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Creditors target millions of Americans

KIMT News 3 – If you’re receiving calls from debt collectors, according to a new study, you’re far from being alone.

According to a study conducted by the Urban Institute, 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills reported to collection agencies. 339 more words

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Study: 35 Percent in US Facing Debt Collectors

WASHINGTON — More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute. 749 more words

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Study: One Third Of Americans Have Debt In Collections

Sometimes debt isn’t so bad, and sometimes it is, but one thing is clear: 80% of Americans owe someone, somewhere, some money. It might be a mortgage or student loan, or a five-year-old fee that got forgotten about, but the vast majority of us have some outstanding debt. 633 more words

MONEY NEWS: 35% of country facing debt collection

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“The study found that 35.1 percent of people with credit records had been reported to collections for debt that averaged $5,178, based on September 2013 records.

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Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute. 587 more words

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Corrie bankruptcy story is out to shock; even bailiffs are bound by a code of conduct

Corrie bankruptcy story is out to shock; even bailiffs are bound by a code of conduct

This week, millions of Corrie fans will have watched through their fingers as Anna, Owen and their family endured a visit from the bailiffs. 464 more words

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CFPB Offers More Insight on “Abusive” Standard

In its most recent settlement of an enforcement action alleging unfair, deceptive, and abusive practices, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) offered additional insight into what constitutes “abusive” practices. 231 more words

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