We’re announcing an enforcement action against Alabama-based Regions Bank for charging overdraft fees to consumers who had not opted-in for overdraft coverage. We’re requiring Regions Bank to fully refund all affected consumers – hundreds of thousands of consumers have already been refunded $49 million in fees. Learn more about your choices when it comes to overdraft protection programs, as these programs can be costly.
What could be better than zero percent interest for one year? Nothing, nada, free…right? Not exactly. Credit card companies market these promotions as a way for you to save money. But, what some credit card companies may not have been telling you is that new purchases could cost you more than you expect. Learn more about credit card promotion offers and see why they could cost you more than you think.
We want to make libraries the go-to place for financial information in every community. That’s why we’ve put together resources and materials for libraries to use in making a safe place to research financial options, decisions, or solutions to problems. Read more to learn about our resources for libraries.
Life events, such as getting married, having a baby, deciding to buy a home, moving into a new career, or retiring, can mean setting new financial goals and making a plan to achieve them. Our quick and easy-to-use My New Money Goal financial planning worksheet can help you set a goal and make a plan. […]
If you send money to other countries, you can now get more information about exchange rates and costs before you pay for the transfers. That’s because of a new federal rule that went into effect at the end of October. Here’s a closer look at the information you’ll receive before and after you send money, […]
Today, you have new rights if you send money to family or others outside the United States. These protections come from a new rule that applies to electronic money transfers sent by consumers in the United States to people or businesses in other countries. In general, the rule covers transfers sent by companies – such […]