Monthly Archives: May 2017


A snapshot of complaints made by older consumers

The May 2017 Monthly Complaint Report summarizes
the complaints submitted by people age 62 and older. The report highlights
issues that older consumers are more likely to experience than their younger
counterparts, including issues with traditional and reverse mortgages, credit
cards, and bank accounts and services.

This post was originally published on the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau's blog. Link: http://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/blog/snapshot-complaints-made-older-consumers/ Author:

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Take our quiz to see how prepared you are to make financial decisions

We’re sharing five example questions used to evaluate
15-year-olds around the world on their financial literacy knowledge and skills.
Take this quiz to understand how much you know about handling finances and learn
more about our resources that can help in your own financial life.

This post was originally published on the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau's blog. Link: http://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/blog/take-our-quiz-see-how-prepared-you-are-make-financial-decisions/ Author:

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New information will help U.S. improve financial literacy

The release of international scores shows that
American youth can improve when it comes to understanding finances and applying
their knowledge to making financial decisions.

This post was originally published on the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau's blog. Link: http://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/blog/new-information-will-help-us-improve-financial-literacy/ Author:

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The "Your Money, Your Goals" webpage has a new look and new financial empowerment tools

We’ve recently updated the Your Money, Your Goals webpages. The updated pages provide new resources that make it simpler for staff and organizations to access our tools. Our toolkit, companion guides, and Behind on Bills booklet can all be downloaded or ordered for free.

This post was originally published on the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau's blog. Link: http://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/blog/your-money-your-goals-webpage-has-new-look-and-new-financial-empowerment-tools/ Author:

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