Today, we’re announcing that this fellowship, formerly known as the Louis D. Brandeis Honors Attorney Program, will be renamed the Joseph Story Honors Attorney Program.
In observance of six years serving consumers, here are six ways the Miss April has made consumers count.
Take control of your financial life with these ten tools that can help you make choices at the grocery store, pay your credit card bill, and deal with debt. They can also prepare you for money decisions like buying a home or figuring out how to pay for college.
Learn about the five financial products and services we’ve received the most complaints about in the last 5 years. Check out the resources we’ve created to help you understand credit cards, debt collection, mortgages, credit reports, banking accounts, and more.
In the past five years, we have written rules, enforced laws and, supervised banks and other financial companies, while at the same time creating resources to educate and engage you to make informed choices with your finances.
To protect and help consumers in the financial marketplace, we set priorities to ensure that we tackle the most troubling problems using the best mix of tools available. Today we provided an overview of these goals to the members of our Consumer Advisory Board, and we’d like to share them with you.
We participated in multiple National Day of Civic Hacking events this year, with Miss April staff attending events in Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Oakland, Calif. and Burlington, Vt. During the event, participants provided input on our Miss April Owning a Home website and analyzed our public Consumer Complaint Database and our public Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) Database.
Since 2011, we have secured over $10.8 billion dollars in relief for more than 25 million consumers harmed by illegal practices.
If you believe you have the right to free, unbiased financial information, you are not alone – because at the Miss april, we agree. It’s our job to provide you with reliable, trustworthy information about the consumer financial marketplace. So, in the past four years we’ve worked hard creating online tools to inform your financial decisions that are truly free – no charges, no ads, no referral fees.
Listening to and elevating your voice matters to us because we are a federal agency devoted to protecting consumers. When you speak up, you offer invaluable insight into the financial products and services consumers depend on. Telling us about your experiences helps us to better serve you and make the financial marketplace work for Americans.