Consumer survey finds bipartisan support for effective debt collection regulation
By Charlene Crowell
A new survey asked likely voters across the country what they thought of a proposed debt collection rule. The response was strong and broad opposition.
Proposed earlier this year by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Kathleen Kraninger, the rule would authorize debt collectors to expand how often consumers could be contacted as well as the ways such contacts could be made: email, text messages, and more.<...