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Category: Blog New report explores the impact of credit card line decreases on consumers
Category: Blog Identifying and addressing the financial needs of immigrants
Category: Blog Rethinking the approach to regulations
Category: Blog CFPB publishes Beginner’s Guide to Accessing and Using Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Data
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks Ban Against Operator of Student Loan Debt Relief Scam Reboot
Category: Blog CFPB tells credit card CEOs: Practice of suppressing payment data has potential for consumer harm
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Financial challenges faced by recently widowed older adults
Category: Press release CFPB and New York Attorney General Shut Down Debt Collection Ring
Category: Press release CFPB Bolsters Enforcement Efforts by States
Category: Report Mortgage Servicing COVID-19 Pandemic Response Metrics: New Observations from Data Reported by Sixteen Servicers for May-December 2021
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Scam’s Ringleaders to Pay More Than $8 Million to Consumers and Student Loan Borrowers
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: Blog Overcharging for add-on products on auto loans
Category: Press release CFPB Obtains Ban Against Debt Relief CEO Daniel Crenshaw
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks on the Lawsuit Against MoneyGram
Category: Press release El CFPB y la fiscal general de Nueva York demandan a MoneyGram, infractor reincidente, por dejar varadas a familias.
Category: Press release CFPB and NY Attorney General Sue Repeat Offender MoneyGram For Leaving Families High and Dry
Category: Press release 消費者金融保護局和紐約州檢察長起訴 讓家庭處於無助境地的慣犯速匯金
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks on the Repeat Offender Lawsuit Against TransUnion and John Danaher
Category: Blog Climate risk should be considered in housing decisions
Category: Blog Helping borrowers hold mortgage servicers accountable
Category: Press release CFPB Sanctions Edfinancial for Lying about Student Loan Cancellation
Category: Director's statement CFPB Director Chopra Statement on Edfinancial and Student Loan Cancellation for Public Service
Category: Report Credit card late fees
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech “Reining in Repeat Offenders”: 2022 Distinguished Lecture on Regulation, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Category: Blog CFPB Extends Opportunity for Public to Provide Input on Junk Fees
Category: Report New Data on the Characteristics of Mortgage Borrowers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Policy on Contractual ‘Gag’ Clauses and Fake Review Fraud
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 Using special purpose credit programs to serve unmet credit needs
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 Ang hindi inaasahang gastos ng mga lihim na singil
Category: Blog 정크 수수료의 숨겨진 비용
Category: Blog The hidden cost of junk fees
Category: Blog El costo oculto de las tarifas inesperadas
Category: Blog التكلفة الخفية للرسوم المفاجئة وغير المتوقعة
Category: Blog 垃圾費的隱含費用
Category: Blog Sự ảnh hưởng của phụ phí ẩn
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 Americans pay $120 billion in credit card interest and fees each year
Category: Press release CFPB Bans BrightSpeed Solutions and Its Former CEO for Supporting Telemarketing Scammers Targeting Older Americans
Category: Press release CFPB Sues United Holding Group, Its Affiliates, and Its Owners for Illegal Debt Collection Practices
Category: Blog Making Ends Meet series: Consumer finances during the pandemic
Category: Report Consumer finances during the pandemic: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey
Category: Press release CFPB Shutters Lending by VC-Backed Fintech for Violating Agency Order
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Access Funding and Its Leadership for Misleading Consumers with Structured Settlements
Category: Blog Seven examples of unfair practices and other violations by mortgage servicers: CFPB supervision activities uncover red flags
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: Speech Director Chopra Remarks – December NAAG Meeting
Category: Director's statement Statement of Director Rohit Chopra on the LIBOR Transition Rule
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Prevent Avoidable Foreclosures
Category: Report Disputes on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Testimony Opening Statement of Director Rohit Chopra before the House Committee on Financial Services
Category: Speech Remarks of Director Rohit Chopra at a Joint DOJ, CFPB, and OCC Press Conference on the Trustmark National Bank Enforcement Action
Category: Press release CFPB Joins Other Financial Regulatory Agencies in Issuing Statement on Discontinuation of LIBOR
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against American Advisors Group for Deceptively Marketing Reverse Mortgages to Consumers
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: Report The Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Press release CFPB Report Finds Declines in Credit Card Debt, New Applications and Increases in Digital Engagement in 2020
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Software Company That Helps Credit-Repair Businesses Charge Illegal Fees
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Report Finding a Continued Decline in College Credit Card Agreements in 2020
Category: Report 2021 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release CFPB Sues LendUp Loans for Violating 2016 Consent Order and Deceiving Borrowers
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: 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
Category: Blog Credit access declined during the pandemic for credit cards, but increased for mortgages and auto loans
Category: Press release Mortgage refinance loans drove an increase in closed-end originations in 2020, new CFPB report finds
Category: Report 2020 Mortgage Market Activity and Trends
Category: Blog The Bureau continues to fight to help alleviate housing insecurity through its Tech Sprint Program
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Debt Collector for Failing to Investigate Reports of Identity Theft and Misrepresenting Consumers’ Debts
Category: Blog Credit card limits are rising for most groups after stagnating during the pandemic
Category: Report Mortgage Servicing COVID-19 Pandemic Response Metrics: Observations from Data Reported by Sixteen Servicers
Category: Press release CFPB Report: Mortgage Servicers’ Pandemic Response Varies Significantly
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Interpretive Rule on Certain Mortgage and Disclosure Timing Requirements for the 2021 Juneteenth Federal Holiday
Category: Blog Credit card use is still declining compared to pre-pandemic levels
Category: Blog We have resources to help you avoid foreclosure
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Uejio For AFR’s Celebration of the CFPB’s 10th Birthday
Category: Blog Consumer Fraud Alert - Tips for avoiding VA home loan scams
Category: Blog Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Fintech Company GreenSky for Enabling Merchants to Secure Loans for Consumers Without Their Authorization
Category: Blog Use our toolkit to help spread the word about pandemic financial relief options
Category: Blog Challenging the Model Minority Myth: A closer look at Asian American and Pacific Islanders in the mortgage market
Category: Report Asian American and Pacific Islanders in the Mortgage Market
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Company and its Owners and Executives for Deceptive Debt-Relief and Credit-Repair Services
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Rules to Facilitate Smooth Transition as Federal Foreclosure Protections Expire
Category: Blog As foreclosure protections end, it’s time to work with your mortgage servicer
Category: Blog New data show improving yet sustained housing insecurity risks
Category: Blog Delinquencies on credit accounts continue to be low despite the pandemic
Category: Blog HMDA Threshold Report Blog
Category: Report A Brief Note on General Lending Patterns of Small to Medium Size Closed-end HMDA Reporters
Category: Press release Manufactured Housing Loan Borrowers Face Higher Interest Rates, Risks, and Barriers to Credit, New CFPB Report Finds