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FTC, IRS, and State Regulators Urge Care When
Seeking Help from Credit Counseling Organizations -
The Federal Trade Commission, the Internal Revenue Service, and state regulators issued a consumer alert for those
seeking assistance from tax-exempt credit counseling organizations. The agencies urge consumers to be cautious
when choosing a credit counseling organization. Many credit counseling organizations provide valuable advice,
education, and assistance to those seeking to better manage their debt. But an increasing number of complaints to
federal and state agencies indicates that some organizations are engaging in questionable activities.
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