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 РAmerica’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.