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Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 25, Fall 2021
Category: Office of Research Publication Data Point: Checking Account Overdraft at Financial Institutions Served by Core Processors
Category: Office of Research Publication Data Point: Overdraft/NSF Fee Reliance Since 2015 – Evidence from Bank Call Reports
Category: Blog Understand how the CFPB’s Debt Collection Rule impacts you
Category: Office of Research Publication Disputes on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Report 2021 Annual Report of the CFPB Education Loan Ombudsman
Category: Office of Research Publication Subprime Auto Loan Outcomes by Lender Type
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: Office of Research Publication Financial conditions for renters before and during the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Blog Credit access declined during the pandemic for credit cards, but increased for mortgages and auto loans
Category: Office of Research Publication 2020 Mortgage Market Activity and Trends
Category: Blog Credit card limits are rising for most groups after stagnating during the pandemic
Category: Blog Four reasons why landlords should take advantage of federal rental assistance
Category: Blog Las protecciones federales a la vivienda han terminado. Sepa cómo evitar la ejecución y el desalojo
Category: Press release CFPB Confirms Effective Date for Debt Collection Final Rules
Category: Blog Credit card use is still declining compared to pre-pandemic levels
Category: Office of Research Publication The Recovery of Credit Applications to Pre-Pandemic Levels
Category: Blog Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
Category: Blog Rental assistance may help you and your tenants get through the pandemic
Category: Office of Research Publication Asian American and Pacific Islanders in the Mortgage Market
Category: Office of Research Publication Commercial Credit on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 24, Summer 2021
Category: Blog Delinquencies on credit accounts continue to be low despite the pandemic
Category: Office of Research Publication A Brief Note on General Lending Patterns of Small to Medium Size Closed-end HMDA Reporters
Category: Office of Research Publication Manufactured Housing Finance: New Insights from the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act
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: Office of Research Publication Characteristics of Mortgage Borrowers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Office of Research Publication Changes in consumer financial status during the early months of the pandemic
Category: Blog Sepa cuáles son sus derechos como inquilino que enfrenta un desalojo
Category: Press release CFPB and New York Attorney General File Suit to Seize Hidden Assets from Operator of Shuttered Debt Collection Scheme
Category: Blog Know your rights as a renter facing eviction
Category: Press release CFPB Rule Clarifies Tenants Can Hold Debt Collectors Accountable for Illegal Evictions
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio for the Interim Final Rule on CDC Eviction Moratorium Rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Delay of Effective Date for Recent Debt Collection Rules
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Debt Collector And Its Owner For Falsely Threatening Consumers with Legal Action
Category: Press release CFPB Submits 2020 Report to Congress on the Administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2021
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Operators of An Unlawful Student Loan Debt-Relief Scheme
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: Blog Credit applications remain depressed for credit cards and auto loans
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Final Rule on Consumer Disclosures Related to Debt Collection
Category: Blog Credit card debt fell even for consumers who were having financial difficulties before the pandemic
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sues Debt Collector BounceBack, Inc.
Category: Office of Research Publication Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Payment Amount Furnishing & Consumer Reporting
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Settlement with Debt Collector for Credit Reporting Violation
Category: Blog How can a debt collector contact you? Our new rule will help clarify.
Category: Blog CFPB’s clear rules of the road for debt collector communications lead to stronger consumer rights
Category: Report Annual Report of the CFPB Private Education Loan Ombudsman 2020
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles Lawsuit with Debt Collectors and Debt Buyers Encore Capital Group, Midland Funding, Midland Credit Management, and Asset Acceptance Capital Corp.
Category: Office of Research Publication Data point: How mortgages change before origination
Category: Press release CFPB, FTC, State, and Federal Law Enforcement Partners Announce Nationwide Crackdown on Phantom and Abusive Debt Collection
Category: Office of Research Publication Perceived Financial Preparedness, Saving Habits, and Financial Security
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and New York Attorney General Take Action Against Debt-Collection Operation and Its Owners and Managers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sues Debt Collectors and Debt Buyers Encore Capital Group, Midland Funding, Midland Credit Management, and Asset Acceptance Capital Corp.
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 22 (Summer 2020)
Category: Office of Research Publication Special issue brief: The early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on consumer credit
Category: Office of Research Publication An updated review of the new and revised data points in HMDA: Further observations using the 2019 HMDA data
Category: Office of Research Publication Evidence-based strategies to build emergency savings
Category: Blog Alphabet soup: The ABCs of military consumer protection
Category: Office of Research Publication Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey
Category: Office of Research Publication Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Recent trends in debt settlement and credit counseling
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Debt Settlements and Credit Counseling
Category: Office of Research Publication Data point: 2019 mortgage market activity and trends
Category: Blog Coronavirus and dealing with debt: Tips to help ease the impact
Category: Blog Lidiando con el coronavirus y deudas: Consejos para aliviar el impacto
Category: Press release CFPB to Provide Additional Extension of Comment Period for Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Time Barred Debt
Category: Office of Research Publication The early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on credit applications
Category: Blog Tips to stay on top of your finances during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog Consejos para mantenerse al tanto de sus finanzas durante la pandemia de coronavirus
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2020
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on 2019 Administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Category: Blog Cómo diferenciar a un cobrador de deudas legítimo de los estafadores
Category: Office of Research Publication Disclosure of Time-Barred Debt and Revival: Findings from the CFPB’s Quantitative Disclosure Testing
Category: Office of Research Publication Quantitative Survey Testing of Model Disclosure Clauses and Forms for Debt Collection: Methodology Report
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Time-Barred Debt Disclosures
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 21 (Winter 2020)
Category: Office of Research Publication Data point: Small business lending and the Great Recession
Category: Office of Research Publication Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Public records, credit scores, and credit performance
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition, Issue No. 20 (Fall 2019)
Category: Office of Research Publication Data point: Borrower experiences on income-driven repayment
Category: Office of Research Publication Data point: Servicer size in the mortgage market
Category: Blog How to tell the difference between a legitimate debt collector and scammers
Category: Office of Research Publication Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Consumer Bankruptcy, BAPCPA, and the Great Recession
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 19 (Summer 2019)
Category: Office of Research Publication Credit Characteristics, Credit Engagement Tools, and Financial Well-Being
Category: Office of Research Publication Planning for tax-time savings
Category: Office of Research Publication Data point: 2018 Mortgage market activity and trends
Category: Office of Research Publication Introducing New and Revised Data Points in HMDA
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Asset Recovery Associates
Category: Report The Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Press release CFPB Extends Comment Period for Debt Collection Proposal
Category: Press release CFPB and the New York Attorney General Settle with Debt Collection Group
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on Third-Party Debt Collections
Category: Report Market Snapshot: Third-Party Debt Collections Tradeline Reporting
Category: Office of Research Publication Data point: Credit card revolvers
Category: Blog Budgeting: How to create a budget and stick with it