CFPB Slaps Bank in Major Discriminatory Lending Case
CFPB Slaps Bank in Major Discriminatory Lending Case

on September 25, 2015

Federal officials allege ‘redlining’ by this New Jersey bank hindered access to mortgages in majority-black and Hispanic communities.

CFPB Warning: Pension Advances Could Wipe Out Retirement
CFPB Warning: Pension Advances Could Wipe Out Retirement

on March 30, 2015

With its high interest and fees, a pension advance could threaten your long-term security. The CFPB highlights three pension advance traps you need to avoid.

CFPB, Obama Take Aim at Payday Lenders
CFPB, Obama Take Aim at Payday Lenders

on March 27, 2015

President Obama throws his weight behind new rules proposed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to curb payday loan debt traps.

CFPB Sues Corinthian Colleges for Alleged Predatory Lending
CFPB Sues Corinthian Colleges for Alleged Predatory Lending

on September 17, 2014

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau estimates that 130,000 private student loans were initiated by Corinthian students from July 2011 to the present, with an outstanding balance of $569 million.

CFPB Says Bitcoin Is ‘Wild West’ of Finance World
CFPB Says Bitcoin Is ‘Wild West’ of Finance World

on August 13, 2014

The federal regulator is warning consumers about using virtual currencies like bitcoins.

CFPB Accuses For-Profit College Company of Predatory Lending
CFPB Accuses For-Profit College Company of Predatory Lending

on February 27, 2014

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed suit against ITT Educational Services, accusing the for-profit company of making predatory loans to its students.

Check Out the CFPB’s New Online Mortgage Tool
Check Out the CFPB’s New Online Mortgage Tool

on February 8, 2014

The CFPB has released a new online tool that allows people to sift through data on home loans made in their communities and compare it with other locations.

CFPB to Investigate Credit Card Reward Programs
CFPB to Investigate Credit Card Reward Programs

on November 20, 2013

Do you understand how your credit card rewards work, and do you think they’re fair? The federal government is studying reward programs.

CFPB: Consumers Are Paying $4 Billion Less in Credit Card Fees
CFPB: Consumers Are Paying $4 Billion Less in Credit Card Fees

on October 3, 2013

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says the Credit CARD Act has reduced fees for late payments and overlimit purchases.

CFPB Issues Warning to Employers Who Pay Workers With Debit Cards
CFPB Issues Warning to Employers Who Pay Workers With Debit Cards

on September 19, 2013

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau tells employers that prepaid cards, which often come loaded with fees, can’t be employees’ only option for being paid.

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10 Things That Can Ding Your Social Security Payments

on October 26, 2022

Here are several things that could mean less money in your pocket during retirement.

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13 Things Frugal People Never Do

on September 29, 2022

Everyone approaches frugality a bit differently. However, there are some things frugal people never do.

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Top 15 Cities Where People Are Buying Investment Properties

on September 12, 2022

Homeowners can earn a lot of money by renting out their property.

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27 Things You Should Never Pay For — and How to Get Them for Free

on June 27, 2022

When you know the tricks, you can save big on all kinds of useful things that others pay for.

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Where Are Young Buyers Relying on Older Co-Signers to Buy Homes?

on June 16, 2022

Aspiring homebuyers are avoiding being priced out of the market with the help of older friends and family in these places.

Newark, New Jersey
15 Cities Where Homebuyers Make the Biggest Down Payments

on May 16, 2022

There is a deficit of homes, which means higher costs. In these areas, the competitive market has pushed buyers to put more money down.

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12 Tips for Surviving a Volatile Stock Market

on May 10, 2022

Uncertainty is scary. How do investors stay calm and avoid mistakes?

Luxury Home
15 Cities With the Most Luxury Home Sales

on May 9, 2022

High-end home sales were rising even before the pandemic. Federal data shows these are the places where it’s happening the most now.

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15 Cities Where Homebuyers Get the Best Interest Rates

on April 13, 2022

As mortgage interest rates creep up, federal data shows these places are still in the best shape.

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Where Are Seniors Buying Homes?

on April 11, 2022

Federal data shows these are the places where the most seniors are buying homes.

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