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Category: Press Release Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
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 Agencies Announce Dollar Thresholds in Regulations Z and M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Press Release CFPB Amends Rules to Provide Flexibility and Clarity to Certain Mortgage Lenders in Collecting Information
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Credit Repair Company for Charging Illegal Fees and Misleading Consumers
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: Blog Six years serving you
Category: Blog Spring 2017 rulemaking agenda
Category: Press Release CFPB Finalizes Updates to "Know Before You Owe" Mortgage Disclosure
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
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 Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at Chamber of Commerce 11th Annual Capital Markets Summit
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: Blog What you need to know: Understanding why offers for “your” credit score are not all the same
Category: Blog Fall 2016 rulemaking agenda
Category: Press Release Agencies Issue Final Rule on Method to Adjust Thresholds for Exempting Certain Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions and Announce 2017 Thresholds
Category: Press Release Agencies Issue Final Rule on Method to Adjust the Threshold for Exempting Small Loans from Special Appraisal Requirements and Announce 2017 Threshold
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Mortgage Bankers Association
Category: Blog We’re exploring the use of a list of companies that offer free credit scores
Category: Blog How to avoid credit repair service scams
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Credit Repair Company for Misleading Consumers and Charging Illegal Fees
Category: Blog We’ve updated our mortgage servicing rules to provide greater protections for mortgage borrowers and other homeowners
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Expands Foreclosure Protections
Category: Blog Consumers Count: Five years standing up for you
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Proposes To Amend Gramm-Leach-Bliley Rule To Implement Recent Congressional Legislation
Category: Blog eRegulations updated with Regulations X, C, and more
Category: Blog Spring 2016 rulemaking agenda
Category: Blog You have the right to request your consumer reports
Category: Blog 6 tips for using your credit card this season
Category: Press Release CFPB Announces Two Annual Threshold Adjustments
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders Subprime Credit Reporting Company and Owner to Pay $8 Million Penalty for Illegal Practices
Category: Press Release Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Press Release Agencies Announce Dollar Thresholds in Regulations Z and M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Blog Fall 2015 rulemaking agenda
Category: Press Release CFPB Finalizes Rule to Improve Information About Access to Credit in the Mortgage Market
Category: Press Release CFPB Provides Guidance About Marketing Services Agreements
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Arbitration Field Hearing
Category: Press Release CFPB Finalizes Rule to Facilitate Access to Credit in Rural and Underserved Areas
Category: Blog Servicemembers: Protecting your credit when you’re away from home
Category: Press Release CFPB Finalizes Two-Month Extension of Know Before You Owe Effective Date
Category: Blog Removing an outdated bankruptcy from a credit report: Jorge’s story
Category: Press Release CFPB to Oversee Nonbank Auto Finance Companies
Category: Report Data point: Credit invisibles
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Credit Reporting Press Call
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Finds 26 Million Consumers Are Credit Invisible
Category: Press Release Agencies Issue Final Rule on Minimum Requirements for Appraisal Management Companies
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of David Silberman Before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2015
Category: Report Consumer voices on credit reports and scores
Category: Press Release CFPB Issues Proposal To Facilitate Access To Credit In Rural And Underserved Areas
Category: Report Consumer credit reports: A study of medical and non-medical collections
Category: Blog Consumer Advisory: 7 ways to keep medical debt in check
Category: Blog Here’s how medical debt hurts your credit report
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Prepaid Products Field Hearing
Category: Press Release CFPB Proposes Strong Federal Protections for Prepaid Products
Category: Blog Final lists of rural and rural or underserved counties for use in 2015
Category: Press Release CFPB Finalizes Minor Changes to Mortgage Rules to Ensure Access to Credit
Category: Press Release CFPB Finalizes Rule to Promote More Effective Privacy Disclosures
Category: Blog Know Before You Owe: Proposed updates to TILA-RESPA final rule
Category: Blog Getting the help you need, in the language you understand – Higinio’s story
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Auto Finance Field Hearing
Category: Press Release CFPB Proposes New Federal Oversight of Nonbank Auto Finance Companies
Category: Press Release CFPB Finalizes Rule to Oversee Larger Nonbank International Money Transfer Providers
Category: Press Release Agencies Announce Increases in Dollar Thresholds in Regulations Z and M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of CFPB Director Richard Cordray Before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
Category: Press Release CFPB Finalizes Revisions to Rule Protecting Consumers Sending Money Internationally
Category: Report Consumer Response: A snapshot of complaints received
Category: Press Release CFPB Clarifies Mortgage Lending Rules to Assist Surviving Family Members
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Deputy Director Steve Antonakes at the American Bankers Association Regulatory Compliance Conference
Category: Blog Spring 2014 rulemaking agenda
Category: Blog Truth in Lending rule now available in easier-to-navigate format
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Category: Press Release CFPB Proposes Rule to Promote More Effective Privacy Disclosures
Category: Press Release CFPB Proposes Minor Changes to Mortgage Rules to Ensure Access to Credit
Category: Testimony Meredith Fuchs Before the House Committee on Financial Services
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the American Bar Association
Category: Report Credit reporting complaint snapshot
Category: Blog Now you have better options to dispute a credit report error
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of CFPB Director Richard Cordray Before the House Committee on Financial Services
Category: Press Release CFPB Proposes Rule to Oversee Larger Nonbank International Money Transfer Providers
Category: Report Understanding the effects of certain deposit regulations on financial institutions’ operations
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of Director Cordray Before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
Category: Press Release CFPB Publishes Procedures to Ensure Consumers Making Remittance Transfers are Protected
Category: Report A snapshot of complaints received
Category: Press Release The CFPB Establishes Framework to Better Coordinate with State Regulators
Category: Report Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Press Release CFPB Lays Out Implementation Plan for New Mortgage Rules
Category: Press Release CFPB Rules Establish Strong Protections for Homeowners Facing Foreclosure
Category: Press Release CFPB Issues Rules to Strengthen Protections for High-Cost Mortgages
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Rule to Protect Consumers from Irresponsible Mortgage Lending
Category: Press Release CFPB Releases Exam Procedures for Student Loans
Category: Report Key Dimensions and Processes in the U.S. Credit Reporting System: A review of how the nation’s largest credit bureaus manage consumer data
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issues warning to nationwide specialty consumer reporting agencies
Category: Press Release Agencies Announce Increases in Dollar Thresholds in Regulation Z and M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Press Release CFPB Proposes Making it Easier for Stay-at-Home Spouses and Partners to Get Credit Cards