This paper reflects initial findings of the Bureau’s research on the small business lending market. It provides a preliminary understanding of the small business lending environment, with a particular emphasis on lending to women-owned and minority-owned small businesses.
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.
Building blocks to help youth achieve financial capability
A guide for assessing young people's progress toward acquiring the foundations of financial capability.