Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, September 09, 2015 5:12 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski ·

The 2 firms must refund more than $60 million to customers and pay nearly $20 million in penalties over their debt collection practices.

Friday, June 26, 2015 2:04 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski ·

You now can get details about consumer complaints regarding financial products — in their own words.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 6:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Along with knowing your rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you should know your debts and credit account listings.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 10:30 am
By David McMillin ·

A new report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau calls out student loan serving companies for illegal practices.

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 5:32 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski ·

Nearly one-third of all 25,800 complaints seniors sent to the CFPB pertained to debt collection.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 4:30 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski ·

The bureau is seeking restitution for Corinthian Colleges students allegedly harmed by a predatory lending scheme.

Friday, August 08, 2014 1:50 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski ·

A new score from FICO will treat unpaid medical debts less severely and bypass paid collections accounts entirely.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 3:24 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski ·

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is suing a Georgia-based firm for allegedly churning out debt collection law suits.

Monday, July 14, 2014 5:25 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski ·

Agency says ACE Cash Express pressured borrowers into taking out loans they couldn’t afford.

Friday, January 10, 2014 6:05 am
By Marcie Geffner ·

Issues with closing or managing a bank account made up the bulk of complaints.

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