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.
What you need to know to get money from the settlement with BancorpSouth Bank for alleged discrimination
The BancorpSouth Settlement Administrator recently mailed packets to identified consumers with instructions for how to take part in the settlement. If you think you are eligible, you should look for a packet in the mail and follow the instructions.
In 2016, the Bureau released the Building Blocks to Help Youth Achieve
Financial Capability: A new model and recommendations, which describes where
and when children and young adults acquire the foundations of financial
capability. Now, the Bureau has created
the Building Blocks Measurement Guide to provide researchers, program leaders,
teachers, and other financial educators with ways to assess young people’s
progress toward each building block.
Learn what the Bureau is doing to prevent elder financial exploitation in communities across the country.
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Aggregate credit card borrowing exhibits end-of-year seasonal patterns which vary across different sets of consumers
This report finds that aggregate end-of-year consumer credit card borrowing roughly follows end-of-year retail expenditure patterns, with consumer borrowing experiences differing across consumers with different credit scores and different credit card utilization rates at baseline.
This week the Bureau begins the process of transforming the Bureau’s Stakeholder Outreach and Engagement work, which includes transitioning from former modes of outreach, to a new strategy to increase high quality feedback. Earlier this year, the Bureau put out a Request for Information (RFI) on External Affairs’ (EA) external engagements.
Learn how youth employment programs can work with financial institutions to help young people get access to accounts that work for them.
We recently published a Complaint Snapshot report, which provides an overview of trends across consumer complaints. We also took a focused look at debt collection complaints.