For people pushed to the edge financially, bankruptcy can be an option. One nonprofit is trying to make the choice easier and less expensive.
The new CFPB rule requires landlords to clearly inform tenants — and limits what debt collectors can do.
Delayed payments are a normal part of doing business in China. That works OK when the economy is bustling — but not anymore.
Some states are stepping up their plans to regulate the debt collection industry. Consumer advocates say the moves come at a time when Federal protections are weakening.
A series from Bloomberg this week sheds light on a predatory lending practice that’s turning New York’s court system into a debt-collection machine. Some lenders that offer cash advances to small businesses require their customers to sign what’s called a “confession of judgment.” That means before borrowers get a loan, they sign away their right […]
One private probation company presses the question in Eastern Arkansas.
Some say the new proposed rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau don’t go far enough.
What can you do if a debt collector is after you? Take some advice from someone in the industry and know your consumer rights.