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Category: Press Release Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Blog Identification of language preference on the Uniform Residential Loan Application
Category: Blog CFPB and VA WARNO: VA refinancing offers that sound too good to be true
Category: Blog Thanking veterans for their service and supporting their financial well-being
Category: Report 2017 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Blog Tips for servicemembers with student debt
Category: Blog African-American and Hispanic borrowers harmed by Provident will receive $9 million in compensation
Category: Blog Complaints show military families and non-military families have different experiences in the financial marketplace
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 26
Category: Press Release Newly Available Data Shows Lowest Mortgage Delinquency Rate Since the Financial Crisis
Category: Blog A 50-state look at complaints about student loans
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Finds Consumer Complaints Spurred Actions That Brought More Than $750 Million in Relief for Student Loan Borrowers
Category: Report Annual report of the CFPB Student Loan Ombudsman 2017
Category: Blog eClosing and buying a home: Technology’s role in closing on a mortgage
Category: Press Release CFPB Issues Interim Final Rule To Help Mortgage Servicers Communicate With Certain Borrowers At Risk Of Foreclosure
Category: Blog Seven factors that determine your mortgage interest rate
Category: Press Release FFIEC Announces Availability of 2016 Data on Mortgage Lending
Category: Blog Servicemembers and debt collection: Sharing your stories
Category: Press Release CFPB Amends Rules to Provide Flexibility and Clarity to Certain Mortgage Lenders in Collecting Information
Category: Blog Servicemembers should secure their identity after the Equifax data breach
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2017
Category: Press Release CFPB Supervision Recovers $14 Million in First Half of 2017 for Over 100,000 Consumers Harmed by Illegal Practices
Category: Press Release CFPB Temporarily Changes Mortgage Data Rule Reporting Threshold for Community Banks and Credit Unions
Category: Blog Here’s what you need to know about the new FFIEC HMDA Examiner Transaction Testing Guidelines
Category: Report Building the capacity of tax preparation providers to encourage saving
Category: Report A nationwide look at how student debt impacts older adults
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Aequitas Capital Management for Aiding Corinthian Colleges' Predatory Lending Scheme
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 25
Category: Blog The voice of the consumer
Category: Press Release CFPB Proposes Changes to Mortgage Data Rule Reporting Threshold for Community Banks and Credit Unions
Category: Press Release Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition's 46th Annual Convention
Category: Blog Buying a home? Watch out for mortgage closing scams
Category: Press Release CFPB Finalizes Updates to "Know Before You Owe" Mortgage Disclosure
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 24
Category: Press Release CFPB Releases State-Level Snapshot of Consumer Complaints
Category: Report Staying on track while giving back: The cost of student loan servicing breakdowns for people serving their communities
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 23
Category: Blog A snapshot of complaints made by older consumers
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Complaints from Older Consumers
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the People and Places Conference
Category: Blog We are seeking comment on our plan for assessing the ATR/QM rule
Category: Blog Our office of Servicemember Affairs guides you through the financial hurdles of your military career
Category: Report The Office of Servicemember Affairs: Charting our course through the military lifecycle
Category: Blog Making the decision to rent or buy
Category: Report Diversity and Inclusion in the Mortgage Industry: Readout from an opening roundtable
Category: Press Release CFPB Releases Report Outlining Strategies for Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in the Mortgage Industry
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Spring 2017
Category: Press Release CFPB Issues $1.25 Million Fine to Servicemember Auto Lender for Violating Consent Order
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 22
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Student Loan Complaints
Category: Press Release CFPB Issues Proposal to Clarify Mortgage Data Rule
Category: Blog We are proposing changes to Regulation C to help industry comply and are looking for your feedback
Category: Report 2016 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 21
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Credit Card Complaints
Category: Blog The Consumer Bureau is proposing changes to Regulation B to help mortgage lenders and is looking for your feedback
Category: Press Release CFPB Issues Proposal to Provide Flexibility to Certain Mortgage Lenders in Collecting Information
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Nationstar Mortgage for Flawed Mortgage Loan Reporting
Category: Blog How to deal with “bad credit”—or no credit—when you want to buy a home
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 20
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Credit Reporting Complaints
Category: Blog Making the move to homeownership on your own or with someone else
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 19
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Mortgage Complaints
Category: Blog How to decide how much to spend on your down payment
Category: Blog Your mortgage calculator may be setting you up for a surprise
Category: Blog Buying a home? The first step is to check your credit
Category: Report Snapshot of older consumers and student loan debt
Category: Blog Four tips to help older student loan borrowers navigate common problems with their student loans
Category: Press Release CFPB Warns Student Loan Servicing Problems Can Jeopardize Long-Term Financial Security for Older Borrowers
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 18
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Debt Collection Complaints
Category: Press Release CFPB Unveils Consumer Credit Trends Tool to Help Forecast Potential Consumer Risks
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the CFPB Research Conference
Category: Blog Is 2017 the year you buy a home?
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Reverse Mortgage Companies for Deceptive Advertising
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 17
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Debt Settlement, Check Cashing, and Other Financial Service Complaints
Category: Press Release Agencies Issue Final Rule on Method to Adjust the Threshold for Exempting Small Loans from Special Appraisal Requirements and Announce 2017 Threshold
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Access Funding for Scamming Lead-Paint Poisoning Victims Out of Settlement Money
Category: Blog A Veterans Day complaint review: VA home loan refinancing
Category: Report A snapshot of servicemember complaints: a review of issues related to VA mortgage refinancing
Category: Blog Honoring our veterans
Category: Report 2016 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press Release CFPB Warns Financial Institutions About Potential Mortgage Lending Reporting Failures
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 16
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Mortgage Bankers Association
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Prepaid Product Complaints
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders Navy Federal Credit Union to Pay $28.5 Million for Improper Debt Collection Actions
Category: Press Release CFPB Releases Updated Exam Procedures for Military Lending Act
Category: Press Release Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Announces Availability of 2015 Data on Mortgage Lending
Category: Press Release CFPB Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Money Transfer Complaints
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 15
Category: Blog What happens to you counts
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray, Director of the CFPB, at the National Association of Federal Credit Unions
Category: Blog Be your family’s financial action hero during an emergency
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 14
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Monthly Complaints Snapshot Spotlights Bank Account and Service Complaints