Your credit reports and scores can have a major impact on your financial opportunities. Our new credit booklet can help you better understand your credit reports and scores, learn how to correct inaccuracies, and improve your credit record over time.
The Bureau welcomes 40 organizations to the 2019 Your Money, Your Goals cohort. Public and private organizations working in community, faith-based, workplace, academic and prison settings will receive training and technical assistance to expand the reach of financial empowerment tools and information to economically vulnerable consumers.
Our 21-day email course can help you meet your financial goals. Get tools delivered to your inbox.
Taking steps to improve your credit score is important, but there’s a lot of bad advice out there. Here are some of the most common credit myths debunked.
Tomar acciones para mejorar su crédito es muy importante, pero sepa que hay mucha información engañosa. Aquí echamos abajo algunos de los mitos sobre el crédito.
You can start to take control of your debt in six easy steps.
Consejos útiles para ayudarle a manejar sus gastos
Ease some of the holiday stress and fears about overspending by creating a holiday spending plan.
New financial education resources to help teachers bring youth financial capability into the classroom
The new “Teaching the Building Blocks" provides teachers with activities and resources that help integrate the Building Blocks of Youth Financial Education into their curriculum.
Building and retaining savings is important because it provides a financial foundation on which to plan for the future.
The Bureau held a forum on child savings accounts. We produced a report on the forum so that you can learn more about how states and communities are offering opportunities for families to save for post-secondary education.
¿Usted está pensando en abrir una cuenta de cheques, pero no está seguro por dónde empezar? Tenemos recursos que le pueden ayudar a seleccionar el producto que mejor se ajuste a sus necesidades financieras. Nuestras nuevas guías sobre cuentas tienen información para ayudarle a comparar y luego manejar su cuenta de cheques.
Facing a money decision? Check whether you use the 3 skills that stand out in people with high financial well-being
We analyzed results from our Financial Well-Being in America survey and found that people with the highest levels of financial well-being have three money skills.
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.
Kick off the New Year with financial resolutions that can help you meet your goals.
Many people fall behind because they can’t afford to make monthly debt payments on top of their daily living expenses. You’re not alone. Here are some steps to help you get a handle on debt.
Our new interactive Financial Well-Being tool lets you see your financial well-being score—that is, how well your money situation provides you with financial security and freedom of choice.
We are launching a research pilot in collaboration with Credit Karma to improve understanding of consumer financial well-being.
When catastrophe hits, your world is turned upside down. Once your most urgent needs are addressed, these are steps you can take to make sure your home and finances are secure.
As we observe the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, we are announcing a new financial empowerment tool for people with disabilities. Our companion guide contains information and tips based on insights from people with disabilities and organizations that serve the disability community.
If you are a tax preparer, we’ve got tips you can use to help people save and build assets during tax time
If you work directly with people who are living paycheck to paycheck, tax time is a good opportunity to encourage saving.
As financial coaching programs continue to develop across the country, the CFPB continues to work with partners to advance the field and ultimately help people reach their financial goals and improve their lives.
When bills are piling up, it’s important to remember that you’re still in control. While you are ultimately responsible for paying all of your bills on time, there are things you can do if you fall short one month and don’t have enough money to cover everything.
We want to raise awareness on ways you can help people in your community become credit visible in a positive way.
When you work with people to help them achieve their financial goals—and their life goals—it helps to feel confident in your approach. These five principles can help guide you.