On June 28, California passed into law the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, which becomes operative on Jan. 1, 2020. As with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, the Privacy Act gives consumers greater control over the use and sharing of their personal information.… Eric Rosenkoetter

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Are You One of The Borrowers Whose Student Debt Might Be Erased Due To Missing Paperwork?   It’s “Show Me the Note” all over again, but this time, student loans, not mortgages, are the subject of questionable consumer debt collection practices. According to a PHEAA (Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency) audit, in dozens of suits…

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Against Four CA Lenders Such sweet names – Golden Valley Lending, Inc. Silver Cloud Financial, Inc., Mountain Summit Financial, Inc., and Majestic Lake Financial, Inc. – but, according to the cfpb, such deceptive practices…According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), each of the above listed lender corporations are owned…

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Social Media Guidance for Debt Collectors While the publication was not intended to create new regulations for Debt Collectors, it does offer guidance on what is allowed…and what is not in social media sites. The SLC invites the state regulators to adopt and regulate, using the “guidance in their efforts to ensure…consumer protections practices adequately…

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