Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 4:56 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

The government is offering new instructional materials to help older people learn to avoid scams.

Monday, September 10, 2012 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

New rules will require that consumers be given a disclosure before they pay for a remittance transfer.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 1:25 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

In just one day, credit card holders will officially get a government champion. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB for short, opens its doors Thursday, one year to the day after President Barack Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act into law. It’s very exciting — and I’ll tell you