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Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks at Money 20/20
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks at the 2022 National Association of Attorneys General Presidential Summit
Category: Press release CFPB Warns that Digital Marketing Providers Must Comply with Federal Consumer Finance Protections
Category: Blog Using special purpose credit programs to serve unmet credit needs
Category: Report Credit Card Line Decreases
Category: Blog New report explores the impact of credit card line decreases on consumers
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Deputy Director Zixta Martinez’s Prepared Remarks at the FDIC Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion
Category: Blog Identifying and addressing the financial needs of immigrants
Category: Press release CFPB Helps Survivors Mitigate the Financial Consequences of Human Trafficking
Category: Press release CFPB Launches Inquiry into Practices that Leave Workers Indebted to Employers
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Challenges in Rural Banking Access
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Financial Challenges Facing Rural Communities
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks to Halt Negative Credit Reporting for Survivors of Human Trafficking
Category: Blog Report illustrates how the big three credit reporting companies are giving consumers the runaround
Category: Report Justice-Involved Individuals and the Consumer Financial Marketplace
Category: Director's statement Statement by CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on HUD Guidance on Special Purpose Credit Programs
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Dollar Thresholds in Regulations Z and M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Credit Report Disputes Far More Common in Majority Black and Hispanic Neighborhoods
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: Speech Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio at the NFHA’s Virtual Forum on Special Purpose Credit Programs
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: 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: Blog Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
Category: Blog Delinquencies on credit accounts continue to be low despite the pandemic
Category: Blog HMDA Threshold Report Blog
Category: Blog Consumer use of payday, auto title, and pawn loans
Category: Blog Making Ends Meet series: Changes in consumer financial status during the early months of the pandemic
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2020
Category: Blog Protecting consumers through a pandemic: 2020 Fair Lending Report to Congress
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Advisory Opinion to Help Expand Fair, Equitable, and Nondiscriminatory Access to Credit
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Dollar Thresholds in Regulations Z and M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Blog New report explores the prevalence of actual payment information in consumer credit reporting
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Examines Early Impact of Pandemic on Consumer Credit
Category: Blog More CFPB resources available in multiple languages
Category: Press release CFPB Extends Comment Period on Request for Information on Ways to Prevent Credit Discrimination and Build a More Inclusive Financial System
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: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Requests Information on Ways to Prevent Credit Discrimination and Build a More Inclusive Financial System
Category: Blog The Bureau is taking action to build a more inclusive financial system
Category: Report Targeting credit builder loans
Category: Press release CFPB Study Shows Financial Product Could Help Consumers Build Credit
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Debt Settlements and Credit Counseling
Category: Blog Ang kahalagahan ng patas at pantay na pag-access sa kredito para sa mga minorya at negosyo na pag-aari ng kababaihan
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Shows Substantial Decline in Credit Applications in March
Category: Blog Protecting consumers and encouraging innovation: 2019 Fair Lending Report to Congress
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2019
Category: Blog The importance of fair and equitable access to credit for minority and women-owned businesses
Category: Blog La importancia del acceso justo y equitativo a crédito para pequeñas empresas en manos de minorías y mujeres
Category: Press release Federal Agencies Encourage Banks, Savings Associations, and Credit Unions to Offer Responsible Small-Dollar Loans to Consumers and Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19
Category: Press release Agencies Provide Additional Information to Encourage Financial Institutions to Work with Borrowers Affected by COVID-19
Category: Blog New report explores trends for first-time homebuyers
Category: Blog Small business lending and the Great Recession
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Interpretitive Rule on Screening and Training Requirements for Mortgage Loan Originators
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Dollar Thresholds in Regulations Z and M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Research on Tax Time Savings
Category: Blog A report on the Bureau’s Building a Bridge to Credit Visibility Symposium
Category: Report Building a Bridge to Credit Visibility
Category: Blog Encouraging innovation in expanding credit access: 2018 Fair Lending Report to Congress
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2018
Category: Press release CFPB To Hold First Symposium On June 25
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Symposia Series
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Broker of High-interest Credit Offers
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles Claims with Sterling Jewelers, Inc.
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2017
Category: Blog Promoting fair, equitable, and nondiscriminatory access to credit: 2017 Fair Lending Report
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Dollar Thresholds in Regulations Z and M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Speech Toward a 21st century approach to consumer protection
Category: Blog New research report on the geography of credit invisibility
Category: Blog Save the date for the 'Building a Bridge to Credit Visibility' symposium
Category: Press release Bureau Acting Director Mulvaney Statement on the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act
Category: Blog African-American and Hispanic borrowers harmed by Provident will receive $9 million in compensation
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray at the Cincinnati AFL-CIO Labor Day Picnic
Category: Blog Building credit at the local level
Category: Press release Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition's 46th Annual Convention
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: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the People and Places Conference
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Small Business Lending Field Hearing
Category: Press release CFPB Explores Ways to Assess the Availability of Credit for Small Business
Category: Report Key dimensions of the small business lending landscape
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at Operation HOPE Global Forums Annual Meeting
Category: Report Fair Lending Report 2016
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at National Community Reinvestment Coalition Conference
Category: Press release CFPB Fines Experian $3 Million for Deceiving Consumers in Marketing Credit Scores
Category: Blog Using alternative data to evaluate creditworthiness
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the RD Legal Funding Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Press release CFPB and New York Attorney General Sue RD Legal for Scamming 9/11 Heroes Out of Millions of Dollars in Compensation Funds
Category: Press release CFPB Orders TransUnion and Equifax to Pay for Deceiving Consumers in Marketing Credit Scores and Credit Products
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Takes Second Action Against Military Credit Services for Improper Contract Disclosures
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 Agencies Issue Proposal on Method to Adjust Thresholds for Exempting Certain Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Blog Usted tiene el derecho a que lo traten de manera justa en el mercado financiero
Category: Blog You have the right to be treated fairly in the financial marketplace
Category: Report Mobile financial services: A summary of comments from the public on opportunities, challenges, and risks for the underserved
Category: Press release CFPB Finalizes Rule to Improve Information About Access to Credit in the Mortgage Market
Category: Press release CFPB Finalizes Rule to Facilitate Access to Credit in Rural and Underserved Areas
Category: Blog Income from the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Program shouldn’t mean you don’t qualify for a mortgage