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April 4, 2016 | Filed under: Automobiles

In a Mother Jones article, Gary Rivlin writes about the "lucrative, predatory world of subprime car loans." 

"Even with all the reverse redlining, the dishonest dealer...

March 11, 2016 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: CFPB, Regulatory Enforcement

Law360: "Bankers and others in the industry have said the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s use of enforcement actions to influence...

February 26, 2016 | Filed under: Credit Reporting

The Portland Tribune: "U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley wants to write into federal law...how credit agencies report medical debt, which can damage consumers’ credit scores even...

February 23, 2016 | Filed under: Debt Collection

"Owing money isn’t supposed to be a crime. So why are people being arrested over delinquent student loans and other debts? The official line for why U.S. Marshals confronted Houston resident Paul Aker earlier this month is that he failed to appear in court over a $...

February 8, 2016 | Filed under: Debt Collection

“Ignoring the problem is the worst thing you can do,” Rheingold says.  Instead, he says: “Be proactive.” Read more: ...

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