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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 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 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 and National Credit Union Administration Sign Memorandum of Understanding
Category: Report 2020 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Blog Credit applications remain depressed for credit cards and auto loans
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Advisory Opinion to Help Expand Fair, Equitable, and Nondiscriminatory Access to Credit
Category: Blog Credit card debt fell even for consumers who were having financial difficulties before the pandemic
Category: Blog El CFPB en búsqueda de comentarios formales para mejorar las directrices para servir a consumidores LEP
Category: Blog Bureau seeks formal comments to inform forthcoming guidance on serving LEP consumers
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: Report Debt and delinquency after military service: A study of the credit records of young veterans in the first year after separation
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: 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: 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 Recursos del CFPB en múltiples idiomas
Category: Press release CFPB Extends Comment Period on Request for Information on Ways to Prevent Credit Discrimination and Build a More Inclusive Financial System
Category: Blog Expanding access to credit to underserved communities
Category: Speech Oral Testimony of Director Kraninger Before the House Financial Services Committee
Category: Speech Oral Testimony of Director Kraninger Before the Senate Banking Committee
Category: Blog Protecting your credit during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog Proteja su crédito durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Requests Information on Ways to Prevent Credit Discrimination and Build a More Inclusive Financial System
Category: Blog The Bureau is taking action to build a more inclusive financial system
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: 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
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
Category: Blog Consumer reporting and the CARES Act
Category: Blog Ang kahalagahan ng patas at pantay na pag-access sa kredito para sa mga minorya at negosyo na pag-aari ng kababaihan
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Commonwealth of Massachusetts File Suit Against Credit-Repair Telemarketers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Consumer Complaint Bulletin
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: Complaints mentioning coronavirus keywords
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Monster Loans, Thomas Chou, Sean Cowell, and Related Companies
Category: Office of Research Publication The early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on credit applications
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Shows Substantial Decline in Credit Applications in March
Category: Blog Protecting consumers and encouraging innovation: 2019 Fair Lending Report to Congress
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2019
Category: Blog The importance of fair and equitable access to credit for minority and women-owned businesses
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Adds Enhancements to Consumer Complaint Database
Category: Blog La importancia del acceso justo y equitativo a crédito para pequeñas empresas en manos de minorías y mujeres
Category: Blog Here's what we’ve been doing over the past year to help military families plan for their next financial journey.
Category: Report Office of Servicemember Affairs Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2019
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Credit Reporting Guidance During COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Report 2019 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Press release Federal Agencies Encourage Banks, Savings Associations, and Credit Unions to Offer Responsible Small-Dollar Loans to Consumers and Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19
Category: Press release Agencies Provide Additional Information to Encourage Financial Institutions to Work with Borrowers Affected by COVID-19
Category: Blog New report explores trends for first-time homebuyers
Category: Report Market Snapshot: First-time Homebuyers
Category: Office of Research Publication Disclosure of Time-Barred Debt and Revival: Findings from the CFPB’s Quantitative Disclosure Testing
Category: Office of Research Publication Quantitative Survey Testing of Model Disclosure Clauses and Forms for Debt Collection: Methodology Report
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Blog Small business lending and the Great Recession
Category: Office of Research Publication Data point: Small business lending and the Great Recession
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Action Against Monster Loans, Lend Tech Loans, and Student-Loan Debt-Relief Companies
Category: Report 2019 College credit card agreements
Category: Report 2019 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Blog A new retrospective on the removal of public records
Category: Office of Research Publication Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Public records, credit scores, and credit performance
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition, Issue No. 20 (Fall 2019)
Category: Office of Research Publication Data point: Borrower experiences on income-driven repayment
Category: Blog New report shows how student loan borrowers fare on Income-Driven Repayment Plans
Category: Press release CFPB Releases New Report Exploring Differences between Large and Small Mortgage Servicers
Category: Office of Research Publication Data point: Servicer size in the mortgage market
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Interpretitive Rule on Screening and Training Requirements for Mortgage Loan Originators
Category: Blog What international data tells us about youth financial literacy
Category: Report Program for International Student Assessment (PISA): Financial Literacy Brief
Category: Report Market Snapshot: Background Screening Reports
Category: Blog Applying for a job? It’s important to know what goes into your background screening reports
Category: Blog New report explores trends in consumer bankruptcy