CFPB SAVING TAX TIME DEMONSTRATION APPLICATION – Interested Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Programs

CFPB SAVING TAX TIME DEMONSTRATION APPLICATION FOR Interested Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Programs

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will provide educational materials, training, and technical assistance to approximately 50 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programs across the country that are committed to promoting saving during the 2018 tax season. This is not an opportunity […]

The Military Consumer Toolkit for Personal Financial Managers and other counselors

The Military Consumer Toolkit for Personal Financial Managers and other counselors

Military life comes with transitions. Each relocation, promotion, and change in duty status brings the need to make money-related decisions. Servicemembers’ financial decisions can have long-term effects on their family life, mission readiness, and security clearance.

Working with the Department of Defense (DoD) and […]

ICYMI – CFPB takes action against Reverse Mortgage Companies for Deceptive Advertising

Last week the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action against three reverse mortgage companies for deceptive advertisements, including claiming that consumers could not lose their homes. The CFPB is ordering American Advisors Group, Reverse Mortgage Solutions, and Aegean Financial to cease deceptive advertising practices, implement systems to ensure […]

CFPB Helping Consumers Prepare for Delays in Receiving Tax Refunds

Starting this tax season, consumers who claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or the Additional Child Tax Credit (ACTC) on their income tax returns may have to wait longer than in previous years to receive their tax refund. Due to a new law, the IRS will not start […]

Order FREE Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Publications. – Mail Fraud Alert (10×14 placemat)

CFPB Bulk Publications

Order FREE Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Publications.

The central mission of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is to make markets for consumer financial products and services work for Americans-whether they are applying for a mortgage, choosing among credit cards, or using any number of other consumer financial products.

You may […]

BBB: “Resources and Tips for Dealing with Debt Collection,” a webcast from CFPB Servicemember Affairs

“Resources and Tips for Dealing with Debt Collection,” a webcast from CFPB Servicemember Affairs

This production provides tips and information about ways to communicate with debt collectors. Includes resources from CFPB that you can use in dealing with debt collectors. http://bit.ly/2dl5TaO

CFPB: What you need to know if you were harmed by Wells Fargo

Posted by the CFPB.

If you were one of the thousands of people who incurred fees as a result of an unauthorized Wells Fargo account, the CFPB has ordered Wells Fargo to refund all of your money. Some payments have already been made; others will be sent in the coming months. Affected customers are not […]

CFPB Tools for Financial Caregivers and Upcoming Webinar

Millions of Americans are managing money or property for a loved one who is unable to pay bills or make financial decisions. To help financial caregivers, the CFPB Office for Older Americans has created easy-to-understand Managing Someone Else’s Money guides. Join this free webinar to learn more about these guides and how you can help […]

CFPB’s New Tool to Help you Plan for Retirement – Live Webcast Today

Every year more than 2 million Americans make one of the most important financial decisions of their lives: choosing when to begin collecting Social Security retirement benefits. Today, the CFPB is releasing Planning for Retirement, an interactive tool to help consumers make this important decision.

Check out the CFPB’s new online tool at www.consumerfinance.gov/retirement/.

They […]

CFPB: Join the 2016 Your Money, Your Goals Cohort!

Today the CFPB an opportunity to participate in the 2016 Your Money, Your Goals Cohort. The CFPB is looking for approximately 20 organizations from around the country who are interested in using the Your Money, Your Goals toolkit to help build the financial capability of the people they serve. We are interested in working with […]