Learn what the Bureau is doing to prevent elder financial exploitation in communities across the country.
It’s common for couples to share their financial lives but not the responsibility for managing household finances. But if a spouse dies or experiences a sudden illness, getting up to speed quickly could be challenging for the person left behind. Share your family financial picture now to prepare for the future.
Tips to help you protect yourself from Medicare ID fraud.
Tips to help you avoid romance scams.
We are alerting people of a lottery scam using a CFPB employee’s name. We also have tips to help you avoid falling victim to imposter scams.
The CFPB is releasing a new educational placemat on fake charity scams.
Federal government agencies and federal employees will not ask you to send money to collect prizes. They also won’t call to threaten you with jail time or a lawsuit if you don’t pay a debt. Learn how to protect yourself from imposter scams.
Good morning. I would like to thank the Tampa community for hosting us so graciously and all of you for being here today. Since we established the Consumer Advisory Board (or CAB) five years ago, we have made sure that its membership spans the nation. We also make it a point to travel outside Washington, D.C. to learn more about consumers in different parts of the country. Yesterday we learned about this city’s history and visited a retirement community to hear more about the particular challenges facing constituencies such as older Americans.
We released three new fraud and scam prevention placemats: a fill-in-the-blank, a word search, and a word scramble, as well as a toolkit.
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