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Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Outline of Proposals Under Consideration to Implement Small Business Lending Data Collection Requirements
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: Press release CFPB Extends Comment Period on Request for Information on Ways to Prevent Credit Discrimination and Build a More Inclusive Financial System
Category: Blog Expanding access to credit to underserved communities
Category: Speech Oral Testimony of Director Kraninger Before the House Financial Services Committee
Category: Speech Oral Testimony of Director Kraninger Before the Senate Banking Committee
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Requests Information on Ways to Prevent Credit Discrimination and Build a More Inclusive Financial System
Category: Blog The Bureau is taking action to build a more inclusive financial system
Category: Report Targeting credit builder loans
Category: Press release CFPB Study Shows Financial Product Could Help Consumers Build Credit
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: Blog Innovation spotlight: Providing adverse action notices when using AI/ML models
Category: Blog Ang kahalagahan ng patas at pantay na pag-access sa kredito para sa mga minorya at negosyo na pag-aari ng kababaihan
Category: Report Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) program status report for fiscal year (FY) 2019
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: Press release CFPB Paves Way for Consumers Facing Financial Emergencies to Obtain Access to Mortgage Credit More Quickly
Category: Blog The importance of fair and equitable access to credit for minority and women-owned businesses
Category: Blog La importancia del acceso justo y equitativo a crédito para pequeñas empresas en manos de minorías y mujeres
Category: Report No FEAR Act Annual Report for fiscal year 2019
Category: Press release Federal Agencies Encourage Banks, Savings Associations, and Credit Unions to Offer Responsible Small-Dollar Loans to Consumers and Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19
Category: Press release Agencies Provide Additional Information to Encourage Financial Institutions to Work with Borrowers Affected by COVID-19
Category: Blog New report explores trends for first-time homebuyers
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 21 (Winter 2020)
Category: Blog Small business lending and the Great Recession
Category: Report Data point: Small business lending and the Great Recession
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Interpretitive Rule on Screening and Training Requirements for Mortgage Loan Originators
Category: Report Planning for tax-time savings
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Research on Tax Time Savings
Category: Blog A report on the Bureau’s Building a Bridge to Credit Visibility Symposium
Category: Report Building a Bridge to Credit Visibility
Category: Report CFPB Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan Update FY 2019 – FY 2022
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2018
Category: Blog Encouraging innovation in expanding credit access: 2018 Fair Lending Report to Congress
Category: Press release CFPB To Hold First Symposium On June 25
Category: Report Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) program status report for fiscal year (FY) 2018
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Symposia Series
Category: Report No FEAR Act annual report for fiscal year (FY) 2018
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Broker of High-interest Credit Offers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles Claims with Sterling Jewelers, Inc.
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2017
Category: Blog Promoting fair, equitable, and nondiscriminatory access to credit: 2017 Fair Lending Report
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Dollar Thresholds in Regulations Z and M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Speech Toward a 21st century approach to consumer protection
Category: Blog New research report on the geography of credit invisibility
Category: Report Data point: The geography of credit invisibility
Category: Blog Save the date for the 'Building a Bridge to Credit Visibility' symposium
Category: Blog What you need to know to get money from the settlement with BancorpSouth Bank for alleged discrimination
Category: Press release Bureau Acting Director Mulvaney Statement on the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act
Category: Press release Statement of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection on enactment of S.J. Res. 57
Category: Report No FEAR Act annual report for fiscal year 2017
Category: Report Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) program status report for fiscal year (FY) 2017
Category: Blog Identification of language preference on the Uniform Residential Loan Application
Category: Blog African-American and Hispanic borrowers harmed by Provident will receive $9 million in compensation
Category: Press release CFPB Amends Rules to Provide Flexibility and Clarity to Certain Mortgage Lenders in Collecting Information
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2018
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray at the Cincinnati AFL-CIO Labor Day Picnic
Category: Press release CFPB and American Express Reach Resolution to Address Discriminatory Card Terms in Puerto Rico and U.S. Territories
Category: Blog Building credit at the local level
Category: Press release Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition's 46th Annual Convention
Category: Report CFPB data point: Becoming credit visible
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Study Finds Consumers in Lower-income Areas are More Likely to Become Credit Visible Due to Negative Records
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the People and Places Conference
Category: Blog Request for information on small business lending
Category: Report Key dimensions of the small business lending landscape
Category: Press release CFPB Explores Ways to Assess the Availability of Credit for Small Business
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Small Business Lending Field Hearing
Category: Blog Solicitud de información sobre el mercado de préstamos para pequeñas empresas
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report Outlining Strategies for Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in the Mortgage Industry
Category: Blog Safeguarding against credit discrimination: 2016 Fair Lending Report
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at Operation HOPE Global Forums Annual Meeting
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2016
Category: Report Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) program status report for fiscal year (FY) 2016
Category: Report No FEAR Act annual report for fiscal year 2016
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at National Community Reinvestment Coalition Conference
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 Fines Experian $3 Million for Deceiving Consumers in Marketing Credit Scores
Category: Blog Using alternative data to evaluate creditworthiness
Category: Press release CFPB and New York Attorney General Sue RD Legal for Scamming 9/11 Heroes Out of Millions of Dollars in Compensation Funds
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the RD Legal Funding Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Press release CFPB Orders TransUnion and Equifax to Pay for Deceiving Consumers in Marketing Credit Scores and Credit Products
Category: Report CFPB Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan 2016-2020
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Takes Second Action Against Military Credit Services for Improper Contract Disclosures
Category: Blog Fair lending priorities in the new year
Category: Blog What you need to know about the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and how it can help you: Know your rights
Category: Blog What you need to know about the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and how it can help you: Why it was passed and what it is
Category: Press release CFPB Warns Financial Institutions About Potential Mortgage Lending Reporting Failures
Category: Press release Agencies Issue Proposal on Method to Adjust Thresholds for Exempting Certain Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the NAACP Annual Convention
Category: Blog La delimitación ilegal: Acción del CFPB y del Departamento de Justicia requiere que el banco BancorpSouth pague millones de dólares a consumidores perjudicados
Category: Blog Redlining: CFPB and DOJ action requires BancorpSouth Bank to pay millions to harmed consumers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau And Department Of Justice Action Requires Bancorpsouth To Pay $10.6 Million To Address Discriminatory Mortgage Lending Practices
Category: Blog Usted tiene el derecho a que lo traten de manera justa en el mercado financiero