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Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Large Banks Charge Higher Credit Card Interest Rates than Small Banks and Credit Unions
Category: Press release FFIEC Issues Statement on Examination Principles Related to Valuation Discrimination and Bias in Residential Lending
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Rule to Close Bank Overdraft Loophole that Costs Americans Billions Each Year in Junk Fees
Category: Press release La CFPB Propone Normativa para Cerrar el Vacío Legal sobre los Sobregiros Bancarios que le Cuesta Miles de Millones de Dólares a los Consumidores del País
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on Overdraft Lending Press Call
Category: Press release La CFPB Enfrenta la Emisión de Reportes de Antecedentes Inexactos e Inapropiadas Prácticas de Entrega de Archivos Crediticios
Category: Press release CFPB Addresses Inaccurate Background Check Reports and Sloppy Credit File Sharing Practices
Category: Office of Research Publication The Neighborhood Geography of Mortgage Lending
Category: Office of Research Publication Overdraft and Nonsufficient Fund Fees: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey and Consumer Credit Panel
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Many College-Sponsored Financial Products Charge High and Unusual Fees
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: A look at cash-out refinance mortgages and their borrowers between 2013 to 2023
Category: Press release CFPB Shuts Down Commonwealth Financial Systems for Illegal Debt Collection Practices
Category: Office of Research Publication Making Ends Meet in 2023: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Bank of America to Pay $12 Million for Reporting False Mortgage Data
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Toyota Motor Credit to Pay $60 Million for Illegal Lending and Credit Reporting Misconduct
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlighting Consumer Protection Issues in Medical Debt Collection
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act CFPB Annual Report 2023
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Citi to Pay $25.9 Million for Intentional, Illegal Discrimination Against Armenian Americans
Category: Director's statement Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on Press Call for CFPB’s Enforcement Action against Citi for Illegal Discrimination Targeting Armenian-Americans
Category: Director's statement Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra at the Global Financial Innovation Network’s Annual General Meeting
Category: Press release CFPB Issues New Report on State Community Reinvestment Laws
Category: Report State Community Reinvestment Acts: Summary of state laws
Category: Blog Servicemembers continue to face major financial challenges
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Deputy Director Zixta Martinez at The Greenlining Institute's 2023 Just Future Summit
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Rule to Jumpstart Competition and Accelerate Shift to Open Banking
Category: Press release CFPB and Justice Department Issue Joint Statement Cautioning that Financial Institutions May Not Use Immigration Status to Illegally Discriminate Against Credit Applicants
Category: Press release La CFPB y el Departamento de Justicia han Emitido una Declaración Conjunta afirmando que las Instituciones No Podrían Usar el Estatus Migratorio para Ilegalmente Discriminar Contra Solicitantes de Crédito
Category: Blog Protegemos el acceso de inmigrantes a oportunidades de crédito justas
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Enforcement Director Eric Halperin on the TransUnion Enforcement Actions
Category: Blog Protecting Immigrant Access to Fair Credit Opportunities
Category: Press release CFPB and FTC Take Actions Against TransUnion for Illegal Rental Background Check and Credit Reporting Practices
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Repeat Offender Freedom Mortgage Corporation for Providing False Information to Federal Regulators
Category: Blog The law requires companies to delete disputed unverified information from consumer reports
Category: Office of Research Publication Data Point: 2022 Mortgage Market Activity and Trends
Category: Consumer advisories Consumer advisory: People have the right to cancel credit repair services
Category: Consumer advisories Consejos al consumidor: La Gente tiene Derecho a Cancelar Servicios de Reparación de Crédito
Category: Press release CFPB Kicks Off Rulemaking to Remove Medical Bills from Credit Reports
Category: Director's statement Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on Medical Debt at a Press Call Hosted by Vice President Kamala Harris
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Guidance on Credit Denials by Lenders Using Artificial Intelligence
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra at the Better Markets Conference on the 15th Anniversary of the Collapse of Lehman Brothers and the Onset of the Global Financial Crisis
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra at The Mortgage Collaborative National Conference
Category: Press release CFPB Reaches Multibillion Dollar Settlement with Credit Repair Conglomerate
Category: Press release Agencies to Host Roundtable on Special Purpose Credit Programs
Category: Director's statement Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra at White House Roundtable on Protecting Americans from Harmful Data Broker Practices
Category: Blog What we’re hearing from consumers in New Mexico
Category: Blog Qué nos dicen los consumidores de New Mexico
Category: Blog Looking at credit scores only tells part of the story – cashflow data may tell another part
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Director Rohit Chopra for Community Table on White House Blueprint for a Renters Bill of Rights
Category: Press release CFPB Report Shows Workers Face Risks from Employer-Driven Debt
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Initial Fresh Start program changes followed by increased credit scores for affected student loan borrowers
Category: Blog How are mortgages with a COVID-related forbearance performing in 2023?
Category: Press release CFPB Reporta Sobre Acceso a Banca y Finanzas Personales en el Sur
Category: Office of Research Publication Consumer Finances in Rural Areas of the Southern Region
Category: Report Banking and Credit Access in the Southern Region of the U.S
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Reports on Banking Access and Consumer Finance in Southern States
Category: Report Office of Servicemember Affairs 2022 Annual Report
Category: Blog Extendemos la fecha tope para recibir comentarios sobre los corredores de datos
Category: Blog We are extending the deadline for comments about data brokers
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Update on student loan borrowers during payment suspension
Category: Blog Mortgage data shows that borrowers could save $100 a month (or more) by choosing cheaper lenders
Category: Blog Have medical debt? Anything already paid or under $500 should no longer be on your credit report
Category: Blog ¿Tiene deudas médicas? Ninguna que haya pagado o que sea menos de $500, debería aparecer en su informe de crédito
Category: Office of Research Publication Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Financing and Consumer Financial Outcomes
Category: Blog Credit reporting companies should do more to ensure that servicemembers receive the free credit monitoring services they are legally entitled to
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Who gets sued in civil courts? Civil judgments are not evenly distributed
Category: Report Consumer Credit and the Removal of Medical Collections from Credit Reports
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks on the Interagency Enforcement Policy Statement on “Artificial Intelligence”
Category: Press release CFPB and Federal Partners Confirm Automated Systems and Advanced Technology Not an Excuse for Lawbreaking Behavior
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of James S. Rice, Assistant Director, Office of Servicemember Affairs, before the U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs
Category: Office of Research Publication Insights into Consumers’ Financial Standing and Distress from 2019-2022: Evidence from a CDFI
Category: Press release CFPB Finalizes Rule to Create a New Data Set on Small Business Lending in America
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Remarks at the NCRC Just Economy Conference
Category: Press release La CFPB Finaliza Normativa para Crear un Nuevo Conjunto de Datos para el Crédito a la Pequeña Empresa en el País
Category: Blog Tell us your experiences with data brokers
Category: Press release CFPB Mejora Herramienta para Promover Competencia y Comparación de Tarjetas de Crédito
Category: Press release CFPB Enhances Tool to Promote Competition and Comparison Shopping in Credit Card Market
Category: Press release CFPB lanza averiguación sobre Corredores de Datos | CFPB
Category: Press release CFPB Launches Inquiry Into the Business Practices of Data Brokers
Category: Office of Research Publication Report on the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Rule Voluntary Review
Category: Office of Research Publication Consumer Use of Buy Now, Pay Later: Insights from the CFPB Making Ends Meet Survey
Category: Blog Tell us about your experiences with rental background checks and fees
Category: Blog Opine acerca de sus experiencias con las revisiones de antecedentes a inquilinos y sus tarifas
Category: Blog Why the largest credit card companies are suppressing actual payment data on your credit report
Category: Blog Por qué las grandes compañías emisoras de tarjetas de crédito suprimen datos reales de pagos en su informe de crédito
Category: Report Market Snapshot: Trends in Third-Party Debt Collections Tradelines Reporting
Category: Blog Debt collectors re-evaluate medical debt furnishing in light of data integrity issues
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Credit score transitions during the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Report Servicemember reports about identity theft are increasing
Category: Blog Office of Research Blog: Even as rents increase, fewer people are buying
Category: Report Annual report of consumer and credit reporting complaints: An analysis of complaint responses by Equifax, Experian, TransUnion
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Report on TransUnion, Experian, and Equifax
Category: Office of Research Publication Making Ends Meet in 2022: Insights from the CFPB Making Ends Meet survey
Category: Office of Research Publication Consumer Savings App Strategies and Savings Outcomes
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Higher interest rates leading to higher debt burdens for mortgage borrowers
Category: Press release La CFPB Toma Acciones Contra Carrington Mortgage por negarle a Propietarios sus Derechos Bajo la Ley CARES
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Carrington Mortgage for Cheating Homeowners out of CARES Act Rights
Category: Press release Los Exámenes de Supervisión de la CFPB Encuentran Fallas en el Reporte del Crédito, Uso de Tarifas Inesperadas y Engañoso Manejo de las Protecciones por COVID-19
Category: Press release CFPB Supervisory Examinations Find Credit Reporting Failures, Junk Fees, and Mishandling of COVID-19 Protections
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Guidance to Address Shoddy Investigation Practices by Consumer Reporting Companies
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Update on student loan borrowers during payment suspension