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This area of the site contains information on other kinds of loans a consumer might take out, including student loans.

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  • Check Your Credit Report For Free

    If you think you might be a victim of identity theft, you should check your credit report for unauthorized accounts. You can get a free credit report every twelve months from each of the three major credit reporting agencies. Content Detail

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    ftc.gov
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was created in response to the economic crisis of 2008. Its primary responsibility is to protect consumers. If you are experiencing a problem with a consumer financial product, such as a credit card, mortgage, student loan, or a bank, the CFPB's website has resources and information to help. You may also lodge a complaint. Read More

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    Alaska Legal Services
  • Dealing With Identity Theft: Self-Help Form Letters

    An explanation of identify theft and links to sample letters to help you write to a creditor, debt collector, or credit bureau to report identity theft. Read More

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    Alaska Legal Services
  • Getting Your Credit Back on Track

    Explanations and steps you can take to improve your chances of being approved for a loan. Read More

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    Alaska Legal Services
  • How Can I Manage My Student Loans?

    Learning to manage your student loans is an important part of your education in preparation for your future. This Frequently Asked Questions and Answers is designed to help understand just what your responsibilities and rights are as well as just what a student loan is and how best to deal with them. Read More

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    Alaska Legal Services
  • Information on Mortgages, Loans, and Credit

    The Alaska Department of Law's Consumer Protection Unit has good information on consumer loans, including mortgages, credit cards, and payday loans. Content Detail

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    State of Alaska
  • Submit a complaint to the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau

    Do you have a complaint about a financial product or consumer issue? You may submit your complaint to the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) about the following consumer issues: Mortgages; Debt collection; Credit reporting; Bank accounts or services; Credit cards; Money transfers; Payday loans; Student loans; Vehicle or other consumer loans. Read More

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    Consumer Finance Protection Bureau
  • What You Should Know About Your Credit Report

    Answers to some common questions about credit reports, consumer reporting agencies, and credit scores. Read More

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    Alaska Legal Services