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Category: Report Spotlight on serving limited English proficient consumers
Category: Blog Five ways banks and lenders work with people who speak or understand limited English
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Think Finance For Collecting On Debts That Consumers Did Not Legally Owe
Category: Blog Add your company to the list of sources for free credit scores
Category: Blog Has having more access to free credit scores made a difference? Let us know!
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Finds Sharp Increase In Riskier Longer-Term Auto Loans
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: Growth in longer-term auto loans
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 26
Category: Press Release Newly Available Data Shows Lowest Mortgage Delinquency Rate Since the Financial Crisis
Category: Report Consumer Protection Principles: Consumer-authorized financial data sharing and aggregation
Category: Press Release CFPB Outlines Principles For Consumer-Authorized Financial Data Sharing and Aggregation
Category: Press Release CFPB Finalizes Rule To Stop Payday Debt Traps
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Payday Rule Press Call
Category: Press Release CFPB Issues Interim Final Rule To Help Mortgage Servicers Communicate With Certain Borrowers At Risk Of Foreclosure
Category: Press Release FFIEC Announces Availability of 2016 Data on Mortgage Lending
Category: Report Financial well-being in America
Category: Blog Want to see where you stand financially? Start with these 10 questions
Category: Press Release CFPB's First National Survey on Financial Well-Being Shows More Than 40 Percent of U.S. Adults Struggle to Make Ends Meet
Category: Press Release CFPB Amends Rules to Provide Flexibility and Clarity to Certain Mortgage Lenders in Collecting Information
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2017
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Ohio Land Bank Conference
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 Takes Action Against Zero Parallel for Steering Consumers Toward Bad Deals
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Credit Repair Company for Charging Illegal Fees and Misleading Consumers
Category: Report CFPB data point: Student loan repayment
Category: Blog Too many student loan borrowers struggling, not enough benefiting from affordable repayment options
Category: Press Release CFPB Finds Percentage of Borrowers with $20K in Student Debt Doubled Over Last Decade
Category: Report CFPB Data Point: Frequent overdrafters
Category: Blog Denied for a bank account? Here’s what you should know
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against JPMorgan Chase for Failures Related to Checking Account Screening Information
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 25
Category: Press Release CFPB Warns Companies Against Tricking Consumers Into Expensive Pay-By-Phone Fees
Category: Blog Six years serving you
Category: Blog Spring 2017 rulemaking agenda
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: Press Release CFPB Seeks Comment on Proposed Changes to Prepaid Rule
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: Blog How we keep you safe in the consumer financial marketplace
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 23
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: Report CFPB Financial Well-Being Scale: Scale development technical report
Category: Blog We are seeking comment on our plan for assessing the ATR/QM rule
Category: Blog We are seeking comment on our plan for assessing the mortgage servicing rule
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Four Online Lenders for Collecting on Debts Consumers Did Not Legally Owe
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 22
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Student Loan Complaints
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Deputy Director David Silberman at the Community Bank Advisory Council
Category: Blog CFPB finalizes effective date extension for prepaid accounts rule
Category: Blog We’re updating the ex parte policy on rulemaking
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 Fair Lending Report 2016
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Report 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: Blog We are seeking comment on our plan for assessing the remittance rule
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Nationstar Mortgage for Flawed Mortgage Loan Reporting
Category: Blog CFPB proposes to extend the prepaid accounts rule’s effective date
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the LendIt USA Conference
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition
Category: Blog Check our new list to see if your credit card offers you free access to one of your credit scores
Category: Press Release CFPB Oversight Uncovers And Corrects Credit Reporting Problems
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 20
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Credit Reporting Complaints
Category: Press Release CFPB Explores Impact of Alternative Data on Credit Access for Consumers Who Are Credit Invisible
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Alternative Data Field Hearing
Category: Blog Using alternative data to evaluate creditworthiness
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 19
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Mortgage Complaints
Category: Press Release CFPB and State of Virginia Take Action Against Woodbridge Gold & Pawn for Deceiving Consumers About Loan Costs
Category: Report Consumer Experiences With Debt Collection: Findings From the CFPB’s Survey on Consumer Views on Debt
Category: Blog What you need to know: Understanding why offers for “your” credit score are not all the same
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 18
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Debt Collection Complaints
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Pawn Companies for Deceiving Consumers About Loan Costs
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Moneytree for Deceptive Advertising and Collection Practices
Category: Blog Fall 2016 rulemaking agenda
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 CFPB Warns Financial Companies About Sales and Production Incentives That May Lead to Fraud or Consumer Abuse
Category: Press Release CFPB Launches Inquiry Into Challenges Consumers Face in Using and Securely Sharing Access to Their Digital Financial Records
Category: Blog Technology is changing how people access their financial records. Share your story.
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Field Hearing on Consumer Access to Financial Records
Category: Press Release CFPB Warns Financial Institutions About Potential Mortgage Lending Reporting Failures
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 16
Category: Blog We’ve issued a new rule to help protect consumers using prepaid accounts
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Prepaid Accounts Rule Press Call
Category: Blog We’re exploring the use of a list of companies that offer free credit scores
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: Report Tools for saving: Using prepaid accounts to set aside funds
Category: Press Release CFPB Project Catalyst Study Finds Savings Offers Double the Number of Consumers Saving