Monday, August 24, 2015
Financial Resource Guides for Newcomers to the United States
Please download the following Newcomer Guides in PDF format. For other publications from the CFPB, please visit http://www.publications.usa.
gov/ and search using “cfpb.”
Have you received a paycheck but aren’t sure whether to cash it or put it into a bank account? This guide provides information about receiving wages or payments. You can use this guide to compare the benefits and risks of getting paid in cash, with a check, by direct deposit, or on a card. [English| Español]
If you’re interested in opening a bank or credit union account, you can use this guide and checklist to make sure you have the required paperwork before opening your account. [English | Español]
Are you trying to decide whether to pay your rent by check or credit card? Take a look at this guide to compare the benefits and risks of paying regular and one-time bills by check or money order, by direct debit, online, or in cash. [English | Español]
Selecting financial products and services