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Category: Blog If you’re a homeowner struggling to make housing-related payments due to the pandemic, help is available or coming soon
Category: Blog No Surprises Act: How we are protecting people from the side effects of surprise medical bills
Category: Report Justice-Involved Individuals and the Consumer Financial Marketplace
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Bulletin to Prevent Unlawful Medical Debt Collection and Credit Reporting
Category: Blog Our public inquiry on buy now, pay later
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report Detailing Consumer Complaint Response Deficiencies of the Big Three Credit Bureaus
Category: Report Annual report of consumer and credit reporting complaints: An analysis of complaint responses by Equifax, Experian, TransUnion
Category: Blog Hold credit reporting companies accountable for incorrect reports and shoddy service
Category: Blog Know before you buy (now, pay later) this holiday season
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: Blog Understand how the CFPB’s Debt Collection Rule impacts you
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Suspicious Activity Reports on Elder Financial Exploitation
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
Category: Report 2021 Annual Report of the CFPB Education Loan Ombudsman
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Tech Giants to Turn Over Information on their Payment System Plans
Category: Press release CFPB, FTC and North Carolina Department of Justice File Amicus Brief in Henderson v. The Source for Public Data, L.P.
Category: Report Consumer Complaint Research Brief: Consumer complaints throughout the credit life cycle, by demographic characteristics
Category: Office of Research Publication Financial conditions for renters before and during the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Report Guide to Remote Financial Coaching
Category: Report 2021 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Rule to Shine New Light on Small Businesses’ Access to Credit
Category: Speech Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio at the Press Call on the Small Business Lending Proposed Rule
Category: Press release Mortgage refinance loans drove an increase in closed-end originations in 2020, new CFPB report finds
Category: Office of Research Publication 2020 Mortgage Market Activity and Trends
Category: Blog Everyone deserves a second chance. Use our tools to financially empower people in transition from incarceration
Category: Report Mortgage Servicing COVID-19 Pandemic Response Metrics: Observations from Data Reported by Sixteen Servicers
Category: Press release CFPB Report: Mortgage Servicers’ Pandemic Response Varies Significantly
Category: Press release CFPB and FHFA Release Updated Data from the National Survey of Mortgage Originations for Public Use
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Online Tool to Help Renters and Landlords Access Federal Assistance
Category: Blog Consumer Fraud Alert - Tips for avoiding VA home loan scams
Category: Press release CFPB and FDIC Release Enhanced Version of Money Smart for Older Adults
Category: Blog Should you buy now and pay later?
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: COVID-19 issues described in consumer complaints
Category: Blog Errors in your tenant screening report shouldn’t keep you from finding a place to call home
Category: Office of Research Publication Commercial Credit on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Blog Dedicating July to military consumer protection
Category: Blog The trends of commercial credit reporting on consumer credit
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights Supervisory Findings of Wide-Ranging Violations of Law in 2020
Category: Blog HMDA Threshold Report Blog
Category: Office of Research Publication A Brief Note on General Lending Patterns of Small to Medium Size Closed-end HMDA Reporters
Category: Blog Practitioner tools for navigating financial exchanges with family and friends
Category: Office of Research Publication Manufactured Housing Finance: New Insights from the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act
Category: Report Financial Coaching Initiative: Results and Lessons Learned
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: Mortgage forbearance issues described in consumer complaints
Category: Report Measuring the financial well-being of Hispanics: 2018 Financial Well-being Score Benchmarks
Category: Office of Research Publication Changes in consumer financial status during the early months of the pandemic
Category: Blog Money Smarts for Military Families
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: County-level demographic overview of consumer complaints
Category: Blog How we’re helping consumers during Financial Capability Month
Category: Blog A complete guide to COVID-19 financial relief
Category: Blog ¿Está pidiendo o prestándole dinero a familiares o amigos? Use esta hoja de trabajo
Category: Blog Borrowing or lending money to family or friends? Use this worksheet
Category: Report 2020 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Press release CFPB Annual Complaint Report Highlights More Than a Half-Million Complaints Received in 2020
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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Takes Action Against Payment Processor and Its Former CEO for Supporting Internet-Based Technical-Support Scams
Category: Blog Break up with online romance scams
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Blog New guide helps military families with unique financial challenges
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sues 1st Alliance Lending, LLC and Its Principals for Alleged Unlawful Mortgage Lending Practices
Category: Blog Lo que debe saber acerca de las estafas con falsa asistencia técnica
Category: Blog What you should know about tech support scams
Category: Report 2020 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Santander Consumer USA Inc. for Credit Reporting Violations in Connection with Its Auto Loans
Category: Blog Credit card debt fell even for consumers who were having financial difficulties before the pandemic
Category: Blog Listen to CFPB's new podcast episodes
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 New report explores the prevalence of actual payment information in consumer credit reporting
Category: Blog Honoring and empowering those who served our nation
Category: Report 2020 College credit card agreements
Category: Blog Play it safe online
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 22 (Summer 2020)
Category: Blog Falling for scams could be a disaster
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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Analysis of HMDA Data Points
Category: Blog More CFPB resources available in multiple languages
Category: Blog Recursos del CFPB en múltiples idiomas
Category: Blog Back to school resources for teachers, parents and financial education practitioners
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Settlement with TD Bank for Illegal Overdraft Practices
Category: Blog Protecting your credit during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog Proteja su crédito durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Report Bureau Symposium: Consumer Access to Financial Records, a summary of the proceedings
Category: Blog What to consider when sharing your financial data
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Plan to Issue ANPR on Consumer-Authorized Access to Financial Data
Category: Press release CFPB Announces New Capability for the Consumer Complaint Database, Expands Ability to View Complaint Data Over Time
Category: Report July Complaint Bulletin: Complaints mentioning coronavirus keywords
Category: Blog Alphabet soup: The ABCs of military consumer protection
Category: Report Targeting credit builder loans
Category: Press release CFPB Study Shows Financial Product Could Help Consumers Build Credit
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Making Ends Meet Survey
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