Extrapolating that 5 percent to the 200 million Americans with a credit history means that 10 million Americans are paying more for loans than they should. How much are these folks overpaying?
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NEW YORK — The companies that determine Americans' credit scores are about to come under scrutiny by the country's new consumer watchdog.
It should come as no surprise that if you've fallen behind on your bills, you may be hearing from debt collectors. But there are things they aren't likely to tell you, and knowing these things can make all the difference in resolving your debts.
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