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Debt Collectors and Other Woes

Posted Thursday, July 18, 2013

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Debt Collectors and Other Woes Senate Republicans finally approved former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, giving the nascent agency its full powers. Plain Dealer consumer columnist Sheryl Harris called it quote, "a great day for anyone with a wallet." Sheryl joins us on The Sound of Ideas to talk about Cordray, efforts to curb debt collectors and tips on avoiding vacation scams. Got a consumer question? Join us.

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Community/Human Interest, Government/Politics

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Sheryl Harris, consumer affairs reporter, The Plain Dealer
Jon Miller Steiger, director, East Central Region, Federal Trade Commission

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Consumer Finance Protection Agency on debt collection

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