Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

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

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 · Bankrate.com

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 · Bankrate.com

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

Monday, November 11, 2013 4:00 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

The CFPB is gathering information about areas of concern in debt collection practices.

Wednesday, November 06, 2013 9:51 am
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

The CFPB is asking for comments on debt collection to help create new consumer protections.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 11:44 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

The National Consumer Law Center reports that archaic state laws force debtors into poverty.

Friday, September 20, 2013 6:05 am
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

The federal government hit JPMorgan Chase with $1 billion in fines for a bevy of practices.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 11:36 am
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

The federal government ordered Chase to clean up its debt collection practices and help affected consumers.

Friday, August 23, 2013 5:17 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

A survey of state and local consumer protection agencies found no shortage of complaints.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 9:43 am
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Consumers can file complaints against debt collectors online with the CFPB.

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