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Category: Press Release Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Blog Identification of language preference on the Uniform Residential Loan Application
Category: Blog CFPB and VA WARNO: VA refinancing offers that sound too good to be true
Category: Blog African-American and Hispanic borrowers harmed by Provident will receive $9 million in compensation
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Finds Sharp Increase In Riskier Longer-Term Auto Loans
Category: Report Quarterly consumer credit trends: Growth in longer-term auto loans
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 26
Category: Press Release Newly Available Data Shows Lowest Mortgage Delinquency Rate Since the Financial Crisis
Category: Report Consumer Protection Principles: Consumer-authorized financial data sharing and aggregation
Category: Blog eClosing and buying a home: Technology’s role in closing on a mortgage
Category: Press Release CFPB Issues Interim Final Rule To Help Mortgage Servicers Communicate With Certain Borrowers At Risk Of Foreclosure
Category: Blog Seven factors that determine your mortgage interest rate
Category: Press Release FFIEC Announces Availability of 2016 Data on Mortgage Lending
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Real Estate Settlement Services Provider for Steering Consumers to Affiliated Business
Category: Report Financial well-being in America
Category: Blog Want to see where you stand financially? Start with these 10 questions
Category: Press Release CFPB's First National Survey on Financial Well-Being Shows More Than 40 Percent of U.S. Adults Struggle to Make Ends Meet
Category: Press Release CFPB Amends Rules to Provide Flexibility and Clarity to Certain Mortgage Lenders in Collecting Information
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2017
Category: Press Release CFPB Supervision Recovers $14 Million in First Half of 2017 for Over 100,000 Consumers Harmed by Illegal Practices
Category: Press Release CFPB Temporarily Changes Mortgage Data Rule Reporting Threshold for Community Banks and Credit Unions
Category: Blog Here’s what you need to know about the new FFIEC HMDA Examiner Transaction Testing Guidelines
Category: Report CFPB data point: Student loan repayment
Category: Blog Too many student loan borrowers struggling, not enough benefiting from affordable repayment options
Category: Press Release CFPB Finds Percentage of Borrowers with $20K in Student Debt Doubled Over Last Decade
Category: Report CFPB Data Point: Frequent overdrafters
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 25
Category: Press Release CFPB Proposes Changes to Mortgage Data Rule Reporting Threshold for Community Banks and Credit Unions
Category: Press Release Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition's 46th Annual Convention
Category: Press Release CFPB Finalizes Updates to "Know Before You Owe" Mortgage Disclosure
Category: Blog Buying a home? Watch out for mortgage closing scams
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 24
Category: Press Release CFPB Releases State-Level Snapshot of Consumer Complaints
Category: Report CFPB Data Point: Becoming credit visible
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Study Finds Consumers in Lower-income Areas are More Likely to Become Credit Visible Due to Negative Records
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 23
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Complaints from Older Consumers
Category: Report CFPB Financial Well-Being Scale: Scale development technical report
Category: Blog We are seeking comment on our plan for assessing the ATR/QM rule
Category: Blog We are seeking comment on our plan for assessing the mortgage servicing rule
Category: Blog Making the decision to rent or buy
Category: Report Diversity and Inclusion in the Mortgage Industry: Readout from an opening roundtable
Category: Press Release CFPB Releases Report Outlining Strategies for Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in the Mortgage Industry
Category: Press Release CFPB Supervision Finds Some Student Loan and Mortgage Servicers Illegally Fail to Provide Protections to Borrowers
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Spring 2017
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 22
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Student Loan Complaints
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Deputy Director David Silberman at the Community Bank Advisory Council
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Ocwen for Failing Borrowers Throughout Mortgage Servicing Process
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Ocwen Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Press Release CFPB Issues Proposal to Clarify Mortgage Data Rule
Category: Blog We are proposing changes to Regulation C to help industry comply and are looking for your feedback
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Report 2016 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 21
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Credit Card Complaints
Category: Blog The Consumer Bureau is proposing changes to Regulation B to help mortgage lenders and is looking for your feedback
Category: Press Release CFPB Issues Proposal to Provide Flexibility to Certain Mortgage Lenders in Collecting Information
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Nationstar Mortgage for Flawed Mortgage Loan Reporting
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the LendIt USA Conference
Category: Blog How to deal with “bad credit”—or no credit—when you want to buy a home
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 20
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Credit Reporting Complaints
Category: Press Release CFPB Explores Impact of Alternative Data on Credit Access for Consumers Who Are Credit Invisible
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Alternative Data Field Hearing
Category: Blog Using alternative data to evaluate creditworthiness
Category: Blog Making the move to homeownership on your own or with someone else
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 19
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Mortgage Complaints
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders Prospect Mortgage to Pay $3.5 Million Fine for Illegal Kickback Scheme
Category: Blog How to decide how much to spend on your down payment
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders Citi Subsidiaries to Pay $28.8 Million for Giving the Runaround to Borrowers Trying to Save Their Homes
Category: Blog Your mortgage calculator may be setting you up for a surprise
Category: Report Consumer Experiences With Debt Collection: Findings From the CFPB’s Survey on Consumer Views on Debt
Category: Blog Buying a home? The first step is to check your credit
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 18
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Debt Collection Complaints
Category: Press Release CFPB Unveils Consumer Credit Trends Tool to Help Forecast Potential Consumer Risks
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the CFPB Research Conference
Category: Blog Is 2017 the year you buy a home?
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Reverse Mortgage Companies for Deceptive Advertising
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 17
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot Spotlights Debt Settlement, Check Cashing, and Other Financial Service Complaints
Category: Press Release Agencies Issue Final Rule on Method to Adjust the Threshold for Exempting Small Loans from Special Appraisal Requirements and Announce 2017 Threshold
Category: Press Release CFPB Launches Inquiry Into Challenges Consumers Face in Using and Securely Sharing Access to Their Digital Financial Records
Category: Blog Technology is changing how people access their financial records. Share your story.
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Field Hearing on Consumer Access to Financial Records
Category: Blog A Veterans Day complaint review: VA home loan refinancing
Category: Report A snapshot of servicemember complaints: a review of issues related to VA mortgage refinancing
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 13 (Fall 2016)
Category: Press Release CFPB Warns Financial Institutions About Potential Mortgage Lending Reporting Failures
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 16
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Mortgage Bankers Association
Category: Press Release Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Announces Availability of 2015 Data on Mortgage Lending
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 15
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray, Director of the CFPB, at the National Association of Federal Credit Unions
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 14
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Monthly Complaints Snapshot Spotlights Bank Account and Service Complaints
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Expands Foreclosure Protections