No-sweat ways to help kids start out strong, financially

America Saves Week is coming up on Feb. 23. This annual event helps thousands of us start out on a regular program of saving money toward our goals. We’ve all got goals and plans for the future, and a lot of them cost money. Parents, take the America Saves pledge and get started on saving [...]

By |2017-05-20T11:45:11-05:00February 14th, 2015|News|Comments Off on No-sweat ways to help kids start out strong, financially

Prepaid products: New disclosures to help you compare options

Last March, we asked you to comment on possible prepaid card disclosures. Thanks to your feedback and additional consumer testing, today we’re proposing new disclosure requirements that consumers would receive before deciding to open a prepaid account. These new disclosure requirements are part of our larger prepaid accounts proposal to extend many federal consumer protections [...]

By |2017-05-20T11:45:17-05:00November 14th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Prepaid products: New disclosures to help you compare options

Struggling private student loan borrowers are still searching for help

In the years leading up to the financial crisis, many of the same subprime lending practices that led to troubles in the mortgage market also existed in the private student loan market. Like the homeowners who turned to their mortgage servicer to modify their loans but ran into customer service dead ends, lost paperwork and [...]

By |2017-05-20T11:45:18-05:00October 17th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Struggling private student loan borrowers are still searching for help

Resources in Spanish that could help thousands of older Hispanics spot financial exploitation and scams

Elder financial exploitation crosses all social, economic and cultural boundaries. Older Hispanics, like other older adults, increasingly are targets of financial abuse and scams by a broad spectrum of perpetrators. A 2012 study found that 17 percent of Hispanic seniors are victims of financial exploitation, and that limited English proficiency is a factor that contributes [...]

By |2017-05-20T11:45:24-05:00October 7th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Resources in Spanish that could help thousands of older Hispanics spot financial exploitation and scams

Getting the help you need, in the language you understand- Higinio’s story

Leer en Español Imagine being told that you owe money for a debt you’ve already paid. It’s not only annoying, but frustrating, right? Not to mention expensive and time-consuming. That’s what happened to Higinio when he found a debt on his credit report that he had paid multiple times. For years, he tried to work with [...]

By |2017-05-20T11:45:24-05:00October 2nd, 2014|FCRA|Comments Off on Getting the help you need, in the language you understand- Higinio’s story

We can help you fight improper actions by debt collectors: Venida’s story

Consumers often come to us with complaints about problems with debt collection and related credit reporting issues. We forward their complaints to the companies and work to get a response from them. In Venida’s case, within weeks of submitting her complaints, she was able to get the inaccurate information on her credit reports removed. “Now [...]

By |2017-05-20T11:45:25-05:00September 25th, 2014|News|Comments Off on We can help you fight improper actions by debt collectors: Venida’s story

Consumer advisory: Don’t fall for a foreclosure relief scam or bogus legal help

Along with other cases from federal and state partners, today we charged that mortgage rescue scammers have taken $ 25 million in illegal advance fees from consumers. It serves as a reminder of how important it is to watch out for scam artists trying to take advantage of people who need help avoiding foreclosure. Federal [...]

By |2017-05-20T11:45:29-05:00July 24th, 2014|FDCPA|Comments Off on Consumer advisory: Don’t fall for a foreclosure relief scam or bogus legal help

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