Did you get a notice that your student loans are transferring to a new servicer? Learn more about what this means for you

Many federal student loan borrowers will have their loans transferred to a new servicer. If your loans are currently being serviced by FedLoan Servicing or Granite State, this article can help you prepare for the transition to a new servicer.

Did you get a notice that your student loans are transferring to a new servicer? Learn more about what this means for you
Did you get a notice that your student loans are transferring to a new servicer? Learn more about what this means for you

Do you know how to spot a rental assistance scam?

Scammers are preying on renters and landlords in need of emergency rental assistance. Learn how to spot a rental assistance scam and use a federal tool to help you find your local rental assistance program.

Do you know how to spot a rental assistance scam?
Do you know how to spot a rental assistance scam?

Safely sending money to loved ones in the wake of Haiti earthquake

Following the recent earthquake, people in the United States are trying to connect with family and friends in Haiti, including finding ways to send money directly. Here are resources to safely send money overseas, as well as tips to help loved ones recover and rebuild.

Safely sending money to loved ones in the wake of Haiti earthquake
Safely sending money to loved ones in the wake of Haiti earthquake

New mortgage servicing rule aims to prevent avoidable foreclosures as protections expire

Effective August 31, 2021, a new rule requires mortgage servicers to provide meaningful opportunities for homeowners to avoid foreclosure and keep their homes as certain federal forbearance programs begin to expire.

New mortgage servicing rule aims to prevent avoidable foreclosures as protections expire
New mortgage servicing rule aims to prevent avoidable foreclosures as protections expire

Mientras las protecciones expiran, la nueva normativa para la administración hipotecaria busca reducir las ejecuciones que sean evitables

En efecto desde el 31 de agosto del 2021, la nueva normativa les exige a los administradores hipotecarios ofrecerles a los propietarios, oportunidades reales para evitar el “foreclosure” y mantenerse en sus viviendas, mientras algunos programas federales de aplazamiento comienzan a expirar.

Mientras las protecciones expiran, la nueva normativa para la administración hipotecaria busca reducir las ejecuciones que sean evitables
Mientras las protecciones expiran, la nueva normativa para la administración hipotecaria busca reducir las ejecuciones que sean evitables

La moratoria a los desalojos del CDC ha terminado: Conozca sus opciones

La moratoria al desalojo del CDC ha terminado gracias a una decisión de la Corte Suprema de Justicia. Si tiene problemas para ponerse al día con la renta, servicios básicos, u otros costos de vivienda, le mostramos opciones para ayudarle a recuperarse.

La moratoria a los desalojos del CDC ha terminado: Conozca sus opciones
La moratoria a los desalojos del CDC ha terminado: Conozca sus opciones

Credit access declined during the pandemic for credit cards, but increased for mortgages and auto loans

This post is the fifth in a series documenting trends in consumer credit outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Access to new credit cards has decreased, but access to mortgages and auto loans has increased since the start of the pandemic.

Credit access declined during the pandemic for credit cards, but increased for mortgages and auto loans
Credit access declined during the pandemic for credit cards, but increased for mortgages and auto loans

The Bureau continues to fight to help alleviate housing insecurity through its Tech Sprint Program

As part of CFPB’s continued effort to combat housing insecurity and promote racial equity, the Bureau is partnering with the Department of Housing and Urban Development to lead a tech sprint on post-pandemic housing challenges. We are asking participants to develop innovative digital tools to raise visibility of housing assistance resources focused on alleviating challenges faced by those with housing insecurity and aiding the connection of housing insecure households and the small landlords that serve them to those providing aid.

The Bureau continues to fight to help alleviate housing insecurity through its Tech Sprint Program
The Bureau continues to fight to help alleviate housing insecurity through its Tech Sprint Program

Everyone deserves a second chance. Use our tools to financially empower people in transition from incarceration

The CFPB’s Focus on Reentry: Criminal Justice guide provides actionable tools to help people involved in the criminal justice system and their families achieve their financial goals.

Everyone deserves a second chance. Use our tools to financially empower people in transition from incarceration
Everyone deserves a second chance. Use our tools to financially empower people in transition from incarceration

Credit card limits are rising for most groups after stagnating during the pandemic

This post is the fourth in a series documenting trends in consumer credit outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Credit card limits stagnated or declined for most credit score groups early in the pandemic, but have been rising in recent months. Despite a spike in accounts closed by creditors at the start of the pandemic, accounts are not being closed at unusual rates.

Credit card limits are rising for most groups after stagnating during the pandemic
Credit card limits are rising for most groups after stagnating during the pandemic