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Category: Blog Examining the factors driving high credit card interest rates
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: 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: Blog CFPB tells credit card CEOs: Practice of suppressing payment data has potential for consumer harm
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 26, Spring 2022
Category: Blog Climate risk should be considered in housing decisions
Category: Report Credit card late fees
Category: Blog The Fed is raising interest rates. What does that mean for borrowers and savers?
Category: Report 2021 Financial Literacy Annual Report
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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches Initiative to Save Americans Billions in Junk Fees
Category: Blog Americans pay $120 billion in credit card interest and fees each year
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: Blog Know before you buy (now, pay later) this holiday season
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 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 Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
Category: Blog Should you buy now and pay later?
Category: Blog Dedicating July to military consumer protection
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: Report Financial Coaching Initiative: Results and Lessons Learned
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: 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
Category: Blog New guide helps military families with unique financial challenges
Category: Report Balancing savings and debt: Findings from an online experiment
Category: Report 2020 Financial Literacy Annual Report
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: Blog Listen to CFPB's new podcast episodes
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: Blog Honoring and empowering those who served our nation
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: 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: Blog More CFPB resources available in multiple languages
Category: Blog Back to school resources for teachers, parents and financial education practitioners
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: 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: Blog Going virtual with your financial consultations during the Coronavirus emergency
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 Build your kids’ money skills while they’re home from school
Category: Blog Desarrolle las habilidades de sus niños con el dinero, mientras los tiene en casa sin escuela
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: Report Office of Servicemember Affairs Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2019
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2020
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Blog Read our 2019 College Credit Card Report
Category: Report 2019 College credit card agreements
Category: Report 2019 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Financial Literacy Annual Report
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: Press release CFPB Releases Financial Well-Being Report with State-by-State Comparisons
Category: Report Financial well-being by state
Category: Blog Sea inteligente con su dinero. Le damos 25 consejos para que mejore su bienestar financiero