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You've probably been receiving privacy notices from banks and other financial companies. This article explains the federal law that require the notices and that protect your financial privacy. These laws give you the right to stop (opt out of) some sharing of your personal financial information. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017
If you don’t make timely payments on the vehicle, your creditor may have the right to “repossess” — or take back your car without going to court or warning you in advance. Your creditor also may be able to sell your contract to a third party who may have the same right to seize the car as the More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017
Your liability for fraudulent credit card charges is $50, but that doesn’t stop scam artists from peddling “loss protection” services. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017
Learn how to avoid holds on your money or credit. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017
If you are one of the millions of Americans who borrows money, buys items on installment credit, or cosigns for another person's debt, you may want to know about the Federal Trade Commission's Credit Practices Rule. This article describes the Rule, which protects consumers in many ways. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017
How to resolve billing errors on your credit card accounts. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017
Answers commonly asked questions about your rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, which requires that debt collectors treat you fairly and prohibits certain methods of debt collection. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017
This article provides information on obtaining a free copy of your credit report from each of the nationwide consumer reporting companies – Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion – once every 12 months. It also provides guidance on disputing incorrect information on your reports. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017
Some ads that promise debt relief may be offering bankruptcy if you read between the lines. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017
Find out how you can improve your credit and get free or low-cost help. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017