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Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 26, Spring 2022
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Deputy Director Martinez’s Opening Remarks to the Academic Research Council
Category: Report Credit card late fees
Category: Blog The Fed is raising interest rates. What does that mean for borrowers and savers?
Category: Blog Ang hindi inaasahang gastos ng mga lihim na singil
Category: Blog 정크 수수료의 숨겨진 비용
Category: Blog Sự ảnh hưởng của phụ phí ẩn
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: 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: 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 The LIBOR index for adjustable-rate loans is being discontinued: here’s what to watch for
Category: Speech Remarks of Deputy Director Zixta Martinez at Academic Research Council Meeting
Category: Report Disputes on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Press release CFPB Joins Other Financial Regulatory Agencies in Issuing Statement on Discontinuation of LIBOR
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 Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces New Advisory Committee Members
Category: Report 2021 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Report Finding a Continued Decline in College Credit Card Agreements in 2020
Category: Blog Credit access declined during the pandemic for credit cards, but increased for mortgages and auto loans
Category: Blog The Bureau continues to fight to help alleviate housing insecurity through its Tech Sprint Program
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: Blog Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
Category: Blog Delinquencies on credit accounts continue to be low despite the pandemic
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: Blog Innovation and collaboration: Tech sprints support improvements in consumer notifications and data collection and processing
Category: Report Balancing savings and debt: Findings from an online experiment
Category: Blog We are accepting applications for our Advisory Committees
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: Blog Credit card debt fell even for consumers who were having financial difficulties before the pandemic
Category: Speech Director Kraninger's Remarks During the November 2020 Academic Research Council Meeting
Category: Press release CFPB, Colorado's Attorney General Announce Joint, Virtual Office Hours
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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Finds Continued Decline in the Market for Certain Kinds of College Credit Cards
Category: Report 2020 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Advisory Committee Members
Category: Blog CFPB’s first tech sprint on October 5-9, 2020: Help improve consumer adverse action notices
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 Bureau adopts new procedures for external peer review of important research
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Requests Information on the Impact of the CARD Act Regulations on Small Entities and the Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Report Bureau Symposium: Consumer Access to Financial Records, a summary of the proceedings
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Plan to Issue ANPR on Consumer-Authorized Access to Financial Data
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Help Employers Develop Emergency Savings Programs to Boost Worker Financial Resilience
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Debt Settlements and Credit Counseling
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Recent trends in debt settlement and credit counseling
Category: Blog Innovation spotlight: Providing adverse action notices when using AI/ML models
Category: Press release CFPB, OCC Host Virtual Innovation Office Hours
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Tech Sprints To Empower Consumers, Reduce Regulatory Burden
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Steps to Facilitate LIBOR Transition
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Takes Action to Help Consumers Receive Relief from Credit Card Issuers
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Help Struggling Homeowners Seeking Mitigation Efforts; Consumers Seeking Small-Dollar Loans
Category: Blog Credit card debt during coronavirus: Relief options and tips
Category: Blog La deuda de tarjeta de crédito durante la pandemia del coronavirus: opciones de alivio y consejos para manejarla
Category: Report The early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on credit applications
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Shows Substantial Decline in Credit Applications in March
Category: Blog Protecting consumers and encouraging innovation: 2019 Fair Lending Report to Congress
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2019
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Advisory Committees to Meet on May 1, 2020
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: Blog We are accepting applications for our Advisory Committees
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues No-Action Letter to Facilitate Housing Counseling Services for Prospective Home Buyers
Category: Blog Read our 2019 College Credit Card Report
Category: Report 2019 College credit card agreements
Category: Blog Seis consejos a tener en cuenta cuando le ofrezcan la tarjeta de crédito de una tienda
Category: Blog Six tips to consider when you’re offered a retail store credit card
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Panels for CFPB-FTC Workshop on Accuracy in Consumer Reporting
Category: Blog You might have heard that LIBOR is going away. Here’s what you need to know about LIBOR and adjustable-rate loans.
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Advisory Committee Members
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 19 (Summer 2019)
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Policies to Facilitate Compliance and Promote Innovation
Category: Speech Director Kraninger’s Speech at Innovation Policies Launch Event
Category: Press release CFPB and State Regulators Launch American Consumer Financial Innovation Network
Category: Report The Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Blog Protect yourself from credit card fraud at the register
Category: Blog An update on credit access and the Bureau’s first No-Action Letter
Category: Report Data point: Credit card revolvers
Category: Blog New report explores the extent of revolving in the U.S. credit card market
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2018
Category: Blog Cómo echarle mano a su deuda
Category: Speech Thoughts on the Future of Financial Services Regulation in the U.S.
Category: Blog Need help with your credit card debt? Start with your credit card company!
Category: Blog Get your credit on track with our new booklet
Category: Blog We are accepting applications for our Advisory Committees
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Enhancements to Advisory Committees and Opening of Member Applications
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles Claims with Sterling Jewelers, Inc.
Category: Press release Regulators Encourage Institutions to Work with Borrowers Affected by Government Shutdown
Category: Report College credit card agreements 2018
Category: Speech Toward a 21st century approach to consumer protection