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Protecting your finances during the coronavirus pandemic

The CFPB is committed to providing consumers with up-to-date information and resources to protect and manage their finances during this difficult time.

Resources to help you make financial decisions

Mortgage and housing assistance

If you're concerned about how to pay your mortgage or rent, we have information on what to do now, and what your options are for mortgage and rental relief.

Managing your finances

We have resources to help you protect and manage your finances if you are facing financial difficulties as a result of the pandemic.

Student loans

Student loan borrowers now have more benefits to consider when planning for the potential financial impact from coronavirus.

Avoiding scams

Scammers are taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to con people into giving up their money.

Resources for specific audiences

Servicemembers & veterans

Some military personnel and their families are facing financial strain due to lost employment or changes in military orders. If you need financial assistance as a result of the pandemic, there is help.

Parents & kids

While kids are home with you or other in-home caregivers, try our free activities to help them build the important skills they will need to manage money into adulthood.

Older adults & their families

Older adults may have unique financial concerns during the pandemic, including being targeted by scammers, experiencing separation from caregivers who help manage their money, or facing tough choices prior to and during retirement. We have resources to help.

Submit a complaint

Having a problem with a financial product or service? Try reaching out to the company first. If you've already tried reaching out to the company and still have an issue, you can submit a complaint. Tell us about your issue—we'll forward it to the company and work to get you a response, generally within 15 days.

Learn more about submitting a complaint

Find help from other government agencies

We've gathered links to other government agencies that can help you find information about unemployment, leave, and health benefits, Social security, and food assistance.

See resources from other government agencies