Recent reporting by The Hill reveals that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has proposed new changes to the ways that debt collectors may contact consumers. The proposed rule changes also limit litigation that Debt Collectors may initiate as well as what information they may refer to Credit Reporting Agencies. Debt collectors have long harassed [...]
This week, 5.245 million new jobless claims were filed in the United States, which means that 22 million people have lost their jobs in the past month. In a few weeks, the unemployment rate has skyrocketed to nearly 18% due to the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. With so many people out of work, [...]
How to know when you have been screwed out of that loan payment deferral promised to you by your lender
COVID 19 has affected everyone, including your creditors. However, many lenders, to be nice or to maintain good public relations, have offered to defer your mortgage payments or credit card debts, due to them from consumers such as you, for several months. While they may avoid dunning you for your payment for the next several [...]
Many Americans struggle to pay their bills and are forced to endure debt collector harassment on legitimate debt that by law are considered legitimate. However, what can be even worse, is that some creditors seek to enforce “Zombie Debt”, a term describing old debt that some creditors have refused to let die. CBS Austin reports [...]
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How to know if you have a case under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the number one consumer complaint is in relation to identity theft and identity fraud. Learning the types of identity theft and fraud can help you know where theft and fraud may occur, and help you protect your assets and your identity. While online identity theft occurs more frequently [...]
You were probably screwed on your credit report by your mortgage lender. Mortgage loans are not dischargeable in bankruptcy, yet your mortgage lender probably reported your trade line as “included in bankruptcy.” Guess what? Your mortgage loan was NOT included in BK. Hence, if you made payments to your lender AFTER you filed Chapter 13, [...]
Young business man with a shocked expression working on a laptop. When it comes to finances a lot of people like to play it safe. They think about safeguarding their jobs so that they can keep their living and keep that 401k plan going. But the key to having a strong defense is [...]
Hi. I am Gary Nitzkin. I am an attorney with Credit Repair Lawyers of America. There is always going to be a debate about whether a debt is good or bad, but what we can all agree on; is that debt collector harassment is a bad thing. If you are being harassed by debt collectors, [...]
Discovering that your identity has been stolen can paralyze you. Millions of people have had to consult a lawyer, which speaks to the prevalence of the crime. Getting a Credit Repair lawyer is the first thing on a lot of people’s minds as they seek to clean up their credit from identity theft. That is [...]
You can take charge of your credit report and fix some things yourself.
If you have filed for bankruptcy, here is how you can protect your credit report right now.
A Lawyers Secrets to Fixing Your Own Credit Hi, welcome to the Lawyer's Secrets to Fixing Your Own Credit Show. I'm your host, Attorney Gary Nitzkin. I'm a lawyer of Credit Repair Lawyers of America. We fix credit bureaus and debt collectors that screw with people and their credit. We've been doing it for quite [...]
Why New York Consumers May Now Have a Harder Time Avoiding Identity Theft While Surfing the Internet
Surfing the internet used to see relatively harmless. Now, however, California consumers may have a harder time avoiding identity theft while exploring new websites.