One of the CFPB's resources is Ask CFPB, an interactive online tool that gives consumers clear unbiased answers to common consumer financial questions. Ask CFPB contains hundreds of easy-to-read, plain-language entries written by the Bureau's subject-matter experts. Go to website

Ask CFPB provides definitions that translate highly technical industry jargon to help consumers better understand financial products and services and navigate the marketplace. It offers general information and explanations for financial product terms and features and situational advice for consumers interacting with financial service provided in English and Spanish. CFPB has free financial education materials in English and Spanish that are available for bulk ordering. Order materials