Wikipedia – Wikipedia is a great source of information that provides a look at the debt collection industry and different segments within collections.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) – This is a great resource for protections for debtors against collection agencies who are abusive in pursuit of a debt.
FDCPA – the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act was created to protect consumers against abusive collection agencies.
Better Business Bureau – is a nonprofit organization focused on advancing marketplace trust, consisting of 112 independently incorporated local BBB organizations in the United States and Canada.
ACA International – ACA International contributes to the success of its members and the positive reputation of the credit and collection industry through education, advocacy and services.
Debt.Org – America’s Debt Help Organization reviews the debt collection industry.
CFPB – the Limits of what Debt Collectors can do explained.
U.S. Department of Education – Help with defaults on Federal Student Aid.