Use the internet to explore the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Federal Trade Commission websites to learn about each agency’s mission, the education and other services they offer, and when to use each.
In this Case Study, students will take on the role of a credit counselor to assist a borrower who finds himself in serious financial distress. Several options will be presented, and students will identify pros and cons of each approach and choose a path forward.
Before loaning you money, banks will look at your FICO credit score to determine if and how much money they will lend you. FICO has announced they are creating a new ultra credit score that also looks at your checking account.
Over 140 million people’s data was stolen when Equifax, a credit reporting company, was hacked. Many minors think they aren’t affected by this, but they are actually one of the groups with the highest risk of identity theft.
The first big wave of Gen Z has just become old enough to take on credit card debt, home mortgages, car loans, personal loans and student loans. Gen Z is borrowing less money after seeing the amount of debt Millennials had.
In January 2020, FICO announced the release of a brand new scoring model called, which affects the credit scores of 110 million people. With the new model, come changes to what impacts your score and what doesn't.
Many people are using the phrase "student loan debt crisis" to describe the current situation regarding the amount of Americans who have outstanding student loan debt and the ballooning amount owed in total.
Many people knew federal funds rate reached zero due to the impact of coronavirus. But, while the media covers the Fed changing rates each year, most have no clue what this means or what the Federal Reserve actually does.
Face App was a viral app that made your face seem older. However, people soon realized that you let the app access all your photos and internet searches. This is an example of how important it is to read a contract in full.
In Aug 2019, a hacker stole over 100 million people's private information from Capital One Bank. Personal information bank account numbers were stolen. This shows how important it is to protect yourself against identity theft.
Getting calls from an unknown number is common. The number of scam calls has increased greatly in the past couple of years, which makes it important to be careful when you are on a phone call with an unknown caller.
With a CFPB rule that took effect on November 30, 2021, consumers who owe debt to a debt collection agency can now expect to get texts, emails and even DMs on social media about their overdue payments! What are the details concerning this new rule? Click to learn more!
After the holiday season people are usually refreshed from a nice break and they're feeling the positive energy of the new year. But in 2022, many Americans say the holiday left left them in a lot of debt!
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