Money and Banking

Legal Information

This area contains information, both legal and general, relating to banking and money management.

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  • Submit a complaint to the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau

    Do you have a complaint about a financial product or consumer issue? You may submit your complaint to the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) about the following consumer issues: Mortgages; Debt collection; Credit reporting; Bank accounts or services; Credit cards; Money transfers; Payday loans; Student loans; Vehicle or other consumer loans. Read More

    Consumer Finance Protection Bureau
  • Better Business Bureau

    Better Business Bureaus: Provide reports on business firms that will be helpful to you before making a purchase. The BBB system responds to millions of such inquiries each year; Provide information about charity groups and organizations; Help resolve consumers' disputes with businesses through telephone conciliation, mediation and arbitration; and Promote ethical business standards and voluntary self-regulation of business practices. Read More

  • Check Your Credit Report For Free

    If you think you might be a victim of identity theft, you should check your credit report for unauthorized accounts. You can get a free credit report every twelve months from each of the three major credit reporting agencies. Content Detail

  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was created in response to the economic crisis of 2008. Its primary responsibility is to protect consumers. If you are experiencing a problem with a consumer financial product, such as a credit card, mortgage, student loan, or a bank, the CFPB's website has resources and information to help. You may also lodge a complaint. Read More

    Alaska Legal Services
  • Guardian and Conservatorship in Alaska

    A guide to helpful links about Guardianship and Conservatorship from the Alaska Court System and the Alaska Office of Public Advocacy. The links provide both general explanations and detailed information about legal cases. Read More

    Alaska Legal Services
  • Information on Mortgages, Loans, and Credit

    The Alaska Department of Law's Consumer Protection Unit has good information on consumer loans, including mortgages, credit cards, and payday loans. Content Detail

    State of Alaska
  • Social Security Representative Payment Program FAQ

    The Representative Payment Program provides financial management for Social Security and SSI payments of beneficiaries who are incapable of managing their payments. Here you can find detailed information about the program and answers to frequently-asked questions. Content Detail

    Social Security Administration