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Category: Blog What does the Coast Guard know about the GI Bill that the other services do not?
Category: Blog A five-step spending plan to avoid holiday debt
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Citibank For Student Loan Servicing Failures That Harmed Borrowers
Category: Blog CFPB sends letters to financial institution CEO’s encouraging more consumer control over payment methods
Category: Press Release Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Blog Identification of language preference on the Uniform Residential Loan Application
Category: Blog CFPB and VA WARNO: VA refinancing offers that sound too good to be true
Category: Report 2017 Financial Literacy Annual Report
Category: Blog Tips for servicemembers with student debt
Category: Blog African-American and Hispanic borrowers harmed by Provident will receive $9 million in compensation
Category: Press Release Newly Available Data Shows Lowest Mortgage Delinquency Rate Since the Financial Crisis
Category: Blog A 50-state look at complaints about student loans
Category: Report 50 state snapshot of student debt: A nationwide look at complaints about student loans
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Finds Consumer Complaints Spurred Actions That Brought More Than $750 Million in Relief for Student Loan Borrowers
Category: Report Annual report of the CFPB Student Loan Ombudsman 2017
Category: Blog eClosing and buying a home: Technology’s role in closing on a mortgage
Category: Press Release CFPB Issues Interim Final Rule To Help Mortgage Servicers Communicate With Certain Borrowers At Risk Of Foreclosure
Category: Blog Seven factors that determine your mortgage interest rate
Category: Press Release FFIEC Announces Availability of 2016 Data on Mortgage Lending
Category: Blog Does your college sponsor an affordable bank account?
Category: Press Release CFPB Amends Rules to Provide Flexibility and Clarity to Certain Mortgage Lenders in Collecting Information
Category: Blog Understand your options: Tips for student loan borrowers with disabilities
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts, Transworld Systems for Illegal Student Loan Debt Collection Lawsuits
Category: Press Release CFPB Supervision Recovers $14 Million in First Half of 2017 for Over 100,000 Consumers Harmed by Illegal Practices
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Summer 2017
Category: Press Release CFPB Announces Annual Dollar Thresholds in Truth in Lending Act Regulations for Certain Credit Transactions
Category: Press Release CFPB Temporarily Changes Mortgage Data Rule Reporting Threshold for Community Banks and Credit Unions
Category: Press Release CFPB and American Express Reach Resolution to Address Discriminatory Card Terms in Puerto Rico and U.S. Territories
Category: Blog Here’s what you need to know about the new FFIEC HMDA Examiner Transaction Testing Guidelines
Category: Report A nationwide look at how student debt impacts older adults
Category: Blog A nationwide look at how student debt impacts older adults
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Aequitas Capital Management for Aiding Corinthian Colleges' Predatory Lending Scheme
Category: Report CFPB data point: Student loan repayment
Category: Report Innovation highlights: Emerging student loan repayment assistance
Category: Blog Too many student loan borrowers struggling, not enough benefiting from affordable repayment options
Category: Press Release CFPB Finds Percentage of Borrowers with $20K in Student Debt Doubled Over Last Decade
Category: Press Release CFPB Proposes Changes to Mortgage Data Rule Reporting Threshold for Community Banks and Credit Unions
Category: Press Release Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition's 46th Annual Convention
Category: Blog Buying a home? Watch out for mortgage closing scams
Category: Press Release CFPB Finalizes Updates to "Know Before You Owe" Mortgage Disclosure
Category: Blog Top five consumer financial complaints reported across the U.S.
Category: Blog Certifique su servicio: Guías para el programa de Perdón de Préstamos por Servicio Público
Category: Report Staying on track while giving back: The cost of student loan servicing breakdowns for people serving their communities
Category: Blog Certify your service and stay on track for public service loan forgiveness
Category: Press Release CFPB Spotlights Borrower Complaints About Student Loan Servicers Mishandling Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Event
Category: Blog Certify your service: Guides to Public Service Loan Forgiveness
Category: Blog How to understand special promotional financing offers on credit cards
Category: Blog We are seeking comment on our plan for assessing the ATR/QM rule
Category: Press Release CFPB Report Finds That 9 in 10 of the Highest-Risk Student Loan Borrowers Were Not Enrolled in Affordable Repayment Plans
Category: Blog New data documents a disturbing cycle of defaults for struggling student loan borrowers
Category: Blog Making the decision to rent or buy
Category: Report Diversity and Inclusion in the Mortgage Industry: Readout from an opening roundtable
Category: Press Release CFPB Releases Report Outlining Strategies for Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in the Mortgage Industry
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights: Spring 2017
Category: Press Release CFPB Supervision Finds Some Student Loan and Mortgage Servicers Illegally Fail to Provide Protections to Borrowers
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 22
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Student Loan Complaints
Category: Press Release CFPB Issues Proposal to Clarify Mortgage Data Rule
Category: Blog We are proposing changes to Regulation C to help industry comply and are looking for your feedback
Category: Blog Understanding Consumer Experiences: Insights from CFPB’s 2016 Consumer Response Annual Report
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 21
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Credit Card Complaints
Category: Blog The Consumer Bureau is proposing changes to Regulation B to help mortgage lenders and is looking for your feedback
Category: Press Release CFPB Issues Proposal to Provide Flexibility to Certain Mortgage Lenders in Collecting Information
Category: Report The power of light-touch financial education: A demonstration with credit card revolvers
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Nationstar Mortgage for Flawed Mortgage Loan Reporting
Category: Blog How to deal with “bad credit”—or no credit—when you want to buy a home
Category: Report Consumer insights on managing spending
Category: Blog Consumer Advisory: Bad information about your college enrollment status can cost you
Category: Blog Increasing transparency in the student loan servicing market
Category: Blog Making the move to homeownership on your own or with someone else
Category: Report Monthly Complaint Report, Vol. 19
Category: Press Release CFPB Monthly Snapshot Spotlights Mortgage Complaints
Category: Press Release CFPB Orders Mastercard and UniRush to Pay $13 Million for RushCard Breakdowns That Cut Off Consumers' Access to Funds
Category: Blog Mastercard and UniRush to Pay $10 Million to Consumers Harmed by RushCard Technology Breakdown
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the RushCard Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Blog How to decide how much to spend on your down payment
Category: Blog Tips for student loan borrowers
Category: Blog Your mortgage calculator may be setting you up for a surprise
Category: Blog Easy-to-remember guidelines help people reduce credit card debt
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray on the Navient Enforcement Action Press Call
Category: Press Release CFPB Sues Nation's Largest Student Loan Company Navient for Failing Borrowers at Every Stage of Repayment
Category: Blog Your feedback helped us update our Payback Playbook prototype
Category: Blog Buying a home? The first step is to check your credit
Category: Report Snapshot of older consumers and student loan debt
Category: Blog Four tips to help older student loan borrowers navigate common problems with their student loans
Category: Press Release CFPB Warns Student Loan Servicing Problems Can Jeopardize Long-Term Financial Security for Older Borrowers
Category: Press Release CFPB Unveils Consumer Credit Trends Tool to Help Forecast Potential Consumer Risks
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Richard Cordray at the CFPB Research Conference
Category: Press Release CFPB Finds Bank Marketing Deals With Colleges Can Mean Costly Fees and Risks for Students
Category: Blog Is 2017 the year you buy a home?
Category: Blog Who are the Credit Invisible?
Category: Press Release CFPB Takes Action Against Reverse Mortgage Companies for Deceptive Advertising
Category: Press Release Agencies Issue Final Rule on Method to Adjust the Threshold for Exempting Small Loans from Special Appraisal Requirements and Announce 2017 Threshold
Category: Blog A Veterans Day complaint review: VA home loan refinancing
Category: Report A snapshot of servicemember complaints: a review of issues related to VA mortgage refinancing
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue No. 13 (Fall 2016)
Category: Press Release CFPB Supervision Recovers $11 Million for 225,000 Harmed Consumers
Category: Report 2016 Financial Literacy Annual Report