Apr 19, 2021

Indiana Attorney General $1.4 Million Judgment Against Munson, Indiana Collection Agency New Britain Financial

2021-04-19T22:33:46+00:00April 19th, 2021|Debt Issues|

Judgment Issued Against Debt Collectors After Violating The Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Even today, debt collectors are still out of control.  Recently, the State of Indiana obtained a default judgment against New Britain Financial and its owner Nelson Macwan for violating Indiana’s Deceptive Consumer Sales Act.  According to the complaint, New Britain threatened [...]

Apr 7, 2021

Fishman Group Lawyers Are Facing Serious RICO Charges

2021-04-19T21:49:49+00:00April 7th, 2021|Debt Issues|

Were You Sued By Fishman Group PC? You Might Be Entitled To a Refund & Compensation On April 6, 2021, three Michigan Debt Collection Attorneys, Marc Fishman, Ryan Fishman, and Alexander Ichim were all charged with one count of conducting a criminal enterprise, also known as RICO.  They are accused of filing false Proofs of [...]

Feb 5, 2021

Credit Scams: Fake Debt Collectors Calling About Unpaid Debts

2021-03-03T00:46:06+00:00February 5th, 2021|Debt Issues, Identity Thefts & Scams|

Credit Repair Lawyers Give Advice On Spotting Debt Collector Scams One way that people are getting scammed is through fraudulent debt collector calls. The caller says that you owe a certain amount of money and tells you to send money through a gift card or prepaid credit card. They sometimes threaten an urgent due date.  [...]

Jan 12, 2021

How A Good Credit Score Can Give You The Financial Freedom You Deserve in 2021

2021-03-03T00:46:17+00:00January 12th, 2021|Credit Score|

Credit Repair Lawyer's Guide On How To Improve Your Credit Report If you are looking to get out of debt in 2021, there is no better place to start than your credit score. When you focus on building your credit score, you will reach financial freedom and set yourself up for better interest rates on [...]

Jan 12, 2021

5 Reasons You Should Call a Credit Repair Lawyer Before a Credit Card Consolidation

2021-03-03T00:46:26+00:00January 12th, 2021|Credit Repair, Credit Score|

Georgia's Experienced Attorneys Give Advice On Debt Consolidation  While credit card consolidation may seem like a good idea, the benefits don’t always outweigh the risk, especially if you require credit repair services. It is best to meet with a credit repair lawyer before credit card consolidation so that you are not stuck with high-interest costs [...]

Aug 17, 2020

5 Biggest Mistakes that Damage Your Credit

2021-03-03T00:46:42+00:00August 17th, 2020|Credit Score|

5 Biggest Mistakes that Damage Your Credit Whether you are renting an apartment, applying for a loan, or buying a house, your credit score is one of the first things people will check to determine the financial risk. Having a good credit score opens up a variety of opportunities. At the same time, a bad [...]

Aug 10, 2020

Can Debt Collectors Take Your Coronavirus Stimulus Payment?

2021-03-03T00:46:51+00:00August 10th, 2020|Debt Issues|

Can Debt Collectors Take Your Coronavirus Stimulus Payment? With 20.5 million Americans out of work due to coronavirus shutdowns, Congress passed the CARES Act, which gave many people a $1,200 stimulus to help them get by during tough times. As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on, many people are still struggling to pay regular bills; those [...]

Aug 3, 2020

Veterans Administration Suspending Debt Collection Action

2021-03-03T00:46:59+00:00August 3rd, 2020|Debt Issues|

Veterans Administration  Suspending Debt Collection Action Some positive news from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The VA is suspending collection actions on all debts where the Department of the Treasury has jurisdiction through the end of 2020, according to a new report. This is welcome news for many Veterans in these hard times. According the [...]

Jul 27, 2020

Florida AG Shuts Down Telemarketing And Credit Reduction Scam

2021-03-03T00:47:07+00:00July 27th, 2020|Identity Thefts & Scams|

  Florida AG Shuts Down Telemarketing And Credit Reduction Scam The Federal Trade Commission and the Florida Attorney General recently announced that they had received a temporary order shuttering an Orlando based credit card interest rate reduction telemarketing scam and freezing assets. The FTC and the Florida Attorney General are pursuing both a permanent closure [...]

Jul 20, 2020

Covid-19 Has Not Stopped Credit Card Companies From Pursuing Wage Garnishment

2021-03-03T00:47:16+00:00July 20th, 2020|Debt Issues|

Covid-19 Has Not Stopped Credit Card Companies From Pursuing Wage Garnishment Recent reporting by ProPublica highlights the problems with wage garnishment from debt collectors that working Americans have faced during the current COVID-19 outbreak. As the country begins to reopen, however, relief from wage garnishment may not be right around the corner. The Reality of [...]

Jul 13, 2020

Top 6 Ways to Avoid Coronavirus Scammers from Ruining Your Credit

2021-03-03T00:47:23+00:00July 13th, 2020|Identity Thefts & Scams|

Top 6 Ways to Avoid Coronavirus Scammers from Ruining Your Credit COVID-19 has caused global uncertainty and disruption, with an unprecedented effect on daily living. As people are dealing with the fear of health and income concerns, they are turning to federal and state governments for the support and aid that is needed in these [...]

Jun 26, 2020

Is Your Identity in Danger? A Credit Lawyers Can help.

2021-03-03T00:47:31+00:00June 26th, 2020|Identity Thefts & Scams|

Is Your Identity in Danger? A Credit Lawyers Can help. As digital access has changed the way we do business, there are potential consequences to the never-ending flow of information. Identity theft is an increasing concern, especially with how quickly hackers can access personal information. If you suspect that your information might be compromised, then [...]

Jun 19, 2020

5 Steps to Fixing Errors on Your Credit Score

2021-03-03T00:47:39+00:00June 19th, 2020|Credit Score|

5 Steps to Fixing Errors on Your Credit Score Even if you think your credit report is accurate and up-to-date, the truth is that credit errors are more common than most people realize. It’s estimated that 1 in 20 people have credit errors – are you one of those people? The problem is that these [...]

Jun 15, 2020

What About Credit and Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

2021-03-03T00:47:48+00:00June 15th, 2020|Bankruptcy|

  What Happens to Credit Cards in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy? Credit Cards Get Discharged In Bankruptcy. You do not have to pay themThere are two types of debt. Secured debt, and unsecured debt. Secured debt means someone will take something from you if you don’t pay them. This is common in car loans and home [...]

Jun 12, 2020

Is There a Difference Between Credit Repair and Credit Counseling?

2021-03-03T00:47:56+00:00June 12th, 2020|Credit Repair|

Is There a Difference Between Credit Repair and Credit Counseling? Having a good credit score is essential if you want to take control of your financial life. Not only does good credit give you access to lower interest rates, but you can also qualify for the credit cards, loans, and mortgages that are needed for [...]

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