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State of Lending in America
The report outlines predatory lending practices in various fields of consumer lending, and explains why protecting fair, affordable access to credit is vital for both consumers and the U.S. economy.

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Debt Buyers Hound Coloradans for Debts They May Not Owe

Fact Sheets

Download this factsheet to help spread the word about the disproportionate impact of the debt collection industry.

Debt buyers purchase bad debts that were written off by the original creditor. They pay pennies on the $1 and try to collect the full amount. They have so little information about the original debt that they frequently pursue the wrong person, try to collect the wrong amount, or pursue a debt that is not owed—or was already repaid.