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Category: Blog Examining the factors driving high credit card interest rates
Category: Press release CFPB Fines U.S. Bank $37.5 Million for Illegally Exploiting Personal Data to Open Sham Accounts for Unsuspecting Customers
Category: Report Understanding Required Financial Assistance in Medical Care
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Housing inflation is hitting low-income renters
Category: Report Consumer Credit Trends Report: Paid and Low-Balance Medical Collections on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks to the Financial Literacy and Education Commission
Category: Report Credit Card Line Decreases
Category: Blog New report explores the impact of credit card line decreases on consumers
Category: Blog Tell us your stories about employer-driven debt
Category: Report Office of Servicemember Affairs 2021 Annual Report
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights Experiences of Military Families with Medical Billing, Credit Reporting, and Debt Collection
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Financial well-being in America, from 2017 to 2020
Category: Blog CFPB tells credit card CEOs: Practice of suppressing payment data has potential for consumer harm
Category: Press release CFPB and New York Attorney General Shut Down Debt Collection Ring
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 26, Spring 2022
Category: Press release CFPB Report Spotlights Medical Billing Challenges
Category: Blog Transcript Withholding Holds Back Workers and Wages
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2022
Category: Blog Protecting families and honest businesses from debt collection abuses
Category: Blog Alamin ang iyong mga karapatan at proteksyon pagdating sa mga medikal na singil at pangongolekta.
Category: Blog Ou dwe konnen ki dwa ak pwoteksyon ou genyen nan sa ki gen pou wè avèk bòdwo medikal ak rekouvreman
Category: Blog Biết các quyền và biện pháp bảo vệ của quý vị khi đề cập tới hóa đơn và thu nợ y tế
Category: Blog Know your rights and protections when it comes to medical bills and collections
Category: Blog 瞭解你關於醫療帳單和收帳的權利和保護措施
Category: Blog Conozca sus derechos y protecciones en relación a las facturas médicas y los cobros
Category: Blog Знайте и защищайте свои права, касающиеся медицинских счетов и взыскания задолженности
Category: Blog 의료비 및 추심에 대한 권리와 보호조치에 대해 알아보세요.
Category: Report Credit card late fees
Category: Report Emergency Savings and Financial Security: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey and Consumer Credit Panel
Category: Blog The Fed is raising interest rates. What does that mean for borrowers and savers?
Category: Blog Shining a Spotlight on Workers’ Financial Experiences
Category: Report 2021 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Report Medical debt burden in the United States
Category: Blog No Surprises Act: How we are protecting people from the side effects of surprise medical bills
Category: Blog New VA rule relieves financial distress for thousands of veterans with medical bills
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: Blog Americans pay $120 billion in credit card interest and fees each year
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Bulletin to Prevent Unlawful Medical Debt Collection and Credit Reporting
Category: Press release CFPB Sues United Holding Group, Its Affiliates, and Its Owners for Illegal Debt Collection Practices
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: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 25, Fall 2021
Category: Blog The LIBOR index for adjustable-rate loans is being discontinued: here’s what to watch for
Category: Blog Understand how the CFPB’s Debt Collection Rule impacts you
Category: Report Disputes on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Report 2021 Annual Report of the CFPB Education Loan Ombudsman
Category: Press release CFPB Joins Other Financial Regulatory Agencies in Issuing Statement on Discontinuation of LIBOR
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: Report The Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Declines in Credit Card Debt, New Applications and Increases in Digital Engagement in 2020
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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Report Finding a Continued Decline in College Credit Card Agreements in 2020
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: Blog Credit card limits are rising for most groups after stagnating during the pandemic
Category: Blog Four reasons why landlords should take advantage of federal rental assistance
Category: Blog Las protecciones federales a la vivienda han terminado. Sepa cómo evitar la ejecución y el desalojo
Category: Press release CFPB Confirms Effective Date for Debt Collection Final Rules
Category: Blog Credit card use is still declining compared to pre-pandemic levels
Category: Blog Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
Category: Blog Rental assistance may help you and your tenants get through the pandemic
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 24, Summer 2021
Category: Blog Delinquencies on credit accounts continue to be low despite the pandemic
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio at the National Association of Attorneys General Spring Consumer Protection Conference
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 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 Sepa cuáles son sus derechos como inquilino que enfrenta un desalojo
Category: Press release CFPB and New York Attorney General File Suit to Seize Hidden Assets from Operator of Shuttered Debt Collection Scheme
Category: Blog Know your rights as a renter facing eviction
Category: Press release CFPB Rule Clarifies Tenants Can Hold Debt Collectors Accountable for Illegal Evictions
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio for the Interim Final Rule on CDC Eviction Moratorium Rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Delay of Effective Date for Recent Debt Collection Rules
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Debt Collector And Its Owner For Falsely Threatening Consumers with Legal Action
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: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Operators of An Unlawful Student Loan Debt-Relief Scheme
Category: Blog The Bureau is taking much-needed action to protect consumers, particularly the most economically vulnerable
Category: Report Balancing savings and debt: Findings from an online experiment
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, COVID-19 Prioritized Assessments Special Edition (Issue 23)
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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Approval Order to Facilitate the Use of Dual Usage Credit Cards
Category: Blog Credit applications remain depressed for credit cards and auto loans
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Final Rule on Consumer Disclosures Related to Debt Collection
Category: Blog Credit card debt fell even for consumers who were having financial difficulties before the pandemic
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sues Debt Collector BounceBack, Inc.