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Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Action Against Monster Loans, Lend Tech Loans, and Student-Loan Debt-Relief Companies
Category: Report 2019 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Report Annual Report on the TILA, EFTA, and CARD Act
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Public records, credit scores, and credit performance
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition, Issue No. 20 (Fall 2019)
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Military Travel Lender and Servicer
Category: Report Data Point: Borrower Experiences on Income-Driven Repayment
Category: Blog New report shows how student loan borrowers fare on Income-Driven Repayment Plans
Category: Report Data Point: Servicer Size in the Mortgage Market
Category: Press release CFPB Releases New Report Exploring Differences between Large and Small Mortgage Servicers
Category: Blog How to tell the difference between a legitimate debt collector and scammers
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Interpretitive Rule on Screening and Training Requirements for Mortgage Loan Originators
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: Blog Applying for a job? It’s important to know what goes into your background screening reports
Category: Blog Need to save up for college? Stay motivated with these three tips
Category: Press release CFPB and FTC to Host December Workshop on Accuracy in Consumer Reporting
Category: Blog New report explores the relationship between Financial Well-Being and the contents of and engagement with credit reports
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 19 (Summer 2019)
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit against Certified Forensic Loan Auditors, Andrew Lehman, and Michael Carrigan, and Proposed Settlement with Carrigan
Category: Report Data point: 2018 mortgage market activity and trends
Category: Report Introducing New and Revised Data Points in HMDA
Category: Press release FFIEC Announces Availability of 2018 Data on Mortgage Lending
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Asset Recovery Associates
Category: Report The Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Maxitransfers Corporation
Category: Blog Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure: Your guides as you choose the home loan that’s right for you
Category: Blog La Estimación del Préstamo y la Declaración de Cierre. Las guías que necesita mientras elije el préstamo hipotecario que más le conviene
Category: Blog Estafas de cierre de hipotecas: cómo protegerse usted y resguardar su dinero
Category: Blog Facts you can use about the Equifax settlement
Category: Blog Datos que debe saber sobre el acuerdo con Equifax
Category: Blog Los pasos que debe tomar para cerrar el trato de su vivienda con confianza
Category: Blog An update on credit access and the Bureau’s first No-Action Letter
Category: Press release CFPB Extends Comment Period for Debt Collection Proposal
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Qualified Mortgage ANPR
Category: Press release CFPB and the New York Attorney General Settle with Debt Collection Group
Category: Press release CFPB, FTC and States Announce Settlement with Equifax Over 2017 Data Breach
Category: Speech Statement by Kathy Kraninger at CFPB/FTC Equifax Settlement Press Conference
Category: Report Building a Bridge to Credit Visibility
Category: Report Market Snapshot: Third-Party Debt Collections Tradeline Reporting
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on Third-Party Debt Collections
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2018
Category: Press release CFPB Extends Comment Period For ANPR on HMDA Data Points
Category: Blog The essential steps to close on your home with confidence
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Student CU Connect CUSO over ITT Private Loan Program
Category: Blog Budgeting: How to create a budget and stick with it
Category: Blog Mortgage Closing Scams: How to protect yourself and your closing funds
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Timing of Applications for Consumer Credit
Category: Blog New report explores when consumers apply for credit cards as their credit scores change
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit Against Forster & Garbus, LLP
Category: Blog How to choose the school that’s financially right for you
Category: Blog What to do if you’re wrongfully billed for Medicare costs
Category: Blog Check these items off your student loan to-do list
Category: Blog 5 ways you can guard against identity theft
Category: Blog Bureau releases redesigned HMDA research & data page
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Proposes Changes to HMDA Rules
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Request for Information on Remittance Rule
Category: Report Remittance rule assessment report
Category: Blog Conozca una forma de preparar su crédito para una compra grande sin que le cueste nada
Category: Speech Speech at the Bipartisan Policy Center By Kathleen L. Kraninger, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Category: Blog A no-cost way to prepare your credit for a big purchase
Category: Blog Need help with your credit card debt? Start with your credit card company!
Category: Blog Is this the year you buy your first home?
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2019
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on 2018 Administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Category: Report Complaint snapshot: Servicemembers, Veterans, and Military Families 50 State Report
Category: Blog Credit mistakes that could be costing you money
Category: Blog Los errores con su crédito que pueden estarle costando dinero
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces 18th Edition of Supervisory Highlights
Category: Blog New protections available for minors under 16
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing
Category: Blog Data provides first industry-wide look at mortgages to servicemembers
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Mortgages to First-time Homebuying Servicemembers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on First-time Homebuying Servicemembers
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 18 (Winter 2019)
Category: Blog Three steps to prep for paying for college
Category: Blog New protections for servicemembers and veterans alert
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Cash Tyme
Category: Blog Common errors people find on their credit report - and how to get them fixed
Category: Blog Errores comunes que la gente encuentra en su reporte de crédito y cómo corregirlos
Category: Blog Know your data: Our latest list of consumer reporting companies
Category: Blog A snapshot of mortgage complaints
Category: Report Complaint snapshot: Mortgage
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Reaches Settlement with Enova International, Inc.
Category: Blog Credit score myths that might be holding you back from improving your credit
Category: Blog Los mitos sobre el puntaje crediticio que pueden impedirle mejorar su crédito
Category: Blog Assessing our rules: Our reports on the Ability to Repay and Qualified Mortgage Rule and the RESPA Mortgage Servicing Rule
Category: Press release Regulators Encourage Institutions to Work with Borrowers Affected by Government Shutdown
Category: Report 2013 Ability-to-Repay and Qualified Mortgage Assessment Report
Category: Report 2013 RESPA Servicing Rule Assessment Report
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Publishes Assessments of Ability-to-Repay and Mortgage Servicing Rules
Category: Blog Resolve to take control of your debt in the new year
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Settles with State Farm Bank
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2017
Category: Blog ¿Está comprando una vivienda? El primer paso es revisar su crédito
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Dollar Thresholds in Regulations Z and M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Natural Disasters and Credit Reporting
Category: Blog Natural disaster assistance is reported on a minority of credit records among potentially affected consumers
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Report Technical Reports: National Survey of Mortgage Originations and National Mortgage Database