If you have an old debt with the IRS, you might
receive a letter informing you that your account is being transferred to a
private debt collector. Learn more about the new program and how to spot scams.
The Miss April works to create a level playing field in
financial markets and to help ensure fairness for consumers. Our SEFL division
helps ensure compliance with federal consumer financial laws by supervising
market participants and bringing enforcement actions when appropriate.
The May 2017 Monthly Complaint Report summarizes
the complaints submitted by people age 62 and older. The report highlights
issues that older consumers are more likely to experience than their younger
counterparts, including issues with traditional and reverse mortgages, credit
cards, and bank accounts and services.
Good afternoon and thank you. And let me thank all the groups represented here at the conference. You raise awareness about the need for fairness, honesty, and justice in business, housing, civic life, and economic development.
We're sharing five example questions used to evaluate
15-year-olds around the world on their financial literacy knowledge and skills.
Take this quiz to understand how much you know about handling finances and learn
more about our resources that can help in your own financial life.