The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is the new government organization in charge of financial oversight. has the latest news from and about the CFPB so you can understand how this bureau affects your bottom line and how you can use the CFPB to overcome challenges like identity theft and unfair financial practices, even by banks.

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Best prepaid cards

Federal Consumer Protections Coming to Prepaid Cards in 2017

December 26, 2016 | Lucy Lazarony

Prepaid cards are finally getting some of the protections all their plastic cousins have.

student loan deferment

A New Way to Figure Out How To Pay Less on Your Student Loans?

May 10, 2016 | Brandon Ballenger

The federal government tries something novel: clarity.

Are 30-year mortgage rates better?

4 Things Your Bank Won’t Tell You When You Get a Mortgage

August 11, 2015 |

They won’t tell you, but we will.

How I finally beat the bank.

I finally beat the bank that took all my money!

May 21, 2014 | Angela Colley

My bank suddenly closed my checking account and didn’t return my money. I got it all back. Here’s how.

You can get student loan help to reduce your payments

Why student loans can cost you a job – and 5 ways to get student loan help

March 10, 2014 | Monica Victor

I took out student loans so I could get a job. Now my student loans might prevent me from getting a job.