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Category: Press release CFPB Supervisory Report Finds Unlawful Auto Repossessions, Breakdowns in Credit Report Disputes
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 26, Spring 2022
Category: Blog Overcharging for add-on products on auto loans
Category: Press release CFPB Report Spotlights Medical Billing Challenges
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: Medical billing and collection issues described in consumer complaints
Category: Report 2021 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Blog Overdraft fees can price people out of banking
Category: Blog New effort focused on financial issues facing rural communities
Category: Report 2021 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press release CFPB Moves to Thwart Illegal Auto Repossessions
Category: Blog Rising car prices means more auto loan debt
Category: Blog Report illustrates how the big three credit reporting companies are giving consumers the runaround
Category: Blog New VA rule relieves financial distress for thousands of veterans with medical bills
Category: Blog Protecting servicemembers from predatory lending
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report Detailing Consumer Complaint Response Deficiencies of the Big Three Credit Bureaus
Category: Report Annual report of consumer and credit reporting complaints: An analysis of complaint responses by Equifax, Experian, TransUnion
Category: Blog Hold credit reporting companies accountable for incorrect reports and shoddy service
Category: Press release CFPB and DOJ Put Landlords and Mortgage Servicers on Notice About Servicemembers’ and Veterans’ Rights
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Pawn Lenders for Cheating Military Families
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Stop False Identification by Background Screeners
Category: Report Disputes on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Report 2021 Annual Report of the CFPB Education Loan Ombudsman
Category: Blog Comparing auto loans for borrowers with subprime credit scores
Category: Report Subprime Auto Loan Outcomes by Lender Type
Category: Report Consumer Complaint Research Brief: Consumer complaints throughout the credit life cycle, by demographic characteristics
Category: Press release CFPB Report: Consumer Complaint Submission Patterns Vary by Demographic Characteristics of Census Tract
Category: Blog Credit access declined during the pandemic for credit cards, but increased for mortgages and auto loans
Category: Consumer advisories Consumer advisory: Know your rights under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Uejio For AFR’s Celebration of the CFPB’s 10th Birthday
Category: Blog Consumer Fraud Alert - Tips for avoiding VA home loan scams
Category: Blog Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
Category: Blog Should you buy now and pay later?
Category: Press release CFPB Consumer Complaint Bulletin Highlights Consumers’ Difficulties During Pandemic
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: COVID-19 issues described in consumer complaints
Category: Blog Dedicating July to military consumer protection
Category: Blog Delinquencies on credit accounts continue to be low despite the pandemic
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Auto Lender for Unfair Loss Damage Waiver Practices
Category: Report Office of Servicemember Affairs Annual Report
Category: Blog The Office of Servicemember Affairs year in review: Working together to protect servicemembers, veterans, and military families
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: Mortgage forbearance issues described in consumer complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Reports Detailing Mortgage Borrowers’ Continuing COVID-19 Challenges
Category: Blog Money Smarts for Military Families
Category: Press release CFPB Consumer Complaint Bulletin Examines County-Level Demographic Data
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: County-level demographic overview of consumer complaints
Category: Report 2020 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Press release CFPB Annual Complaint Report Highlights More Than a Half-Million Complaints Received in 2020
Category: Blog New guide helps military families with unique financial challenges
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with LendUp Loans, LLC for Military Lending Act Violations
Category: Report 2020 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Omni Financial of Nevada, Inc. for Violations of the Military Lending Act, Electronic Fund Transfer Act, and Consumer Financial Protection Act
Category: Blog Credit applications remain depressed for credit cards and auto loans
Category: Blog Listen to CFPB's new podcast episodes
Category: Blog Federal tools to help maximize GI Bill® education benefits
Category: Blog Honoring and empowering those who served our nation
Category: Report Debt and delinquency after military service: A study of the credit records of young veterans in the first year after separation
Category: Report Annual Report of the CFPB Private Education Loan Ombudsman 2020
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Nissan Motor Acceptance Corporation for Illegal Collections and Repossession Practices
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Auto Lender for Unfair Loss Damage Waiver Practices
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 Empowering military consumers–all year long
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 Settles with Mortgage Companies to Address Deceptive Loan Advertisements Sent to Servicemembers and Veterans
Category: Blog Closing remarks: Consumer Financial Protection Week
Category: Press release CFPB Announces New Capability for the Consumer Complaint Database, Expands Ability to View Complaint Data Over Time
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Updated COVID-19 Consumer Complaint Data
Category: Report July Complaint Bulletin: Complaints mentioning coronavirus keywords
Category: Blog Alphabet soup: The ABCs of military consumer protection
Category: Blog New report shows how young servicemembers build credit histories
Category: Report Financially Fit? Comparing the credit records of young servicemembers and civilians
Category: Blog Turning complaint into action: The CFPB works for you
Category: Speech Remarks by Director Kraninger During Consumer Data Industry Association Webinar
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Steps to Facilitate LIBOR Transition
Category: Blog Saluting service during National Military Appreciation Month
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Consumer Complaint Bulletin
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: Complaints mentioning coronavirus keywords
Category: Speech Director Kraninger Remarks During National Association of Realtors 2020 Legislative Meetings
Category: Speech Director Kraninger Remarks During Financial Literacy and Education Commission Public Meeting
Category: Report The early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on credit applications
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Adds Enhancements to Consumer Complaint Database
Category: Blog Financial help for servicemembers affected by the coronavirus
Category: Blog Here's what we’ve been doing over the past year to help military families plan for their next financial journey.
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 2019 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Blog ¿Le preocupa no poder hacer los pagos del préstamo de su coche? Su prestamista puede tener opciones para ayudarle
Category: Blog Are you in the military and getting ready to do your taxes? Make sure you know how to file for free
Category: Blog Worried about making your auto loan payments? Your lender may have options that can help
Category: Report 2019 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to Enhance Consumer Complaint Database
Category: Speech Director Kraninger’s Speech at the National Consumer Empowerment Conference
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 19 (Summer 2019)
Category: Blog Five myths in the military community about personal finance
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches Financial Education Tool for Active-Duty Servicemembers
Category: Blog Fight zombies and time travel – this is not how your parents learned about money
Category: Blog Servicemembers exhibit higher levels of financial well-being than the U.S. population overall
Category: Speech Speech at the Bipartisan Policy Center By Kathleen L. Kraninger, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Category: Blog Veterans’ financial well-being is good, but challenges remain