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Category: Blog Comparing auto loans for borrowers with subprime credit scores
Category: Report Subprime Auto Loan Outcomes by Lender Type
Category: Press release CFPB Report: Consumer Complaint Submission Patterns Vary by Demographic Characteristics of Census Tract
Category: Press release CFPB Report: Renters at Risk as COVID-19 Safety Net Ends
Category: Report Financial conditions for renters before and during the COVID-19 pandemic
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: 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 2020 Mortgage Market Activity and Trends
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: Press release CFPB Finds Credit Applications Have Mostly Recovered to Pre-Pandemic Levels
Category: Report The Recovery of Credit Applications to Pre-Pandemic Levels
Category: Blog Trends in Reported Assistance on Consumers’ Credit Records
Category: Report Asian American and Pacific Islanders in the Mortgage Market
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: Blog New data show improving yet sustained housing insecurity risks
Category: Blog Delinquencies on credit accounts continue to be low despite the pandemic
Category: Report A Brief Note on General Lending Patterns of Small to Medium Size Closed-end HMDA Reporters
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: Blog Summary of the 2021 CFPB Research Conference
Category: Report Manufactured Housing Finance: New Insights from the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act
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 Characteristics of Mortgage Borrowers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Report Measuring the financial well-being of Hispanics: 2018 Financial Well-being Score Benchmarks
Category: Report Changes in consumer financial status during the early months of the pandemic
Category: Blog Making Ends Meet series: Changes in consumer financial status during the early months of the pandemic
Category: Press release New Report From Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Finds Over 11 Million Families At Risk Of Losing Housing
Category: Report Housing insecurity and the COVID-19 pandemic
Category: Blog New report highlights housing insecurity and the need for aggressive action
Category: Blog The Bureau is working hard to address housing insecurity, promote racial equity, and protect small businesses’ access to credit
Category: Blog Experiment suggests people pay down debt but keep savings cushion
Category: Report Balancing savings and debt: Findings from an online experiment
Category: Report 2020 Financial Literacy Annual Report
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 Debt and delinquency after military service: A study of the credit records of young veterans in the first year after separation
Category: Speech Director Kraninger's Remarks During “Current Priorities in Consumer Financial Protection Seminar” At Harvard Kennedy School
Category: Report 2020 College credit card agreements
Category: Report Children’s Savings Account Programs: Measuring Program Performance and Outcomes
Category: Report Data point: How mortgages change before origination
Category: Report Integrated Mortgage Disclosures Under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z) Rule Assessment
Category: Report Perceived Financial Preparedness, Saving Habits, and Financial Security
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: Blog Bureau adopts new procedures for external peer review of important research
Category: Report An updated review of the new and revised data points in HMDA: Further observations using the 2019 HMDA data
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Analysis of HMDA Data Points
Category: Report Evidence-based strategies to build emergency savings
Category: Blog New report synthesizes evidence-based strategies to build emergency savings
Category: Blog Closing remarks: Consumer Financial Protection Week
Category: Blog New report shows how young servicemembers build credit histories
Category: Report Financially Fit? Comparing the credit records of young servicemembers and civilians
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Making Ends Meet Survey
Category: Report Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report on Debt Settlements and Credit Counseling
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Recent trends in debt settlement and credit counseling
Category: Press release FFIEC Announces Availability of 2019 Data on Mortgage Lending
Category: Report Data point: 2019 mortgage market activity and trends
Category: Report The early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on credit applications
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: Blog Here's what we’ve been doing over the past year to help military families plan for their next financial journey.
Category: Report Office of Servicemember Affairs Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2019
Category: Blog New report explores trends for first-time homebuyers
Category: Report Market Snapshot: First-time Homebuyers
Category: Report Data point: Small business lending and the Great Recession
Category: Report 2019 College credit card agreements
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Report 2019 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Blog A new retrospective on the removal of public records
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Public records, credit scores, and credit performance
Category: Report Data point: Borrower experiences on income-driven repayment
Category: Blog New report shows how student loan borrowers fare on Income-Driven Repayment Plans
Category: Press release CFPB Releases New Report Exploring Differences between Large and Small Mortgage Servicers
Category: Report Data point: Servicer size in the mortgage market
Category: Blog What international data tells us about youth financial literacy
Category: Report Program for International Student Assessment (PISA): Financial Literacy Brief
Category: Report Market Snapshot: Background Screening Reports
Category: Blog New report explores trends in consumer bankruptcy
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Consumer Bankruptcy, BAPCPA, and the Great Recession
Category: Blog New report explores the relationship between Financial Well-Being and the contents of and engagement with credit reports
Category: Report Credit Characteristics, Credit Engagement Tools, and Financial Well-Being
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Research on Tax Time Savings
Category: Report Planning for tax-time savings
Category: Report Building a Bridge to Credit Visibility
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on Third-Party Debt Collections
Category: Report Market Snapshot: Third-Party Debt Collections Tradeline Reporting
Category: Report Data point: Credit card revolvers
Category: Blog New report explores the extent of revolving in the U.S. credit card market
Category: Blog New report explores when consumers apply for credit cards as their credit scores change
Category: Report Quarterly Consumer Credit Trends: Timing of Applications for Consumer Credit
Category: Blog Servicemembers exhibit higher levels of financial well-being than the U.S. population overall
Category: Blog Promising practices and lessons learned for Child Savings Account programs