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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: Blog Office of Research blog: Higher interest rates leading to higher debt burdens for mortgage borrowers
Category: Blog Using CFPB complaint data to help cities and counties protect the public
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks to the Financial Literacy and Education Commission
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: Press release Reporte de la CFPB Destaca Problemas con la Verificación de Antecedentes de Inquilinos
Category: Press release CFPB Reports Highlight Problems with Tenant Background Checks
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: An analysis of consumer complaints related to crypto-assets
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 28, Fall 2022
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Update on student loan borrowers during payment suspension
Category: Blog Sus voces guían nuestro trabajo
Category: Blog Your voices help drive our work
Category: Report 2022 Annual Report of the CFPB Education Loan Ombudsman
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Address Junk Data in Credit Reports
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: Press release CFPB Supervisory Examinations Find Violations of Federal Law by Student Loan Servicers and University-Owned Lenders
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Regions Bank to Pay $191 Million for Illegal Surprise Overdraft Fees
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: Report Buy Now, Pay Later: Market trends and consumer impacts
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s prepared remarks on the release of the CFPB’s Buy Now, Pay Later report
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: Blog Examining the factors driving high credit card interest rates
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: Press release CFPB Orders Hyundai to Pay $19 Million for Widespread Credit Reporting Failures
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: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks to the Financial Literacy and Education Commission
Category: Report Credit Card Line Decreases
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: Report Office of Servicemember Affairs 2021 Annual Report
Category: Blog CFPB publishes Beginner’s Guide to Accessing and Using Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Data
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights Experiences of Military Families with Medical Billing, Credit Reporting, and Debt Collection
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks Ban Against Operator of Student Loan Debt Relief Scam Reboot
Category: Blog Loan Cancellation for Student Loan Borrowers Who Attended Corinthian Colleges
Category: Blog CFPB tells credit card CEOs: Practice of suppressing payment data has potential for consumer harm
Category: Blog FFELP student loan borrowers: take full advantage of fixes to Income-Driven Repayment
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Financial challenges faced by recently widowed older adults
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: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 26, Spring 2022
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: Medical billing and collection issues described in consumer complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Report Spotlights Medical Billing Challenges
Category: Blog Transcript Withholding Holds Back Workers and Wages
Category: Blog The student loan pause was extended—three things to keep in mind
Category: Blog Consumers on course to save $1 billion in NSF fees annually, but some banks continue to charge these fees
Category: Blog Busting myths about bankruptcy and private student loans
Category: Blog Climate risk should be considered in housing decisions
Category: Blog Helping borrowers hold mortgage servicers accountable
Category: Report 2021 Consumer Response annual report
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: 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: Report 2021 Financial Literacy Annual Report
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 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: 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: Blog Don’t let sloppy servicing keep you from benefitting under the PSLF Fix before it expires on October 31, 2022
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to Examine Colleges’ In-House Lending Practices
Category: Blog Americans pay $120 billion in credit card interest and fees each year
Category: Blog Our public inquiry on buy now, pay later
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report Detailing Consumer Complaint Response Deficiencies of the Big Three Credit Bureaus
Category: Report Annual report of consumer and credit reporting complaints: An analysis of complaint responses by Equifax, Experian, TransUnion
Category: Blog Hold credit reporting companies accountable for incorrect reports and shoddy service
Category: Blog Making Ends Meet series: Consumer finances during the pandemic
Category: Blog Know before you buy (now, pay later) this holiday season
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: Director's statement Statement of Director Rohit Chopra on the LIBOR Transition Rule
Category: Press release CFPB Research Shows Banks’ Deep Dependence on Overdraft Fees
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Prevent Avoidable Foreclosures
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Stop False Identification by Background Screeners
Category: Report 2021 Annual Report of the CFPB Education Loan Ombudsman
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: 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: Report Consumer Complaint Research Brief: Consumer complaints throughout the credit life cycle, by demographic characteristics
Category: Press release CFPB Report: Consumer Complaint Submission Patterns Vary by Demographic Characteristics of Census Tract