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Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Rule to Rein in Excessive Credit Card Late Fees
Category: Director's statement Director Chopra’s Remarks on Press Call for Credit Card Late Fees NPRM
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Credit score transitions during the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Guidance to Root Out Tactics Which Charge People Fees for Subscriptions They Don’t Want
Category: Blog CFPB releases updates to mortgage servicing exam procedures
Category: Blog What’s ahead for Wells Fargo and its customers
Category: Speech Deputy Director Martinez’s Prepared Remarks at the National Fair Housing Alliance Event Previewing “Our America: Lowballed”
Category: Director's statement Statement of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on Proposed Registry of Supervised Nonbanks that Use Form Contracts to Impose Terms and Conditions that Seek to Waive or Limit Consumer Legal Protections
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Rule to Establish Public Registry of Terms and Conditions in Form Contracts That Claim to Waive or Limit Consumer Rights and Protections
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Halt Debt Collection Mill From Bombarding Consumers with Junk Lawsuits
Category: Blog What new supervised institutions need to know about working with the CFPB
Category: Press release CFPB and New York Attorney General Sue Credit Acceptance for Hiding Auto Loan Costs, Setting Borrowers Up to Fail
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Servicio UniTeller to Refund Fees and Pay Penalty for Failing to Follow Remittance Rules
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on the Wells Fargo Law Enforcement Action
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Wells Fargo to Pay $3.7 Billion for Widespread Mismanagement of Auto Loans, Mortgages, and Deposit Accounts
Category: Press release La CFPB le Ordena a Wells Fargo Pagar $3.7 Billones por el Mal Manejo de Préstamos para Autos, Hipotecas y Cuentas de Depósito
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Rule to Create Repeat Offender Registry of Nonbank Financial Institutions
Category: Blog Update on state laws on lending to businesses
Category: Blog Changes to HMDA’s closed-end loan reporting threshold
Category: Press release CFPB Takes $19 Million Action Against Loan Doctor and Edgar Radjabli for Offering Fake High-Yield Bank Accounts
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Higher interest rates leading to higher debt burdens for mortgage borrowers
Category: Press release La CFPB y el Fiscal General de New York Tomarán Acciones Contra las Compañías que Engañaron a las Víctimas de los Atentados del 11/9
Category: Press release CFPB and New York Attorney General Take Action Against Companies that Cheated 9/11 Victims
Category: Press release La CFPB Toma Acciones Contra Carrington Mortgage por negarle a Propietarios sus Derechos Bajo la Ley CARES
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Carrington Mortgage for Cheating Homeowners out of CARES Act Rights
Category: Press release Los Exámenes de Supervisión de la CFPB Encuentran Fallas en el Reporte del Crédito, Uso de Tarifas Inesperadas y Engañoso Manejo de las Protecciones por COVID-19
Category: Press release CFPB Supervisory Examinations Find Credit Reporting Failures, Junk Fees, and Mishandling of COVID-19 Protections
Category: Blog The CFPB finalizes rule to increase transparency regarding key nonbank supervision tool
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 28, Fall 2022
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Speech Statement of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra, Member, FDIC Board of Directors, at the FDIC Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion Meeting
Category: Press release CFPB Kicks Off Personal Financial Data Rights Rulemaking
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks at Money 20/20
Category: Director's statement Statement of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on Complaint Against ACTIVE Network
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Payment Platform Used by YMCA Camps and Charity Race Organizers for Illegally Cramming Consumers With Junk Membership Fees
Category: Director's statement Statement of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra, Member, FDIC Board of Directors, on Proposals to Prevent Bailout Risk and Guard Against Increased Concentration in Banking
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 Regulation Z and Regulation M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Press release CFPB Supervisory Examinations Find Violations of Federal Law by Student Loan Servicers and University-Owned Lenders
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Regions Bank to Pay $191 Million for Illegal Surprise Overdraft Fees
Category: Press release CFPB Annual Report of 2021 Mortgage Market Activity Reveals an End to the Refinancing Boom and an Increase in Home Purchase Loans
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks at the 2022 National Association of Attorneys General Presidential Summit
Category: Press release CFPB Warns that Digital Marketing Providers Must Comply with Federal Consumer Finance Protections
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Hello Digit for Lying to Consumers About Its Automated Savings Algorithm
Category: Press release CFPB and Justice Department Caution Auto Finance Companies about Servicemember Protections
Category: Press release CFPB Fines U.S. Bank $37.5 Million for Illegally Exploiting Personal Data to Open Sham Accounts for Unsuspecting Customers
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks at a Joint DOJ, CFPB Press Event on the Trident Enforcement Action
Category: Press release CFPB, DOJ Order Trident Mortgage Company to Pay More Than $22 Million for Deliberate Discrimination Against Minority Families
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Hyundai to Pay $19 Million for Widespread Credit Reporting Failures
Category: Blog Using special purpose credit programs to serve unmet credit needs
Category: Press release Federal Regulators Fine Bank of America $225 Million Over Botched Disbursement of State Unemployment Benefits at Height of Pandemic
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: Op-ed | Category: Speech Deputy Director Zixta Martinez’s Prepared Remarks at the FDIC Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion
Category: Press release CFPB Affirms Ability for States to Police Credit Reporting Markets
Category: Blog Identifying and addressing the financial needs of immigrants
Category: Press release CFPB Helps Survivors Mitigate the Financial Consequences of Human Trafficking
Category: Blog Rethinking the approach to regulations
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Deputy Director Zixta Martinez’s Keynote Address at the Consumer Federation of America’s 2022 Consumer Assembly
Category: Blog CFPB publishes Beginner’s Guide to Accessing and Using Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Data
Category: Press release CFPB Launches Inquiry into Practices that Leave Workers Indebted to Employers
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks Ban Against Operator of Student Loan Debt Relief Scam Reboot
Category: Blog Credit disputes: getting a clear statement of results from your furnisher
Category: Press release CFPB and New York Attorney General Shut Down Debt Collection Ring
Category: Press release CFPB Bolsters Enforcement Efforts by States
Category: Report Mortgage Servicing COVID-19 Pandemic Response Metrics: New Observations from Data Reported by Sixteen Servicers for May-December 2021
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Scam’s Ringleaders to Pay More Than $8 Million to Consumers and Student Loan Borrowers
Category: Report Fair Lending Report of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 2021
Category: Blog The CFPB’s 2021 Fair Lending Annual Report to Congress
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Bank of America to Pay $10 Million Penalty for Illegal Garnishments
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 26, Spring 2022
Category: Press release CFPB Supervisory Report Finds Unlawful Auto Repossessions, Breakdowns in Credit Report Disputes
Category: Press release CFPB Obtains Ban Against Debt Relief CEO Daniel Crenshaw
Category: Press release CFPB Invokes Dormant Authority to Examine Nonbank Companies Posing Risks to Consumers
Category: Report Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) program status report for fiscal year (FY) 2021
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks on the Lawsuit Against MoneyGram
Category: Press release El CFPB y la fiscal general de Nueva York demandan a MoneyGram, infractor reincidente, por dejar varadas a familias.
Category: Press release CFPB and NY Attorney General Sue Repeat Offender MoneyGram For Leaving Families High and Dry
Category: Press release 消費者金融保護局和紐約州檢察長起訴 讓家庭處於無助境地的慣犯速匯金
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Challenges in Rural Banking Access
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Financial Challenges Facing Rural Communities
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks on the Repeat Offender Lawsuit Against TransUnion and John Danaher
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks to Halt Negative Credit Reporting for Survivors of Human Trafficking
Category: Press release CFPB Sanctions Edfinancial for Lying about Student Loan Cancellation
Category: Director's statement CFPB Director Chopra Statement on Edfinancial and Student Loan Cancellation for Public Service
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech “Reining in Repeat Offenders”: 2022 Distinguished Lecture on Regulation, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Category: Press release 2021 HMDA Data on Mortgage Lending Now Available
Category: Director's statement | Category: Press release CFPB Director Chopra Statement on Appraisal Task Force Report
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Policy on Contractual ‘Gag’ Clauses and Fake Review Fraud
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Deputy Director Zixta Martinez at the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals Convention & Housing Policy Summit
Category: Blog New effort focused on financial issues facing rural communities
Category: Report No FEAR Act Annual Report for fiscal year (FY) 2021
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Outlines Options To Prevent Algorithmic Bias In Home Valuations
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches New Way for the Public to Petition the Agency for Action
Category: Blog Report illustrates how the big three credit reporting companies are giving consumers the runaround
Category: Blog Appraisal discrimination is illegal under federal law
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