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Category: Press release CFPB Helps Survivors Mitigate the Financial Consequences of Human Trafficking
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: Press release CFPB Launches Inquiry into Practices that Leave Workers Indebted to Employers
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Financial well-being in America, from 2017 to 2020
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Protect Depositors from False Claims About FDIC Insurance
Category: Report Mortgage Servicing COVID-19 Pandemic Response Metrics: New Observations from Data Reported by Sixteen Servicers for May-December 2021
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Bank of America to Pay $10 Million Penalty for Illegal Garnishments
Category: Press release CFPB Invokes Dormant Authority to Examine Nonbank Companies Posing Risks to Consumers
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: Medical billing and collection issues described in consumer complaints
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Challenges in Rural Banking Access
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Financial Challenges Facing Rural Communities
Category: Blog The student loan pause was extended—three things to keep in mind
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks to Halt Negative Credit Reporting for Survivors of Human Trafficking
Category: Blog Helping borrowers hold mortgage servicers accountable
Category: Report 2021 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Blog Overdraft fees can price people out of banking
Category: Blog CFPB Extends Opportunity for Public to Provide Input on Junk Fees
Category: Report Emergency Savings and Financial Security: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey and Consumer Credit Panel
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 Using special purpose credit programs to serve unmet credit needs
Category: Blog Report illustrates how the big three credit reporting companies are giving consumers the runaround
Category: Blog Ang hindi inaasahang gastos ng mga lihim na singil
Category: Blog 정크 수수료의 숨겨진 비용
Category: Blog Sự ảnh hưởng của phụ phí ẩn
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: 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: Report Annual report of consumer and credit reporting complaints: An analysis of complaint responses by Equifax, Experian, TransUnion
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: Blog How Should Regulators Review Bank Mergers?
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: Director's statement Statement by CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on HUD Guidance on Special Purpose Credit Programs
Category: Press release CFPB Research Shows Banks’ Deep Dependence on Overdraft Fees
Category: Report Data Point: Checking Account Overdraft at Financial Institutions Served by Core Processors
Category: Report Data Point: Overdraft/NSF Fee Reliance Since 2015 – Evidence from Bank Call Reports
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on the Overdraft Press Call
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Credit Report Disputes Far More Common in Majority Black and Hispanic Neighborhoods
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Tech Giants to Turn Over Information on their Payment System Plans
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 The CFPB is looking out for families, workers, and communities
Category: Blog Volunteering to help people make the most of the tax refund. An opportunity to give back
Category: Report Consumer Complaint Research Brief: Consumer complaints throughout the credit life cycle, by demographic characteristics
Category: Report 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: 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: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio at the NFHA’s Virtual Forum on Special Purpose Credit Programs
Category: Blog Credit access declined during the pandemic for credit cards, but increased for mortgages and auto loans
Category: Report 2020 Mortgage Market Activity and Trends
Category: Press release Mortgage refinance loans drove an increase in closed-end originations in 2020, new CFPB report finds
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: 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: Blog Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: COVID-19 issues described in consumer complaints
Category: Report 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: Blog Delinquencies on credit accounts continue to be low despite the pandemic
Category: Blog HMDA Threshold Report Blog
Category: Report A Brief Note on General Lending Patterns of Small to Medium Size Closed-end HMDA Reporters
Category: Report Manufactured Housing Finance: New Insights from the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act
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 Complaint Bulletin: Mortgage forbearance issues described in consumer complaints
Category: Report Measuring the financial well-being of Hispanics: 2018 Financial Well-being Score Benchmarks
Category: Report 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: Report Complaint Bulletin: County-level demographic overview of consumer complaints
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2020
Category: Blog Protecting consumers through a pandemic: 2020 Fair Lending Report to Congress
Category: Blog Estafas con beneficios por desempleo: Cómo puede protegerse
Category: Press release CFPB Annual Complaint Report Highlights More Than a Half-Million Complaints Received in 2020
Category: Report 2020 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Blog Take action to protect your Economic Impact Payment if your account is overdrawn
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Encourages Financial Institutions and Debt Collectors to Allow Stimulus Payments to Reach Consumers
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Blog The Bureau is taking much-needed action to protect consumers, particularly the most economically vulnerable
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Partnerships with Communities Across the Country to Promote Financial Resiliency
Category: Report 2020 Financial Literacy Annual Report
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: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Payment Amount Furnishing & Consumer Reporting
Category: Blog New report explores the prevalence of actual payment information in consumer credit reporting