Tag: debt collection

If you’re behind in paying your bills, or a creditor’s records mistakenly show that you are, a debt collector may contact you. You have the right to be treated fairly by debt collectors. They can't use abusive, deceptive or unfair practices to...

Are you a servicemember who’s curious about credit? Or are you dealing with debt? Maybe you’re a military spouse who wants some tips on managing money. Then join us for a Twitter chat about consumer protection issues on June 19 at 2 p.m, Eastern...

When it comes to dealing with debt, you have options. Find out what you can do, and get tips for avoiding scams.

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On Friday, many of my colleagues will be joining the US Department of Justice’s Civil Consumer Protection Branch at the Second Annual Consumer Protection Summit.

On the agenda for the day:

Money frauds: those scammers who convince...

If you're behind on payments, you'll probably be hearing from debt collectors. Federal law gives you certain rights in dealing with debt collectors. It's important to understand those rights when communicating with them.