Since its creation in 2011, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has been working to protect consumers' interests in the financial sector. Its new director has been making apparently substantial changes.
Whether through an email encouraging us to provide funds for an investment led by a foreign prince or a call claiming we owe money to a creditor we do not recognize, we've all had some experience with financial fraud. Proactive steps can be taken to help reduce the risk of becoming a victim of financial fraud. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently provided some specific tips in an effort to help encourage people to protect themselves from financial exploitation.
From getting a car to applying for a mortgage, having a good credit score can make life much easier. That's why an error on your credit report can be especially frustrating. It can take years for you to discover a credit reporting error and during that time you may have suffered the consequences of a credit report that was not entirely accurate. If there is a problem with your credit report, talk to a consumer protection attorney today to get help. Below we will look at some of the most common credit reporting errors, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Getting a lemon of a vehicle can be extremely frustrating. Not only do you have to deal with the stress of having to figure out how to deal with a faulty vehicle, you also have to figure out the finances that go along with it.