Tue.Jun 11, 2024

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CFPB Proposes Rule to Ban Medical Debts from Credit Reports

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today announced the next step in its plan to prohibit medical debts from being included on consumers’ credit reports, proposing a rule that would remove $49 billion of debts that are currently appearing on those reports.

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A financial setback can happen to any consumer

American Profit Recovery

By Alexis: Let be honest, when we hear “collection agency” we automatically have negative connotations. There is an unspoken stigma surrounding collection agencies and people that have accounts in collections, but what people don’t realize is there are a lot of people that have accounts in collections. Having an account in collections should not be a source of shame.

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Judge Partially Grants MSJ for Defendant in FDCPA Case Over Dispute of Multiple Debts

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A District Court judge in Alabama has partially granted a defendant’s motion for summary judgment in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case, ruling that an ambiguously worded dispute letter from the plaintiff’s attorneys could have indicated to the defendant that multiple debts were being disputed instead of just one and that the defendant is […]

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Opening Statement of Director Rohit Chopra before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Consumer Finance

Since the creation of the CFPB, the agency has returned $20.7 billion to consumers through law enforcement activity and created unquantifiable returns for the over 205 million Americans harmed by the illegal practices that we have stopped.

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How to Avoid Getting Ghosted: Top 3 Secrets to Staying Relevant with Gen Z

Speaker: Brian Muse-McKenney, Chief Revenue Officer & Matt Simester, Cards and Payments Expert

In today’s world of social media, dating apps, and remote work, businesses risk becoming irrelevant or getting "ghosted" if they fail to meet the evolving needs of Gen Z consumers. In this new webinar, Brian Muse-McKenney of Episode Six and Matt Simester of Payments Consultancy Limited will reveal key considerations banks should factor into their efforts to develop target products for the next generation of bank customers.

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Daily Digest – June 11. Acquisition Leads to FDCPA Suit Over Communicating With Represented Consumer; Judge Partially Grants MSJ for Defendant in FDCPA Case Over Dispute of Multiple Debts

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Acquisition Leads to FDCPA Suit Over Communicating With Represented Consumer Judge Partially Grants MSJ for Defendant in FDCPA Case Over Dispute of Multiple Debts Essay Questions Whether Fed Can Fund CFPB Bills Introduced in Congress to Hold Student Loan Servicers More Accountable WORTH NOTING: The biggest announcements from yesterday’s Apple event … Apparently, there is […]

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Essay Questions Whether Fed Can Fund CFPB

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The Supreme Court may have ruled that the funding structure for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is constitutional, but a pair of thought leaders on risk and capital markets have published an essay wondering whether the Federal Reserve Board should be allowed to continue funding the Bureau because its appropriations are supposed to be drawn […]

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Bills Introduced in Congress to Hold Student Loan Servicers More Accountable

Account Recovery

Bills have been introduced in the House of Representatives and the Senate seeking to hold servicers of federal student loans more accountable for their actions and to further protect consumers from lower credit scores and other abuses. The Student Loan Servicers Accountability Act of 2024 is being backed by Sen. Ron Wyden [D-Ore.] and Rep.

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Acquisition Leads to FDCPA Suit Over Communicating With Represented Consumer

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