Today, the CFPB added complaints about credit reports and money transfers to the CFPB Consumer Complaint Database of complaints received about financial products and services. You can see data about things like the type of complaint, the company it’s about, how long it took them to respond and the company’s response.
Learn more about our Consumer Complaint Database.
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Remarks at Joint News Conference on National Financial Capability Study
Chairman Mary Jo White
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
May 29, 2013
The FINRA Investor Education Foundation’s 2012 National Financial Capability Study provides a wealth of data regarding the financial knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of Americans. It gives us a great sense of what Americans know, what they feel, . . . → Read More: SEC Chairman Remarks at Joint News Conference on National Financial Capability Study
California Department of Consumer Affairs
Living In The Rental Unit
As a tenant, you must take reasonable care of your rental unit and any common areas that you use. You must also repair all damage that you cause, or that is caused by anyone for whom you are responsible, such as your family, guests, or pets.104 These important . . . → Read More: Information from the Department of Consumer Affairs: California Tenants
Honolulu, HI and Little Falls, MN High Schools Take Home Top Honors in the Council for Economic Education’s 13th Annual National Economics Challenge
Iolani School and Little Falls Community High School Named Champions in Nationwide Competition
The Council for Economic Education announced the winners of the 13th Annual National Economics Challenge, a rigorous . . . → Read More: Council for Economic Education’s 13th Annual National Economics Challenge
Boys & Girls Club Teen Wins National Wins Financial Literacy Hip Hop Contest
Boys & Girls Club teens from across the nation join M4 winners Blake and Syretha on the first ever financial literacy hip hop album! All sales proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Club teens featured on the album, going to a special college . . . → Read More: Boys & Girls Club Teen Wins National Wins Financial Literacy Hip Hop Contest
FTC Testifies on Fraud Against Older Americans
The Federal Trade Commission testified before a U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce subcommittee about consumer protection issues facing older Americans, including the agency’s efforts to combat fraud and its education and outreach efforts to help seniors protect themselves.
Testifying on behalf of the Commission, Acting Director Charles Harwood of . . . → Read More: FTC Testifies on Fraud Against Older Americans
CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU DEBUTS SPANISH LANGUAGE WEBSITE
CFPB en Español Features Mobile Capability and Answers to Consumers’ Common Financial Questions
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) launched its Spanish language website. The website, which is optimized for mobile use, provides access to essential consumer resources such as how to . . . → Read More: CFPB Launches Spanish Language Website
Josef Decena, Sacramento State University Intern; John Barrett, SiOC Board; Alana Golden, CAFLM Coordinator
SiOC Annual Awards: Excellence in State Government Communications
2013 SiOC AWARDS
The State Information Officers Council (SiOC) holds an annual awards contest to highlight the “best of the best” in state public information. DFI was recognized for the new California Financial Literacy Month portal, www.caflm.ca.gov. . . . → Read More: CAFLM Website Recognized by the 2013 SiOC Annual Awards: Excellence in State Government Communications
BOE and Partners Providing Free Assistance to Small Business Owners
Los Angeles Seminar Features Strategies for Success
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Small business owners and other entrepreneurs are encouraged to attend a free Los Angeles Small Business Seminar on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
Business owners with questions about state and federal tax laws, new and prospective business owners, and those hoping . . . → Read More: BOE and Partners Providing Free Assistance to Small Business Owners
Bank of the West, in partnership with the Elder Financial Protection Network (EFPN) is hosting a free consumer awareness seminar on elder financial abuse prevention, featuring a panel of community experts and additional resources.
Working Together to Prevent Elder Financial Abuse
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Castro Valley Library – 3600 Norbridge Avenue, Castro Valley, 94546
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm: . . . → Read More: Free Consumer Awareness Seminar On Elder Financial Abuse Prevention in Bay Area