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Category: Press release CFPB Report: Renters at Risk as COVID-19 Safety Net Ends
Category: Report Guide to Remote Financial Coaching
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 Everyone deserves a second chance. Use our tools to financially empower people in transition from incarceration
Category: Blog Credit card limits are rising for most groups after stagnating during the pandemic
Category: Blog Credit card use is still declining compared to pre-pandemic levels
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Online Tool to Help Renters and Landlords Access Federal Assistance
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: Consumer advisories Consumer advisory: Know your rights under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)
Category: Blog We have resources to help you avoid foreclosure
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 Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
Category: Blog Should you buy now and pay later?
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: Report Office of Servicemember Affairs Annual Report
Category: Blog The Office of Servicemember Affairs year in review: Working together to protect servicemembers, veterans, and military families
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: 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: 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: 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: 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 Struggling during the pandemic? COVID-19 financial relief and protections extended
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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with LendUp Loans, LLC for Military Lending Act Violations
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 Omni Financial of Nevada, Inc. for Violations of the Military Lending Act, Electronic Fund Transfer Act, and Consumer Financial Protection Act
Category: Blog Credit applications remain depressed for credit cards and auto loans
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Student Loan Servicers Discover Bank, The Student Loan Corporation, and Discover Products, Inc. for Violating a Bureau Consent Order and Other Unlawful Practices
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: Blog Federal tools to help maximize GI Bill® education benefits
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 Annual Report of the CFPB Private Education Loan Ombudsman 2020
Category: Press release CFPB Private Education Loan Ombudsman Issues 2020 Annual Report
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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Podcast Series on Paying for Higher Education
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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Mortgage Companies to Address Deceptive Loan Advertisements Sent to Servicemembers and Veterans
Category: Blog ¿Es usted el coprestatario de un préstamo estudiantil privado? Le tenemos consejos para que se proteja durante la pandemia del COVID-19