student loan servicers

Testimony: Support Regulating Student Loan Servicers

As a member of the Financial Equity Coalition, the Bell supports HB18-1415 because it offers greater oversight of student loan servicers in Colorado, which will aid in preventing predatory practices and improving the economic mobility for the 56 percent of Coloradans with student debt. 

Oppose HB18-1057: An Alarming Change in Debt Collection Procedure

Now is not the time to give debt collectors an unprecedented short cut that undermines privacy and involves the state in private matters.

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Testimony: Colorado Secure Savings Plan Offers Coloradans Retirement Security

In our 2016 study, we found almost 900,000 Colorado private sector workers in their prime working years are not participating in any type of retirement savings plan at work. The Colorado Secure Savings Plan could change that.

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We Need to Talk About Retirement in Colorado

Whether you're just starting out or getting closer to the end of your career, saving for retirement must be a priority for all Coloradans.

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Colorado Can Stop Student Loan Predators

Outstanding student loan debt now totals $24.75 billion across the state, outpacing all other debt outside of mortgages. Adding insult to injury, federal student loan servicers often operate deceptively to collect on these debts.

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Testimony: Support Security Freezes on Consumer Reports

The recent Equifax data breach, in which thieves stole the names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, and addresses of 147.9 million Americans, makes abundantly clear the need to better protect our most sensitive data.

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Predatory Payday Lending in Colorado

Building wealth is difficult enough, but high-cost lenders, check cashers, and pawn shops that offer predatory loans strip families of savings and make economic mobility even harder.

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Building Assets Key to Economic Mobility

While income determines how families meet basic needs, building assets is one of the key drivers to help families move into the middle class and build a stable and prosperous economic future.

Infographic: Millennials, Money, & Debt

Millennials are living paycheck to paycheck, making saving and paying down debt not an easy task.

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CFPB Forced Arbitration Rule Protects Consumers

Without the CFPB forced arbitration rule, power will remain with big banks and Wall Street. With it, the CFPB rule will hold bad actors accountable and send a strong signal to other firms to not follow suit.

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