNO: VA refinancing offers that sound too good to be true
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Blog African-American and Hispanic borrowers harmed by Provident will receive $9 million in compensation
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: Growth in longer-term auto loans
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Sharp Increase In Riskier Longer-Term Auto Loans
Category: Press release Newly Available Data Shows Lowest Mortgage Delinquency Rate Since the Financial Crisis
Category: Blog eClosing and buying a home: Technology’s role in closing on a mortgage
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Interim Final Rule To Help Mortgage Servicers Communicate With Certain Borrowers At Risk Of Foreclosure
Category: Blog Seven factors that determine your mortgage interest rate
Category: Press release FFIEC Announces Availability of 2016 Data on Mortgage Lending
Category: Report Financial well-being in America
Category: Blog Want to see where you stand financially? Start with these 10 questions
Category: Press release CFPB's First National Survey on Financial Well-Being Shows More Than 40 Percent of U.S. Adults Struggle to Make Ends Meet
Category: Press release CFPB Amends Rules to Provide Flexibility and Clarity to Certain Mortgage Lenders in Collecting Information
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 Temporarily Changes Mortgage Data Rule Reporting Threshold for Community Banks and Credit Unions
Category: Blog Here’s what you need to know about the new FFIEC HMDA Examiner Transaction Testing Guidelines
Category: Report CFPB data point: Student loan repayment
Category: Blog Too many student loan borrowers struggling, not enough benefiting from affordable repayment options
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Percentage of Borrowers with $20K in Student Debt Doubled Over Last Decade
Category: Report CFPB data point: Frequent overdrafters
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Changes to Mortgage Data Rule Reporting Threshold for Community Banks and Credit Unions
Category: Press release Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition's 46th Annual Convention
Category: Press release CFPB Finalizes Updates to "Know Before You Owe" Mortgage Disclosure
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
Category: Report CFPB data point: Becoming credit visible
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Study Finds Consumers in Lower-income Areas are More Likely to Become Credit Visible Due to Negative Records
Category: Report CFPB Financial Well-Being Scale: Scale development technical report
Category: Blog We are seeking comment on our plan for assessing the ATR/QM rule
Category: Blog We are seeking comment on our plan for assessing the mortgage servicing rule
Category: Blog Making the decision to rent or buy
Category: Report Diversity and Inclusion in the Mortgage Industry: Readout from an opening roundtable
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report Outlining Strategies for Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in the Mortgage Industry
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Spring 2017
Category: Press release CFPB Supervision Finds Some Student Loan and Mortgage Servicers Illegally Fail to Provide Protections to Borrowers
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Ocwen for Failing Borrowers Throughout Mortgage Servicing Process
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Ocwen Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Blog We are proposing changes to Regulation C to help industry comply and are looking for your feedback
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Proposal to Clarify Mortgage Data Rule
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Blog The Consumer Bureau is proposing changes to Regulation B to help mortgage lenders and is looking for your feedback
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Proposal to Provide Flexibility to Certain Mortgage Lenders in Collecting Information
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Nationstar Mortgage for Flawed Mortgage Loan Reporting
Category: Blog How to deal with “bad credit”—or no credit—when you want to buy a home
Category: Blog Making the move to homeownership on your own or with someone else
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 19
Category: Press release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Mortgage Complaints
Category: Blog How to decide how much to spend on your down payment
Category: Blog Your mortgage calculator may be setting you up for a surprise
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Citi Subsidiaries to Pay $28.8 Million for Giving the Runaround to Borrowers Trying to Save Their Homes
Category: Report Consumer Experiences With Debt Collection: Findings From the CFPB’s Survey on Consumer Views on Debt
Category: Blog Buying a home? The first step is to check your credit
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 Takes Action Against Reverse Mortgage Companies for Deceptive Advertising
Category: Press release Agencies Issue Final Rule on Method to Adjust the Threshold for Exempting Small Loans from Special Appraisal Requirements and Announce 2017 Threshold
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 Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Prepaid Product Complaints
Category: Blog Financial coaching can benefit consumers
Category: Report Financial Coaching: A Strategy to Improve Financial Well-Being
Category: Report Final Report of Findings: Post-Proposal Testing of Prepaid Card Disclosures
Category: Report Tools for saving: Using prepaid accounts to set aside funds
Category: Press release CFPB Project Catalyst Study Finds Savings Offers Double the Number of Consumers Saving
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray to Corporation for Enterprise Development Assets Learning Conference
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: 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: Report Study of third-party debt collection operations
Category: Blog Consumers Count: Tools and resources for money decisions
Category: Blog Researchers – Share your work at the CFPB Research Conference
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: Blog Redlining: CFPB and DOJ action requires BancorpSouth Bank to pay millions to harmed consumers
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: Report Supervisory Highlights Mortgage Servicing Special Edition
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Supervision Finds Mortgage Servicers' Ongoing Technology Failures and Process Breakdowns Trigger Rule Violations
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Annual Dollar Thresholds in Truth in Lending Act Regulations for Certain Credit Transactions
Category: Report Supplemental findings on payday, payday installment, and vehicle title loans, and deposit advance products
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Former Wells Fargo Employee for Illegal Mortgage Fee-Shifting
Category: Blog Research finds one-in-five auto title loan borrowers have their vehicle seized
Category: Press release CFPB Finds One-in-Five Auto Title Loan Borrowers Have Vehicle Seized for Failing to Repay Debt
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Auto Title Lending Research Press Call
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2015
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: Press release CFPB Finds Half of Online Payday Borrowers Rack Up an Average of $185 in Bank Penalties
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on Payday Lending Research Report Press Call
Category: Blog New research shows online payday loan borrowers rack up steep fees
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: Press release CFPB Rule Broadens Qualified Mortgage Coverage of Lenders Operating in Rural and Underserved Areas
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights High Rate of Debt Collection Complaints From Servicemembers and Their Families