As many families are preparing to celebrate the Mother’s Day holiday, new family norms are creating the need for alternatives in financial care. Get help with our national Managing Someone Else’s Money Guides.
If you have a card, you might have been using it a lot lately to purchase gifts, meals, and travel expenses. Credit cards can help you build and maintain good credit, as long as you use your cards responsibly and pay your bills on time each month.
Morgan Drexen has gone out of business. If you are a Morgan Drexen customer, you must take action on your debts. You can also request a refund of any money that is currently in your settlement account.
Chase has already begun compensating consumers and will contact you if you are eligible for payment.
If you are paying back student loans, you are not alone. Over 40 million Americans are repaying more than $1.2 trillion in outstanding student loan debt. Paying off student debt can be stressful. If you’ve run into roadblocks, tell us about it. Learn more about the roadblocks some borrowers face and tell us about your experience.
To help you navigate these new waters, we’ve just launched a crisp new version of our Paying for College tool kit. Making apples-to-apples comparison of your financial aid offers has never been easier.
Today, we filed a lawsuit against ITT Educational Services, Inc., accusing the for-profit college chain of predatory student lending. We believe that ITT used high-pressure tactics to push many students into expensive private student loans that were likely to end in default. Watch the press conference or read remarks.
We’re taking action against Ocwen Financial Corporation for years of systemic misconduct that includes unfair shortcuts, unauthorized fees, deception, illegal foreclosures, and other illegal practices. Ocwen will be required to provide $2 billion in loan modification relief to its customers and $125 million in refunds to consumers whose homes were foreclosed. Learn more about what this might mean for you.
As the mortgage disclosure team said last week, we based Know Before You Owe on the idea that disclosure information is clearer when the people who will have to use those disclosures participate in designing them. We got feedback from many sources in many ways: In-person testing of the forms in cities across the country […]
We announced an enforcement action against one of the largest short-term, small-dollar lenders in the country. The company has agreed to reimburse up to $14 million and pay a $5 million penalty for the violations and other misconduct. Read more about the enforcement action.