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Opinion
How to help Boston’s working families struggling with debt
In Suffolk County, 22% of folks have a debt in collection — rising to 31% in communities of color. The high cost of living in Eastern Massachusetts compounds the economic pressures around housing costs and inflation that working people face.
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Opinion
Help Boston’s working families struggling with debt
In Suffolk County, 22% of folks have a debt in collection — and that number rises to 31% in communities of color. The high cost of living in Eastern Massachusetts compounds the economic pressures around housing costs and inflation that working people face.
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News
Consumer advocates push President Biden in his first 100 days
As President Joe Biden begins his term of office, the nation and much of the world are waiting and watching to see how his promises become policies and practices that relieve long-term and widespread suffering. 
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COVID worsens debt harassment
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Business
COVID worsens debt harassment
It’s hard to build family wealth when you’re burdened with heavy debts and harassed by abusive debt collection practices. No amount of collector harassment will result in payments when no funds are available to pay past due bills.
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