Consumers Ascending Archives

Consumers Ascending is NACA initiative to educate and empower consumers to fight for better protections in the marketplace. You can join the campaign now to receive regular updates on breaking consumer news and how it could impact you. If you have any questions or comments about Consumer Ascending, you can contact us at community@consumeradvocates.org.

2020

October 2020 - The COVID-19 Effect: Protecting Your Credit

August 2020 - The COVID-19 Effect: Managing Mortgages

August 2020 - When a Collector Calls Seeking Payment on Old, Expired Debt 

July 2020 - The COVID-19 Effect: Grappling with Aggressive Debt Collectors

July 2020 - The COVID-19 Effect: Navigating Evictions with Consumers Ascending

May 2020 - Tell Congress Corporate Immunity Will Hurt, Not Help COVID-19 Recovery

February 2020 - Stop the Debt Trap: Help Us Restore Fair Lending for All Consumers

January 2020 - Major Win for Cheated Students: U.S. House Votes to Make it Easier to Discharge Student Loans for Scam Schools

2019

December 2019 - Should Consumers Pay Taxes on Funds That They Never Receive? An IRS Policy Says 'Yes.'

October 2019 - Zombie Debt: A Scary Problem for Many of Us

September 2019 - A Vote Could Happen Any Day Now: Tell Congress to Restore Our Right to Be Heard. End Forced Arbitration.

August 2019 - How Collectors Trick Consumers Into Reviving Dead Debts

July 2019 - Submit Your Comment: Tell CFPB that its debt collection rule must put consumers first

June 2019 - Sign the Petition: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's debt collection rule must put consumers first

April 2019 - Consumers Ascending: Bringing Consumer Protection to You

March 2019 - Welcome to Consumers Ascending