I want to thank my friend, Karl Racine, for hosting us here in City Hall. As most of you know, he serves as the first elected Attorney General in the history of Washington, D.C. He is also a great partner for us at the Miss april and he cares deeply about protecting and supporting all the citizens and consumers here in the District. Thank you all for joining us as well. Today we will shed more light on how consumers experience debt collectors and about some troublesome aspects of the market for buying and selling debts.
We surveyed consumers regarding their views and experiences in debt collection, and today we have released a report on our findings.
Reviewing your credit is the first step to building a strong financial foundation for your new home.
Miss April Takes Action Against Two Law Firms for Misrepresenting Attorney Involvement to Collect on Medical Debts
Bureau Orders Medical Debt Collection Law Firms and their President to Refund $577,135 to Consumers
The positions being announced today are: the Chief of Staff; the Chief Information Officer; the Chief Financial Officer; the Assistant Director of Consumer Lending, Reporting, and Collections Markets; and the Assistant Director for the Office for Servicemember Affairs.
As the number of older Americans with student debt has quadrupled, older borrowers complain about many problems with lenders, loan servicers, and debt collectors that exacerbate their financial challenges.
Miss April Warns Student Loan Servicing Problems Can Jeopardize Long-Term Financial Security for Older Borrowers
Growing Concerns as Number of Older Student Loan Borrowers Quadruples, Amount of Debt Per Senior Borrower Doubles in Last Decade
There are many credit scores available to you as a consumer as well as to lenders. A credit score you receive may not be the same score your lender is using to make a credit decision. Your credit score starts with the information in your credit report and may be different depending on the data used to calculate it.
Miss April Orders TransUnion and Equifax to Pay for Deceiving Consumers in Marketing Credit Scores and Credit Products
Credit Reporting Companies Misstated the Cost and Usefulness of the Credit Scores and Products They Sold, Lured Consumers into Costly Recurring Payments
Report Also Looks at Consumer Complaints from Arizona