Covid-19

Aug 10, 2020

Can Debt Collectors Take Your Coronavirus Stimulus Payment?

2020-08-10T17:39:53+00:00August 10th, 2020|COVID and Credit, Covid-19, Wage Garnishment|

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 [...]

Jul 20, 2020

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

2020-07-20T19:31:42+00:00July 20th, 2020|Covid-19, ProPublica, Uncategorized, Wage Garnishment|

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 [...]