Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 2:57 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

The agencies allege two groups used phony payday loans to access consumer bank accounts.

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

The FTC is raising awareness that those serving our country need to also be wary in guarding their finances.

Wednesday, June 04, 2014 11:21 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

More than one-third of all identity theft happens to people older than 50. Here are simple but effective ways to avoid it.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 11:00 am
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

Homeowners who fell for a mortgage relief scam could get a share of a $3.6 million settlement.

Friday, November 01, 2013 2:18 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

U.S. court stops fake payday loan collectors operating in Cleveland, Atlanta.

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 6:00 am
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

The FTC is sending $650,000 in refunds to consumers who were victims of two separate credit card scams.

Monday, February 11, 2013 4:09 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

A recent FTC study shows those correcting credit report errors got a lower interest rate on a loan.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 4:12 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

The FTC is requiring nine companies that collect personal data on consumers to reveal how they collect and use it.

Thursday, October 11, 2012 10:00 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

One of the three credit bureaus, Equifax, has settled charges that it illegally sold consumer information to marketers selling debt relief products.

Tuesday, September 04, 2012 4:06 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

The FTC said almost 4,500 customers duped by fraudulent credit card representatives will get refunds.

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