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Category: Blog Tell us your stories about employer-driven debt
Category: Blog Buy Now, Pay Later and Credit Reporting
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Deputy Director Zixta Martinez’s Keynote Address at the Consumer Federation of America’s 2022 Consumer Assembly
Category: Report Office of Servicemember Affairs 2021 Annual Report
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights Experiences of Military Families with Medical Billing, Credit Reporting, and Debt Collection
Category: Blog Credit disputes: getting a clear statement of results from your furnisher
Category: Press release CFPB and New York Attorney General Shut Down Debt Collection Ring
Category: Blog Credit reporting companies and furnishers have obligations to assure accuracy in consumer reports
Category: Press release CFPB Supervisory Report Finds Unlawful Auto Repossessions, Breakdowns in Credit Report Disputes
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: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2022
Category: Blog Protecting families and honest businesses from debt collection abuses
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: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks on the Repeat Offender Lawsuit Against TransUnion and John Danaher
Category: Blog Ou dwe konnen ki dwa ak pwoteksyon ou genyen nan sa ki gen pou wè avèk bòdwo medikal ak rekouvreman
Category: Blog Alamin ang iyong mga karapatan at proteksyon pagdating sa mga medikal na singil at pangongolekta
Category: Blog Know your rights and protections when it comes to medical bills and collections
Category: Blog Biết các quyền và biện pháp bảo vệ của quý vị khi đề cập tới hóa đơn và thu nợ y tế
Category: Blog 瞭解你關於醫療帳單和收帳的權利和保護措施
Category: Blog Conozca sus derechos y protecciones en relación a las facturas médicas y los cobros
Category: Blog Are you getting the help with your medical bills you are entitled to?
Category: Blog 의료비 및 추심에 대한 권리와 보호조치에 대해 알아보세요.
Category: Blog Знайте и защищайте свои права, касающиеся медицинских счетов и взыскания задолженности
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Deputy Director Martinez’s Opening Remarks to the Academic Research Council
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks to Halt Negative Credit Reporting for Survivors of Human Trafficking
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Opening Remarks to the Consumer Advisory Board
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 Shining a Spotlight on Workers’ Financial Experiences
Category: Report 2021 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Director Rohit Chopra on New CFPB Medical Debt Report
Category: Report Medical debt burden in the United States
Category: Press release CFPB Estimates $88 Billion in Medical Bills on Credit Reports
Category: Blog Inaccurate small business credit reports can block access to loans
Category: Blog Report illustrates how the big three credit reporting companies are giving consumers the runaround
Category: Blog No Surprises Act: How we are protecting people from the side effects of surprise medical bills
Category: Blog New VA rule relieves financial distress for thousands of veterans with medical bills
Category: Report Justice-Involved Individuals and the Consumer Financial Marketplace
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Blog CFPB releases report on diversity and inclusion within financial services
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 Sues United Holding Group, Its Affiliates, and Its Owners for Illegal Debt Collection Practices
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: 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 Know before you buy (now, pay later) this holiday season
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: 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, FTC and North Carolina Department of Justice File Amicus Brief in Henderson v. The Source for Public Data, L.P.
Category: Blog Comparing auto loans for borrowers with subprime credit scores
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: Press release CFPB Report: Consumer Complaint Submission Patterns Vary by Demographic Characteristics of Census Tract
Category: Office of Research Publication Financial conditions for renters before and during the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Press release CFPB Report: Renters at Risk as COVID-19 Safety Net Ends
Category: Report 2021 College credit card agreements
Category: Blog Credit access declined during the pandemic for credit cards, but increased for mortgages and auto loans
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 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: Press release CFPB Finds Credit Applications Have Mostly Recovered 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: Blog Should you buy now and pay later?
Category: Office of Research Publication Asian American and Pacific Islanders in the Mortgage Market
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 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: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 24, Summer 2021
Category: Blog New data show improving yet sustained housing insecurity risks
Category: Blog Delinquencies on credit accounts continue to be low despite the pandemic
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 Summary of the 2021 CFPB Research Conference
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: Blog Consumer use of payday, auto title, and pawn loans
Category: Office of Research Publication Characteristics of Mortgage Borrowers During the COVID-19 Pandemic