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Category: Blog Consumer use of payday, auto title, and pawn loans
Category: Report Consumer use of payday, auto title, and pawn loans: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey
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: Blog New report explores the prevalence of actual payment information in consumer credit reporting
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Payment Amount Furnishing & Consumer Reporting
Category: Report 2020 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Finds Continued Decline in the Market for Certain Kinds of College Credit Cards
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 La deuda de tarjeta de crédito durante la pandemia del coronavirus: opciones de alivio y consejos para manejarla
Category: Blog Credit card debt during coronavirus: Relief options and tips
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: Report Fair Lending Report 2019
Category: Blog Protecting consumers and encouraging innovation: 2019 Fair Lending Report to Congress
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Advisory Committees to Meet on May 1, 2020
Category: Blog Consejos para mantenerse al día con sus finanzas durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Blog Tips to stay on top of your finances during the coronavirus pandemic
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 and State Regulators Launch American Consumer Financial Innovation Network
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 Releases Report on Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Report The 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: Blog New report explores the extent of revolving in the U.S. credit card market
Category: Report Data point: Credit card revolvers
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2018
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
Category: Blog Managing someone else’s money: New protection from ID theft and fraud
Category: Blog CFPB Office of Innovation proposes “disclosure sandbox” for companies to test new ways to inform consumers
Category: Press release BCFP Collaborates With Regulators Around The World To Create Global Financial Innovation Network
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Announces Director for the Office of Innovation
Category: Blog New research report on student loan repayment and broader household borrowing
Category: Report Data point: Final student loan payments and broader household borrowing
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with Citibank, N.A.
Category: Blog Aggregate credit card borrowing exhibits end-of-year seasonal patterns which vary across different sets of consumers
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: End-of-year credit card borrowing
Category: Blog 4 tips to spring clean your finances
Category: Blog People harmed by the RushCard outages in October 2015 may be eligible to receive compensation
Category: Blog 9 problemas financieros comunes después de un desastre natural y lo que puede hacer para enfrentarlos
Category: Blog 9 financial problems after a natural disaster—and what you can do about them
Category: Report 2017 College credit card agreements
Category: Report The consumer credit card market
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on the State of the Credit Card Market
Category: Blog A five-step spending plan to avoid holiday debt
Category: Blog CFPB sends letters to financial institution CEO’s encouraging more consumer control over payment methods
Category: Blog How to get a handle on debt
Category: Report Consumer Protection Principles: Consumer-authorized financial data sharing and aggregation
Category: Blog Project Catalyst collaboration to improve understanding of financial well-being
Category: Press release CFPB Announces First No-Action Letter to Upstart Network
Category: Blog Supporting consumer-friendly innovation: Announcing our first no-action letter
Category: Press release CFPB Supervision Recovers $14 Million in First Half of 2017 for Over 100,000 Consumers Harmed by Illegal Practices
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2017
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2018
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Annual Dollar Thresholds in Truth in Lending Act Regulations for Certain Credit Transactions
Category: Press release CFPB and American Express Reach Resolution to Address Discriminatory Card Terms in Puerto Rico and U.S. Territories
Category: Report Innovation highlights: Emerging student loan repayment assistance
Category: Press release CFPB Announces New Advisory Board and Council Members
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.