Category Financial Education

What is the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau? (and why you should care)

I first heard about this U.S. government agency in 2011. I haven’t been following the CFPB very closely over the last two years. So I did some research this weekend to update myself on its work. Here’s some background: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was set up to regulate financial products and services in the […]

Financial Planning for Millennials

*Note: This is NOT a sponsored post (emphasis on the not). You can read the bolded lines and the five point summary at the end if you want to save time. Last week I read this article in the New York Times about a company called Learnvest. Learnvest used to just post articles about personal finance — […]