The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) is a federal organization designed to protect consumers. Below are some of their resources specific to COVID-19 and its impact on financial well-being.
The CFPB is committed to providing you with up-to-date information and resources to protect and manage your finances during this difficult time.
The latest from the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau
Turning complaint into action: The CFPB works for you
Despite the changes in operations brought by the pandemic and stay-at-home orders, we are on the job fielding on average 30,000 complaints a month.
Your Credit and the CARES Act
If you made accommodations with your lenders or creditors due to financial hardships related to coronavirus, follow these steps to ensure that your credit reports and scores are not negatively impacted.
Beware of scams related to the coronavirus
Scammers take advantage of people during times of stress, fear, and uncertainty. CFPB offers three ways people can keep their money safe from fraudsters during the coronavirus pandemic.
Five tips for when you can’t pay your bills
If you don’t have enough money to cover your needs and obligations, you may have to make a short-term plan to get through the month. Here are some tips to help you think through your options.
Updated: Considering an early retirement withdrawal? CARES Act rules and what you should know.
Updated: A guide to COVID-19 economic stimulus relief