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Category: Blog Identifying and addressing the financial needs of immigrants
Category: Blog Measuring the impact of financial institution overdraft programs on consumers
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Deputy Director Zixta Martinez’s Keynote Address at the Consumer Federation of America’s 2022 Consumer Assembly
Category: Press release CFPB Launches Initiative to Improve Customer Service at Big Banks
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra in Great Falls, Montana on Relationship Banking and Customer Service
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Protect Depositors from False Claims About FDIC Insurance
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Bank of America to Pay $10 Million Penalty for Illegal Garnishments
Category: Press release CFPB Invokes Dormant Authority to Examine Nonbank Companies Posing Risks to Consumers
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Challenges in Rural Banking Access
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Financial Challenges Facing Rural Communities
Category: Blog Consumers on course to save $1 billion in NSF fees annually, but some banks continue to charge these fees
Category: Blog Helping borrowers hold mortgage servicers accountable
Category: Blog Overdraft fees can price people out of banking
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 New effort focused on financial issues facing rural communities
Category: Blog Using special purpose credit programs to serve unmet credit needs
Category: Blog Report illustrates how the big three credit reporting companies are giving consumers the runaround
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: Report Justice-Involved Individuals and the Consumer Financial Marketplace
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 How Should Regulators Review Bank Mergers?
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Final Rule to Facilitate Transition from LIBOR
Category: Director's statement Statement of Director Rohit Chopra on the LIBOR Transition Rule
Category: Press release CFPB Research Shows Banks’ Deep Dependence on Overdraft Fees
Category: Report Data Point: Checking Account Overdraft at Financial Institutions Served by Core Processors
Category: Report Data Point: Overdraft/NSF Fee Reliance Since 2015 – Evidence from Bank Call Reports
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on the Overdraft Press Call
Category: Blog Estafas con beneficios por desempleo: Cómo puede protegerse
Category: Blog Take action to protect your Economic Impact Payment if your account is overdrawn
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Encourages Financial Institutions and Debt Collectors to Allow Stimulus Payments to Reach Consumers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Settlement with TD Bank for Illegal Overdraft Practices
Category: Blog What to consider when sharing your financial data
Category: Blog You have options for how to receive your unemployment benefits
Category: Blog Usted tiene opciones para recibir sus beneficios por desempleo
Category: Blog Taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Law charting a path ahead
Category: Blog Online and mobile banking tips for beginners
Category: Blog Consejos para principiantes con la banca en línea y móvil
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: 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: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition, Issue No. 20 (Fall 2019)
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Remittance Rule
Category: Blog You might have heard that LIBOR is going away. Here’s what you need to know about LIBOR and adjustable-rate loans.
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Research on Tax Time Savings
Category: Report Planning for tax-time savings
Category: Report Building a Bridge to Credit Visibility
Category: Report Reporting of Suspected Elder Financial Exploitation by Financial Institutions: An update to the 2016 Advisory and Recommendations
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Recommends Financial Institutions Report Suspected Financial Exploitation of Older Adults
Category: Press release Agencies Issue Final Amendments to Regulation CC Regarding Funds Availability
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Outlines Plan to Review Rules Under the Regulatory Flexibility Act
Category: Blog Respondemos las 5 preguntas más importantes sobre cuentas corrientes
Category: Blog Your top five questions about checking accounts answered
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with USAA Federal Savings Bank
Category: Press release Agencies Propose Amendments to Regulation CC Regarding Funds Availability
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Blog Guías para ayudar y manejar su cuenta de cheques
Category: Blog Helpful tips for using mobile payment services and avoiding risky mistakes
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles With TCF National Bank
Category: Blog Strengthening the financial future of America’s young workers
Category: Press release Bureau Acting Director Mulvaney Statement on the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act
Category: Blog Consumer experiences with overdraft programs
Category: Report Consumer voices on overdraft programs
Category: Blog CFPB sends letters to financial institution CEO’s encouraging more consumer control over payment methods
Category: Report Consumer Protection Principles: Consumer-authorized financial data sharing and aggregation
Category: Blog Does your college sponsor an affordable bank account?
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: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Ohio Land Bank Conference
Category: Press release CFPB and American Express Reach Resolution to Address Discriminatory Card Terms in Puerto Rico and U.S. Territories
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Overdraft Press Call
Category: Press release CFPB Unveils Prototypes of "Know Before You Owe" Overdraft Disclosure Designed to Make Costs and Risks Easier to Understand
Category: Report CFPB data point: Frequent overdrafters
Category: Blog Know Before You Owe: We are designing new overdraft disclosure forms
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against JPMorgan Chase for Failures Related to Checking Account Screening Information
Category: Blog Denied for a bank account? Here’s what you should know
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
Category: Report Consumer insights on managing funds at retirement
Category: Blog How we keep you safe in the consumer financial marketplace
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition
Category: Press release CFPB Oversight Uncovers And Corrects Credit Reporting Problems
Category: Blog Understanding the Overdraft “Opt-in” Choice
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: Testimony Written Testimony of Richard Cordray, Director, CFPB Before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Category: Blog What you need to know if you were harmed by Wells Fargo
Category: Blog Cientos de miles de cuentas creadas en secreto por los empleados de Wells Fargo Bank resultan en una multa histórica de $100 millones por parte del CFPB
Category: Blog Hundreds of thousands of accounts secretly created by Wells Fargo Bank employees leads to historic $100 million fine from the CFPB