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Category: Press release CFPB Helps Survivors Mitigate the Financial Consequences of Human Trafficking
Category: Blog Rethinking the approach to regulations
Category: Blog Buy Now, Pay Later and Credit Reporting
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Deputy Director Zixta Martinez’s Keynote Address at the Consumer Federation of America’s 2022 Consumer Assembly
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: Press release CFPB Issues Order to Terminate Upstart No-Action Letter
Category: Blog Credit disputes: getting a clear statement of results from your furnisher
Category: Press release CFPB Bolsters Enforcement Efforts by States
Category: Blog CFPB launches new system to promote consistent enforcement of consumer financial protections
Category: Report Mortgage Servicing COVID-19 Pandemic Response Metrics: New Observations from Data Reported by Sixteen Servicers for May-December 2021
Category: Blog Support Spanish-speaking customers with Spanish-language disclosures
Category: Blog Credit reporting companies and furnishers have obligations to assure accuracy in consumer reports
Category: Blog Exams lead to remediation for private loan servicers’ unfair practices
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 26, Spring 2022
Category: Press release CFPB Supervisory Report Finds Unlawful Auto Repossessions, Breakdowns in Credit Report Disputes
Category: Blog Overcharging for add-on products on auto loans
Category: Press release CFPB Invokes Dormant Authority to Examine Nonbank Companies Posing Risks to Consumers
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: Medical billing and collection issues described in consumer complaints
Category: Press release CFPB Report Spotlights Medical Billing Challenges
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Challenges in Rural Banking Access
Category: Blog The student loan pause was extended—three things to keep in mind
Category: Blog Busting myths about bankruptcy and private student loans
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks on the Repeat Offender Lawsuit Against TransUnion and John Danaher
Category: Blog Know your rights and protections when it comes to medical bills and collections
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Deputy Director Martinez’s Opening Remarks to the Academic Research Council
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks to Halt Negative Credit Reporting for Survivors of Human Trafficking
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Opening Remarks to the Consumer Advisory Board
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Payday Borrowers Continue to Pay Significant Rollover Fees Despite State-Level Protections and Payment Plans
Category: Report Consumer Use of State Payday Loan Extended Payment Plans
Category: Blog Helping borrowers hold mortgage servicers accountable
Category: Report 2021 Consumer Response annual report
Category: Blog CFPB Extends Opportunity for Public to Provide Input on Junk Fees
Category: Blog New effort focused on financial issues facing rural communities
Category: Blog Shining a Spotlight on Workers’ Financial Experiences
Category: Report Medical debt burden in the United States
Category: Report GAO-IG Act Reporting
Category: Press release CFPB Moves to Thwart Illegal Auto Repossessions
Category: Blog Rising car prices means more auto loan debt
Category: Blog Inaccurate small business credit reports can block access to loans
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 No Surprises Act: How we are protecting people from the side effects of surprise medical bills
Category: Report Justice-Involved Individuals and the Consumer Financial Marketplace
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
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: Report CFPB Report on Diversity and Inclusion within Financial Services
Category: Blog CFPB releases report on diversity and inclusion within financial services
Category: Blog Our public inquiry on buy now, pay later
Category: Blog Protecting servicemembers from predatory lending
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 Know before you buy (now, pay later) this holiday season
Category: Blog Fall 2021 Rulemaking Agenda
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 25, Fall 2021
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: Report Data Point: Checking Account Overdraft at Financial Institutions Served by Core Processors
Category: Press release CFPB Research Shows Banks’ Deep Dependence on Overdraft Fees
Category: Report Data Point: Overdraft/NSF Fee Reliance Since 2015 – Evidence from Bank Call Reports
Category: Blog Understand how the CFPB’s Debt Collection Rule impacts you
Category: Report Disputes on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Credit Report Disputes Far More Common in Majority Black and Hispanic Neighborhoods
Category: Report 2021 Annual Report of the CFPB Education Loan Ombudsman
Category: Press release CFPB Orders Tech Giants to Turn Over Information on their Payment System Plans
Category: Press release CFPB, FTC and North Carolina Department of Justice File Amicus Brief in Henderson v. The Source for Public Data, L.P.
Category: Blog Comparing auto loans for borrowers with subprime credit scores
Category: Report Subprime Auto Loan Outcomes by Lender Type
Category: Report Consumer Complaint Research Brief: Consumer complaints throughout the credit life cycle, by demographic characteristics
Category: Report Plain Writing Act compliance report 2021
Category: Report Financial conditions for renters before and during the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Report 2021 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Report Finding a Continued Decline in College Credit Card Agreements in 2020
Category: Press release Statement by CFPB Acting Director Uejio on CFPB Victory in Legal Challenge to Payday Lending Rule Protections
Category: Blog Did you get a notice that your student loans are transferring to a new servicer? Learn more about what this means for you
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: Report Supplemental estimation methodology for institutional coverage and market-level cost estimates in the small business lending data collection notice of proposed rulemaking
Category: Blog Credit access declined during the pandemic for credit cards, but increased for mortgages and auto loans
Category: Report 2020 Mortgage Market Activity and Trends
Category: Press release Mortgage refinance loans drove an increase in closed-end originations in 2020, new CFPB report finds
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: Press release CFPB Confirms Effective Date for Debt Collection Final Rules
Category: Press release CFPB and FHFA Release Updated Data from the National Survey of Mortgage Originations for Public Use
Category: Consumer advisories Consumer advisory: Know your rights under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)
Category: Blog Celebrating 10 years of consumer protection
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: Blog Should you buy now and pay later?
Category: Report Complaint Bulletin: COVID-19 issues described in consumer complaints
Category: Press release As Federal Eviction Protections Come to an End, CFPB Warns Landlords and Consumer Reporting Agencies to Report Rental Information Accurately
Category: Blog Errors in your tenant screening report shouldn’t keep you from finding a place to call home
Category: Report Commercial Credit on Consumer Credit Reports
Category: Blog The trends of commercial credit reporting on consumer credit
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights Supervisory Findings of Wide-Ranging Violations of Law in 2020
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 24, Summer 2021