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Category: Press release CFPB Issues Guidance to Root Out Tactics Which Charge People Fees for Subscriptions They Don’t Want
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: 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: Blog Protecting people’s access to their money
Category: Press release CFPB & FHFA news release announcing the publication of updated loan-level data for public use collected through the National Survey of Mortgage Originations
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Rule to Create Repeat Offender Registry of Nonbank Financial Institutions
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Members of the Reserves and National Guard Paying Millions of Dollars in Extra Interest Each Year
Category: Report Protecting Those Who Protect Us: Evidence of activated Guard and Reserve servicemembers’ usage of credit protections under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act
Category: Blog Update on state laws on lending to businesses
Category: Blog Mejorando la data del público usada en préstamos automotrices
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Higher interest rates leading to higher debt burdens for mortgage borrowers
Category: Blog Enhancing public data on auto lending
Category: Press release Reporte de la CFPB Destaca Problemas con la Verificación de Antecedentes de Inquilinos
Category: Press release CFPB Reports Highlight Problems with Tenant Background Checks
Category: Report Consumer Snapshot: Tenant Background Checks
Category: Report Tenant Background Checks Market Report
Category: Blog The CFPB finalizes rule to increase transparency regarding key nonbank supervision tool
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Update on student loan borrowers during payment suspension
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, 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 Launches Effort to Spur New Opportunities for Homeowners in the Mortgage Market
Category: Blog Market monitoring insights: Examining the potential credit impact of high vehicle costs for consumers
Category: Blog Exploring the connection between financial assistance for medical care and medical collections
Category: Blog Housing inflation is hitting low-income renters
Category: Press release CFPB Publishes Analysis of Potential Impacts of Medical Debt Credit Reporting Changes
Category: Blog Banks’ overdraft/NSF fee revenues evolve along with their policies
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: Press release CFPB Helps Survivors Mitigate the Financial Consequences of Human Trafficking
Category: Blog Rethinking the approach to regulations
Category: Press release CFPB Bolsters Enforcement Efforts by States
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 26, Spring 2022
Category: Press release CFPB Invokes Dormant Authority to Examine Nonbank Companies Posing Risks to Consumers
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: 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: 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: Speech Director Chopra’s Opening Remarks to the Consumer Advisory Board
Category: Report 2021 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Press release CFPB Estimates $88 Billion in Medical Bills on Credit Reports
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches New Way for the Public to Petition the Agency for Action
Category: Blog 정크 수수료의 숨겨진 비용
Category: Blog Ang hindi inaasahang gastos ng mga lihim na singil
Category: Blog التكلفة الخفية للرسوم المفاجئة وغير المتوقعة
Category: Blog El costo oculto de las tarifas inesperadas
Category: Blog The hidden cost of junk fees
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: Op-ed | Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on the Junk Fees RFI Press Call
Category: Blog CFPB releases report on diversity and inclusion within financial services
Category: Blog Making Ends Meet series: Consumer finances during the pandemic
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 25, Fall 2021
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Final Rule to Facilitate Transition from LIBOR
Category: Director's statement Statement of Director Rohit Chopra on the LIBOR Transition Rule
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Credit Report Disputes Far More Common in Majority Black and Hispanic Neighborhoods
Category: Blog Comparing auto loans for borrowers with subprime credit scores
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 2021 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release CFPB Proposes Rule to Shine New Light on Small Businesses’ Access to Credit
Category: Speech Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio at the Press Call on the Small Business Lending Proposed Rule
Category: Report Supplemental estimation methodology for institutional coverage and market-level cost estimates in the small business lending data collection notice of proposed rulemaking
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: Blog Credit card limits are rising for most groups after stagnating during the pandemic
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Interpretive Rule on Certain Mortgage and Disclosure Timing Requirements for the 2021 Juneteenth Federal Holiday
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: Press release CFPB Finds Credit Applications Have Mostly Recovered to Pre-Pandemic Levels
Category: Blog Celebrating 10 years of consumer protection
Category: Blog Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
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: Press release CFPB Issues Rules to Facilitate Smooth Transition as Federal Foreclosure Protections Expire
Category: Blog New data show improving yet sustained housing insecurity risks
Category: Press release Statement by CFPB Acting Director Dave Uejio on Impact of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Federal Holiday on Residential Mortgage Closings
Category: Blog Delinquencies on credit accounts continue to be low despite the pandemic
Category: Blog HMDA Threshold Report Blog
Category: Blog Summary of the 2021 CFPB Research Conference
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio at the National Association of Attorneys General Spring Consumer Protection Conference
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: Blog Making Ends Meet series: Changes in consumer financial status during the early months of the pandemic
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio for the Asian Real Estate Association of America Housing and Diversity Conference
Category: Press release CFPB Delays Mandatory Compliance Date for General Qualified Mortgage Final Rule
Category: Press release CFPB Rule Clarifies Tenants Can Hold Debt Collectors Accountable for Illegal Evictions