This report outlines challenges faced by justice-involved people and their families in navigating their finances at each stage of the criminal justice system.
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 2020 mortgage market activity and trends using data reported under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA).
This report summarizes public facing information from financial institutions regarding their internal diversity, equity, and inclusion programming. Based on its findings, the report also includes recommendations and best practices for institutions based on the size of their organizations.
In this special issue of Supervisory
Highlights, we report examination findings in the areas of consumer reporting and furnishing
of information to consumer reporting companies, pursuant to the Fair Credit
Reporting Act and Regulation V. The report does not impose any new or different
legal requirements, and all violations described in the report are based only
on those specific facts and circumstances noted during those examinations.
The Bureau held a forum on child savings accounts. We produced a report on the forum so that you can learn more about how states and communities are offering opportunities for families to save for post-secondary education.
The purpose of this report is to raise awareness about the issues that limited English proficient consumers face when participating in the financial marketplace.
These consumer protection principles are intended to help safeguard consumer interests as the consumer-authorized aggregation services market develops.
The CFPB has identified ten promising practices for tax assistance providers to help people save when filing their taxes.
In this issue of Supervisory Highlights, we share findings from recent supervisory examination observations in consumer reporting. These observations include findings from examinations at consumer reporting companies and at companies that furnish information to consumer reporting companies.
The CFPB’s Office of Consumer Response hears directly from consumers about the challenges they face in the marketplace, brings their concerns to the attention of companies, and assists in addressing their complaints. This Monthly Complaint Report provides a high-level snapshot of trends in consumer complaints.