Protect Yourself Financially from the Impact of COVID-19

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By: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Steps to take if you have trouble paying your bills or meeting other financial obligations If you have trouble paying your bills/loans or paying on time, there may be a number of options to help, especially if you reach out early to your lenders or creditors. Contact your lenders, loan servicers, and other creditors … Read More

How to tell the difference between a legitimate debt collector and scammers

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By: CFPB Dealing with debt collection issues can be challenging—especially when you’re not sure if the person you’re being contacted by is legitimate or trying to scam you. When an account like a credit card, auto loan, or cell phone bill becomes past due, the original creditor may attempt to collect the amount owed. The creditor may also hire a … Read More

Debt Collectors: Know Your Rights Against Wrong Practices

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Doomsday Debt Collectors  Debt collectors may be within their right to pursue repayment, but you should know how to protect yourself against doomsday debt collectors and their extreme tactics. Fair Debt Collection Practices Act First, you should be aware that there are laws in place that govern the practice of debt collection. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act was written for … Read More