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Get Help from the CFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau)

This new federal agency's stated mission is "to make markets for consumer financial products and services work for Americans — whether they are applying for a mortgage, choosing among credit cards, or using any number of other consumer financial products." The CFPB offers several online services: Ask CFPB The Bureau keeps a log of FAQ's so that you can learn from others' more...

Guide to Defaulted Student Loans

Guide from the U.S. Department of Education includes what you need to know about loan consolidation and loan cancellation. Legal Aid Network of Kentucky also posts this summary on student loan discharges . (This was written for lawyers; the language is rather dense.) more...

Maine Attorney General's Consumer Law Guide

This comprehensive guide explains the laws governing over 30 of the most common consumer law topics including: Maine's "lemon law" protecting yourself from identity theft dealing with home improvement contractors writing a property lease and more... more...

Send Money Abroad with More Confidence

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau explains new consumer protection rights for people who send money to family or others outside the United States. more...

Sharciga Xaquuqda Macmiilka (Consumer Rights Overview - Somali)

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