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Debt Collection FAQs: A Guide for Consumers

If you're behind in paying your bills, or a creditor's records mistakenly make it appear that you are, a debt collector may be contacting you. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation's consumer protection agency, enforces the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), which prohibits debt collectors from using abusive, unfair, or deceptive practices to collect from you. Read the Debt Collection FAQs to get your questions answered about debt collection practices.

Managing Your Money

Visit this web site to learn more about the following issues: making a budget, opening a bank account, using debit cards, prepaid cards, saving money when you shop, buying and using phone cards and sending money overseas.

Senior Citizen's Handbook

Click above to get more information about this topic from the Senior Citizen Handbook created by the Virginia State Bar.

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