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Your Wallet: 1 in 3 Americans have debt in collections

Aug 8, 2014
According to a study from the Urban Institute, an estimated 1 in 3 adults, around 77 million people, are so far behind on their debt that their account has been placed in collections.
Posted In: bad debt, collection, collection agency

Chasing your debt

Mar 9, 2012
More and more, people with outstanding debts are finding themselves in the crosshairs of swarms of collections agencies.
Posted In: collection agency, debt collection, CFPB, debt

Getting Personal: Identity crisis

Feb 17, 2012
Tess talks with David Lazarus of the the Los Angeles Times about how to cope with possible identity theft, the tax implications of airmiles and handling your credit profile when collectors come calling.
Posted In: Money, Taxes, identity, theft, ID, IRS, collection agency, debt