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Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Chime Financial for Illegally Delaying Consumer Refunds
Category: Report Overdraft/NSF Revenue in 2023 down more than 50% versus pre-pandemic levels, saving consumers over $6 billion annually
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Rule to Stop New Junk Fees on Bank Accounts
Category: Press release La CFPB Propone Normativa para Detener el Cobro de Tarifas Inesperadas sobre Cuentas Bancarias
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: Office of Research Publication Overdraft and Nonsufficient Fund Fees: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey and Consumer Credit Panel
Category: Report 2023 College banking and credit card agreements
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Many College-Sponsored Financial Products Charge High and Unusual Fees
Category: Director's statement Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on the Proposed Personal Financial Data Rights Rule
Category: Report Vast majority of NSF fees have been eliminated, saving consumers nearly $2 billion annually
Category: Blog Looking at credit scores only tells part of the story – cashflow data may tell another part
Category: Report Overdraft/NSF Revenue in Q4 2022 down nearly 50% versus pre-pandemic levels
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Guidance to Rein in Creation of Fake Accounts to Harvest Fees
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Director Rohit Chopra at the April 2023 Financial Literacy and Education Commission
Category: Report Banks’ overdraft/NSF fee revenue declines significantly compared to pre-pandemic levels
Category: Report 2022 College banking and credit card agreements
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Regions Bank to Pay $191 Million for Illegal Surprise Overdraft Fees
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 Banks’ overdraft/NSF fee revenues evolve along with their policies
Category: Blog Consumers on course to save $1 billion in NSF fees annually, but some banks continue to charge these fees
Category: Report Justice-Involved Individuals and the Consumer Financial Marketplace
Category: Press release CFPB Research Shows Banks’ Deep Dependence on Overdraft Fees
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Outlines Plan to Review Rules Under the Regulatory Flexibility Act
Category: Blog Respondemos las 5 preguntas más importantes sobre cuentas corrientes
Category: Blog Your top five questions about checking accounts answered
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with USAA Federal Savings Bank
Category: Blog Guías para ayudar y manejar su cuenta de cheques
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles With TCF National Bank
Category: Blog Consumer experiences with overdraft programs
Category: Report Consumer voices on overdraft programs
Category: Report Consumer Protection Principles: Consumer-authorized financial data sharing and aggregation
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Overdraft Press Call
Category: Press release CFPB Unveils Prototypes of "Know Before You Owe" Overdraft Disclosure Designed to Make Costs and Risks Easier to Understand
Category: Office of Research Publication CFPB data point: Frequent overdrafters
Category: Blog Know Before You Owe: We are designing new overdraft disclosure forms
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Blog Understanding the Overdraft “Opt-in” Choice
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Fines Wells Fargo $100 Million for Widespread Illegal Practice of Secretly Opening Unauthorized Accounts
Category: Blog New insights on bank overdraft fees and 4 ways to avoid them
Category: Blog Live from Louisville!
Category: Blog Guides to help you open and manage your checking account
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at a Field Hearing on Checking Account Access
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Steps to Improve Checking Account Access
Category: Blog Save the date, Louisville!
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at a Meeting of the Credit Union Advisory Council
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Citizens Bank Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Citizens Bank to Pay $18.5 Million for Failing to Credit Full Deposit Amounts
Category: Report Consumer Protection Principles: Consumer protection in new faster payment systems
Category: Press release CFPB Outlines Guiding Principles for Faster Payment Networks
Category: Press release CFPB Fines Regions Bank $7.5 Million for Unlawful Overdraft Practices
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Deputy Enforcement Director Cara Petersen on the Regions Bank Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against M&T Bank for Deceptively Advertising Free Checking
Category: Blog Forum on access to checking accounts
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at Forum on Access to Checking Accounts
Category: Press release CFPB Orders U.S. Bank to Pay $48 Million Refund to Consumers Illegally Billed for Services Not Received
Category: Blog Save the date: Join us for a forum on access to checking accounts
Category: Office of Research Publication Data point: Checking account overdraft
Category: Press release CFPB Report Raises Concerns About Impact of Overdraft Practices on Consumers
Category: Blog So, how do I submit a complaint?
Category: Blog Meet Greg from Michigan
Category: Blog Comment period on overdrafts extended to June 29
Category: Blog Advancing consumers’ interests
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau now taking complaints on checking accounts
Category: Blog Live from New York City!
Category: Blog What’s your status when it comes to overdraft coverage?
Category: Press release Raj Date Statement on the Importance of Checking Account Transparency
Category: Blog Asking the public about the CARD Act