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Category: Blog Americans pay $120 billion in credit card interest and fees each year
Category: Report 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 The LIBOR index for adjustable-rate loans is being discontinued: here’s what to watch for
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 Plain Writing Act compliance report 2021
Category: Report 2021 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Report Finding a Continued Decline in College Credit Card Agreements in 2020
Category: Blog Credit access declined during the pandemic for credit cards, but increased for mortgages and auto loans
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: Blog Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
Category: Press release As Federal Eviction Protections Come to an End, CFPB Warns Landlords and Consumer Reporting Agencies to Report Rental Information Accurately
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights Supervisory Findings of Wide-Ranging Violations of Law in 2020
Category: Press release Statement by CFPB Acting Director Dave Uejio on Impact of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Federal Holiday on Residential Mortgage Closings
Category: Blog Delinquencies on credit accounts continue to be low despite the pandemic
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: Press release CFPB Delays Mandatory Compliance Date for General Qualified Mortgage Final Rule
Category: Blog Protecting consumers through a pandemic: 2020 Fair Lending Report to Congress
Category: Press release CFPB Compliance Bulletin Warns Mortgage Servicers: Unprepared is Unacceptable
Category: Report GAO-IG Act Reporting
Category: Report Balancing savings and debt: Findings from an online experiment
Category: Blog Bureau takes additional steps to foster an inclusive financial system
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues an Approval Order to Facilitate Employee Access to Earned but Unpaid Wages
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Approval Order to Facilitate the Use of Dual Usage Credit Cards
Category: Blog Credit applications remain depressed for credit cards and auto loans
Category: Blog Credit card debt fell even for consumers who were having financial difficulties before the pandemic
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Finalizes Advisory Opinions Policy and Announces Two New Advisory Opinions
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
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Finds Continued Decline in the Market for Certain Kinds of College Credit Cards
Category: Report 2020 College credit card agreements
Category: Blog CFPB provides clearer rules of the road for RESPA marketing service agreements
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Policy Statement on Applications for Early Termination of Consent Orders
Category: Report Plain Writing Act compliance report 2020
Category: Report Special issue brief: The early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on consumer credit
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Examines Early Impact of Pandemic on Consumer Credit
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Requests Information on the Impact of the CARD Act Regulations on Small Entities and the Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Recent trends in debt settlement and credit counseling
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Debt Settlements and Credit Counseling
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Consumer Financial Protection Week, Virtual Events Nationwide
Category: Speech Remarks by Director Kraninger During Consumer Data Industry Association Webinar
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches Pilot Advisory Opinion Program to Provide Regulated Entities Clear Guidance and Improve Compliance
Category: Blog Consumer reporting and the CARES Act
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Steps to Facilitate LIBOR Transition
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Takes Action to Help Consumers Receive Relief from Credit Card Issuers
Category: Blog Credit card debt during coronavirus: Relief options and tips
Category: Blog La deuda de tarjeta de crédito durante la pandemia del coronavirus: opciones de alivio y consejos para manejarla
Category: Press release CFPB to Provide Additional Extension of Comment Period for Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Time Barred Debt
Category: Report The early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on credit applications
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Shows Substantial Decline in Credit Applications in March
Category: Blog Protecting consumers and encouraging innovation: 2019 Fair Lending Report to Congress
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2019
Category: Blog Tips to stay on top of your finances during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog Consejos para mantenerse al día con sus finanzas durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Key Steps to Prevent Consumer Harm; Proposes Whistleblower Award Program, Other Measures
Category: Report GAO-IG Act Reporting
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Time-Barred Debt Disclosures
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Action Against Citizens Bank, N.A.
Category: Report 2019 BCFP Annual Employee Survey Results
Category: Blog Read our 2019 College Credit Card Report
Category: Report 2019 College credit card agreements
Category: Report Annual Report on the TILA, EFTA, and CARD Act
Category: Blog Seis consejos a tener en cuenta cuando le ofrezcan la tarjeta de crédito de una tienda
Category: Blog Six tips to consider when you’re offered a retail store credit card
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Panels for CFPB-FTC Workshop on Accuracy in Consumer Reporting
Category: Blog You might have heard that LIBOR is going away. Here’s what you need to know about LIBOR and adjustable-rate loans.
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 19 (Summer 2019)
Category: Report The Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Blog Protect yourself from credit card fraud at the register
Category: Press release CFPB Extends Comment Period for Debt Collection Proposal
Category: Report Data point: Credit card revolvers
Category: Blog New report explores the extent of revolving in the U.S. credit card market
Category: Report Sources and uses of data at the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Outlines Plan to Review Rules Under the Regulatory Flexibility Act
Category: Blog Cómo echarle mano a su deuda
Category: Blog Need help with your credit card debt? Start with your credit card company!
Category: Blog Get your credit on track with our new booklet
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces System for Prepaid Issuers to Submit Account Agreements
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles Claims with Sterling Jewelers, Inc.
Category: Press release Regulators Encourage Institutions to Work with Borrowers Affected by Government Shutdown
Category: Report College credit card agreements 2018
Category: Report 2018 BCFP Annual Employee Survey Results
Category: Blog Managing someone else’s money: New protection from ID theft and fraud
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Issues Report and RFI on the Bureau’s Sources and Uses of Data
Category: Report Data point: Final student loan payments and broader household borrowing
Category: Blog New research report on student loan repayment and broader household borrowing
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with Citibank, N.A.
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: End-of-year credit card borrowing
Category: Blog Aggregate credit card borrowing exhibits end-of-year seasonal patterns which vary across different sets of consumers
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Request For Information On Its Guidance and Implementation Support
Category: Blog 4 tips to spring clean your finances
Category: Blog People harmed by the RushCard outages in October 2015 may be eligible to receive compensation