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6 Things Debt Collectors Can and Can’t Do

By Sheiresa Ngo This week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released its annual report outlining how it has worked to enforce the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Their activities have included efforts to make it easier for consumers to file … Continue reading

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Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Verizon and Other Telecoms Fighting to Cash In… on You

By Lynn Stuart Parramore They call it “modernizing the rules.” We call it “cashing in on your privacy.” Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Verizon, DIRECTV, and other giant U.S. cable and telecommunications companies are going hard-core with an aggressive anti-consumer agenda … Continue reading

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Credit History Discrimination

By The Editorial Board People fall behind on their bills for many reasons — a recession that costs them jobs, a divorce, an illness. Now comes a further obstacle to getting their lives in order: employers who screen job applicants … Continue reading

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Jamie Court: Facebook Money? Will the Feds Stop Facebook’s Power Play For Online Currency?

Beware Facebook is going to take over the world! Jamie Court: Facebook Money? Will the Feds Stop Facebook’s Power Play For Online Currency?.

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