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Category: Report Understanding Required Financial Assistance in Medical Care
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Housing inflation is hitting low-income renters
Category: Press release CFPB Publishes Analysis of Potential Impacts of Medical Debt Credit Reporting Changes
Category: Report Consumer Credit Trends Report: Paid and Low-Balance Medical Collections on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Blog Banks’ overdraft/NSF fee revenues evolve along with their policies
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks to the Financial Literacy and Education Commission
Category: Press release CFPB Sues ACE Cash Express for Concealing No-Cost Repayment Plans and Improperly Withdrawing Consumers’ Funds
Category: Report Credit Card Line Decreases
Category: Blog New report explores the impact of credit card line decreases on consumers
Category: Blog Identifying and addressing the financial needs of immigrants
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Financial well-being in America, from 2017 to 2020
Category: Press release CFPB Report Spotlights Medical Billing Challenges
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Challenges in Rural Banking Access
Category: Blog The student loan pause was extended—three things to keep in mind
Category: Report Student Loan Borrowers Potentially At-Risk when Payment Suspension Ends
Category: Blog Climate risk should be considered in housing decisions
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Opening Remarks to the Consumer Advisory Board
Category: Report New Data on the Characteristics of Mortgage Borrowers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Report Emergency Savings and Financial Security: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey and Consumer Credit Panel
Category: Report 2021 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press release CFPB Estimates $88 Billion in Medical Bills on Credit Reports
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: Blog CFPB releases report on diversity and inclusion within financial services
Category: Blog Our public inquiry on buy now, pay later
Category: Blog Making Ends Meet series: Consumer finances during the pandemic
Category: Report Consumer finances during the pandemic: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey
Category: Blog Know before you buy (now, pay later) this holiday season
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: Report Disputes on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Credit Report Disputes Far More Common in Majority Black and Hispanic Neighborhoods
Category: Report 2021 Annual Report of the CFPB Education Loan Ombudsman
Category: Blog The CFPB is looking out for families, workers, and communities
Category: Blog Volunteering to help people make the most of the tax refund. An opportunity to give back
Category: Blog Comparing auto loans for borrowers with subprime credit scores
Category: Report Subprime Auto Loan Outcomes by Lender Type
Category: Press release CFPB Report: Consumer Complaint Submission Patterns Vary by Demographic Characteristics of Census Tract
Category: Press release CFPB Report: Renters at Risk as COVID-19 Safety Net Ends
Category: Report Financial conditions for renters before and during the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Report Guide to Remote Financial Coaching
Category: Report 2021 College credit card agreements
Category: Blog Credit access declined during the pandemic for credit cards, but increased for mortgages and auto loans
Category: Press release Mortgage refinance loans drove an increase in closed-end originations in 2020, new CFPB report finds
Category: Report 2020 Mortgage Market Activity and Trends
Category: Blog Everyone deserves a second chance. Use our tools to financially empower people in transition from incarceration
Category: Blog Credit card limits are rising for most groups after stagnating during the pandemic
Category: Blog Credit card use is still declining compared to pre-pandemic levels
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Online Tool to Help Renters and Landlords Access Federal Assistance
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Credit Applications Have Mostly Recovered to Pre-Pandemic Levels
Category: Report The Recovery of Credit Applications to Pre-Pandemic Levels
Category: Blog Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
Category: Blog Should you buy now and pay later?
Category: Report Asian American and Pacific Islanders in the Mortgage Market
Category: Report Commercial Credit on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Blog Dedicating July to military consumer protection
Category: Blog The trends of commercial credit reporting on consumer credit
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights Supervisory Findings of Wide-Ranging Violations of Law in 2020
Category: Blog New data show improving yet sustained housing insecurity risks
Category: Blog Delinquencies on credit accounts continue to be low despite the pandemic
Category: Blog HMDA Threshold Report Blog
Category: Report A Brief Note on General Lending Patterns of Small to Medium Size Closed-end HMDA Reporters
Category: Blog Practitioner tools for navigating financial exchanges with family and friends
Category: Blog Summary of the 2021 CFPB Research Conference
Category: Report Manufactured Housing Finance: New Insights from the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act
Category: Report Financial Coaching Initiative: Results and Lessons Learned
Category: Report Consumer use of payday, auto title, and pawn loans: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey
Category: Blog Consumer use of payday, auto title, and pawn loans
Category: Report Characteristics of Mortgage Borrowers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Report Measuring the financial well-being of Hispanics: 2018 Financial Well-being Score Benchmarks
Category: Report Changes in consumer financial status during the early months of the pandemic
Category: Blog Making Ends Meet series: Changes in consumer financial status during the early months of the pandemic
Category: Blog Money Smarts for Military Families
Category: Blog How we’re helping consumers during Financial Capability Month
Category: Blog A complete guide to COVID-19 financial relief
Category: Blog ¿Está pidiendo o prestándole dinero a familiares o amigos? Use esta hoja de trabajo
Category: Blog Borrowing or lending money to family or friends? Use this worksheet
Category: Press release CFPB Submits 2020 Report to Congress on the Administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2021
Category: Report Housing insecurity and the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Press release New Report From Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Finds Over 11 Million Families At Risk Of Losing Housing
Category: Blog New report highlights housing insecurity and the need for aggressive action
Category: Blog The Bureau is working hard to address housing insecurity, promote racial equity, and protect small businesses’ access to credit
Category: Blog The Bureau is taking much-needed action to protect consumers, particularly the most economically vulnerable
Category: Blog New guide helps military families with unique financial challenges
Category: Blog Experiment suggests people pay down debt but keep savings cushion
Category: Report Balancing savings and debt: Findings from an online experiment
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Partnerships with Communities Across the Country to Promote Financial Resiliency
Category: Report 2020 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Blog Credit applications remain depressed for credit cards and auto loans
Category: Blog Credit card debt fell even for consumers who were having financial difficulties before the pandemic
Category: Blog Listen to CFPB's new podcast episodes
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Payment Amount Furnishing & Consumer Reporting
Category: Blog New report explores the prevalence of actual payment information in consumer credit reporting
Category: Report Debt and delinquency after military service: A study of the credit records of young veterans in the first year after separation