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Category: Press release CFPB Fines U.S. Bank $37.5 Million for Illegally Exploiting Personal Data to Open Sham Accounts for Unsuspecting Customers
Category: Blog Office of Research blog: Housing inflation is hitting low-income renters
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Hyundai to Pay $19 Million for Widespread Credit Reporting Failures
Category: Report Credit Card Line Decreases
Category: Blog New report explores the impact of credit card line decreases on consumers
Category: Report Office of Servicemember Affairs 2021 Annual Report
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights Experiences of Military Families with Medical Billing, Credit Reporting, and Debt Collection
Category: Blog CFPB tells credit card CEOs: Practice of suppressing payment data has potential for consumer harm
Category: Press release CFPB Launches New Effort to Promote Competition and Innovation in Consumer Finance
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 26, Spring 2022
Category: Report Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) program status report for fiscal year (FY) 2021
Category: Press release CFPB Report Spotlights Medical Billing Challenges
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: Medical billing and collection issues described in consumer complaints
Category: Report 2021 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Blog Overdraft fees can price people out of banking
Category: Report Credit card late fees
Category: Blog The Fed is raising interest rates. What does that mean for borrowers and savers?
Category: Report No FEAR Act Annual Report for fiscal year (FY) 2021
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches New Way for the Public to Petition the Agency for Action
Category: Blog Report illustrates how the big three credit reporting companies are giving consumers the runaround
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: Report State of Bureau Websites and Digital Services
Category: Blog Americans pay $120 billion in credit card interest and fees each year
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Settlement Regarding the 2019 Taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Law
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report Detailing Consumer Complaint Response Deficiencies of the Big Three Credit Bureaus
Category: Blog Hold credit reporting companies accountable for incorrect reports and shoddy service
Category: Report Annual report of consumer and credit reporting complaints: An analysis of complaint responses by Equifax, Experian, TransUnion
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: Blog The LIBOR index for adjustable-rate loans is being discontinued: here’s what to watch for
Category: Blog Give us feedback on the draft CFPB Strategic Plan for FY 2022-26
Category: Report CFPB financial report fiscal year 2021
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Stop False Identification by Background Screeners
Category: Report Disputes on Consumer Credit Reports
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: 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
Category: Report Plain Writing Act compliance report 2021
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: Blog Credit access declined during the pandemic for credit cards, but increased for mortgages and auto loans
Category: Blog Credit card limits are rising for most groups after stagnating during the pandemic
Category: Blog Credit card use is still declining compared to pre-pandemic levels
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Uejio For AFR’s Celebration of the CFPB’s 10th Birthday
Category: Blog Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
Category: Press release CFPB Consumer Complaint Bulletin Highlights Consumers’ Difficulties During Pandemic
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: COVID-19 issues described in consumer complaints
Category: Blog Delinquencies on credit accounts continue to be low despite the pandemic
Category: Report Office of Servicemember Affairs Annual Report
Category: Report Consumer use of payday, auto title, and pawn loans: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey
Category: Blog Consumer use of payday, auto title, and pawn loans
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: Mortgage forbearance issues described in consumer complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Reports Detailing Mortgage Borrowers’ Continuing COVID-19 Challenges
Category: Report Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Independent Audit of Selected Operations and Budget, Fiscal Year 2019
Category: Press release CFPB Consumer Complaint Bulletin Examines County-Level Demographic Data
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: County-level demographic overview of consumer complaints
Category: Report Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) program status report for fiscal year (FY) 2020
Category: Report FY 2020 Office of Minority and Women Inclusion annual report to Congress
Category: Press release CFPB Annual Complaint Report Highlights More Than a Half-Million Complaints Received in 2020
Category: Report 2020 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Report Balancing savings and debt: Findings from an online experiment
Category: Report Semi-Annual Report Fall 2020
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Approval Order to Facilitate the Use of Dual Usage Credit Cards
Category: Blog Credit applications remain depressed for credit cards and auto loans
Category: Report State of Bureau Websites and Digital Services
Category: Blog Credit card debt fell even for consumers who were having financial difficulties before the pandemic
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Payment Amount Furnishing & Consumer Reporting
Category: Blog New report explores the prevalence of actual payment information in consumer credit reporting
Category: Report Annual Report of the CFPB Private Education Loan Ombudsman 2020
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Finds Continued Decline in the Market for Certain Kinds of College Credit Cards
Category: Report 2020 College credit card agreements
Category: Report Special issue brief: The early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on consumer credit
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Examines Early Impact of Pandemic on Consumer Credit
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Requests Information on the Impact of the CARD Act Regulations on Small Entities and the Consumer Credit Card Market
Category: Speech Oral Testimony of Director Kraninger Before the House Financial Services Committee
Category: Speech Oral Testimony of Director Kraninger Before the Senate Banking Committee
Category: Blog Closing remarks: Consumer Financial Protection Week
Category: Press release CFPB Announces New Capability for the Consumer Complaint Database, Expands Ability to View Complaint Data Over Time
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Updated COVID-19 Consumer Complaint Data
Category: Report July Complaint Bulletin: Complaints mentioning coronavirus keywords
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Recent trends in debt settlement and credit counseling
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Debt Settlements and Credit Counseling
Category: Report Semi-Annual Report Spring 2020
Category: Blog Turning complaint into action: The CFPB works for you
Category: Speech Remarks by Director Kraninger During Consumer Data Industry Association Webinar
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Steps to Facilitate LIBOR Transition
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Takes Action to Help Consumers Receive Relief from Credit Card Issuers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Consumer Complaint Bulletin
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: Complaints mentioning coronavirus keywords
Category: Blog Credit card debt during coronavirus: Relief options and tips