Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 6:00 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

The CFPB wants to hear consumers’ complaints about prepaid cards and other nonbank products

Thursday, July 17, 2014 6:00 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

In a move that could create further tension with banks but generate popularity with consumers wanting to vent, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is proposing publishing more information on consumer complaints against banks. In particular, the CFPB wants to give customers the ability to publicly publish narratives of their experiences with a financial company. It

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 3:24 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is suing a Georgia-based firm for allegedly churning out debt collection law suits.

Monday, July 14, 2014 5:25 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

Agency says ACE Cash Express pressured borrowers into taking out loans they couldn’t afford.

Thursday, June 19, 2014 4:08 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

The order represents the largest federal credit card discrimination settlement in history.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 5:15 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

An increasing number of Americans are using smartphones to handle money in one way or another, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is on it.

Friday, May 23, 2014 12:16 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Some nonbanks have “systemic flaws” in how they treat consumers, the CFPB says.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 5:18 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

An unpaid medical bill from a hospital stay could be disproportionately affecting your credit score.

Thursday, May 08, 2014 5:15 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has proposed a rule that would allow financial firms to post annual privacy notices online … if they limit their data-sharing.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 11:47 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

A small provision in many private student loan contracts could result in big consequences.

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