Credit repair companies in Georgia come in two flavors; those who play by the rules and those who don’t. It’s hard to tell the difference these days, even in the age of Google since reviews can now be purchased from strangers who have had no experience with the company they are reviewing. So what kinds [...]
A good credit repair company can help you boost your credit score, especially when it's being held down by inaccurately reporting negative information. Most credit reports have inaccurately reported negative information on them. Under the law, it's your job to stay to review and keep your credit report clean. Unfortunately, there are a lot [...]
In Georgia, Chase Bank is very big and popular. There is a Chase bank just about anywhere you look in Georgia. If you live in Georgia and have a Chase credit card and it contains charges with which you don’t agree, there are two methods you can you to dispute the charge. The long version, [...]
Like anything else, you can repair your own credit report, if you know how. As an attorney, I can tell you that after years of credit repair litigation that credit repair is not a good DIY project. While I am happy to share some of the principles that you die-hard DIYers should know, there is [...]
If you are asking about how credit repair works, you are no dummy. It’s an excellent question. It’s a multi-step process that works like this: Here's the Multi-Step Credit Repair Process For Dummies 1. In Georgia, you should pull your credit reports and review them for inaccurate or unverifiable information. These are two separate concepts. [...]
Shopping for credit repair services in Georgia can be tricky. The industry is rife with thieves, charlatans, and con artists. Yet, there are also some very legitimate players as well. So how can you tell a legit credit repair company from a non-legit one? Follow these rules, and you will be able to find a [...]
Bankruptcy Attorneys don’t mean to lie to their consumer clients, but many of them do. “With bankruptcy, you will get a fresh financial start” many of them proudly proclaim and even post that buzz phrase on their websites. “Get a Fresh Financial Start.” Here is the problem. Many times, it does not give people a [...]
If you were a credit repair client or agent with Financial Education Services (“FES”) or United Wealth Education (“UWE”), your journey with them has come to an abrupt end. The FTC shut them down on May 25, 2022. The businesses are in receivership meaning that the court appointed someone to take over these businesses and [...]
How your mortgage lender can (and frequently does) illegally suppress your credit score if you have ever filed for Bankruptcy.
It’s bad enough that you had to file a bankruptcy. It's even worse when your mortgage lender stops reporting your timely made payments made after the date you filed bankruptcy and refused to report any more timely made payments. That hurts your credit score greatly. A good piece of your credit score, 35% of it, [...]
Shopping for a used car today is a dangerous thing. Since the pandemic, new car inventory is at an all time low, forcing dealers to purchase used cars. These used cars often come from rental car agencies, police departments and insurance companies unloaded cars that were declared totaled and received a salvage title. A salvage [...]
Ever since online shopping met up with identity theft, the credit card companies have been deluged with credit card disputes. “I did not get my Amazon order” or “The eBay seller was a thief and never delivered the goods” (this actually happened to me) are common pleas made by consumers such as you and me [...]
Credit repair is a service that is desperately needed. The credit bureaus report inaccurate information on 80% of credit reports. Half of those inaccuracies depress peoples’ credit scores. If you have a common name like “John Smith”, there is a good chance that someone else’s information is on your credit report. If the other John [...]
Is EquityExperts.org slipping in defending against the flurry of Fair Debt Collection Practices Act lawsuits?
On September 12, 2019, the United States District Court for the Northern District of GA entered a default judgment against EquityExperts.org for $147,702.35. On December 22, 2021, it was domesticated here in Michigan, meaning that its now ripe for collection. The Plaintiffs are Jeffrey and Pamela Cross. Docket number 1:17-cv-03804. About EquityExperts.org This is a [...]
Many people, unfortunately, get in over their heads in debt. When that happens, the creditor often agrees to settle the debt for less. Lately, we have been seeing several lawsuits against creditors who continue to report debts that they have settled with consumers as still open and late. This hurts a credit score greatly. When [...]
If you have ever filed for bankruptcy and Webbank is a creditor, your credit report may be illegally damaged by them.
Last year and 2020 were not great years for Webbank for its customers who had filed for bankruptcy. Numerous lawsuits had been filed against Webbank for improperly reporting a discharged debt or a settled debt as open and late. So Who or What is “Webbank”? Webbank is the bank that finances companies like Fingerhut, Dell [...]