Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

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

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 · Bankrate.com

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 · Bankrate.com

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 · Bankrate.com

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 · Bankrate.com

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 · 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.

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