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Transcript Withholding Holds Back Workers and Wages

Millions of students seek postsecondary degrees in the hope that advancing their education will lead to better job opportunities, higher earnings, and greater economic security for themselves and their families. But many institutions of higher education are precluding students from making professional and educational gains by withholding their official transcripts to collect education-related debts.
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Protecting families and honest businesses from debt collection abuses

Financial companies that collect and process loan payments play a critical role in consumer finance markets. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is the primary federal regulator of the consumer debt collection industry, and today, we submitted our annual report to Congress on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).
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Знайте и защищайте свои права, касающиеся медицинских счетов и взыскания задолженности

Вызов скорой помощи и получение неотложной медицинской помощи могут обернуться неожиданным финансовым кризисом. Узнайте о своих правах и о том, как защитить свою кредитную историю и избежать ошибок.