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Category: Blog Credit card interest rate margins at all-time high
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Large Banks Charge Higher Credit Card Interest Rates than Small Banks and Credit Unions
Category: Report Credit card data: Small issuers offer lower rates
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: 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: Office of Research Publication Making Ends Meet in 2023: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey
Category: Testimony Opening Statement of Director Rohit Chopra before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Category: Testimony Opening Statement of Director Rohit Chopra before the House Committee on Financial Services
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Citi to Pay $25.9 Million for Intentional, Illegal Discrimination Against Armenian Americans
Category: Director's statement Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on Press Call for CFPB’s Enforcement Action against Citi for Illegal Discrimination Targeting Armenian-Americans
Category: Blog Servicemembers continue to face major financial challenges
Category: Report The Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Credit Card Companies Charged Consumers Record-High $130 Billion in Interest and Fees in 2022
Category: Director's statement Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on a Press Call on Junk Fees
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Guidance to Halt Large Banks from Charging Illegal Junk Fees for Basic Customer Service
Category: Report Vast majority of NSF fees have been eliminated, saving consumers nearly $2 billion annually
Category: Press release CFPB Exams Return $140 Million to Consumers Hit by Illegal Junk Fees in Banking, Auto Loans, and Remittances
Category: Blog Qué viene a continuación para Bank of America y sus clientes
Category: Blog Что ждет Bank of America и его клиентов
Category: Blog Bank of America(美國銀行)及其客戶的未來展望
Category: Blog Tương lai dành cho Bank of America và Khách hàng của mình
Category: Blog Bank of America 및 고객 추후 대응
Category: Blog What’s ahead for Bank of America and its customers
Category: Blog Sa ki rezève pou Bank of America ak kliyan li yo
Category: Blog Ano ang naghihintay para sa Bank of America at sa mga kostumer nito
Category: Blog ما هو المستقبل لـ Bank of America وعملائه
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Bank of America for Illegally Charging Junk Fees, Withholding Credit Card Rewards, and Opening Fake Accounts
Category: Press release CFPB Toma Acción Contra Bank of America por Cobrar Ilegalmente Tarifas Inesperadas, Retener “Rewards” en Tarjetas de Crédito y Abrir Cuentas Falsas
Category: Press release CFPB, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and U.S. Department of Treasury Launch Inquiry into Costly Credit Cards and Loans Pushed on Patients for Health Care Costs
Category: Press release La CFPB, el Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos y el Departamento del Tesoro Solicitan Información sobre Costosas Tarjetas de Crédito y Préstamos que los Pacientes son empujados a Tomar para pagar Costos de Atención Médica
Category: Report Overdraft/NSF Revenue in Q4 2022 down nearly 50% versus pre-pandemic levels
Category: Press release CFPB Action to Require Citizens Bank to Pay $9 Million Penalty for Unlawful Credit Card Servicing
Category: Press release CFPB Obliga a Citizens Bank a Pagar Multa de $9 Millones | CFPB
Category: Report Medical Credit Cards and Financing Plans
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Director Rohit Chopra at the American Association of Healthcare Administration Management
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights Costly Credit Cards and Loans Pushed on Patients
Category: Blog Adjustable-rate loans are changing, because a widely-used interest rate index expires in June
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Rule to Facilitate Orderly Wind Down of LIBOR
Category: Press release CFPB Joins Other Financial Regulatory Agencies in Issuing Statement on Completing the LIBOR Transition
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of James S. Rice, Assistant Director, Office of Servicemember Affairs, before the U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs
Category: Blog Mientras la deuda de tarjetas de crédito alcanza un nuevo pico, en la CFPB nos enfocamos en aumentar la competencia y reducir los costos
Category: Blog As outstanding credit card debt hits new high, the CFPB is focusing on ways to increase competition and reduce costs
Category: Testimony Testimony of CFPB Senior Advisor Brian Shearer on Junk Fees Before the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Consumer Protection, Technology, and Utilities Committee
Category: Press release CFPB Mejora Herramienta para Promover Competencia y Comparación de Tarjetas de Crédito
Category: Press release CFPB Enhances Tool to Promote Competition and Comparison Shopping in Credit Card Market
Category: Blog Why the largest credit card companies are suppressing actual payment data on your credit report
Category: Blog Por qué las grandes compañías emisoras de tarjetas de crédito suprimen datos reales de pagos en su informe de crédito
Category: Report Banks’ overdraft/NSF fee revenue declines significantly compared to pre-pandemic levels
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Rule to Rein in Excessive Credit Card Late Fees
Category: Director's statement Director Chopra’s Remarks on Press Call for Credit Card Late Fees NPRM
Category: Press release La CFPB Propone Normativa para Frenar el Cobro de Excesivas Penalidades por Atraso con Tarjetas de Crédito
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks Public Input on Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Office of Research Publication Making Ends Meet in 2022: Insights from the CFPB Making Ends Meet survey
Category: Blog Protecting borrowers’ control over their money
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 28, Fall 2022
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds High Fees Charged on Student Banking Products Endorsed by Colleges
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: Report Buy Now, Pay Later: Market trends and consumer impacts
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s prepared remarks on the release of the CFPB’s Buy Now, Pay Later report
Category: Office of Research Publication Consumer Finances in Rural Appalachia
Category: Blog Why we’re modernizing how we collect credit card data
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: Blog Banks’ overdraft/NSF fee revenues evolve along with their policies
Category: Press release CFPB Moves to Reduce Junk Fees Charged by Debt Collectors
Category: Report Credit Card Line Decreases
Category: Blog New report explores the impact of credit card line decreases on consumers
Category: Press release CFPB Initiates Review of Credit Card Company Penalty Policies Costing Consumers $12 Billion Each Year
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Director Chopra on Credit Card Late Fees ANPR Press Call
Category: Blog Measuring the impact of financial institution overdraft programs on consumers
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 Consumers on course to save $1 billion in NSF fees annually, but some banks continue to charge these fees
Category: Blog Overdraft fees can price people out of banking
Category: Office of Research Publication Credit card late fees
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Credit Card Companies Charged $12 Billion in Late Fee Penalties in 2020
Category: Blog CFPB Extends Opportunity for Public to Provide Input on Junk Fees
Category: Blog The Fed is raising interest rates. What does that mean for borrowers and savers?
Category: Blog Comparing overdraft fees and policies across banks
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: Op-ed | Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on the Junk Fees RFI Press Call
Category: Blog Americans pay $120 billion in credit card interest and fees each year
Category: Office of Research Publication 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: Office of Research Publication Data Point: Checking Account Overdraft at Financial Institutions Served by Core Processors
Category: Press release CFPB Research Shows Banks’ Deep Dependence on Overdraft Fees
Category: Office of Research Publication Data Point: Overdraft/NSF Fee Reliance Since 2015 – Evidence from Bank Call Reports