Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, November 19, 2015 5:01 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

The CFPB has developed a retirement planning tool that shows consumers the financial impact of when they decide to claim Social Security benefits.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 6:05 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

An indirect auto finance company and its car title subsidiary are in trouble with the feds for illegal debt collection tactics.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 2:29 pm
By Crissinda Ponder ·

The CFPB says more than a quarter of borrowers submit complaints about their mortgage, making it the most-complained-about financial product.

Wednesday, September 09, 2015 5:12 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski ·

The 2 firms must refund more than $60 million to customers and pay nearly $20 million in penalties over their debt collection practices.

Wednesday, September 02, 2015 8:00 am
By Jeanine Skowronski ·

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says credit report complaints to the agency increased 56% between June and July.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 3:39 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is publishing guides to help family fiduciaries act in the best interest of their loved ones. Its new guide is geared to Virginians.

Friday, August 07, 2015 9:36 am
By Crissinda Ponder ·

Two of the nation’s largest financial institutions have discontinued their home equity loan products.

Thursday, August 06, 2015 10:27 am
By Crissinda Ponder ·

The CFPB released a “compliance bulletin” this week to remind mortgage servicers of the cancellation and termination requirements for private mortgage insurance.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 3:11 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski ·

Citibank misrepresented the cost and fees for credit card add-ons, like debt protection services, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says.

Thursday, July 16, 2015 2:13 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

Honda will pay $24 million in restitution and change its car loan practices as the result of discrimination against certain borrowers.

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