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Bankruptcy News Briefs- 12/27

Let’s recover from the holiday with the following headlines…

You Guess: What’s the Debt Burden for Americans Entering Retirement?

What consumers should know when debt collectors call

How Student Loan Debt is Different From Other Types of Debt

Scary Bonds From Last Crisis Were the Best Place to Hide in 2018

Why The Latest Market Slump May Be A Head Fake

How To Keep Those Financial New Year’s Resolutions

Are we heading into another recession?

CFPB modifies HMDA data disclosure, issues 2019 guidance

CFPB Isn’t Using a Process to Evaluate Consumer Risk: GAO

Suffolk launches student-loan repayment program

Pre-paid college tuition plan gets a boost

Consumers face higher credit card balances in 2019

Millennial Investing: Top 15 Tips Heading Into 2019

Study: Many South Florida Millennials Can’t Afford To Buy A House

Dems aim to bring big-government programs to floor vote with 2019 House takeover

Consumer alleges CBE Group keeps calling to collect debt from unknown person

Consumer alleges Dynamic Recovery Solutions attempted to collect alleged debt beyond statute of limitations


Bankruptcy News Briefs- 12/17

A  new week brings new bankruptcy news briefs…

U.S. Student Loan Debt Sets Record, Doubling Since Recession

Five challenges facing new consumer bureau chief

Education Dept. Cancels Plan for New Student Loan System and Will Try Again

Top 5 Financial Policy Predictions for 2019

White House budget director picked to replace Kelly

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 12/13

Here are today’s bankruptcy & consumer briefs to start your Thursday…

Consumer bureau morale plummeted under Mulvaney: report

Trump administration refuses to publish required report on student-loan borrower complaints

Using the bank your college recommended? Check for fees 

Why The Student Loan Bubble Won’t Burst

5 Things to Know About Financial Wellness Programs

November FDCPA Case Law Review


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Bankruptcy News Briefs- 12/12

And the “hump day” headlines read…

Fifth Circuit’s Affirmance of Denial of Attorney’s Fees to Successful FDCPA Plaintiff May Aid Collectors in Challenging Fee Requests

How Student Loan Debt Changes Your Life

More parents struggle to repay loans they borrowed for their children’s education 

Alleged student debt relief scam leads to arrest of CEO

Who Is Most Affected By Student Debt? Women.

Teacher grants converted to loans forcing teachers to pay up

MN attorney general sues ‘tax debt relief’ firm for violating consumer protections

New head of watchdog agency vows consumers will be top focus

Fla. Man Ordered To Pay Gov’t $23M Over Debt-Relief Scam

“Buy now, pay later”: Old-fashioned loan-sharking with a Silicon Valley smile?

Bankruptcy Judges Handle Much More Than Bankruptcy Matters

Madoff bankruptcy lawyer: ‘You can’t have a Ponzi without a bank. And the bank was JPMorgan.’

New CFPB director declines to weigh in on future of agency official criticized for racially tinged blog posts

Trump administration hid report revealing Wells Fargo charged high fees to students

BCFP enters into consent order with State Farm regarding alleged FCRA violations

Maxine Waters nominated to chair House Financial Services Committee


Bankruptcy News Briefs- 12/10

Today’s news briefs include…

Most Millennials Want to Be Homewoners but They Say Student Loans Are Holding Them Back

Companies Are Attracting Millennials By Paying Off Their Student Debt

20,000 More Reasons To Never Go To A For-Profit School

Getting a Raise in 2019? 5 Smart Things to Do With It

Real World Economics: Today’s farm crisis was long in coming

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 11/28

The midweek headlines are…

What Practitioners Need to Know About New Bankruptcy Rules, Effective December 1

Student loan debt becoming a ‘crisis,’ DeVos says

Sen. Gardner Behind Bill For Employers To Help With Student Loans

Foreclosure Not Complete Until Deed Recorded so Debtor May Cure and Maintain

Consumer Litigation and Complaints Back on the Rise in October

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 11/20

A few headlines to start this Tuesday…

BCFP Files Amicus Brief in U.S. Supreme Court Case, Concludes Law Firm Did Not Engage in Debt Collection by Initiating Nonjudicial Foreclosure

Happy holidays! Shopping tips from the FTC

Three Predictions for the CFPB in 2019


2018 Midterm Election Results Impact on Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
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