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Category: Blog CFPB Extends Opportunity for Public to Provide Input on Junk Fees
Category: Press release 2021 HMDA Data on Mortgage Lending Now Available
Category: Director's statement | Category: Press release CFPB Director Chopra Statement on Appraisal Task Force Report
Category: Report New Data on the Characteristics of Mortgage Borrowers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Category: Report Emergency Savings and Financial Security: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey and Consumer Credit Panel
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Policy on Contractual ‘Gag’ Clauses and Fake Review Fraud
Category: Blog The Fed is raising interest rates. What does that mean for borrowers and savers?
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Medical debt among older adults before the pandemic
Category: Blog Cracking down on discrimination in the financial sector
Category: Press release CFPB Targets Unfair Discrimination in Consumer Finance
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Deputy Director Zixta Martinez at the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals Convention & Housing Policy Summit
Category: Blog Designing for the people we serve
Category: Blog Safely sending money to loved ones in conflict areas
Category: Blog Using the Homeowner Assistance Fund program to help borrowers prevent foreclosure
Category: Blog New effort focused on financial issues facing rural communities
Category: Blog Shining a Spotlight on Workers’ Financial Experiences
Category: Director's statement CFPB Director Chopra Statement on President Biden’s Digital Assets Executive Order
Category: Report No FEAR Act Annual Report for fiscal year (FY) 2021
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of Director Rohit Chopra on New CFPB Medical Debt Report
Category: Press release CFPB Estimates $88 Billion in Medical Bills on Credit Reports
Category: Report Medical debt burden in the United States
Category: Report GAO-IG Act Reporting
Category: Press release CFPB Moves to Thwart Illegal Auto Repossessions
Category: Blog Rising car prices means more auto loan debt
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Outlines Options To Prevent Algorithmic Bias In Home Valuations
Category: Blog Using special purpose credit programs to serve unmet credit needs
Category: Press release CFPB Steps Up Scrutiny of Student Loan Servicers That Deceive Borrowers About Public Service Loan Forgiveness
Category: Blog Inaccurate small business credit reports can block access to loans
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches New Way for the Public to Petition the Agency for Action
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Halt Prepaid Card Providers Siphoning Government Benefits
Category: Blog Report illustrates how the big three credit reporting companies are giving consumers the runaround
Category: Blog If you’re a homeowner struggling to make housing-related payments due to the pandemic, help is available or coming soon
Category: Blog Comparing overdraft fees and policies across banks
Category: Blog No Surprises Act: How we are protecting people from the side effects of surprise medical bills
Category: Blog New VA rule relieves financial distress for thousands of veterans with medical bills
Category: Blog Appraisal discrimination is illegal under federal law
Category: Blog 정크 수수료의 숨겨진 비용
Category: Blog Ang hindi inaasahang gastos ng mga lihim na singil
Category: Blog Sự ảnh hưởng của phụ phí ẩn
Category: Blog التكلفة الخفية للرسوم المفاجئة وغير المتوقعة
Category: Blog The hidden cost of junk fees
Category: Blog 垃圾費的隱含費用
Category: Blog El costo oculto de las tarifas inesperadas
Category: Press release CFPB Report Shows Criminal Justice Financial Ecosystem Exploits Families at Every Stage
Category: Report Justice-Involved Individuals and the Consumer Financial Marketplace
Category: Press release CFPB Identifies Consumer Reporting Companies the Public Can Hold Accountable
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches Initiative to Save Americans Billions in Junk Fees
Category: Op-ed | Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on the Junk Fees RFI Press Call
Category: Blog Don’t let sloppy servicing keep you from benefitting under the PSLF Fix before it expires on October 31, 2022
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to Examine Colleges’ In-House Lending Practices
Category: Report State of Bureau Websites and Digital Services
Category: Blog Americans pay $120 billion in credit card interest and fees each year
Category: Report CFPB Report on Diversity and Inclusion within Financial Services
Category: Blog CFPB releases report on diversity and inclusion within financial services
Category: Press release CFPB Bans BrightSpeed Solutions and Its Former CEO for Supporting Telemarketing Scammers Targeting Older Americans
Category: Blog It’s illegal to penalize borrowers for being religious
Category: Press release CFPB Announces Settlement Regarding the 2019 Taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Law
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Bulletin to Prevent Unlawful Medical Debt Collection and Credit Reporting
Category: Blog Our public inquiry on buy now, pay later
Category: Press release CFPB Sues United Holding Group, Its Affiliates, and Its Owners for Illegal Debt Collection Practices
Category: Blog Protecting servicemembers from predatory lending
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Report Detailing Consumer Complaint Response Deficiencies of the Big Three Credit Bureaus
Category: Report Annual report of consumer and credit reporting complaints: An analysis of complaint responses by Equifax, Experian, TransUnion
Category: Blog Hold credit reporting companies accountable for incorrect reports and shoddy service
Category: Report Consumer finances during the pandemic: Insights from the Making Ends Meet Survey
Category: Blog Making Ends Meet series: Consumer finances during the pandemic
Category: Press release CFPB Shutters Lending by VC-Backed Fintech for Violating Agency Order
Category: Press release CFPB and DOJ Put Landlords and Mortgage Servicers on Notice About Servicemembers’ and Veterans’ Rights
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Access Funding and Its Leadership for Misleading Consumers with Structured Settlements
Category: Blog CFPB is standing up for civil rights protections
Category: Blog Know before you buy (now, pay later) this holiday season
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Opens Inquiry Into “Buy Now, Pay Later” Credit
Category: Blog CFPB calls tech workers to action
Category: Director's statement Statement of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra Member, FDIC Board of Directors December Open Meeting of the Board
Category: Director's statement Prepared Remarks of Director Rohit Chopra on the FDIC’s Deposit Insurance Fund Restoration Plan
Category: Blog Fall 2021 Rulemaking Agenda
Category: Blog Seven examples of unfair practices and other violations by mortgage servicers: CFPB supervision activities uncover red flags
Category: Blog How Should Regulators Review Bank Mergers?
Category: Press release CFPB Report Highlights Supervisory Findings of Wide-Ranging Violations of Law in 2021
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 25, Fall 2021
Category: Blog The LIBOR index for adjustable-rate loans is being discontinued: here’s what to watch for
Category: Speech Remarks of Director Rohit Chopra at the Elder Justice Coordinating Council Meeting
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Final Rule to Facilitate Transition from LIBOR
Category: Director's statement Statement of Director Rohit Chopra on the LIBOR Transition Rule
Category: Director's statement Statement by CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on HUD Guidance on Special Purpose Credit Programs
Category: Speech Director Chopra Remarks – December NAAG Meeting
Category: Blog Give us feedback on the draft CFPB Strategic Plan for FY 2022-26
Category: Blog CFPB Ombudsman’s Office 2021 Annual Report
Category: Report Data Point: Checking Account Overdraft at Financial Institutions Served by Core Processors
Category: Press release CFPB Research Shows Banks’ Deep Dependence on Overdraft Fees
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Category: Report Data Point: Overdraft/NSF Fee Reliance Since 2015 – Evidence from Bank Call Reports
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra on the Overdraft Press Call
Category: Press release Agencies Announce Dollar Thresholds in Regulations Z and M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
Category: Blog Understand how the CFPB’s Debt Collection Rule impacts you
Category: Blog Ethics Guidance to Protect the Public Trust and Detect Revolving Door Misconduct
Category: Press release CFPB Seeks Input on Detecting Discrimination in Mortgage Lending
Category: Report CFPB financial report fiscal year 2021
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Pawn Lenders for Cheating Military Families