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Consumer bureau sues debt collection lawyers

Fred Williams

Are 1,300 lawsuits a week too many for one lawyer to sign? The federal consumer protection bureau thinks so. It is cracking down on a debt collection law firm in Georgia, sending a warning to collectors who use the court system as muscle.
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Surprising slip-ups can trash your credit score

Kelly Dilworth

It happens to the best of us.

NBC News reporter Chuck Todd recently learned that an unpaid red light ticket that he ignored (or, according to his tweets, just didn’t see) has tarnished his credit score, according to MediaBistro’s FishbowlDC.

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