Personal Finance News

Get the latest updates on banking, budgeting, debt, housing, retirement, taxes, and more.

Explore Personal Finance News

A man and a woman looking at papers and a computer
CD Rate Trends, Week of August 22: Rates Mixed
Department of Education Head
Department of Education Cancels Nearly $4 Billion in Student Loans
Woman in turquoise jacket reviewing stock charts on a tablet at a desk with other charts on her desktop computer screen.
CD Rate Trends This Week
VantageScore Excluding Medical Bills from Credit Scores
A woman sitting at her computer and signaling that she's thankful.
CD Rate Trends This Week
Woman looking at computer
CD Rate Trends This Week
US Bank
CFPB Orders U.S. Bank to Pay $37.5 Million
Hyundai Ordered to Pay $19 Million for Credit Reporting
A man sitting in front of a desktop computer on a small desk.
CD Rate Trends This Week
Banker discussing account options with customer
CD Rate Trends This Week
ACE Cash Express
CFPB Sues Payday Lender ACE Cash Express
Mature man in glasses at home, on computer
CD Rate Trends This Week
Busy concentrated young Asian woman working from home, working on laptop till late in the evening at home. Home office, overworked, deadline and lifestyle concept
CD Rate Trends This Week
Older woman looking distressed as she reviews debt collections notice
CFPB Tackles Junk Fees Charged by Debt Collectors
Minority business owner
Emergency Capital Investment Program (ECIP) Definition
Person looking at a computer screen, seated at a desk
CD Rate Trends, Week of June 27, 2022
College student
Government Cancels $6 Billion in Student Loan Debt
Rising Gasoline Prices
White House Calls for a Three-Month Gas tax Holiday
older person sitting at computer doing work with red coffee cup in front of him
CD Rate Trends, Week of June 20, 2022
Person at a desk, looking at a computer screen
CD Rate Trends, Week of June 13, 2022
Apple Pay Later
Apple Announces Buy Now, Pay Later Plans With Apple Pay
Person looking at investment charts on a computer screen
CD Rate Trends, Week of June 6, 2022
seated woman looks through charts and graphs
CD Rate Trends, Week of May 31, 2022
A pen over a credit card application.
Creditors Using Algorithms Must Explain Credit Denials
Hand with stylus gesturing to tablet with charts and graphs
CD Rate Trends, Week of May 23, 2022
Person holding money
CFPB Issues Fine to RAM Payment & Account Management Systems
U.S. President Joe Biden gestures as he gives remarks at the White House Thursday.
Biden Administration Announces Plan to Combat Inflation
Bank of America Business Sign and Logo
Bank of America Owes $10 Million for Garnishments
incarcerated man looks out of his cell
Formerly Incarcerated People Get Second Chances
MoneyGram Sign
CFPB and New York Attorney General Sue MoneyGram
Recently widowed taxpayer filing taxes
Taxes: What to Do if You Haven't Filed
Rural community
CFPB Details Financial Challenges for Rural Communities
Education Department Eases Rules for Student Loan Forgiveness
White House Extends Student Loan Pause Through August 31
Couple reviews retirement plans at home using laptop
Multigenerational Survey Shows How Retirement Planning Is Changing
CFPB Issued Fine to Edfinancial for Deceiving Student Loan Borrowers
Fiduciary Agreement
SEC Issues Bulletin on Fiduciary Principles
A small square box of money sitting in the center of seven hands, each holding out hundred dollar bills and surrounding the box in a circle, all on a white background.
Money Received Through Crowdfunding Might Be Taxable
Close up of a luxury yacht
Biden Administration Proposes 'Billionaires Minimum Tax'
Senior woman looking horrified at computer monitor
SEC Will Host Virtual Event on Scams Aimed at Seniors
Cropped hands removing a credit report from a manila envelope
Credit Bureaus to Remove Most Medical Debts from Credit Reports
Seated person talking on cell phone at a table with laptop
IRS Unveils Voice and Chat Bots To Assist Taxpayers
IRS Establishes Taxpayer Experience Office to Improve Service
Federal Tax Forms
Changes to EITC for the 2022 Filing Season
Cropped hands removing a credit report from a manila envelope
Consumer Finance Agency Estimates $88 Billion in Medical Bills on Credit Reports
IRS building with blue sky and American flag
IRS Interest Rates for Underpayment/Overpayment Go Up April 1, 2022.
College student concentrates while studying in the student center -
Department of Education Announces Cancellation for 16,000 Defrauded Borrowers
Speaker and audience talking at town hall meeting
The CFPB just made it easier for you to participate in the rule-making process.
Close-up of the upper corner of a consumer credit report from the credit bureau Equifax
Don't delete that Equifax free credit monitoring email—it's probably legit
Amex Checking
Amex Launches Rewards Checking Account With Interest and Debit Rewards
Man and woman looking over a spreadsheet in an office setting
Get face-to-face help from the IRS on four Saturdays at Taxpayer Assistance Centers
person in orange jumpsuit being taken into jail cell by police officer
CFPB Report Exposes Financial Exploitation in the Criminal Justice System
Magnifying glass over a paper that shows text that reads "very very fine print."
Here's Your Chance To Tell the CFPB What You Think About 'Junk Fees'
Close-up of Experian credit bureau logo on a credit report, on a wooden table
Experian Launches Program to Help 'Credit Invisibles'
Image of a scam artist at a computer
Consumers in 2021 Lost $770 Million to Social Media Scams, Says FTC
SoFi Logo
SoFi Obtains Charter to Become a National Bank
Group of young people using a laptop to research student loans.
Navient to Cancel $1.7 Billion in Private Student Loan Debt
Young couple sitting on floor with calculator and tax forms
IRS urges filing taxes starting Jan. 24 to avoid refund delays due to covid
Close-up of Experian credit bureau logo on a credit report, on a wooden table
Credit Bureaus Fail to Respond to Consumer Complaints, CFPB Says
Gig Workers and Taxes
Be Ready for This New IRS Rule That Impacts Gig Income Taxes for 2022.