This report describes the Bureau’s data governance program. In addition, it describes what data the Bureau collects, where the data come from, how data are used, and how data are reused within the Bureau.
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.
Suspicious Activity Reports on Elder Financial Exploitation
This study analyzes a rich, non-public data set to shed light on the volume and characteristics of elder financial abuse.
More than 72 percent of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP) employee population responded to the seventh annual employee survey conducted between Aug. 6 and Aug. 31, 2018. We’ll use feedback from tools like the annual employee survey in developing strategies to serve employees’ needs better.
In this issue of Supervisory Highlights, we report examination findings in the areas of auto finance lending; credit card account management; debt collection; deposits; mortgage servicing; mortgage origination; service providers; short-term, small-dollar lending; remittances; and fair lending. As in past editions, this report includes information about recent public enforcement actions that were a result, at least in part, of our supervisory work. The report also includes information on the Bureau’s use of its supervisory and enforcement authority, recently released examination procedures, and Bureau guidance.