Homeowners facing hardship from the COVID-19 pandemic have expanded access to protections from the federal government. Learn how you can protect your home.
Romance scams can happen to anyone, including those who are looking for connection during the pandemic. Learn how to spot, avoid, and report this type of scam.
Sepa porqué debería declarar sus impuestos en este 2021, y cómo la normativa “revise el pasado” del IRS le permite usar su ingreso del 2019 o del 2020 para recibir los mayores créditos fiscales posibles.
Learn why you should file your taxes in 2021, and how the IRS’ “lookback rule” allows you to use 2019 or 2020 income to get the most out of your Earned Income Tax Credit or Child Tax Credit.
Algunos propietarios de vivienda que tengan problemas para pagar su hipoteca ahora tendrían un poco más de tiempo para buscar ayuda.
Financial relief and protections for many student loan borrowers, renters, and homeowners has been extended. Here’s what you need to know.
Your consumer reporting records affect your ability to get a loan, a job, an apartment, and other essentials of life. But, do you know where and how to request your consumer reports and what you can do once you order them? Find out in our list of consumer reporting companies!
Military families face unique financial challenges, especially during the coronavirus pandemic. The new Your Money, Your Goals military guide provides resources to help military families overcome these challenges and improve their financial well-being.
Many people are considering early retirement, tapping into their retirement benefits, including Social Security and pensions, earlier than expected. Here are resources to help you weigh your options and to get additional help.
A CFPB-led research experiment suggests that people seek to find balance between paying off debt and having savings.
During the pandemic, we’re doing more online. Scammers are preying on this by offering phony tech support services. Learn how to spot, avoid, and report tech support scams.
Durante la pandemia, pasamos más tiempo conectados en línea, por ello debe estar alerta con estafadores quienes ofrecen asistencia técnica fraudulenta. Tome consejos del CFPB sobre cómo descubrir, evitar y reportar una estafa.
A new law provides relief for renters and extends the CDC’s Order to protect many people who can’t pay their rent from eviction through January 31, 2021.
Some homeowners struggling to pay their mortgage now have a little extra time to seek help.
As a result of the economic uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, scammers may be targeting older homeowners through reverse mortgage schemes. Learn how to spot and avoid these reverse mortgage scams.
CFPB’s Section for Students and Young Consumers released new podcast episodes. Subscribe today.
The CFPB Ombudsman’s Office shares its FY2020 Annual Report.
Learn tips financial caregivers can use to help family and friends avoid cyber scams and protect their finances over the holidays.
Sepa consejos financieros que los cuidadores pueden usar para ayudar a sus familiares y amigos a evitar las cíberestafas, y a proteger sus finanzas durante las fiestas.
GI Bill education benefits are not unlimited, so make sure you have a plan to use them wisely. The Department of Veterans Affairs’ GI Bill Comparison Tool, the Department of Education’s College Scorecard website, and the CFPB’s Your Financial Path to Graduation Tool can help.
Homeowners who are struggling to make mortgage payments because of a COVID-19 related hardship, or who got a mortgage forbearance that is coming to an end, should talk to their mortgage servicer or a HUD-approved housing counselor about options and next steps.