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Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Credit score transitions during the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Blog What’s ahead for Wells Fargo and its customers
Category: Speech Deputy Director Martinez’s Prepared Remarks at the National Fair Housing Alliance Event Previewing “Our America: Lowballed”
Category: Blog Office of Research Blog: Even as rents increase, fewer people are buying
Category: Blog Opciones de financiamiento de hipotecas en un ambiente con tasas de interés más altas
Category: Blog Mortgage financing options in a higher interest rate environment
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: Director's statement Statement of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra, Member, FDIC Board of Directors, Regarding the Living Wills Submitted by Certain Large Foreign and Domestic Firms
Category: Blog Update on state laws on lending to businesses
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Higher interest rates leading to higher debt burdens for mortgage borrowers
Category: Blog Protecting borrowers’ control over their money
Category: Director's statement Statement of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra, Member, FDIC Board of Directors, on the Living Wills Submitted by JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, State Street, and Bank of New York Mellon
Category: Press release Los Exámenes de Supervisión de la CFPB Encuentran Fallas en el Reporte del Crédito, Uso de Tarifas Inesperadas y Engañoso Manejo de las Protecciones por COVID-19
Category: Press release CFPB Supervisory Examinations Find Credit Reporting Failures, Junk Fees, and Mishandling of COVID-19 Protections
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 28, Fall 2022
Category: Speech Statement of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra, Member, FDIC Board of Directors, at the FDIC Systemic Resolution Advisory Committee
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Speech Statement of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra, Member, FDIC Board of Directors, at the FDIC Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion Meeting
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 the Revised Deposit Insurance Assessment Rates Final Rule
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 CFPB Report Finds High Fees Charged on Student Banking Products Endorsed by Colleges
Category: Report 2022 College Banking and Credit Card Agreements
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks at the Financial Stability Oversight Council Meeting
Category: Blog Help us spur new opportunities for homeowners in the mortgage market
Category: Press release CFPB Launches Effort to Spur New Opportunities for Homeowners in the Mortgage Market
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks at the Exchequer Club Fireside Chat
Category: Press release CFPB Report Details Family Finances and Debt in Rural Appalachia
Category: Speech Director Chopra's Remarks on the Announcement Regarding the Cancellation of Loans for ITT Tech Students
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks at the 2022 National Association of Attorneys General Presidential Summit
Category: Press release CFPB Warns that Digital Marketing Providers Must Comply with Federal Consumer Finance Protections
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Hello Digit for Lying to Consumers About Its Automated Savings Algorithm
Category: Blog New risks emerge as line between payments and commerce blurs
Category: Press release CFPB Fines U.S. Bank $37.5 Million for Illegally Exploiting Personal Data to Open Sham Accounts for Unsuspecting Customers
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks at a Joint DOJ, CFPB Press Event on the Trident Enforcement Action
Category: Blog Housing inflation is hitting low-income renters
Category: Press release CFPB, DOJ Order Trident Mortgage Company to Pay More Than $22 Million for Deliberate Discrimination Against Minority Families
Category: Blog Long hold times or excellent care? Tell us about the customer service at your bank or credit union!
Category: Blog Banks’ overdraft/NSF fee revenues evolve along with their policies
Category: Blog Using special purpose credit programs to serve unmet credit needs
Category: Press release Federal Regulators Fine Bank of America $225 Million Over Botched Disbursement of State Unemployment Benefits at Height of Pandemic
Category: Report Credit Card Line Decreases
Category: Blog New report explores the impact of credit card line decreases on consumers
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Deputy Director Zixta Martinez’s Prepared Remarks at the FDIC Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion
Category: Blog Identifying and addressing the financial needs of immigrants
Category: Press release CFPB Helps Survivors Mitigate the Financial Consequences of Human Trafficking
Category: Blog Rethinking the approach to regulations
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Deputy Director Zixta Martinez’s Keynote Address at the Consumer Federation of America’s 2022 Consumer Assembly
Category: Press release CFPB Launches Initiative to Improve Customer Service at Big Banks
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra in Great Falls, Montana on Relationship Banking and Customer Service
Category: Blog CFPB publishes Beginner’s Guide to Accessing and Using Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Data
Category: Press release CFPB Launches Inquiry into Practices that Leave Workers Indebted to Employers
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Financial challenges faced by recently widowed older adults
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Protect Depositors from False Claims About FDIC Insurance
Category: Report Mortgage Servicing COVID-19 Pandemic Response Metrics: New Observations from Data Reported by Sixteen Servicers for May-December 2021
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Profiles of older adults living in mobile homes
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Bank of America to Pay $10 Million Penalty for Illegal Garnishments
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 26, Spring 2022
Category: Press release CFPB Invokes Dormant Authority to Examine Nonbank Companies Posing Risks to Consumers
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Challenges in Rural Banking Access
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Financial Challenges Facing Rural Communities
Category: Blog Climate risk should be considered in housing decisions
Category: Speech Director Chopra's Opening Remarks to the Community Bank and Credit Union Advisory Councils
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks to Halt Negative Credit Reporting for Survivors of Human Trafficking
Category: Blog Helping borrowers hold mortgage servicers accountable
Category: Blog The Fed is raising interest rates. What does that mean for borrowers and savers?
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Deputy Director Zixta Martinez at the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals Convention & Housing Policy Summit
Category: Blog Report illustrates how the big three credit reporting companies are giving consumers the runaround
Category: Blog If you’re a homeowner struggling to make housing-related payments due to the pandemic, help is available or coming soon
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 Making Ends Meet series: Consumer finances during the pandemic
Category: Blog Seven examples of unfair practices and other violations by mortgage servicers: CFPB supervision activities uncover red flags
Category: Blog How Should Regulators Review Bank Mergers?
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 25, Fall 2021
Category: Blog The LIBOR index for adjustable-rate loans is being discontinued: here’s what to watch for
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: Director's statement Statement by CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on HUD Guidance on Special Purpose Credit Programs
Category: Press release CFPB Research Shows Banks’ Deep Dependence on Overdraft Fees
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on the Overdraft Press Call
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Dollar Thresholds in Regulations Z and M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Prevent Avoidable Foreclosures
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Credit Report Disputes Far More Common in Majority Black and Hispanic Neighborhoods
Category: Press release CFPB Joins Other Financial Regulatory Agencies in Issuing Statement on Discontinuation of LIBOR
Category: Blog Deadline to request initial forbearance for HUD/FHA, USDA, or VA backed loans is extended until National Emergency ends
Category: Blog New rule ensures mortgage servicers provide options to potentially vulnerable borrowers exiting forbearance
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: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio at the NFHA’s Virtual Forum on Special Purpose Credit Programs
Category: Blog Mientras las protecciones expiran, la nueva normativa para la administración hipotecaria busca reducir las ejecuciones que sean evitables
Category: Blog New mortgage servicing rule aims to prevent avoidable foreclosures as protections expire