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NATION’S TOP TEN CONSUMER COMPLAINTS

Phony IRS Agents and Other Imposter Scams Tops the List of Fastest-Growing Complaints Phony IRS agents and other imposter scams topped the list of fastest-growing complaints to state and local consumer protection agencies last year, according to the latest report from the annual survey conducted by Consumer Federation of America (CFA) and the North...

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Good Black Drivers Pay Higher Insurance Rates Than Good White Drivers

November 18, 2015
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New Research Shows Major Auto Insurers Charge Good Drivers 70% More in Predominantly African American Zip Codes than in Predominantly White Zip Codes CFA urges regulators and insurers to take action to address findings Good drivers living in predominantly African American ZIP codes are charged significantly higher premiums than similar drivers in largely white...

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Overdraft Fees For Student Credit Cards Banned

Final regulations announced by the Obama Administration and the Department of Education will add new consumer protections to bank accounts and prepaid cards used to access student loans. These new protections will ensure that students can access their student loan proceeds without incurring confusing or excessive fees and improve student choice when selecting a...

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Consumers’ Top 10 Complaints

Identity theft topped the list of fastest-growing complaints to state and local consumer protection agencies last year, according to the latest report from the annual survey conducted by Consumer Federation of America (CFA) and the North American Consumer Protection Investigators (NACPI). Thirty-seven consumer agencies from twenty-one states participated in the survey, which asked about...

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