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Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches Initiative to Save Americans Billions in Junk Fees
Category: Blog Don’t let sloppy servicing keep you from benefitting under the PSLF Fix before it expires on October 31, 2022
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to Examine Colleges’ In-House Lending Practices
Category: Blog Americans pay $120 billion in credit card interest and fees each year
Category: Blog CFPB releases report on diversity and inclusion within financial services
Category: Report Annual report of consumer and credit reporting complaints: An analysis of complaint responses by Equifax, Experian, TransUnion
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 Seven examples of unfair practices and other violations by mortgage servicers: CFPB supervision activities uncover red flags
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 25, Fall 2021
Category: Blog The LIBOR index for adjustable-rate loans is being discontinued: here’s what to watch for
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Final Rule to Facilitate Transition from LIBOR
Category: Director's statement Statement of Director Rohit Chopra on the LIBOR Transition Rule
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: Press release Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Office of Research Publication Data Point: Overdraft/NSF Fee Reliance Since 2015 – Evidence from Bank Call Reports
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Prevent Avoidable Foreclosures
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 Joins Other Financial Regulatory Agencies in Issuing Statement on Discontinuation of LIBOR
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 Deadline to request initial forbearance for HUD/FHA, USDA, or VA backed loans is extended until National Emergency ends
Category: Blog New rule ensures mortgage servicers provide options to potentially vulnerable borrowers exiting forbearance
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: Report Consumer Complaint Research Brief: Consumer complaints throughout the credit life cycle, by demographic characteristics
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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Report Finding a Continued Decline in College Credit Card Agreements in 2020
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: Blog Mientras las protecciones expiran, la nueva normativa para la administración hipotecaria busca reducir las ejecuciones que sean evitables
Category: Blog Mortgage refinance loans drove an increase in closed-end originations in 2020, new CFPB report finds
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 The Bureau continues to fight to help alleviate housing insecurity through its Tech Sprint Program
Category: Blog Credit card limits are rising for most groups after stagnating during the pandemic
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 Issues Interpretive Rule on Certain Mortgage and Disclosure Timing Requirements for the 2021 Juneteenth Federal Holiday
Category: Blog Credit card use is still declining compared to pre-pandemic levels
Category: Press release CFPB and FHFA Release Updated Data from the National Survey of Mortgage Originations for Public Use
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: Blog Consumer Fraud Alert - Tips for avoiding VA home loan scams
Category: Blog Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
Category: Blog Use our toolkit to help spread the word about pandemic financial relief options
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: COVID-19 issues described in consumer complaints
Category: Blog Challenging the Model Minority Myth: A closer look at Asian American and Pacific Islanders in the mortgage market
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 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: Press release CFPB Issues Rules to Facilitate Smooth Transition as Federal Foreclosure Protections Expire
Category: Blog As foreclosure protections end, it’s time to work with your mortgage servicer
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: Press release Manufactured Housing Loan Borrowers Face Higher Interest Rates, Risks, and Barriers to Credit, New CFPB Report Finds
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: 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: Press release CFPB Issues Reports Detailing Mortgage Borrowers’ Continuing COVID-19 Challenges
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: Report Complaint Bulletin: County-level demographic overview of consumer complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Delays Mandatory Compliance Date for General Qualified Mortgage Final Rule
Category: Blog Innovation and collaboration: Tech sprints support improvements in consumer notifications and data collection and processing
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Mortgage Servicing Changes to Prevent Wave of COVID-19 Foreclosures
Category: Blog Mortgage Servicer Communication: Strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Blog The CFPB is here to help consumers facing housing insecurity
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 Takes Action Against Operators of An Unlawful Student Loan Debt-Relief Scheme
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 Making our housing market work better for all Americans
Category: Blog The Bureau is working hard to address housing insecurity, promote racial equity, and protect small businesses’ access to credit
Category: Blog Los plazos para recibir alivio de hipoteca han sido extendidos
Category: Blog Struggling during the pandemic? COVID-19 financial relief and protections extended
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 Issues Rule on Higher-Priced Mortgage Loan Escrow Exemption