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"... Third-party debt collectors would be limited to up to six tries each week before a consumer is actually reached, according to proposals under consideration by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Once the consumer is reached, the collector could make only three attempts total per week, including phone calls, emails and texts.
The CFPB wants to limit excessive or disruptive calls and make sure that collectors are going after debt that someone actually owes..."This could also help people who may be responsible for the debt but will never be able to pay it. The people I am thinking of are grandparents or senior parent stuck with a debt they co-signed for a grandchild or child. This is definitely a change to watch.
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