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Category: Blog Consumer experiences with overdraft programs
Category: Report Consumer voices on overdraft programs
Category: Blog CFPB sends letters to financial institution CEO’s encouraging more consumer control over payment methods
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: Press Release Agencies Announce Dollar Thresholds in Regulations Z and M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Blog African-American and Hispanic borrowers harmed by Provident will receive $9 million in compensation
Category: Press Release Newly Available Data Shows Lowest Mortgage Delinquency Rate Since the Financial Crisis
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: Blog Does your college sponsor an affordable bank account?
Category: Press Release CFPB Amends Rules to Provide Flexibility and Clarity to Certain Mortgage Lenders in Collecting Information
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Ohio Land Bank Conference
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: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray at the Cincinnati AFL-CIO Labor Day Picnic
Category: Press Release CFPB Announces Annual Dollar Thresholds in Truth in Lending Act Regulations for Certain Credit Transactions
Category: Press Release CFPB Temporarily Changes Mortgage Data Rule Reporting Threshold for Community Banks and Credit Unions
Category: Press Release CFPB and American Express Reach Resolution to Address Discriminatory Card Terms in Puerto Rico and U.S. Territories
Category: Blog Here’s what you need to know about the new FFIEC HMDA Examiner Transaction Testing Guidelines
Category: Blog Know Before You Owe: We are designing new overdraft disclosure forms
Category: Report CFPB Data Point: Frequent overdrafters
Category: Press Release CFPB Unveils Prototypes of "Know Before You Owe" Overdraft Disclosure Designed to Make Costs and Risks Easier to Understand
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Overdraft Press Call
Category: Blog Denied for a bank account? Here’s what you should know
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against JPMorgan Chase for Failures Related to Checking Account Screening Information
Category: Blog Six years serving you
Category: Blog Spring 2017 rulemaking agenda
Category: Press Release Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition's 46th Annual Convention
Category: Press Release CFPB Proposes Changes to Mortgage Data Rule Reporting Threshold for Community Banks and Credit Unions
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: Press Release CFPB Seeks Comment on Proposed Changes to Prepaid Rule
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: Blog How we keep you safe in the consumer financial marketplace
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the People and Places Conference
Category: Blog We are seeking comment on our plan for assessing the ATR/QM rule
Category: Report Key dimensions of the small business lending landscape
Category: Press Release CFPB Explores Ways to Assess the Availability of Credit for Small Business
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Small Business Lending Field Hearing
Category: Blog Request for information on small business lending
Category: Blog Solicitud de información sobre el mercado de préstamos para pequeñas empresas
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: Report Supervisory Highlights: Spring 2017
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: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at Operation HOPE Global Forums Annual Meeting
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2016
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at Chamber of Commerce 11th Annual Capital Markets Summit
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at National Community Reinvestment Coalition Conference
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: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition
Category: Press Release CFPB Oversight Uncovers And Corrects Credit Reporting Problems
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Advisory Board Meeting
Category: Blog How to deal with “bad credit”—or no credit—when you want to buy a home
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: Blog How to decide how much to spend on your down payment
Category: Blog Your mortgage calculator may be setting you up for a surprise
Category: Blog Buying a home? The first step is to check your credit
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: Blog Fall 2016 rulemaking agenda
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 Agencies Issue Final Rule on Method to Adjust Thresholds for Exempting Certain Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions and Announce 2017 Thresholds
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: Press Release CFPB Warns Financial Institutions About Potential Mortgage Lending Reporting Failures
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Mortgage Bankers Association
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders Navy Federal Credit Union to Pay $28.5 Million for Improper Debt Collection Actions
Category: Press Release Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Announces Availability of 2015 Data on Mortgage Lending
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray, Director of the CFPB, at the National Association of Federal Credit Unions
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Five Arizona Title Lenders for Failing to Disclose Loan Annual Percentage Rate to Consumers
Category: Testimony Written Testimony of Richard Cordray, Director, CFPB Before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Category: Blog What you need to know if you were harmed by Wells Fargo
Category: Blog Cientos de miles de cuentas creadas en secreto por los empleados de Wells Fargo Bank resultan en una multa histórica de $100 millones por parte del CFPB
Category: Blog Hundreds of thousands of accounts secretly created by Wells Fargo Bank employees leads to historic $100 million fine from the CFPB
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on the Wells Fargo Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 14
Category: Press Release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Monthly Complaints Snapshot Spotlights Bank Account and Service Complaints
Category: Report Report and Recommendations: Fighting Elder Financial Exploitation through Community Networks
Category: Blog Four ways to support your community’s fight against elder financial exploitation