The CFPB has released an “issue brief” entitled “Financial Education Programs Serving Immigrant Populations.”  The report is intended “to raise visibility about the financial education challenges that many immigrants face.”

The report shares the results of a “field scan” in which the CFPB identified financial education programs and providers and spoke with experts

The CFPB recently issued an advisory for older consumers about asset recovery companies that target older consumers who are past victims of fraud, such as bogus timeshare investments and in-home business opportunities.

The advisory describes a typical asset recovery scam as one in which the  asset recovery company contacts a defrauded older consumer claiming it

The CFPB has published a notice in the Federal Register indicating that it is planning to conduct a “Financial Well-Being National Survey.”

In the notice, the CFPB states that through its prior research, it has determined that improvement in consumer financial well-being is the ultimate goal of its financial literacy initiatives.  To inform its identification

Financial literacy was the focus of Director Cordray’s remarks last week at the American Bankers Association Annual Convention.  He identified three areas where the CFPB is focusing its efforts and where financial institutions can “band together with [the CFPB]” to advance such efforts.

The first area of focus is financial education in schools, with the

In conjunction with the retirement planning event that the CFPB is holding in Washington, D.C. today with the Social Security Administration, the CFPB has issued a report, “Issue Brief: Social Security claiming age and retirement security,” and unveiled a new online “Planning for Retirement” tool.

The report discusses the CFPB’s research regarding

The CFPB has issued its third Financial Literacy Annual Report to Congress.  The report covers the CFPB’s activities to improve consumer financial literacy during the period from June 2014 through September 2015.  The report’s Appendix contains a list of the CFPB’s currently available financial education resources, which includes web-based tools, CFPB brochures and other publications,

The CFPB has released a “youth financial education curriculum review tool” for curriculum developers and educators to use to review financial education materials and determine which curricula best suits their students.  The tool is intended to address the needs of the education community which, according to the CFPB, is increasingly recognizing the importance