OPINION ​Debt collection agencies hurt students The U.S. Department of Education was right to cut ties with five agencies Friday by Managing Board | Mar 02 2015 | 7 hours ago The U.S. Department of Education announced Friday it would end contracts with five private collection agencies. While the Education Department’s Federal Student Aid office handles… Read More

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Please contact us if you received a collection letter on a consumer debt from any of the following entities between April 1, 2014 and September 15, 2014. Account Discovery Alliance One Allied Interstate Alpha Recovery American Coradius American Recovery Arnold Scott Harris Asset Recovery Capital Management Cavalry Chase Receivables Client Services Commercial Services Convergent Dynia… Read More

 The credit-reporting firms will be required to use trained employees to review the documentation consumers submit when they believe there is an error in their files. If a creditor says its information is correct, an employee at the credit-reporting firm must still look into it and resolve the dispute. Credit-reporting firms will have to wait… Read More

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Groundbreaking Consumer Protection Settlement With The Three National Credit Reporting Agencies Experian, Equifax, And Transunion, Which Maintain Consumer Credit Information On 200 Million Americans, Have Agreed To Increase Protections For Consumers Facing Credit Report Errors; Provide Second Free Annual Credit Report To Consumers Agreement Increases Protections For Consumers With Medical Debt; Reforms… Read More

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a study indicating that arbitration agreements restrict consumers’ relief for disputes with financial service providers by limiting class actions. The report found that, in the consumer finance markets studied, very few consumers individually seek relief through arbitration and the courts, while millions of consumers obtain relief each year through… Read More

March 11, 2015     Examiners Recover $19.4 Million in Remediation for more than 92,000 Consumers   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released its latest supervision report highlighting legal violations uncovered by the Bureau’s examiners. The Bureau found deceptive student loan debt collection practices, unfair and deceptive overdraft practices, mortgage… Read More