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Category: Blog Protecting your credit during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog What to consider when sharing your financial data
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Mortgage Companies to Address Deceptive Loan Advertisements Sent to Servicemembers and Veterans
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Settlement with Foreclosure Relief Services Company and Its Owner
Category: Blog Co-signed a private student loan? Here are tips to protect yourself during COVID-19
Category: Blog Closing remarks: Consumer Financial Protection Week
Category: Blog Alphabet soup: The ABCs of military consumer protection
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Online Tool to Help College Students Determine How to Pay for College
Category: Report Targeting credit builder loans
Category: Press release CFPB Study Shows Financial Product Could Help Consumers Build Credit
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Recent trends in debt settlement and credit counseling
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Debt Settlements and Credit Counseling
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Proposed Rule on Escrow Exemptions for Certain High-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Interpretive Rule on Method for Determining Underserved Areas
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Interim Final Rule on Loss Mitigation Options for Homeowners Recovering from Pandemic-Related Financial Hardships
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Takes Steps to Address GSE Patch
Category: Speech Remarks by Director Kraninger During Consumer Data Industry Association Webinar
Category: Blog Coronavirus and dealing with debt: Tips to help ease the impact
Category: Blog Lidiando con el coronavirus y deudas: Consejos para aliviar el impacto
Category: Blog Consumer reporting and the CARES Act
Category: Blog It’s not too late to fill out the FAFSA: Here’s what you need to know
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Steps to Facilitate LIBOR Transition
Category: Press release CFPB and State Regulators Provide Additional Guidance to Assist Borrowers Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Report Retirement Security and Financial Decision-making: Research Brief
Category: Press release CFPB Study Highlights Challenges Retirees Face to Meet Expenses in Early Years of Retirement
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Help Struggling Homeowners Seeking Mitigation Efforts; Consumers Seeking Small-Dollar Loans
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Commonwealth of Massachusetts File Suit Against Credit-Repair Telemarketers
Category: Press release CFPB to Provide Additional Extension of Comment Period for Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Time Barred Debt
Category: Speech Director Kraninger Remarks During Financial Stability Oversight Council Meeting
Category: Press release CFPB, CSBS Issue Consumer Guide on Mortgage Relief Options
Category: Blog What you need to know if you are thinking about using home equity to cover expenses during the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Monster Loans, Thomas Chou, Sean Cowell, and Related Companies
Category: Blog Lo que necesita saber si está pensando en usar el valor acumulado de su vivienda para cubrir sus gastos durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Blog 코로나 바이러스(COVID-19) 기간 중에 주택 담보로 금전적 도움을 받으려고 할 때 알아 두어야 할 사항들
Category: Speech Director Kraninger Remarks During National Association of Realtors 2020 Legislative Meetings
Category: Press release CFPB, FHFA, & HUD Launch Joint Mortgage and Housing Assistance Website for Americans Impacted by COVID-19
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Final Remittance Rule
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 CFPB Paves Way for Consumers Facing Financial Emergencies to Obtain Access to Mortgage Credit More Quickly
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Final Rule Raising Data Reporting Thresholds Under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act
Category: Press release CFPB and FHFA Announce Borrower Protection Program
Category: Blog Guía de opciones para el alivio de hipotecas por el coronavirus
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Guidance on Remittance Transfers During COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Blog What you need to know about student loans and the coronavirus pandemic
Category: Blog Qué necesita saber sobre los préstamos estudiantiles y la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Press release Media Advisory: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Video on How Mortgage Forbearance Works Under CARES Act
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: Press release CFPB Issues Credit Reporting Guidance During COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Blog Supervisory work continues with a commitment to protecting consumers
Category: Blog Mantenemos el compromiso de proteger a los consumidores con nuestro trabajo de supervisión
Category: Press release CFPB Provides Flexibility During COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Blog Proteja su crédito durante la pandemia del coronavirus
Category: Report Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report 2020
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on 2019 Administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Category: Press release CFPB Director Kraninger Statement on Joint HUD-FHFA Announcement on Foreclosure and Eviction Moratorium
Category: Report Market Snapshot: First-time Homebuyers
Category: Blog New report explores trends for first-time homebuyers
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Key Steps to Prevent Consumer Harm; Proposes Whistleblower Award Program, Other Measures
Category: Blog Cómo diferenciar a un cobrador de deudas legítimo de los estafadores
Category: Report Disclosure of Time-Barred Debt and Revival: Findings from the CFPB’s Quantitative Disclosure Testing
Category: Report Quantitative Survey Testing of Model Disclosure Clauses and Forms for Debt Collection: Methodology Report
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Time-Barred Debt Disclosures
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 21 (Winter 2020)
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and U.S. Department of Education Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Better Serve Student Loan Borrowers
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Policy Regarding Prohibition on Abusive Acts of Practices
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