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Category: Press release CFPB Issues Guidance to Protect Mortgage Borrowers from Pay-to-Play Digital Comparison-Shopping Platforms
Category: Director's statement Statement of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on Mortgage Comparison Shopping in a Time of Higher Interest Rates
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: Report Annual report of consumer and credit reporting complaints: An analysis of complaint responses by Equifax, Experian, TransUnion
Category: Office of Research Publication Making Ends Meet in 2022: Insights from the CFPB Making Ends Meet survey
Category: Director's statement Statement of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on the 2022 Annual Report of the Financial Stability Oversight Council
Category: Press release CFPB & FHFA news release announcing the publication of updated loan-level data for public use collected through the National Survey of Mortgage Originations
Category: Blog Usamos la data de quejas para ayudar a ciudades y condados a proteger a los consumidores
Category: Report Protecting Those Who Protect Us: Evidence of activated Guard and Reserve servicemembers’ usage of credit protections under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Members of the Reserves and National Guard Paying Millions of Dollars in Extra Interest Each Year
Category: Press release Reservistas y Guardias Nacionales pagan más intereses
Category: Office of Research Publication Consumer Savings App Strategies and Savings Outcomes
Category: Blog Mejorando la data del público usada en préstamos automotrices
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Higher interest rates leading to higher debt burdens for mortgage borrowers
Category: Blog Protecting borrowers’ control over their money
Category: Blog Using CFPB complaint data to help cities and counties protect the public
Category: Blog Enhancing public data on auto lending
Category: Press release CFPB Reports Highlight Problems with Tenant Background Checks
Category: Press release Reporte de la CFPB Destaca Problemas con la Verificación de Antecedentes de Inquilinos
Category: Report Consumer Snapshot: Tenant Background Checks
Category: Report Tenant Background Checks Market Report
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: An analysis of consumer complaints related to crypto-assets
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 28, Fall 2022
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Update on student loan borrowers during payment suspension
Category: Blog CFPB seeks further public input on big tech payment platforms
Category: Blog Estamos buscando más información del público sobre las plataformas de pago de las compañías “big tech”
Category: Speech Statement of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra, Member, FDIC Board of Directors, at the FDIC Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion Meeting
Category: Press release CFPB Kicks Off Personal Financial Data Rights Rulemaking
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks at Money 20/20
Category: Report 2022 Annual Report of the CFPB Education Loan Ombudsman
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: Press release CFPB Launches Effort to Spur New Opportunities for Homeowners in the Mortgage Market
Category: Office of Research Publication Data Point: 2021 Mortgage Market Activity and Trends
Category: Blog Market monitoring insights: examining the potential credit impact of high vehicle costs for consumers
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 Exploring the connection between financial assistance for medical care and medical collections
Category: Blog Why we’re modernizing how we collect credit card data
Category: Speech Director Chopra's Remarks on the Announcement Regarding the Cancellation of Loans for ITT Tech Students
Category: Blog Examining the factors driving high credit card interest rates
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Protect the Public from Shoddy Data Security Practices
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks at the 2022 National Association of Attorneys General Presidential Summit
Category: Press release CFPB Warns that Digital Marketing Providers Must Comply with Federal Consumer Finance Protections
Category: Report The Convergence of Payments and Commerce: Implications for Consumers
Category: Press release CFPB Fines U.S. Bank $37.5 Million for Illegally Exploiting Personal Data to Open Sham Accounts for Unsuspecting Customers
Category: Office of Research Publication Understanding Required Financial Assistance in Medical Care
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Housing inflation is hitting low-income renters
Category: Press release CFPB Publishes Analysis of Potential Impacts of Medical Debt Credit Reporting Changes
Category: Office of Research Publication Consumer Credit Trends Report: Paid and Low-Balance Medical Collections on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Blog Time is running out for student loan servicers to help servicemembers with student loans get debt relief
Category: Blog Banks’ overdraft/NSF fee revenues evolve along with their policies
Category: Press release CFPB Sues ACE Cash Express for Concealing No-Cost Repayment Plans and Improperly Withdrawing Consumers’ Funds
Category: Report Credit Card Line Decreases
Category: Blog New report explores the impact of credit card line decreases on consumers
Category: Blog Rethinking the approach to regulations
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 Supervisory Highlights, Issue 26, Spring 2022
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: Medical billing and collection issues described in consumer complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Report Spotlights Medical Billing Challenges
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Challenges in Rural Banking Access
Category: Blog Transcript Withholding Holds Back Workers and Wages
Category: Office of Research Publication Student Loan Borrowers Potentially At-Risk when Payment Suspension Ends
Category: Blog The student loan pause was extended—three things to keep in mind
Category: Blog Busting myths about bankruptcy and private student loans
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Opening Remarks to the Consumer Advisory Board
Category: Report 2021 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Office of Research Publication Credit card late fees
Category: Office of Research Publication New Data on the Characteristics of Mortgage Borrowers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Office of Research Publication Emergency Savings and Financial Security: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey and Consumer Credit Panel
Category: Blog The Fed is raising interest rates. What does that mean for borrowers and savers?
Category: Blog Shining a Spotlight on Workers’ Financial Experiences
Category: Report 2021 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press release CFPB Estimates $88 Billion in Medical Bills on Credit Reports
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 Don’t let sloppy servicing keep you from benefitting under the PSLF Fix before it expires on October 31, 2022
Category: Blog Americans pay $120 billion in credit card interest and fees each year
Category: Blog CFPB releases report on diversity and inclusion within financial services
Category: Report Annual report of consumer and credit reporting complaints: An analysis of complaint responses by Equifax, Experian, TransUnion
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: Blog The LIBOR index for adjustable-rate loans is being discontinued: here’s what to watch for
Category: Office of Research Publication Data Point: Checking Account Overdraft at Financial Institutions Served by Core Processors
Category: Press release CFPB Research Shows Banks’ Deep Dependence on Overdraft Fees
Category: Office of Research Publication Data Point: Overdraft/NSF Fee Reliance Since 2015 – Evidence from Bank Call Reports
Category: Office of Research Publication Disputes on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Credit Report Disputes Far More Common in Majority Black and Hispanic Neighborhoods