Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

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.

Tuesday, September 04, 2012 3:50 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Some drug prices posted on Medicare.gov were 10 times lower than what customers at Walgreens and CVS were charged, and the FTC is making good on that mistake.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 4:53 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

The government filed a lawsuit against Wyndham, claiming security flaws led to three data breaches in two years.