Person-to-person payment services are gaining popularity. Before using them, minimize potential risks by reading these tips.
BCFP Office of Innovation proposes “disclosure sandbox” for fintech companies to test new ways to inform consumers
The Bureau’s new Office of Innovation is proposing a “Disclosure Sandbox” to give companies leeway to test new disclosures or delivery methods that may better serve consumers.
Knowing what you owe each month is an important step in getting a handle on debt.
More than 1-in-5 consumers had telecommunications-related collections on their consumer report in the past 5 years
Consumers typically pay for telecommunications services monthly, but most providers do not report to consumer reporting agencies unless an account is in collections. In this report, we explore how these debts are reported.
WARNO: New security clearance guidelines make it more important than ever for servicemembers to monitor their credit
How to safeguard your credit record and avoid security clearance problems.
Mark your calendar to join the Bureau for a day-long symposium exploring challenges many consumers face in accessing credit.
As part of the Bureau’s commitment to engage stakeholders in active dialogue about key issues, the Bureau recently held three roundtables to gather feedback about the Requests for Information the Bureau recently issued.
Check your mailbox: Veterans with severe disabilities and student loans should keep an eye out for this
The Department of Education is sending letters to veterans with severe disabilities notifying them that they may be eligible for a tax-free discharge of their outstanding student loans. Here’s what to look for if you’re eligible.
Scammers are constantly finding new ways to steal money from their victims, and anyone can potentially be a target. The Bureau has online resources to help consumers prevent, recognize, and report scams and fraud.
New research report detailing how borrowers are paying off their student loans, what they do after, and what it might mean for their personal finances and the broader economy.