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Category: Blog New risks emerge as line between payments and commerce blurs
Category: Press release CFPB Fines U.S. Bank $37.5 Million for Illegally Exploiting Personal Data to Open Sham Accounts for Unsuspecting Customers
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Housing inflation is hitting low-income renters
Category: Blog Long hold times or excellent care? Tell us about the customer service at your bank or credit union!
Category: Blog Banks’ overdraft/NSF fee revenues evolve along with their policies
Category: Blog Using special purpose credit programs to serve unmet credit needs
Category: Press release Federal Regulators Fine Bank of America $225 Million Over Botched Disbursement of State Unemployment Benefits at Height of Pandemic
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks to the Financial Literacy and Education Commission
Category: Report Credit Card Line Decreases
Category: Blog New report explores the impact of credit card line decreases on consumers
Category: Blog Identifying and addressing the financial needs of immigrants
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Deputy Director Zixta Martinez’s Keynote Address at the Consumer Federation of America’s 2022 Consumer Assembly
Category: Press release CFPB Launches Initiative to Improve Customer Service at Big Banks
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra in Great Falls, Montana on Relationship Banking and Customer Service
Category: Blog CFPB tells credit card CEOs: Practice of suppressing payment data has potential for consumer harm
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Protect Depositors from False Claims About FDIC Insurance
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Scam’s Ringleaders to Pay More Than $8 Million to Consumers and Student Loan Borrowers
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Bank of America to Pay $10 Million Penalty for Illegal Garnishments
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 26, Spring 2022
Category: Blog Cómo prevenir y reportar estafas contra adultos mayores
Category: Blog Overcharging for add-on products on auto loans
Category: Blog How to prevent and report scams targeting older adults
Category: Press release CFPB Obtains Ban Against Debt Relief CEO Daniel Crenshaw
Category: Press release CFPB Invokes Dormant Authority to Examine Nonbank Companies Posing Risks to Consumers
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Challenges in Rural Banking Access
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Financial Challenges Facing Rural Communities
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks on the Repeat Offender Lawsuit Against TransUnion and John Danaher
Category: Blog Busting myths about bankruptcy and private student loans
Category: Blog Climate risk should be considered in housing decisions
Category: Blog Helping borrowers hold mortgage servicers accountable
Category: Blog Overdraft fees can price people out of banking
Category: Report Credit card late fees
Category: Blog CFPB Extends Opportunity for Public to Provide Input on Junk Fees
Category: Blog The Fed is raising interest rates. What does that mean for borrowers and savers?
Category: Blog Shining a Spotlight on Workers’ Financial Experiences
Category: Report 2021 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Blog Inaccurate small business credit reports can block access to loans
Category: Blog If you’re a homeowner struggling to make housing-related payments due to the pandemic, help is available or coming soon
Category: Blog Ang hindi inaasahang gastos ng mga lihim na singil
Category: Blog 정크 수수료의 숨겨진 비용
Category: Blog The hidden cost of junk fees
Category: Blog El costo oculto de las tarifas inesperadas
Category: Blog التكلفة الخفية للرسوم المفاجئة وغير المتوقعة
Category: Blog 垃圾費的隱含費用
Category: Blog Sự ảnh hưởng của phụ phí ẩn
Category: Report Justice-Involved Individuals and the Consumer Financial Marketplace
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches Initiative to Save Americans Billions in Junk Fees
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on the Junk Fees RFI Press Call
Category: Blog Americans pay $120 billion in credit card interest and fees each year
Category: Press release CFPB Bans BrightSpeed Solutions and Its Former CEO for Supporting Telemarketing Scammers Targeting Older Americans
Category: Blog Our public inquiry on buy now, pay later
Category: Blog Making Ends Meet series: Consumer finances during the pandemic
Category: Report Consumer finances during the pandemic: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey
Category: Press release CFPB Shutters Lending by VC-Backed Fintech for Violating Agency Order
Category: Blog Know before you buy (now, pay later) this holiday season
Category: Blog How Should Regulators Review Bank Mergers?
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: Press release CFPB Research Shows Banks’ Deep Dependence on Overdraft Fees
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on the Overdraft Press Call
Category: Report Disputes on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Report 2021 Annual Report of the CFPB Education Loan Ombudsman
Category: Press release CFPB Joins Other Financial Regulatory Agencies in Issuing Statement on Discontinuation of LIBOR
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 Guide to Remote Financial Coaching
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: Blog Credit access declined during the pandemic for credit cards, but increased for mortgages and auto loans
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: Blog Consumer Fraud Alert - Tips for avoiding VA home loan scams
Category: Blog Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Fintech Company GreenSky for Enabling Merchants to Secure Loans for Consumers Without Their Authorization
Category: Blog Should you buy now and pay later?
Category: Blog Dedicating July to military consumer protection
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Company and its Owners and Executives for Deceptive Debt-Relief and Credit-Repair Services
Category: Blog Delinquencies on credit accounts continue to be low despite the pandemic
Category: Blog Practitioner tools for navigating financial exchanges with family and friends
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Company and its CEO for Deceptive Deposit and Loan Products
Category: Report Financial Coaching Initiative: Results and Lessons Learned
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Auto Lender for Unfair Loss Damage Waiver Practices
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Debt-Settlement Company for Charging Consumers Unlawful Fees
Category: Report 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: Report Measuring the financial well-being of Hispanics: 2018 Financial Well-being Score Benchmarks
Category: Blog Money Smarts for Military Families
Category: Press release Statement by CFPB Acting Director Dave Uejio on Mr. Cooper Unauthorized Withdrawals
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Reverse Mortgage Lender for Deceptive Advertising
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against SettleIt, Inc. for Steering Consumers into High-Cost Loans
Category: Blog Estafas con beneficios por desempleo: Cómo puede protegerse
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