This report summarizes the Bureau’s February 26, 2020, symposium on Consumer Access to Financial Records and Section 1033 of the Dodd-Frank Act.
Research and reports
We study how consumers interact with financial products and services to help identify potential problems in the marketplace and achieve better outcomes for all. Review our reports and analyses to help inform your decisions, policies, and practices. And, see reports that we periodically prepare about the CFPB.
Data point: Mortgage trends
This Bureau Data Point article describes 2019 mortgage market activity and trends using data reported under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA).
The Office of Research released a report that synthesizes the rigorous research of programs and strategies aiming to help consumers achieve greater liquid savings.
This Complaint Bulletin reflects complaint data from complaints submitted in 2020 and highlights trends in complaints mentioning coronavirus keywords.
This report uses a representative sample of young servicemembers’ credit reports to show how their credit histories evolve from the time they turn 18 until their mid-twenties. It also compares servicemembers to a cohort of same-age civilians.
Credit Builder Loans are designed for consumers looking to establish a credit score or improve an existing one, while at the same time giving them a chance to build their savings.
This report summarizes the initial results from the Making Ends Meet survey, a nationally representative survey of adults with a credit record developed by the CFPB’s Office of Research.
Quarterly consumer credit trends reports focus on a specific consumer financial product or issue using a longitudinal, nationally representative sample of de-identified credit records maintained by a nationwide consumer reporting agency.
Spring 2020 Semi-Annual Report of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.
2019 HMDA Mortgage Market Activity and Trends summarizes the historical data points in the 2019 HMDA data, as well as recent trends in mortgage and housing markets.
This study examines whether people who retired between 1992 and 2014 were able to maintain the same spending level for five consecutive years after retiring.