Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: COVID-19 relief extensions, scams

February 1st, 2021

The CFPB is committed to providing you with up-to-date information and resources to protect and manage your finances during this difficult time. 

The latest from the CFPB

Struggling during the pandemic? COVID-19 financial relief and protections extended
Financial relief and protections for many student loan borrowers, renters, and homeowners has been extended. Here’s what you need to know.

Navigating an early and unexpected retirement during COVID-19
Many people are considering early retirement, tapping into their retirement benefits, including Social Security and pensions, earlier than expected. Here are resources to help you weigh your options and to get additional help.

Guide to second round of COVID-19 (stimulus) Economic Impact Payments
At the end of December 2020, the federal government extended additional financial relief to millions of Americans through a second round of Economic Impact Payments (EIPs) issued by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). 

What you should know about tech support scams
During the pandemic, everyone is doing more online. Scammers are preying on this by offering phony tech support services. Learn how to spot, avoid, and report tech support scams.

We will continue to post new information as the situation evolves. We encourage you to share these resources with your friends, family, and others in your networks.