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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 We have resources to help you avoid foreclosure
Category: Press release CFPB and FDIC Release Enhanced Version of Money Smart for Older Adults
Category: Blog Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
Category: Blog Should you buy now and pay later?
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: COVID-19 issues described in consumer complaints
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: 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 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 Practitioner tools for navigating financial exchanges with family and friends
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: Report Financial Coaching Initiative: Results and Lessons Learned
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
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: Mortgage forbearance issues described in consumer complaints
Category: Blog Celebrating older adults and the communities of strength supporting them
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 Making Ends Meet series: 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 Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Takes Action Against Payment Processor and Its Former CEO for Supporting Internet-Based Technical-Support Scams
Category: Report Housing insecurity and the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Press release New Report From Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Finds Over 11 Million Families At Risk Of Losing Housing
Category: Blog New report highlights housing insecurity and the need for aggressive action
Category: Blog Break up with online romance scams
Category: Blog The Bureau is working hard to address housing insecurity, promote racial equity, and protect small businesses’ access to credit
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Blog The Bureau is taking much-needed action to protect consumers, particularly the most economically vulnerable
Category: Blog Navigating an early and unexpected retirement during COVID-19
Category: Blog New guide helps military families with unique financial challenges
Category: Blog Experiment suggests people pay down debt but keep savings cushion
Category: Office of Research Publication Balancing savings and debt: Findings from an online experiment
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Partnerships with Communities Across the Country to Promote Financial Resiliency
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: Blog Credit applications remain depressed for credit cards and auto loans
Category: Blog Credit card debt fell even for consumers who were having financial difficulties before the pandemic
Category: Blog Avoid Reverse Mortgage Shopping Scams
Category: Blog Listen to CFPB's new podcast episodes
Category: Blog En estas fiestas, ayude a sus seres queridos a evitar estafa
Category: Blog Help your loved ones avoid scams this holiday season
Category: Office of Research Publication Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Payment Amount Furnishing & Consumer Reporting
Category: Blog New report explores the prevalence of actual payment information in consumer credit reporting
Category: Report Debt and delinquency after military service: A study of the credit records of young veterans in the first year after separation
Category: Blog Honoring and empowering those who served our nation
Category: Speech Director Kraninger's Remarks During “Current Priorities in Consumer Financial Protection Seminar” At Harvard Kennedy School
Category: Report 2020 College credit card agreements
Category: Blog Play it safe online
Category: Report Children’s Savings Account Programs: Measuring Program Performance and Outcomes
Category: Office of Research Publication Data point: How mortgages change before origination
Category: Report Integrated Mortgage Disclosures Under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z) Rule Assessment
Category: Office of Research Publication Perceived Financial Preparedness, Saving Habits, and Financial Security
Category: Office of Research Publication Special issue brief: The early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on consumer credit
Category: Blog Falling for scams could be a disaster
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Examines Early Impact of Pandemic on Consumer Credit
Category: Blog Bureau adopts new procedures for external peer review of important research
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 Back to school resources for teachers, parents and financial education practitioners
Category: Speech Director Kraninger’s Remarks During the Women in Housing and Finance Annual Symposium
Category: Blog Empowering military consumers–all year long
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: Office of Research Publication Evidence-based strategies to build emergency savings
Category: Blog New report synthesizes evidence-based strategies to build emergency savings
Category: Press release CFPB Announces New Capability for the Consumer Complaint Database, Expands Ability to View Complaint Data Over Time
Category: Blog Closing remarks: Consumer Financial Protection Week
Category: Report July Complaint Bulletin: Complaints mentioning coronavirus keywords
Category: Report Financially Fit? Comparing the credit records of young servicemembers and civilians
Category: Blog New report shows how young servicemembers build credit histories
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
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Consumer Financial Protection Week, Virtual Events Nationwide
Category: Blog ¿Está pensando hacer un retiro temprano de su fondo de jubilación? Conozca qué establece la Ley CARES y otros datos que debe saber al respecto
Category: Blog Considering an early retirement withdrawal? CARES Act rules and what you should know.
Category: Press release FFIEC Announces Availability of 2019 Data on Mortgage Lending
Category: Office of Research Publication Data point: 2019 mortgage market activity and trends